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Okolona River Bottom Band chords

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Okolona River Bottom Band:Bobbie Gentry.
#54 on BB Hot 100 on CAPITOL Records
in 1967.



(Intro)
 E Em A E Em A

Em     G     Am      C   B         Em
La-----la-la-la-la.. oh, hey, hey, hey..
G     A        C B Em
La-la-la-la-la........


(Verse 1)
Em                    G
Every year about this time the local gentry,
Am                          B
have a meeting in Chickasaw land.
Em                     G
They all come to judge each and every entry
     Am                       C       B
that wants to try out for the Okolona band.


(Chorus)
E                    D          E
All the way from the Kosciusko, up from Biloxi 
D
Shore.
E                        D               
All in all there's not a half grown man that 
B                          A
wouldn't like to be in the Okolona River Bottom 
Em
Band.



(Bridge)
(Ha! ha! ha!)
Em           G     Am      C   B         Em
(Ha! ha! ha!)la-la-la-la.. oh, hey, hey, hey..
G     A        C B 
la-la-la-la-la......
    E    A       G                    A
The semi-annual, come as you can-ual, five man 
D        C       G            Em
band-ual Okolona River Bottom Band.
Em     G     Am      C   B         Em
La-----la-la-la-la.. oh, hey, hey, hey..
G     Am       C B 
la-la-la-la-la........



(Verse 2)
    A                     Em             A
The backwood majority, no hold barr-edy, come as you 
D        C       B            Em
are-edy, Okolona River Bottom Band.
G     A        C B
La-la-la-la-la.......



(Chorus)
E                    D          E
All the way from the Kosciusko, up from Biloxi 
D
Shore.
E                        D               
All in all there's not a half grown man that 
B                          A
wouldn't like to be in the Okolona River Bottom 
Em      G       Am       C
Band....la...la-la-la-la.....



(Verse 3)
    B      A                 C
The actual old year society, green apple pie-ety,
A     D        C       B            Em     
Delta variety, Okolona River Bottom Band.



(Outro)
G     Am      C   B         Em
La-la-la-la.. oh, hey, hey, hey..
G     Am                           
La-la-la-la-la ( I give you my dog)........
 C             B      Em
(oh, I got a a dog)..(you gotta train 'im.)

...E Em Gbm Em D G..(Fade.)




A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.












            
            
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