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On Top Of Old Smokey
Traditional Folk Song
Number 1 on the Hit Parade in 1951, played for 13 weeks.
         
C                         F                      -                     -                      
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- C - -        
- G7 - -
- C - -       (repeat)
6-beat intro. with 1 lead-in note ("On").
Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in 3/4 waltz time.
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On top of Old Smok - y,
All cov - ered with snow.
I lost my true lov - er,
Came court - in' too slow.
But court - in's a pleas - ure,
Oh flirt - in's a grief.
A false heart - ed lov - er,
Is worse than a thief.
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Sound Clip:
Listen to Jim play along with "On Top Of Old Smokey" on the plectrum banjo (440k mp3)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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