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I Love To Hear A Banjo
Words and Music by Abel Baer, Roy Smeck, and Betty Van Hasselt - 1964
 
G                  F# G E7 -
A7 D7 G               C G
G                  F# G E7 -
A7 D7 G               C G
G7 Dm7           G7 -
A7 Em7            A7 D              Em7 D7
G                  F# G E7 -
A7 D7 G              C9 B+              E9
A7 D9 A7 D9
A7 Am7            D9 G -            (repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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I Love To Hear A Ban -jo, that rhy -thm is a treat,
It makes me wan -na sing out and swing out when I hear that ban -jo beat,
I Love To Hear A Ban -jo, It puts me in a trance,
That "Hoo -te -nan -ny" feel -in' comes steal -in' got -ta get right up and dance.
I wan -na clap my hands, "clap -i -ty clap", I wan -na tap my feet, "tap -i -ty tap",
I wan -na rock and sway, "rock -i -ty rock", like the young folks do to -day.
I Love To Hear A Ban -jo, that mu -sic makes me gay,
I sim -ply got -ta give in, I'm liv -in', 'cause it shoos my blues a -way,
That's why I Love To Hear A Ban -jo, a "plink -y plank -y" ban -jo,
I Love To Hear A Ban -jo play.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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