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DINAH
Music by Harry Akst, Words by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young - 1925
Verse:
G - D7 -
G         E7 A7 - D7
G - Bm E7
D         Bm Em A7 D7
Chorus:
G - - -
D7 - G D7
G - - -
D7 - G -
Em Eb+ Em A7        D7
Em A7 D7 -
G - - -
D7 - G -  (D7  to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
Car -o -lin -a gave me Din -ah,
I'm the proud -est one be -neath the Dix -ie sun,
News is spread -in' 'bout a wed -din'
I hear church bells ring -in', Here's the song my heart keeps sing -in':
 
Chorus:
Din -ah, is there an -y -one fin -er in the state of Car -o -lin -a,
If there is and you know 'er, Show 'er to me?
Din -ah, with her Dix -ie eyes blaz -in',
How I love to sit and gaze in to the eyes of Din -ah Lee.
Ev -'ry night why do I shake with fright,
Be -cause my Din -ah might change her mind a -bout me.
Din -ah, if she wan -dered to Chin -a,
I would hop and o -cean lin -er, Just to be with Din -ah Lee.
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Click here to watch John Green's Banjo Ensemble play this song (youtube)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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