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Pennsylvania Polka
Words and Music by Lester Lee and Zeke Manners - 1942
 Intro:
F -                C7 F -                C7
 Chorus:
F - - -
- -               Fdim C7 -
- - - -
- -                C+ F -                 C7
F - - -
- F7 Eb              Bb -
- C7 F -               Fdim
C7 - F -
 Interlude:
Bb -                F7 Bb -                 F7
Bb - - -
- - F7 -
- - - -
- - Bb -
- - - -
- - Eb             G7 Cm
- Ebm           F7 Bb -              Bbdim
F7 - C7             F7 Bb  (C7 repeat chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
This song is in two keys. The Intro. and Chorus are in F, the Interlude is in Bb.
Play:  Intro., Chorus, Interlude, Chorus.
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Intro:
(No words)
 
Chorus:
Strike up the mu - sic, the band has be - gun,
The Penn - syl - va - na Pol - ka.
Pick out your part - ner and join in the fun,
The Penn - syl - va - na Pol - ka.
It start - ed in Scran - ton, it's now Num - ber One,
It's bound to en - ter - tain - ya.
Ev - 'ry - bo-dy has a ma - nia,
To do the Pol - ka from Penn - syl - va - nia.
 
Interlude:
(No words)
While they're dan - cing,
Ev - 'ry - bo - dy's cares are quick - ly gone.
Sweet ro - man - cing,
This goes on and on un - til the dawn.
They're so care free,
Gay with laugh - ter, hap - py as can be.
They stop to have a beer, then the crowd be - gins to cheer,
They kiss and then they start to dance a - gain.
(Repeat Chorus)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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