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Just An Old Banjo
(Without Any Strings)
 
Words by Bartley Costello, Music by J. Rosamond Johnson and Rudy Vallee - 1934
Dedicated to Eddie Peabody By Rudy and Rosamond
Verse:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
F            F7 Bb F  Db7  Gm  C7 F
Bb          F C7        F G7        C7 -
Chorus:--------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
F -           Bb F -
C7 - F -
- -           Bb F -
C7 - F -             C7
Fm - - -             C7
Bbm -           C7 G7 C7
F              Bb F -
C7 - F -    (C7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
I've a pal a -hang -ing there, On the wall with treas -ures rare.
I just sit and look and say, "Dear old pal, we've had our day."
 
Chorus:
Just An Old Ban -jo, With -out an -y strings,
And I Love it so! For the mem -'ries it brings,
Just An Old Ban -jo, That wakes up and sings,
Songs of long a -go, That I used to know.
It se -ems to me that ghost -like fin -gers,
Play each mel -o -dy that dreams and lin -gers,
On my old ban -jo. And oh! how it rings,
Just An Old Ban -jo, With -out an -y strings.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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