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Riders In The Sky
Words and Music by Stan Jones  -  1949
Number 1 on the Hit Parade in 1949, played for 13 weeks.
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Em - G -  
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- C Em6 Em7
C        - Am7      (echo) -
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C - Am7 -
Em -            -            (echo) -   (repeat 1 time)
 Ending:
C - Am7 -
Em7 - - -
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16-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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An old cow poke went rid - ing out one dark and wind - y day, (echo)
Up on the ridge he rest - ed,
As he went a - long his way, (echo)
When all at once a might - y heard of red - eyed cows he saw,
A plough - in' thru the rag - ged skies, (echo)
And up a cloud -y draw. (echo)
Yi - pi - yi - ay, (echo)
Yi - pi - i - o, (echo)
The ghost rid - ers in,
The sky. (echo)
 
Ending:
Their ghost herd in,
The sky,
(Instrumental)
(Instrumental)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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