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When The Roses Bloom In Dixieland

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When The Roses Bloom In Dixieland

 

   

Chorus:

(A) when the roses bloom in dixieland, i am (E) coming back to (A) you

when the birds  are singing music grand to the (E) sweetest girl I ever (E7) knew

(E) i am saving up my (A) money to (D) buy a little cabin home for (A) two

when the roses bloom in dixieland, i am (E) coming back to you (A)

Verse1:

(A) i just got a letter from the sunnny south, from my (E) in Tennes(A)see

she said she loved me like she used to do, and was (E) waiting there for (E7)me

(E) i answered back her (A)letter though i(D) am far a(A)way

when the roses bloom in dixieland i am (E) coming back to (A) stay

Verse 2

(A) when I left my honey at the railroad train i said (E) honey wait for (A) me

i'm going to make a lot of money up north

then its (E) me for old tennes(A)see

 

1. Intro carter pick 1st line of chorus 2. chorus 3. Pick first line of chous twice 4. verse1 5. pick first line of chorus

6. chorus 7. pick first line of chorus twice 8. verse2 9. chorus 10. pick first line of chorus once and end

 

Thanks to Terry Smith GA,USA for this transcription.







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