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Neil Diamond, Mr Bojangles Chords (ver.3)

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Mr Bojangles Chords (ver.3)

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                This is the only way I know how to play Mr Bojangles on guitar so I hope this will 
help you budding guitarists out.


Intro: C  Em  Am  F  G  

verse 1

    C             Em              Am        F                G 
  I knew a man Bojangles and he danced for you in worn out shoes

    C          Em                         Am                 F    G
  with silver hair and ragged shirt and baggy pants the old soft shoe

  F             Em             Am   F                        G 
  he jumped so high jumped so high then he lightly touched down 

  Am     G     Am     G     Am     G       C   
  Mr Bojangles Mr Bojangles Mr Bojangles Danced


verse 2


  C         Em             Am                    F        G
  I met him in a cell down in New Orleans I was down and out

  C            Em             Am          F          G 
  he looked to be the eyes of age as he spoke right out

  F             Em                Am        F                   G
  he talked of life he talked of life he laughed and his leg a step

  Am     G    Am     G     Am     G        C
  Mr Bojanges Mr Bojangles Mr Bojangles Danced


verse 3

  C        Em                          Am             F        G
  He said his name Bojangles then he danced a lick across the cell

  C               Em                               Am
  he grabbed his pants for a better stance oh he jumped so high 

        F          G 
  he clicked his heels

  F             Em            Am
  he let go a laugh let go a laugh

         F                      G
  shook back his clothes all around


verse 4

  C              Em                          Am 
  He danced for those at minstal shows and county fairs

    F          G  
  across the south

  C            Em                     Am
  He spoke of tears of fifteen years how his dog and he

      F       G
  travelled about

   F              Em             Am
  his dog up and died he up and died 

           F                     G
  after twenty years he still greaves

  Am     G     Am     G     Am     G       C
  Mr Bojangles Mr Bojangles Mr Bojangles Danced


verse 5

  C          Em                            Am
  He said I danced now at every chance in honky tonks

        F         G
  for drinks and tips 

  C                        Em                Am
  But most of the time I spend behind these county bars 

       F       G
  he drinks a bit 

  F             Em                Am      F                 G
  He shook his head he shook his head I heard someone ask please

  Am      G    Am     G     Am     G       C
  Mr Bojangles Mr Bogangles Mr Bojangles Danced

  ENJOY!!!!
  Bill Whiskey Walker
            
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