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MARY LOU
Words and Music by Abe Lyman, George Waggner, J. Russel Robinson - 1926
 Verse:
G              C G                 D7 G              D7 G               D7
G - D7
G              C G                 D7 G              B7 Em             E7
A7 - D7 -                 G
 Chorus:
D7 - G -
D7 - G G7
E7 - A7 -
D7 - G -             Gdim
D7 - G -
D7 D+ B7 E7
Am Cm G               B7 Em
Am          A7 D7 G -   (repeat chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note: This song is in the key of G, but the chorus starts with a D7 chord.
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Verse:
I have some -thing on my mind that I've just got to say,
Mar - y Lou,  Mar - y Lou.
Just the same old sto - ry in the same old - fash - ioned way,
Mar - y Lou,  List - en, do!
 
Chorus:
Mar - y Lou,  Mar - y Lou,
Cross my heart I love you!
Ev - 'ry bell in the steep - le is read - y to ring,
And all the peo - ple are plan - ning pret - ty pres - ents
All for you,  Mar - y Lou,
Won't you give your prom - ise true?
Why for miles a - round they're wait - ing to start their cel - e - brat - ing,
when you say "I do",  Mar - y Lou!
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Listen to Jim play "Mary Lou" on the plectrum banjo (290k mp3)
 
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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