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Sugar Dumpling ukulele

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One of my favourite Sam Cooke songs. This is my interpretation of the song and I play it
with a similar strumming technique to that on Wonderful World, also by Sam Cooke.

I play it with the capo on the 3rd, but that's just because I like singing it at that pitch.

Any suggestions for change are welcomed! Otherwise, enjoy. The song isn't too difficult
and an absolute belter to sing along too.

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Intro: C     Am7   X2


C               Am7
Sugar dumpling, you're my baby
Fadd9                 C
I love you in every way
Sugar dumpling, you're my baby
Fadd9                         C
My love grows stronger everyday, yeah


C                           Am7
Listen, while I tell you a story
C                   Am7
A story about my girl
C                     Am7
I call her sugar dumpling
C                                        Am7
Because she's the sweetest thing in this whole world

C                          Am7
Oh, whenever I'm feeling bad
C                          Am7
Right away she puts me to bed
C                         Fadd9
And she hires two nurses, one to hold my hand
G                          C
The other one to rub my head


C                                    Am7
Oh, whenever I tell her, "Honey I'm hungry"
C                                Am7
Now go and fix me something to eat
C                                      Am7
This girl rushes in the kitchen and fixes me a dinner
C                             Am7
With seven different kinds of meat

C                                         Am7
If I call her up at two o'clock in the morning
C                             Am7
And say, "Come on over if you can"
C                             Fadd9
Before I hang up the telephone, she's sitting beside me
G                            C
With a cup of coffee in her hand


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