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Now Is The Hour
Words and Music by Maewa Kaihan, Clement Scott, Dorothy Stewart - 1913
Number on the Hit Parade in 1948, played for 19 weeks.
 Chorus:
F Bb             Bbm F -
C7 Gm7            C7 F -
Bb -                Fdim F Dm
G7 - C7 Gm7            C7
F Bb              Bbm F -
C7 Gm7            C7 F -
Bb -                 Fdim F D+               D7
G7 C7 F -        (C7 repeat)
12-beat intro.  Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in 3/4 waltz time.
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Chorus:
Now is the hour,
When we must say goodbye,
Soon you'll be sailing,
Far across the sea.
While you're away,
O, then remember me,
When you return, you'll find me,
Waiting here.
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Listen to Perry Bechtel play "Now Is The Hour" on the plectrum banjo (youtube)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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