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Muskatrat Ramble
Words by Ray Gilbert, Music by Edward "Kid" Ory - 1926
Ab Eb7 - Ab
- Cm G7 Cm            Eb7
Ab Eb7 - Ab
F7 Bbm7 Bb9 Ab
Bb7            D Eb7 Ab -               Bdim7
Eb7 - Ab -
Bb7            D Eb7 Ab Ab7            G7     Gb7
F7 Bbm7 Bb7             Eb7 Ab         (repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.

Look at them shufflin’, a-shufflin’ down; Ramblin’, scramblin’, a-headin’ to town,
Hustlin', bustlin’, and buzzin’ aroun’, Happily a-waitin’ at the station.
Look at the train, the number seven-o-nine, Huffin’ and puffin’ and arrivin’ on time.
Who do you think’s about to 'rive? The band they call “The Dixieland Five.”
They’re gonna play that Muskrat Ramble tune,
The way you never ever heard it played, Get ready for the big parade.
All together now, one and two come on and join the happy throng,
Feel the beat of that ramblin', scramblin’, muskrat song, Come on and ramble along.
Listen to Liberace and friends perform "Muskrat Ramble" (youtube)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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