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Cocoanut Grove
Words and Music by Harry Owens -  1938
Verse:------------ ------------------- ------------------- -------------------
F            Dm Am        Dm Gm7       C7 F          C7
F            Dm Am        Dm Gm7       C7 Gm7      F
Gm         Bbm F           Dm G9          G7 Gm7     C7
Chorus:---------- ------------------- ------------------- -------------------
F -             F7 Bb F                   Db7
C7sus      C7     C9 Gm7       C7 F          Gm7    C+ F
F -             F7 Bb F                   Db7
C7sus      C7     C9 Gm7       C7 F          Gm7    C7 F Gm7 G#dim F7
Bb          Bbm F                       F+ Bb        Bbm F                     F+
Bb    D7  Gm    Bbm F    Cm   D7 G9 Gm7      C7
F -              F7 Bb F                    Db7
C7sus      C7     C9 Gm7        C7 F -  (C7 to chorus)
16-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
I know of a place po -ets write a -bout, An is -land of dreams they de -light a -bout,
Where the birds on high sing a song to us, And the earth and sky be -long to us;
There's a grove of palm trees grow -ing by the sea, Beck -on -ing to you and me:
 
Chorus:
There's a co -coa -nut grove where life is en -tranc -ing, And there sweet -heart, we'll find ro -manc -ing,
And love for two, By the light of a south -sea is -land moon;
There's a co -coa -nut grove where your hap -py lov -er will do his part, And soon dis -cov -er,
A ren -dez -vous, In the shel -ter of a trop -i -cal la -goon;
Palm trees will be sway -ing, While steel gui -tars are play -ing;
Be -lieve what I'm say -ing, Dear, I swear it's true;
There's a co -coa -nut grove where I'll be con -fess -ing the sim -ple truth that you've been guess -ing,
Sweet -heart, I love but you.
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Click here to watch this song played on the plectrum banjo (youtube)
The song is played in the key of C on the video.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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