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Don't Bring Lulu
Words by Billy Rose and Lew Brown, Music by Ray Henderson - 1925
Verse:
C                     Fm C F C           A7
G7 C           Am D7 G7
C                     Fm C F C          A7b5
G            D7 C          Dm7       E7 Am         D7 G          G+
Chorus:
C - -            F#dim G7
- - - C7
F Fm C A7
D7 -             Abdim D7 G           G7
C - -            F#dim G7
- - -             Dm      F7 E7
Dm                    F Fm Am7         C A7          D7      G7
C          Am7     C D7 C            Dm7    G7 C      (G7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
Your pres -ence is re -quest -ed, Wrote lit -tle John -ny White.
But with this in -vi -ta -tion, There is a stip -u -la -tion,
When you at -tend this par -ty, You'll all be treat -ed right.
But there's a wild and wool -ly wo -man, You boys can't in -vite.
 
Chorus:
Now, You can bring Pearl she's a darn nice girl but don't bring Lu -lu,
You can bring Rose with the turned up nose but don't bring Lu -lu.
Lu -lu al -ways wants to do, What we boys don't want her to,
When she struts her stuff a -round, Lon -don bridge is fall -ing down.
You can bring cake or por -ter -house steak but don't bring Lu -lu,
Lu -lu gets blue and she goes "coo -koo", Like the clock up -on the shelf.
She's the kind of smart -y, Who breaks up ev -ry par -ty,
Hull -a -b loo loo, Don't bring Lu -lu, I'll bring her my -self.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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