Muskrat RambleWords & Music by Ray Gilbert & Edward "Kid" Ory (1926)
Recorded by The McGuire Sisters, 1954 (#10)
G Em D D9 D D7 Shufflin', shufflin', shuf - fl - in' down D D9 D D7 D7/9 D7 G G6 G5 D Ram - bl - in', scram - bl - in,' head - in' for town G Em Bm Hustlin', bustlin', buzzin' around F#7 Bm D7 Happily awaitin, at the sta - tion G Em D D9 D D7 Look at that train number sev - en - oh - nine D D7 G It's a huffin' and a puffin' and comin' on time E E7 Am A7 Who do you think is about to arrive? G E7 Am7 Cdim G It's the band they call the Dix - ie - land Five D7 Am7 D7 D7 Am7 D7 Da - da - da - da - dum, da - da - da - da - dum D7 Am7 Cm7-5 D7 Da - da - da - da da dum D Am7 Cdim C Bm7-5 D9 Cdim G9 G They're gon - na play that musk - rat ram - ble tune G Am7 G Cdim D7 Gdim Cdim G6 G5 You nev - er heard it played, join in the big pa - rade D Am7 Bm7-5 C Bm7-5 D9 Cdim G9 G Al - to - geth - er now one and two join that hap - py throng G Am7 Bm7-5 E7 Bm7-5 Am7 Gdim Feel the beat of that ramblin', scramblin' muskrat song G Am7 D7 G Come on and ramble a - long.
*Requested by recent visitor Tony Pranaitis.