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Johnson Rag
Words by Jack Lawrence, Music by Guy Hal and Henry Kleinkouf - 1917
 Verse:
G D7             G C6            D7 C6             D7
G D7 G            Ddim D7             G
 Chorus:
G Ebm           G     D+ G Ebm           G      D+
D7 - - Eb7    D7   G      D+
G Ebm           G     D+ G Ebm           G      D+
D7 - - Eb7   D7    G
Dm7           G7 Dm7          G+7 C Dm7           C
Em7            A7 Em7           A7 D     Db    C     Fm D6     Bb    Am   D+
G Ebm           G     D+ G Ebm           G      D+
D7 - - Eb7   D7    G  (to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
John - son Flood, Mis - sis - sip - pi Mud, Black Bot - tom, I got 'em.
Lin - dy Hop, Chop, chop, chop, Ch - ch - ch, Char - lotte Russe.  Turn on the Juice.
 
Chorus:
Hep, Hep, There goes the John - son rag. Hoy, Hoy, There goes the lat - est shag.
Ho, Ho, It real - ly is - n't a gag.  Hep, Hep, There goes the John - son Rag.
Jump, Jump, Don't let your left foot drag.  Jeep, Jeep, It's like a game of tag.
Juke, Juke, It's ev - en good for a stag.  Jump, Jump, And do the John - son Rag.
If you're feel - in' in the groove, It sends you out of the world.
Fun - ny how it makes you move, I don't wan -na coax, But don't be a "Mokes".
Zig, Zig, Then add a Zig, Zig, Zag.  Zoop, Zoop, Just let your shoul - ders wag.
Zoom, Zoom, And now it's right in the bag.  Get hep, and do the John - son Rag.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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