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Grandfather's Clock
Words and Music by Henry Clay Work - 1876
Verse:
G          D7 G          Am G          D7 G
-           D7 G          Am G          D7 G
- C          G -           A7 D7
G          D7 G          C G          D7 G
Chorus:
G          C      G - -           C      G -
-           D7 G          Am G          D7 G      (repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
My Grand -fa -ther's clock was too large for the shelf, So it stood nine -ty years on the floor.
It was tall -er by half than the old man him -self Though it weighed not a pen -ny -weight more.
It was bought on the morn of the day that he was born And was al -ways his treas -ure and pride.
But it stopp'd short nev -er to go a -gain when the old man died.
 
Chorus:
Nine -ty years with -out slum -ber -ing tick, tock, tick, tock, His life sec -onds num -ber -ing tick, tock, tick, tock,
It stopp'd short nev -er to go a -gain, When the old man died.
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Sound Clip:
Watch Jim play "Grandfather's Clock" on youtube
Listen to Jim play "Grandfather's Clock" on the 5-string banjo
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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