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Darling Nellie Gray
Composed by Benjamin Russell Hanby - 1856
D                      D7                   G                     -
D - A7 -
D D7 G -
D A7 D -
A7 - D -
- - A7 -
D D7 G -
D A7 D -         (Repeat)
8-beat intro. with 2 lead-in notes ("There's a").  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
There's a low green val -ley on the old Ken -tuck -y shore,
There I've whiled ma -ny hap -py hours a -way.
And while sit -ting and a sing -ing by the lit -tle cot -tage door,
Where lived my dar -ling Nel -lie Gray.
Oh my dar -ling Nel -lie Gray they have tak -en her a way,
And I'll nev -er see my dar -ling an -y more.
I'm a sit -ting by the riv -er and I'm weep -ing all the way,
For you've gone from the old Ken -tuck -y shore.
Sound Clip:
Listen to Jim play along with "Darling Nellie Gray" on the plectrum banjo (530k mp3)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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