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Paddlin' Madelin' Home
Words and Music by Harry Woods - 1925
F     C     Cdim    C   G7 - C
- Cdim Dm7 -              G7
F     C     Cdim    C G7 - Am          A7
G              D7 G             D7 - G7
C               G+ - C -
D7           Ddim - D7 -
G7 -               G+ C Am        A7
D7 - G7 -
C               G+ - C -
D7           Ddim - D7 -
C Em Am          Am7  D          Fm6
C             Cdim G7            G+ C              C7 A7
D7            G9 -                G+ C -  (G7  to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
I love a girl named Madelin',  I know she loves me, too.
For ev'ry night the moon is bright She rides in my canoe.
At midnight on the river,  I heard her father call.
But she don't care and I don't care,  If we get back at all.
'Cause when I'm Paddlin' Madelin' Home,
Gee! when I'm Paddlin' Madelin' Home.
First I drift with the tide,  Then pull for the shore,
I hug her and kiss her and paddle some more.
Then I keep Paddlin' Madelin' Home,
Until I find a spot where we're alone.
Oh! she never says 'no',  So I kiss her and go,
Paddlin' Madelin',  Sweet sweet Madelin',
Paddlin' Madelin' Home.

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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