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TI-O-SAN
Words and Music by Lou Traveller and L. Clair Case - 1920
Verse:
Dm Gm Dm -
Dm Gm Dm           A7 Dm
C              C7 Dm7          Dm C7           Gm7 Dm
F             Am6 Am            Em D7            Em7 C             C7
Chorus:
Dm Adim C7 Cdim
Dm Adim C7 Cdim
Bb Bbm F D7
G7 - C7 -
Dm Adim C7 Cdim
Bb -               Gm A A7
C7 G7 F D7
G7 C7 F -       (C7  to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Note: This song is in the Key of F, the verse and chorus start with a Dm chord.
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Verse:
In a gard-en in Jap-an, I met a lit-tle girl called Ti-O-San.
I learned to love her in an O-ri-ent-al way, This girl from old Jap-an.
In this gard-en by the yel-low sea, I can see her sip-ping tea,
And know she's wait-ing pa-tient-ly for me, This pret-ty lit-tle Jap-a-nee.
 
Chorus:
Ti-O-San
Of Jap-an.
My heart is call-ing
Night and day.
South-ern seas
Bring mem-o-ries.
I'm go-ing back to my
Ti-O-San.
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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