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The Syncopated Clock
Words by Mitchell Parish, Music by Leroy Anderson - 1946
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 F C7  - F
- C7 Bb6       Gm C7         F    C7
F C7 - F
- C7 Bb6        Gm C7         F    F7
Bb Fmaj7 Gm7       C7 Am7       D7
Gm        A7 C#dim     Dm G7 Bm6             C7
F C7 - F
- C7 Bb6        Gm C7          F  (C7)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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There was a man like you and me, as sim -ple as a man could ev -er be.
And he was hap -py as a king, ex -cept for one pe -cu -liar thing,
He had a clock that worked all right, it worked all right, but not ex -act -ly quite.
In -stead of go -ing "tick, tock, tick," the cra -zy clock went "tock, tick, tock."
The poor old man just raved and raved, be -cause no -bod -y could say
Why his sil -ly clock be -haved that hick -o -ry dick -o -ry way.
But now a fa -mous man is he. He owns a pub -lic cu -ri -os -i -ty.
From far and wide the peo -ple flock, to -hear the syn -co pat -ed clock.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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