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Floatin' Down To Cotton Town
Words by Jack Frost, Music by F. Henri Klickmann - 1919
Bb - F7                             -           Dbdim           
F7 -             F+             Bb -           F7
Bb - F -           F#dim
C7 - F7 -
Bb - F7 -           C#dim
F7 -              F+ Bb -
F            F#dim         C7 F C7
- Cdim F7 -
Bb - C7 -
F7 - Bb -
Bbdim - Bb -           G7
C7 - F7 -
Bb - C7 -
F7 C7 Gm Bb7
Eb Gb Bb G7
C7 F7 Bb -   (F7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
I just dropped in to see you all and say,
I leave today, I'm on my way;
I'm goin' back to sunny Dixieland,
That's why I came to shake you by the hand;
The minute when I cross the Dixie Line,
No more I'll pine, won't that be fine?
Mister Captain, don't fail me, just hurry and sail me,
To that gal of mine:
Floatin' down, my honey, Floatin' down,
Floatin' down the river into cotton town,
Just hear that whistle toot toot tootin' away,
Hear the folks all singin' banjos ringin' 'till the break of day,
Honey lamb, my little honey lamb,
I'll come back to you in Alabam;
While fields of sugar cane, seem to welcome me again,
Floatin' down to cotton town.
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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