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Chinatown, My Chinatown
Music by J. Schwartz, Lyrics by W. Jerome - 1910
 Verse:
C Em C Em           G7
C Em Dm7        G7 C
Dm - D7 Dm7         G7
 Chorus:
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.
Tip: Listen to the bass, each bass note gets one beat.
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Verse:
When the town is fast a sleep, and it's mid -night in the sky,
That's the time the fes -tive Chink Starts to wink his oth -er eye,
Starts to wink his dream -y eye, La -zi -ly you hear him sigh.
 
Chorus:
Chi -na -town, my Chi -na -town, Where the lights are low,
Hearts that know no oth -er land, Drift -ing to and fro,
Dream -y dream -y Chi -na -town, Al -mond eyes of brown,
Hearts seem light and life seems bright In dream -y Chi -na -town.
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Listen to Jim and the WineLand Banjo Band play "China Town" (Youtube)
 
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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email: jbott@ix.netcom.com