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Tie A Yellow Ribbon
'Round The Ole Oak Tree
Words and Music by Irwin Levine and I. Russell Brown - 1972
 Intro:
F - Am -
Gm - C7 -
 Verse:
F - Am -
Cm D7 Gm -
- Bbm Dm -
G7 - Bbm6 C7
Bbm6 - C7 -
 Chorus:
F - Am -
Cm - D7 Gm
- Bbm F               A7 Dm
F F+ Dm D7
Gm Bbm Gm7 C7
 First Ending:
F Dm Gm C7    (return to verse)
 Second Ending:
F - Gm Bbm
F D7 Gm Bbm
Gm7 C7 F -          (End)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Intro:
(Instrumental, no lyrics)
 
Verse:
I'm com - in' home,  I've done my time,
Now I've got to know what is and is - n't mine.
If you re - ceived my let - ter tell - in' you I'd soon be free,
Then you'll know just what to do, if you still want me.
If you still want me.
 
Chorus:
Tie a yel - low rib - bon 'round the ole oak tree,
It's been three long years do you still want me?
If I don't see a rib - bon 'round the ole oak tree,
I'll stay on the bus, for - get a - bout us, put the blame on me,
If I don't see a yel - low rib - bon 'round the ole oak tree.
 
First Ending:
(Instrumental, no lyrics)
(Return to Verse)
 
Second Ending:
Now the whole damn bus is cheer - rng,
And I can't be - lieve I see, a hun - dred yel - low rib - bons,
'Round the ole oak tree.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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