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Crazy Rhythm
Words by Irving Caesar, Musicby by Joseph Meyer and Roger Wolfe Kahn - 1928
Has become a jazz standard, inspiring many jazz albums named "Crazy Rhythm".
G               Fm G               Fm G               D7                G
G               Fm                G               Fm G               D7 G
Bm Bm7           E7 Am D7
G               Fm G               Fm G               A7 Am7          D7
G - - -
D7            Am7 D7             Am7    D7 G -
G - - -
D7            Am7 D7             Am7    D7 G -              D7
G7            Dm7 G7             Dm7    G7 C               Dm7    G7 C
Cm - G Eb+         D7
G - A7 -
D7 - G -    (D7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
I feel like the Em - per - or Ne - ro when Rome was a ve - ry hot town;
Fa - ther Knick - er - bok - er for - give me I play while your ci - ty burns down.
Through all its night life I fid - dle a - way;  It's not the right life, but think of the pay.
Some - day I will bid it good - bye,  I'll put my fid - dle a - way and I'll say:
Cra - zy Rhy - thm here's the door - way,  I'll go my way you'll go your way,
Cra - zy Rhy - thm, from now on we're through.
Here is where we have a show - down,  I'm to high hat, you're too low down,
Cra - zy Rhy - thm, here's good - bye to you.
They say that when a high - brow meets a low - brow, walk - ing a - long Broad - way,
Soon the high - brow, he has no brow,  Ain't it a shame, and you're to blame.
What's the use of pro - hi - bi - tion?  You pro - duce the same con - di - tion.
Cra - zy Rhy - thm,  I've gone cra - zy too.
Listen to Jim and the WineLand Band play "Crazy Rhythm" (YouTube)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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