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My Gal Sal
Lyrics and Music by Paul Dresser - 1905
Verse (4/4):---- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
Bb -    Gdim   Bb - C7          F7
Bb -    Gdim   Bb Dm    A7   F Gdim       F7
- Bb  Gdim  Bb F7 Bb  Gdim  Bb
-              D7 Gm           D7 Eb  Gdim  Bb C7          F7
Chorus (3/4):--- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
Bb Eb          Ebm Bb -
Bb Eb          Ebm Bb -
D7 - Gm -
C7 - F7 -
Bb Eb          Ebm Bb -
D7 - Gm Bb7
Eb Bb         Fm6 G7 Cm
C7 F7 Bb -  (F7 to chorus)
Verse:  8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell.  Chorus (3/4): Play 3 beats for each cell.
Note: In the above arrangement the verse is in 4/4 time and the chorus is in 3/4 time at a faster tempo.
Click here for an alternate arrangement of the chorus in 4/4 time.
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Verse:
Ev -ry -thing is o -ver and I'm feel -ing bad, I lost the best pal that I ev -er had;
'Tis but a fort -night, since she was here, Seems like she's gone though for twen -ty year,
Oh how I miss her my old pal, Oh how I'd kiss her my gal Sal;
Face not so hand -some, but eyes don't you know, That shone just as bright, as they did years a -go.
 
Chorus:
They called her friv -o -lous Sal,
A pe -cu -liar sort of a gal,
With a heart that was mel -low,
An all -'round good fel -low, was my old pal.
Your trou -bles, sor -rows and care,
She was al -ways wil -ling to share;
A wild sort of dev -il, But dead on the lev -el,
Was My Gal Sal.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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