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    GG chord             BmBm chord            EmEm chord           CC chord       
I knew a man Bojangles and he'd dance for you
            D7D7 chord
In worn out shoes
GG chord               BmBm chord               EmEm chord         CC chord
Silver hair and ragged shirt and baggy pants
                    DD chord   CC chord
He did the old soft shoe
             B7B7 chord                EmEm chord  A7A7 chord
He jumped so high he jumped so high
                        DD chord  D7D7 chord
Then he'd lightly touch down


  GG chord            BmBm chord      EmEm chord         CC chord 
I met him in a cell in New Orleans
               DD chord
I was down and out
   GG chord               BmBm chord     EmEm chord         CC chord
He looked to me to be the eyes of age
                  DD chord   CC chord
As he spoke right out
             B7B7 chord                EmEm chord  A7A7 chord
He talked of life he talked of life
                             DD chord  D7D7 chord
He laughed slapped his leg a step


   GG chord               BmBm chord             EmEm chord            CC chord           D7D7 chord
He said the name Bojangles and he danced a lick, across the cell
   GG chord                   BmBm chord                    EmEm chord            CC chord
He grabbed his pants a better stance then he jumped so high
               D7D7 chord
He clicked his heels
   CC chord        D7D7 chord                   EmEm chord   A7A7 chord
He let go a laugh oh he let go a laugh
                            DD chord   D7D7 chord EmEm chord
Shook back his clothes all around


      DD chord      EmEm chord
Mr. Bojangles
      DD chord      EmEm chord
Mr. Bojangles
      DD chord
Mr. Bojangles
GG chord   BmBm chord EmEm chord DD chord
Dance
 

   GG chord                   BmBm chord             
He danced for those at minstrel shows 
    EmEm chord           CC chord                D7D7 chord
and county fairs,  throughout the South
   GG chord                   BmBm chord            
He spoke with tears of fifteen years 
        EmEm chord          CC chord           D7D7 chord  CC chord
how his dog and him,  traveled about
               B7B7 chord             EmEm chord  A7A7 chord
His dog up and died he up and died
                            DD chord     D7D7 chord
After twenty years he still grieves


   GG chord                   BmBm chord              EmEm chord          CC chord                D7D7 chord
He said I dance now at every chance in honky tonks,  for drinks and tips
    GG chord                  BmBm chord                 EmEm chord         CC chord
But most o' the time I spend behind these county bars
                DD chord
Hell I drinks a bit
   CC chord         B7B7 chord                       EmEm chord  A7A7 chord
He shook his head and as he shook his head
                        D7D7 chord    EmEm chord
I heard someone ask him please


      DD chord      EmEm chord
Mr. Bojangles
      DD chord      EmEm chord
Mr. Bojangles
      DD chord
Mr. Bojangles


GG chord   BmBm chord EmEm chord DD chord  GG chord
Dance

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