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Red Foley

Salty Dog Rag(Keyboard chords)

Red Foley

Key: D
Verse: 1 
               D 
Away down yonder in the state of Arkansas 
G 
Where my great-grandpa met my great-grandma 
C 
They drink apple cider and they get on a jag, 
F                                    A7 
And dance all night to the Salty Dog Rag. 
D 
They play an old fiddle like you never heard before, 
G 
They play the only tune that they ever did know- 
C 
It's a ragtime ditty and the rhythm don't drag, 
F                              C         F 
Now everybody's dancing to the Salty Dog Rag. 

D7 One foot front, drag it back, G7 Then you start to ball the jack. C You shake and you break and then you sag. F A7 If your partner zigs, you're supposed to zag. D7 Your heart is light, you tap your feet G7 In rhythm with that ragtime beat. C Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag F C F And dance all night to the Salty Dog Rag.
Verse: 2 D Away down South 'neath the old Southern moon, G The possum's up a tree and the hounds've treed a coon C They hitch up a buggy to the broken-down nag F A7 And go out dancing to the Salty Dog Rag. D They tune up the fiddle and they rosin up the bow. G They strike a C chord on the old banjo C Then holler hang on 'cause we ain't gonna drag. F C F Now here's the way you dance to the Salty Dog Rag.
D7 One foot front, drag it back, G7 Then you start to ball the jack. C You shake and you break and then you sag. F A7 If your partner zigs, you're supposed to zag. D7 Your heart is light, you tap your feet G7 In rhythm with that ragtime beat. C Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag F C F And dance all night to the Salty Dog Rag.

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