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Sweet Betsy From Pike
Traditional Folk Song
C G7 C -
- D7 G -
Am Em F C
- G7 C -
C G7 C -
C G7 C -  -   (repeat all)
12-beat intro.  Play 3-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note: This song is 3/4 waltz time.
First Verse:
Oh, don't you re - mem - ber sweet Bet - sy from Pike,
Who swam the wide riv - ers, with her lov - er Ike,
With two yoke of ox - en, a large yel - low dog,
A tall Shang - hai roost - er and one spot - ted hog?
Second Verse:
They swam the wide riv - ers, they crossed the tall peaks,
They camped out on prair - ies for weeks and for weeks,
Fought hun - ger and rat -tlers and big storms of dust,
De - ter - mined to reach Cal - i - for - nia or bust.
Sing - ing too - ra - lee oo - ra - lee, oo - ra - lee ay.
Sing - ing too - ra - lee oo - ra - lee, oo - ra - lee ay.

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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