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Frankie's Blues                                         trad. arr Dave Van Ronk

Transcription and data entry by Allyn Dimock with Dave's permission ("sure go
ahead, I stole them all myself" in front of Passim's, fall 1994).

The song is currently (1995) available on "From... Another Time And Place"
Alcazar ALC120.

1 D chord diagramDD
E chord diagramEE-2---------2----0-h1--s2-|-2--------2-----0-h1--s2-|-2---------2----0-h1--s2-|
B chord diagramBB-3---------3-------------|-3--------3--------------|-3---------3-------------|
G chord diagramGG-2---------2----0-h1--s2-|-2--------2-----0-h1--s2-|-2---------2----0-h1--s2-|
D chord diagramDD-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|
A chord diagramAA-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
D chord diagramDD-0-----------0-----------|-0-----------0-----------|-0-----------0-----------|
  |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |


4 D chord diagramDD                         G chord diagramGG
E chord diagramEE-2---------2-------2-----|----------------------0--|-------------------------|
B chord diagramBB-3---------3-------------|-0-----0-----0--3--------|-6--5-----3--------0-----|
G chord diagramGG-2---------2-------------|----3-----3--------------|----------------3-----3--|
D chord diagramDD-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|
A chord diagramAA-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
D chord diagramDD-0-----------0-----------|-5-----------5-----------|-5-----------5-----------|
  |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |


7                           D chord diagramDD                         A chord diagramAA
E chord diagramEE----------------------0--|-----------2-------------|---------------(5)-------|
B chord diagramBB-0-----0-----0--3--------|-3---------3----------3--|-------5--------5--------|
G chord diagramGG----3-----3--------------|-2---------2----------2--|-5-h6-----5-h6-----5-h6--|
D chord diagramDD-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|-------7-----------7-----|
A chord diagramAA-------------------------|-------------------------|-0-----------0-----------|
D chord diagramDD-5-----------5-----------|-0-----------0-----------|-------------------------|
  |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |


10                          D chord diagramDD
E chord diagramEE-5-------(5)---(5)-------|-2---------2----0-h1-s2--|-2---------2----0-h1-s2--|
B chord diagramBB-5--------8-----7--------|-3---------3-------------|-3---------3-------------|
G chord diagramGG-------------------------|-2---------2----0-h1-s2--|-2---------2----0-h1-s2--|
D chord diagramDD-------7-----------7-----|-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|
A chord diagramAA-0-----------0-----------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
D chord diagramDD-------------------------|-0-----------0-----------|-0-----------0-----------|
  |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |

v1 Frankie was a woman, everybody ....

ch (He give me) candy in the morning, ....

standard Frankie's Blues / Frankie & Albert / Frankie & Johnny verses with
third line of verse and chorus as above: see the recording for rest of lyrics
and tune.

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