Bessie Smith – Gimme A Pigfoot And A Bottle Of Beer Chords Piano & Ukulele

These are the chords for Gimme A Pigfoot And A Bottle Of Beer by Bessie Smith on Piano, Ukulele, Guitar, and Keyboard
[Intro, spoken]
N.C.
Twenty five cents? Ha! No-no,
I wouldn't pay twenty-five cents 
to get into nowhere!
Cuz'  listen here

[Verse 1]
C7
Up in Harlem every Saturday night
         F7            
When the highbrows get 
         F
together its just too tight
     G7                
They all congregate at 
   Cm               C7
an all night strut
F                   A#
And what they do is tut-tut-tut

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[Verse 2]
C7
Ol' Hannah Brown, from cross town
F7
Gets full of corn and 
starts breaking 'em down
F7
And at the break of day
                        A#7
You can hear ol' Hannah say

[Chorus 1]
        D#
Gimme a pigfoot and 
a bottle of beer
C7
Send me again. I don't care
F7                 A#7
I feel just like I wanna clown
D#                            
Give the piano player a drink 
             A#7         D#
because he's bringing me down!
D#
He's gotta rhythm, yeah! 
When he stomps his feet
   C7                         A#7
He sends me right off to sleep
D#             G7     C7
Check all your razors and 
your guns
C7                   
We gonna be rasslin' 
         F7    A#7     G#7
when the wagon comes
A#7     D#          
I wanna pigfoot and 
            C7
a bottle of beer
F7            A#7     D#7     C7
Send me cause I don't care
F7            A#7           D#
Blame me cause I don't care

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[Chorus 2]
A#7     D#
Gimme a pigfoot and 
a bottle of beer
C7
Send me again, I don't care
F7               A#7
I feel just like I wanna clown
D                             
Give the piano player a drink 
             A#7         D#
because he's bringing me down
D#
He's got rhythm, yeah, 
when he stomps his feet
   C7                         A#7
He sends me right off to sleep
D#             G7     C7
Check all your razors and 
your guns
C7                      
Do the Shim-Sham Shimmy 
         F7     A#7    G#7
'til the rising sun
A#7       D#         
Give me a reefer and 
          C7
a gang of gin
F7                A#7   D#   C7
Play me cause I'm in my sin
F7                 A#7     D#
Blame me cause I'm full of gin.