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Music by Stephen Foster Lyrics by George Cooper VERSE 1 D Oh! all of you poor single men, G Don't ever give up in despair, D For there's always a chance while there's life A7 D A To capture the hearts of the fair, D No matter what may be your age, G E7 A You always may cut a fine dash, D Em D G You will suit all the girls to a hair,___ D A7 Bm If you've only got a moustache, G D G D A moustache, a moustache, G D A7 D If you've only got a moustache. VERSE 2 D No matter for manners or style, G No matter for birth or for fame, D All these used to have something to do A7 D A With young ladies changing their name, D There's no reason now to despond, G E7 A Or go and do anything rash, D Em D G For you'll do though you can't raise a cent,___ D A7 Bm If you'll only raise a moustache, G D G D A moustache, a moustache, G D A7 D If you'll only raise a moustache. VERSE 3 D Your head may be thick as a block, G And empty as any football, D Oh! your eyes may be green as the grass A7 D A Your heart just as hard as a wall. D Yet take the advice that I give, G E7 A You'll soon gain affection and cash, D Em D G And will be all the rage with the girls,___ D A7 Bm If you'll only get a moustache, G D G D A moustache, a moustache, G D A7 D If you'll only get a moustache. VERSE 4 D I once was in sorrow and tears, G Because I was jilted you know, D So right down to the river I ran A7 D A To quickly dispose of my woe, D A good friend he gave me advice, G E7 A And timely prevented the splash, D Em D G Now at home I've a wife and ten heirs,___ D A7 Bm And all through a handsome moustache, G D G D A moustache, a moustache, G D A7 D And all through a handsome moustache.
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|Banjo||A Major A7 B Minor D Major E7 E Minor G Major|
|Guitar||A Major A7 B Minor D Major E7 E Minor G Major|
|Mandolin||A Major A7 B Minor D Major E7 E Minor G Major|
|Piano||A Major A7 B Minor D Major E7 E Minor G Major|
|Ukulele||A Major A7 B Minor D Major E7 E Minor G Major|
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