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I've Been Floating Down The Old Green River
Words by Bert Kalmer, Music by Joe Cooper - 1915
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
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 fast strumming.
Half past four,  Dan McGraw,  Came sneaking to his wifey's door.
She'd been waiting up all night,  Waiting for him to go to bed.
Danny smiled,  Like a child,  But his wifey grew very wild.
"Where have you been all night long," she cried.  And this is what Danny replied:
I've been floating down the old Green River on the good ship Rock & Rye.
But we drifted to far, we got stuck on a bar,  I was feeling alone, wishing I were home.
The ship went down with the captain and crew,  There was only one thing left for me to do,
I had to drink that whole Green River,  Just to get back home to you.

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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