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Caribbean lyrics and chords

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Caribbean lyrics and chords are intended for your personal use only, it's a fun to do song recorded by Hank Snow. It's easy to learn, all the chords are simple to play.

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Caribbean
Recorded by Hank Snow  written by Mitchell Torok

G                                 
Have you ever been down to Haiti
                                D7   
When the summer sun was sinking low

There's nothing but romance just ever where you glance
                                G    
And the native hearts are all a glow


But when the Cuban Queen comes upon the scene
                                    C     
They all stare like a statue out of stone
                             G               
And when they realize what's before their eyes
          D7                  G    
The other girls are left all alone

                                                    
Down in the Caribbean it's not a dream you're seeing
                                            D7     
When you get a glimpse of the lady with the charm

But from miles away you can see her sway
                                         G     
To the beat of the Cuban Conga line that forms

                                       
Up in a tree so high, way up in the sky
                             D7    
Sits a wide-eyed monkey on a limb

He wonders why the people go to so much trouble
                       G   
Just to try to be like him


He doesn't understand that it's a lady's hand
                              C    
That makes a heart feel so sublime
                               G                
But before too long he starts singing the song
            D7                G    
And then he gets in the Conga line


Columbus searched for spices but he missed the nicest
                 D7
Part of the Caribbean

He didn't see the charms and the open arms
                            G
It was the gold that he was seeing


Oh but I'm glad he missed the sweetest thing I've kissed
                       C
Cause we're on our honeymoon
                           G
I'm so sorry Chris to talk about you like this
        D7                          G
But you were five-hundred years too soon

repeat #2 and 3

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This classic is easy to learn to play and sing, the chords are easy enough for us amateurs. Copy Caribbean lyrics and chords, practice, then enjoy a fun old country song.

 
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