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Cow Cow Boogie
Words and Music by Don Raye, Gene DePaul, and Benny Carter - 1941
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C - - -             C7
F C - -
G7 F C -
- - - C7
F - C -
G7 - C -
C     G+    C C     G+    C -               Ab7 -            G7   C7
F7 - C -
G7 F C -  (G7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Out on the plains Down near San -ta -Fe, I met a cow -boy Rid -in' the range one day;
And as he jogged a -long I heard him sing -ing A most pe -cu -liar cow -boy song.
It was a dit -ty He learned in the cit -y "Cum -a -ti -yi -yi -ay, Cum -a -ti -yip -it -tl -e -yi -ay,"
Git a -long, Git hip lit -tle dog -ies Git a long, Bet -ter be on your way,
Git a -long, Git hip lit -tle dog -ies And he trucked 'em on down the ol' fair -way
Sing -in his Cow -Cow Boog -ie in the strang -est way "Cum -a -ti -yi -yi -ay, Cum -a --ti -yip -it -tl -e -yi -ay"
Sing -in' his cow -boy songs He's just too much, He's got a knocked out west -ern ac -cent
With a Har -lem touch He was raised on "lo -co weed" He's what you call a "swing half -breed"
Sing -in' his Cow -Cow Boog -ie in the strang -est way "Cum -a -ti -yi -yi -ay, -Cum -a -ti yip -it -tl -yi -e -ay"
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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