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James(Hold The Ladder Steady:Sue Thompson.
#17 on FONTANA Records in 1962.
(Written by John D. Loudermilk.)

INTRO: A#

CHORUS:
A#
James, James, hold the ladder steady..
F
James, James, I'm packed..and I am ready.
A#     A#7    D#
James, James, hold the ladder steady..
A#           F            A#       D#
I'm a'comin' down to your ar-ar-ar-arms..
A#           F            A#
I'm a'comin' down to your arms.

#1.
     F              A#               D#
Now, James and I we went to mama and showed 
               F
her my diamond ring.
             A#                    D#      A#
She said, my poor little baby, you must be crazy, 
            F      A#
to think of such a thing.

CHORUS:
A#
So, James, James, hold the ladder steady..
F
James, James, I'm packed..and I am ready.
A#     A#7    D#
James, James, hold the ladder steady..
A#           F            A#       D#
I'm a'comin' down to your ar-ar-ar-arms..
A#           F            A#
I'm a'comin' down to your arms.

#2.
     F              A#                D#
Now, James and I we went to daddy and said that 
              F
we want to be wed.
A#                            D#       A#
Daddy said, nope, you'll just have to elope..
                  F       A#
and laughed as he went to bed.

CHORUS:
A#
But, James, James, hold the ladder steady..
F
James, James, I'm packed..and I am ready.
A#     A#7    D#
James, James, hold the ladder steady..
A#           F            A#       D#
I'm a'comin' down to your ar-ar-ar-arms..
A#           F            A#
I'm a'comin' down to your arms.

BRIDGE:
    D#                     A#                 F
I'd hate to see 'em in the morning..when they both 
           A#
completely flip.
         D#                             C
He'll be sayin', they cain't, she'll be feeling 
           F
faint..and I'll be kissing my husband's lips.

CHORUS:
A#
So, James, James, hold the ladder steady..
F
James, James, I'm packed..and I am ready.
A#     A#7    D#
James, James, hold the ladder steady..
A#           F            A#       D#
I'm a'comin' down to your ar-ar-ar-arms..
A#           F            A#
I'm a'comin' down to your arms.

OUTRO:
A#
James, James, hold the ladder steady..
F
James, James, I'm packed..and I am ready.
A#     A#7    D#
James, James, hold the ladder steady..
A#           F            A#       D#
I'm a'comin' down to your ar-ar-ar-arms..
A#           F            A#
I'm a'comin' down to your arms..(Fade.)


A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.


            
            
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