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The Banjo Song
Music by Peter De Angelis, Words by Robert P. Marcucci - 1952
F - - -
- - - -
C7 - F        Cm6 D7
G7 - C -
F - - -
A7 - Dm -
Bb - F -
First Ending:
C7 - F        Cdim C7      (repeat)
Second Ending:
C7   Gm7 C7
F Bbm Gm7 F           (end)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Banjo,  Banjo,  Banjo,  Banjo,  on my knee,
Oh,  let me hear that Banjo,  Banjo play sweet harmony;
It keeps a ringin' and ringin' in your heart,
It keeps a swingin' and swingin' from the very start.
Oh,  let me hear that Banjo,  Banjo play that melody,
Ragtime,  jazztime,  swingtime just for you and me;
And while you're merrily hummin' the banjo's merrily strummin'.
First Ending
Jazz it up,  swing it up,  play those melodies.
Second Ending
Banjo,  Banjo,  Banjo,  Banjo play those melodies.

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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