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- The Haunted House
- Words and Music
by Irving Berlin - 1914
||F G F
||C Cdim Cm
||Dm7 Em G7
||C Bm7 E
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- You see that vacant house,
As quiet as a mouse,
It's chock full of myst'ry, Besides, it has a hist'ry.
The man who occupied, That building strangely died,
No one wants to buy it, because....That house is
- I often have been told,
That there's a bag of gold,
In the house that's haunted, I'm poor, but I don't want it.
The doors are open wide, But no one steps inside,
No one needs the money, because....That house is
- Haunted, haunted, Lanky,
hanky, panky skeletons,
Go sneakin' around, You see that boney, croney,
I mean that boney skeleton, Hiding behind that statue,
Look out, he's looking at you! Listen! Listen!
Tell me can't you hear him whistling, That Mysterious
- Rag so noted, He wrote it,
In that rickety haunted house.
- Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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