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Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Words and Music by Sidney Clare, Sam H. Stept, and Bee Palmer - 1930
C Em        C7 F C
-           F#dim G7 -           G+ C          G7
C Em        C7 F C
G E7 Am        D7 G          G7
C E7 A7 -
D7 G7 C -           G7
C E7 A7 -
D7 G7 C          Fm C
E7 - A7 -
D7 - G7        F#7   F7 G7
C E7 A7 -
D7 G7 C -  (G7  to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Years we've been together, Seems we can't get along;
No matter what I do, It don't appeal to you.
Makes no diff'rence whether I am right or I'm wrong.
If we can't be sweethearts, This much you can do:
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone,
Oh, honey, though our friendship ceases, from now on;
And, listen, if you can't say any thing real nice,
It's better not to talk at all, is my advice.
We're parting, you go your way, I'll go mine, it's best that we do;
Here's a kiss! I hope that this brings lots of luck to you.
Makes no diff'rence how I carry on, Remember,
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone.

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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