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CHARMAINE
Words and Music by Ernd Rapee and Lew Pollack - 1926
Verse:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
F F#dim C7 -
F Abdim Gm7 C7
F F#dim Em A7
Dm7 G7 C     Cdim    C7 Cdim       C
Gm D7 G7 Gm         A7
Dm G7 C C7+
Chorus:--------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
F - Am -
F F#dim C7 -
Gm C7 Gm C7
- C7+ F -            C7+
F - F7 D7
Gm D7 Gm Cm6       D7
Gm Gdim F D7
G7 C7 F -  (C7+  to chorus)
12-beat intro.  Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note: This song is in 3/4 waltz time.
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Verse:
You went a - way one drear - y day,
I knew you had to go.
'Mid tears and cheers,  I heard you say,
"Char -maine I love you so."
Tho' old years turn to new,
My heart keeps call - ing you.
 
Chorus:
"I won - der why you keep me wait -ing,"
Char -maine cries in vain.
"I won - der, when blue - birds are mat - ing,
Will you come back a - gain?
I won - der, if I keep on pray - ing,
Will our dreams be the same.
I won - der if you ev - er think of me, too.
Char - maine's wait - ing,  just wait - ing for you."
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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