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I've Been Floating Down The Old Green River
Words by Bert Kalmer, Music by Joe Cooper - 1915
 Verse:
F          C7 F         C7 F C7        Gm
Eb        Gm F         F7 G7 Gm        C7
F          C7 F         C7 F Gm
G7 C         C7 G7 C           C7
 Chorus:
F -           D7 G7 -
C7 - F -
F7 Bb7 D7 G7        C7
F -          D7 G7       C7 F   (C7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right, 8-beats per cell for faster strumming
Note:  Each row of chords above aligns with each row of lyrics below.
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Verse:
Half - past four,  Dan Mc -Graw,  Came sneak - ing to his wif - ey's door.
She'd been wait - ing up all night,  Wait - ing for him to go to bed.
Dan - ny smiled,  Like a child,  But his wif - ey grew ver - y wild.
"Where have you been all night long," she cried.  And this is what Dan - ny re - plied:
 
Chorus:
I've been float -ing down the old Green Riv -er on the good ship Rock & Rye.
But we drift - ed to far, we got stuck on a bar,  I was feel -ing a - lone, wish - ing I were home.
The ship went down with the cap - tain and crew,  There was on - ly one thing left for me to do,
I had to drink that whole Green Riv - er,  Just to get back home to you.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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