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Shine On Harvest Moon
Words and Music by Nora Bayes & Jack Norworth - 1908
Verse:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
Em          B7 Em         Am Em         C7 B7
Em          B7    Em A7 D7
Am D7 G -
A7          D6 A7          D6 Em          A7 Ddim       D7
Chorus:--------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
E7 - A7 -
D7 - G            Am7 A#dim     G7
E7 - A7 -
D7 - G            C G    (to chorus)
8-beat intro. with one lead-in note.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note: The above verse is in the key of Em. The chorus is in the key of G, but starts with an E7 chord.
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Verse:
The night was mighty dark so you could hardly see, For the moon refused to shine.
Couple sitting underneath a willow tree, For love they pine.
Little maid was kinda 'fraid of darkness so she said, "I guess I'll go".
Boy began to sigh, looked up at the sky, Told the moon his little tale of woe.
 
Chorus:
Oh, Shine on, shine on, harvest moon up in the sky.
I ain't had no lovin' since January, April, June or July.
Snow time ain't no time to stay outdoors and spoon,
So shine on, shine on, harvest moon, For me and my gal.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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