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Floatin' Down To Cotton Town
Words by Jack Frost, Music by F. Henri Klickmann - 1919
Verse:
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 -
Chorus:
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.
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Verse:
I just dropped in to see you all and say,
I leave to -day, I'm on my way;
I'm go -in' back to sun -ny Dix -ie -land,
That's why I came to shake you by the hand;
The min -ute when I cross the Dix -ie Line,
No more I'll pine, won't that be fine?
Mis -ter Cap -tain, don't fail me, just hur -ry and sail me,
To that gal of mine:
 
Chorus:
Float -in' down, my hon -ey, Float -in' down,
Float -in' down the riv -er in -to cot -ton town,
Just hear that whis -tle toot toot toot -in' a -way,
Hear the folks all sing -in' ban -jos ring -in' 'till the break of day,
Hon -ey lamb, my lit -tle hon -ey lamb,
I'll come back to you in Al -a -bam;
While fields of sug -ar cane, seem to wel -come me a -gain,
Float -in' down to cot -ton town.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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