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Chinatown, My Chinatown
Music by J. Schwartz, Lyrics by W. Jerome - 1910
C Em C Em           G7
C Em Dm7        G7 C
Dm - D7 Dm7         G7
C - - G7
- Am D7 G7
C - -              C7    F
-            Fm6 C            A7      D7           G7 C   (G7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
When the town is fast a sleep, and it's midnight in the sky,
That's the time the festive Chink Starts to wink his other eye,
Starts to wink his dreamy eye, Lazily you hear him sigh.
Chinatown, my Chinatown, Where the lights are low,
Hearts that know no other land, Drifting to and fro,
Dreamy dreamy Chinatown, Almond eyes of brown,
Hearts seem light and life seems bright In dreamy Chinatown.
Listen to the WineLand Banjo Band play "China Town" (youtube)
Listen to the Sacramento Banjo Band play "China Town" (youtube timestamp 7:23)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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