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Occasionally, Flood fans will ask us for the chords we use in a particular song, often wanting to play along with either one of our commercial CDs or with the latest podcast or somethingthey've discovered in the podcast archives.

Well, honestly, for many of our tunes -- the jugband numbers, the blues, old folk, country or roots rock songs -- such chord charts are hardly necessary. That's because in them, we just playing the old "cowboy chords," what musicians sometimes call 1-4-5 ... you know, C, F and G.

However, for other Flood tunes -- like the swing compositions that the late Joe Dobbs got us playing two decades ago, the unique arrangement that the late Roger Samples bestowed on us in the early days of the band and curious more reason compositions have caught our collective fancy -- chord charts make sense.

That's the thinking that as led to this, the freakin' first-ever Full-Fledged FLOOD FAKEBOOK! To use it just browse the list below.

If a song grabs you, grab it back by clicking on its underlined title. That will produce a .pdf of the essential chords for that particular tune.

And if you want a refresher on how the song sounds with The Flood does it, click the " ( audio )" link to the right of the title. This will take you to the section of the site's Song Index from which you can hear a version of two of the piece, usually as preserved in a podcast.

"Abilene" ( audio )
"After You've Gone" ( audio )
"Ain't Misbehavin'" ( audio )
"Alberta, Let Your Hair Hang Down" ( audio )
"All of Me" ( audio )
"Am I Blue?" ( audio )
"Amelia's Waltz" ( audio )
"Around the World Waltz" ( audio )
"Ashokan Farewell" ( audio )
"At Last" ( audio )
"Autumn Leaves" ( audio )

"Back Home Again in Indiana"
"Barbara Allen" (audio )
'Basin Street Blues" ( audio )
"Beale Street Blues" ( audio )
'Bill Bailey (Won't You Please Come Home)" ( audio )
'Birth of the Blues" ( audio )
"Black Coffee" ( audio )
'Black Eye Blues" ( audio )
"Blackberry Blossom" ( audio )
"Blue Moon" ( audio )
"Blue Skies" ( audio )
"Body and Soul"
"Bring It On Home to Me" ( audio )
"Buddy Bolden Blues" ( audio )
"But Not for Me" ( audio )
"Bye Bye Blackbird"
"Bye Bye Blues" ( audio )

"Can You Run?" ( audio )
"Careless Love" ( audio )
"Charmaine"
"Cheyenne" ( audio )
"The Christmas Song" ( audio )
"Come All Ye Fair and Tender Maidens" ( audio )
"Coming of the Roads" ( audio )
"Contessa Waltz" ( audio )
"Crazy" ( audio )
"Crazy Words, Crazy Tune" ( audio )
"Cry Me a River" ( audio )

"Dead Cat on the Line" ( audio )
"Dinah" ( audio )
"Dink's Song" ( audio )
"Dixie Hoedown" ( audio )
"Don't Get Around Much Anymore" ( audio )
"Don't Know Why" ( audio )
"Don't Let Your Deal Go Down" ( audio )
“Down By the Salley Gardens" ( audio )
"Dream a Little Dream of Me"
"Driving Wheel" ( audio )
"Druther Not" ( audio )
"The Dutchman" ( audio )

"Everybody Loves My Baby"

"500 Miles Away from Home" ( audio )
"Fly Me to the Moon" ( audio )
"The 4th Street Mess Around" ( audio )
"France Blues (Hey, Lawdy, Mama, Mama...)" ( audio )

"Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You" (audio)
"Georgia on My Mind" ( audio )
"Georgie Buck" ( audio )
"Greensleeves"
"Glory of Love" ( audio )
"God Bless the Child" ( audio )
"Good as I Been to You" ( audio )
"Gotta Shave 'Em Dry" ( audio )

"Handy Man" ( audio )
"Hard Times (No One Knows Better Than I)" ( audio )
"Harlem Nocturne" ( audio )
"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" ( audio )
"Hey, Baby" ( audio )
"Honeysuckle Rose" ( audio )
"Huckleberry Hornpipe"

