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Kentucky Babe
Words by Richard Henry Buck, Music by Adam Geibel - 1896
C              Am C             Am C G7
Dm           G7 Dm D7 G
C Dm           G C Dm           G
C             Ab7 C            Ab7 G D7           G7
C G7 C              Am C             Am
Dm G7 Dm           G7 C
Ab C Ab C
A7 Dm           G7 C -                  (End)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats or 8-beats (your choice) for each cell, reading from left to right.
Skeet - ers am a hum - min' on the hon - ey - suck - le vine,  Sleep,  Ken - tuck - y Babe!
Sand - man am a - com - in' to this lit - tle babe of mine,  Sleep,  Ken - tuck - y Babe!
Sil - v'ry moon am shin - in' in the heav - ens high a - bove.  Bob - o - link am pin - in' for his lit - tle la - dy love.
You is might - y luck - y,  Babe of old Ken - tuck - y,  Close your eyes and sleep.
Fly a - way,  Fly a - way,  Ken - tuck - y babe,  Fly a - way to rest,
Fly a - way,  Lay your lit - tle wool - y head on yo' mam - my's breast,
(Hum) (Hum) (Hum) (Hum) (Hum) (Hum) (Hum) (Hum)
Close your eyes in sleep.
Sing-along on "Kentucky Babe" with the WineLand Banjo Band on YouTube (click here)

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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