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Jamaica Farewell
Traditional - Words by Irving Burgie - 1955
 Verse:
F Bb C7 F
F Bb C7 F
 Chorus:
F Gm C7 F
F Gm F            C7 F
F Gm C7 F
F Gm F            C7 F
 Solo:
F Gm C7 F
F Gm C7 F        (repeat all)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note:  The rows of chords above align with the rows of lyrics below.
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First Verse:
Down the way where the nights are gay and the sun shines dai - ly on a moun - tain top,
I took a trip on a sail - ing ship and when I reached Ja - mai - ca I made it stop.  But I'm
 
Second Verse:
Sounds of laugh - ter ev - ry - where and the danc - ing girls sway - ing to and fro.
I must de - clare that my heart is there, tho I've been from Maine to Mex - i - co.  But I'm
 
Chorus:
Sad to say, I'm on my way, I won't be back for many a day.
My heart is down, my head is turn - ing a - round, I had to make a lit - tle stop in King - ston town.
Sad to say, I'm on my way, I won't be back for many a day.
My heart is down, my head is turn - ing a - round, I had to make a lit - tle stop in King - ston town.
 
Solo:
(Solo instrumental - No lyrics)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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