"I Almost Lost My Mind" ( audio )
"I Am a Pilgrim" ( audio )
"I Wonder Where My Easy Rider's Gone" ( audio )
"I'm Beginning to See the Light" ( audio )
"In the Bleak Midwinter" ( audio )
"In a Mockingbird's Song"
"It Had to be You" ( audio )

"Jenny (The Last Time You'll See)" ( audio )
"Just a Closer Walk with Thee" ( audio )
"Just Because" ( audio )

"Last Thing on My Mind" ( audio )
"Let It Be Me" ( audio )
"Lord, Ain't the Gravy Good?" ( audio )
"Lorena" ( audio )
"Love is Here to Stay"
"Lovers' Waltz" ( audio )
"Lovin' You"
"Lovin' You Would Be So Good for Me  (audio )
"Lulaby of Birdland"
"Lulu's Back in Town" ( audio )

"Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor" ( audio )
"Make You Feel My Love" ( audio )
"Memphis is June" ( audio )
"Midnight Special" ( audio )
"Miss Rowan Davies" ( audio )
"Misty" ( audio )
"Moondance" ( audio )
"Moonglow" ( audio )
"Morning Has Broken" ( audio )
"My Blue Heaven" ( audio )

"The Nearness of You" ( audio )
"New Orleans" ( audio )
"No Ash Will Burn" ( audio )
"Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" ( audio )

"October Winds" (audio)
"One-Eyed Sam" ( audio )
"One Red Rose" ( audio )
"Opus One" ( audio )
"Oop Pik" ( audio )
"Over the Rainbow" ( audio )

"Peaceful Easy Feeling" ( audio )
"Peggy Day" ( audio )
"Please Come Home for Christmas" ( audio )
"Please Don't Swat a Fly" ( audio )
"Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone" ( audio )

"Rag Mama" ( audio )
"Raisin' a Ruckus" ( audio )
"Ramblin' Boy" ( audio )
"Ready for the Times to Get Better" ( audio )
"Reflections of My Life" ( audio )
"Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"
"Rocking Chair" ( audio )
"'Round Midnight"
"Roxanna Waltz" ( audio )

"St. Louis Blues" ( audio )
"San Francisco Bay Blues" ( audio )
"Satin Doll" ( audio )
"Sentimental Journey" ( audio )
"Since I Fell for You" ( audio )
"Sister Kate" ( audio )
"Sittin' on Top of the World" ( audio )
"South Wind" ( audio )
"Spoon River" ( audio )
"Star of the County Down" ( audio )
"Stardust" ( audio )
"Smile" ( audio )
"Somebody Stole My Gal" ( audio )
"Stealin'" ( audio )
"Stormy Weather" ( audio )
"Stray Dogs and Alley Cats" ( audio )
"Summertime" ( audio )
"Sunny" ( audio )
"Sunny Side of the Street" ( audio )
"Sweet Country Love"
"Sweet Georgia Brown" ( audio )

"A Taste of Honey" ( audio )
"Tennessee Waltz"
"These Boys" ( audio )
"These Days" ( audio )
"Tonight I'll Be Staying Here with You" ( audio )
"Trouble in Mind" ( audio )
"Twisted Laurel" ( audio )

"Un Canadien Errant" ( audio )
"Up a Lazy River" ( audio )

"Wade in the Water" ( audio )
"Walk Right In" ( audio )
"Walkin' After Midnight" ( audio )
"The Water Is Wide" ( audio )
"Way Downtown" ( audio )
"Wayfarin' Stranger" ( audio )
"(When She Wants Good Lovin') My Baby Comes to Me'" ( audio )
"When Sunny Gets Blue"
"Whinin' Boy" ( audio)
"Willow Weep for Me" ( audio)
"Winter Wonderland"
"Wonderful World" ( audio )

"Yas Yas Duck" ( audio )
"Yellow Dog Blues" ( audio )
"You Ain't Going Nowhere" ( audio )
“You Don’t Know Me" ( audio )
“You're No Good" ( audio )