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Cherokee Maiden
Words and Music by Cindy Walker - 1942
Verse:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
Dm - - -
- C7 F A7
Dm - - -
G7 Bbm6 C7 -
Chorus:--------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
F - G7 -
C7 - F C7
F - G7 -
- - C7 -
A7 - Dm -
- - G7 Bbm
F D7 Gm Bbm
F D7 C7 F    (to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
One night when the moon was bright o'er a moon -lit glade.
That is where I found my lit -tle Cher -o -kee Maid.
The mem' -ry of that night of love is ling -er -ing yet,
And I know I nev -er will for -get.
 
Chorus:
My lit -tle Cher -o -kee Maid -en I love her so,
And tho we're far a -part,
I know I'll nev -er be trad -in' my love for her,
For an -y bod -y els -e's heart.
Some -day I'll make a trip back to the Cher -o -kee strip,
And I'll car -ry her a -way with me,
And straight as an ar -row flies, We'll ride to par -a -dise,
My sweet lit -tle chick -a -dee. My lit -tle Cher -o -kee Maid -en and me!
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Listen to Jim play "Cherokee Maiden" with the WineLand Banjo Band (Youtube)

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
 
 
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