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The Donkey Serenade
Lyrics by Bob Wright and Chet Forrest, Music by Rudolf Friml and Herbert Stolhart - 1937
Intro: C -
- -               G9 G7              C -
- - - G9            G7
C - - -
G7 Dm7         G7 C -
Dm7          G7 Dm7         G7 C -
Dm7         G7 Dm7         G7 C -
Dm7         G7 Dm7         G7 C -
- - - -
- - - -                E7
Am           E7 Abdim      E7    Abdim Am           E7      Am7 E7b9         E7
Am           E7      Am7 D9           Bm    Am6 Dm7         G9 Dm7          G7
C              Dm     Em Dm           Em C  
Dm7         G7 Dm7         G7 C -         (to verse)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note: This song is in the key of C, the verse starts with a G7 chord, the chorus starts with an Am..
There's a song in the air, But the fair se -no -ri -ta does -n't seem to
Care for the song in the air.
So I'll sing to the mule if you're sure she won't think that I am just a
Fool ser -e -nad -ing a mule.
A -mi -go mi -o, does she not have a daint -y bray? She list -ens care -ful -ly to each lit -tle tune you play.
La bel -la Se -no -ri -ta" Si, Si, mi mu -cha -chi -to, She'd love to sing it too if on -ly she knew the way.
But try as she may, in her voice there's a flaw!
And all that the la -dy can say is: "E -E -AW!"
(Instrumental, no lyrics)
(Instrumental, no lyrics)

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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