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Robbie Williams – Mr Bojangles

Intro (F,C,Dm,C,Dm,C7)x4

  F         C
I knew a man Bojangles
Dm                  C  Dm C
And he'll dance for you
Bb   C             Dm C7
  In worn out shoes
F                F                Dm     C    Dm C
 With silver hair and ragged shirt baggy pants
Bb                C
  He would do the old soft shoe

Bb        Am
 He would jump so high
Aadd9 A     Dm  F
Jump  so hi-igh
G                C             Dm C7
  Then he lightly  touched down

 Told me of the time
C               Dm             C   Dm C
 He worked with, with minstrel shows
Bb                C            Dm C7
 Travelling troughout the south
F                  C
He spoke with tears for fifteen years
    Dm                  C Dm C
How his how his dog and he
Bb          C
 They would travel about
Bb       Am             A Aadd9 A
 But his dog up and died
Dm  C  G
       Got up and died
 After twenty years he still grieves

He said

F           C  Dm                    C    Dm C
I dance now at every chance in honky tonks
Bb      C              Dm C7
 For my drinks and tips
F                  C    Dm                         C   Dm C
 But most the time I, I spend behind these country bars
Bb           C
 You see son I,I drink a bit

Bridge 2
Bb       Am            Aadd9 A
 Then he shook his head
Dm  F     G
 Oh Lord, when he shook his head
F                                                  A
 I can swear I heard somebody saying please, please

Dm               Am
 That's mister Bojangles
Dm                Am
 Calling mister Bojangles
Dm       C7                    F         C
Mister Bojangles come back and dance and dance
    Dm           C
And dance please dance

Dm        Am
 Mister Bojangles
Dm        C
 Mister Bojangles
Dm        C7                    F         C
 Mister Bojangles come back and dance and dance
    Dm           C    Dm C7
And dance please dance
F              C           Dm          C  Dm C7
 Come back and dance again mister Bojangles

Whistling section: F,C,Dm,C,Dm,C7,F,C,Dm,(slows down)C,Dm,C7, F (ring)

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