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San Francisco
Words by Gus Kahn, Music by Bronislau Kaper and Walter Jurmann - 1936
C - G7 -
Am - Em -
C - - -
- D7 G7 Dm          Cdim
C              Em C7 F F7
C - D7             G7 -
C              Em C7 F F7
C D7             G7 C               F7 C
Em Am             B7 Em A7
G              Em Am             D7 G7             Dm Bb7           G7
C              Em C7 F F7
C F D7             G7 C    (repeat chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
It only takes a tiny corner of,
This great big world to make a place you love,
My home up on the hill,  I find I love you still,
I've been away but now I'm back to tell you:
San Francisco,  Open your golden gate,
You let no stranger wait outside your door.
San Francisco,  Here is your wandering one,
Saying I'll wander no more.
Other places only make me love you best,
Tell me you're the heart of all the golden west.
San Francisco,  Welcome me home again,
I'm coming home to go roaming no more.
Watch the WineLand Banjo Band play "San Francisco" (youtube)
Watch The Three Plectrums banjo group perform "San Francisco" (youtube)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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