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San Francisco
Words by Gus Kahn, Music by Bronislau Kaper and Walter Jurmann - 1936
 Verse:
C - G7 -
Am - Em -
C - - -
- D7 G7 Dm          Cdim
 Chorus:
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.
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Verse:
It on - ly takes a ti - ny cor - ner 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 a - way but now I'm back to tell you:
 
Chorus:
San Fran - cis - co,  O - pen your gold - en gate,
You let no stran - ger wait out - side your door.
San Fran - cis - co,  Here is your wan - dering one,
Say - ing I'll wan - der no more.
Oth - er plac - es on - ly make me love you best,
Tell me you're the heart of all the gold - en west.
San Fran - cis - co,  Wel - come me home a - gain,
I'm com - ing home to go roam - ing no more.
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Listen to Jim and the WineLand Banjo Band play "San Francisco" (click here for YouTube video)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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