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How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm
Words by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young, Music by Walter Donaldson - 1919
Verse:
Bb - F7 Gm           F7       
Bb F             F7 C7 Gm           F7
Bb - F7 Gm           F7
Bb - C7 F7
Chorus:
Bb              Ddim     F7 - Bb            F7
Bb               Db7 F          G#dim C7 F              F7
Bb            Bbdim F7 - D
Bb7 - Eb C7
Bb              Ddim F7 Cm7        F7 Bb     (F7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
Reuben, Reuben,  I've been thinking,  Said his wifey dear;
Now that all is peaceful and calm,  The boys will soon be back on the farm;
Mister Reuben,  started winking,  and slowly rubbed his chin;
He pulled his chair up close to mother,  And he asked her with a grin:
 
Chorus:
How 'ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm,  After they've seen Paree?
How 'ya gonna keep 'em away from Broadway,  Jazzin' around,  and paintin' the town?
How 'ya gonna keep 'em away from harm,  that's a mystery;
They'll never want to see a rake or plow,  And who the deuce can parleyvous a cow?
How 'ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm,  After they've seen Paree?
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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