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YES! We Have No Bananas
Words and Music by Frank Silver and Irving Cohn - 1923
C               F6 F G7 C
C               F6 F B                B7 E            Dm6
C               F6 F G7 C
G G6 Am6 G7
C - - -
D7 G7 C C7
F Fm C -
B B7 E7 G7
C F C C7
F - - -            G7
C - C7              B7     Bb7 A7
D7 G7 C -      (G7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
There's a fruit store on our street,  It's run by a Greek,
And he keeps good things to eat,  But you should hear him speak.
When you ask him any thing,  Never answers "no",
He just "yesses" you to death,  And as he takes your dough he tells you:
YES!  We have no bananas.
We have no bananas today.
We've string beans and HONions, cabBAHges and scallions,
And all kinds of fruit and say.
We have an old fashioned toMAHto.
Long Island poTAHto.
But YES!  We have no bananas.
We have no bannanas to day.
Click here for extra chorus lyrics from the original sheet music

Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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