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Johnny OKeefe - Mockingbird (Chord)
Submitter: waynusofuranus (113) on 7/4/05 1 comment
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MOCKINGBIRD
based on the version by Johnny O'Keefe with Margaret McLaren

4 beats per chord

INTRO:
C#7  C#7  C#7           C#7
          Mock yeah-eah King yeah-eah
C#7           C#7           C#7
Bird yeah-eah Yeah yeah-eah Mockingbird

MALE PART:  (repeat throughout - third time spoken)
F#        F#
Everybody have you heard
C#7                   C#7
Daddy gonna buy her a mockingbird and
C#7             C#7
If that mocking-bird don't sing
F#                    F#
Daddy gonna buy her a diamond ring and
B               B
If that diamond ring don't shine now
F#                         F#
Surely she will break this heart of mine
C#7          B
  Yes indeed oh yes indeed
C#7             NC
Yeah-eah eah-eah

FEMALE-PART:
VERSE-A:
F#                 F#
Everybody have you heard he's gonna
C#7              C#7 
Buy me a mocking-bird woh-oh
C#7                       C#7
If that mockingbird don't sing he's gonna
F#                 F#
Buy me diamond ring  and if that
B                  B
Diamond ring won't shine he's gonna
F#                         F#
Surely break this heart of mine and that's
C#7         B
Why I can't tell him exactly
C#7      NC
  Oh-woh-woh I know-ow

VERSE-B:
F#      F#
I-I-I I love him but I
C#7           C#7
Can't let him know and
C#7     C#7
I-I-I I love him and he
F#              F#
Says he's gotta know 'cos
B         B
I I don't know should I
F#                F#
Make a mistake in love and that's
C#7         B
Why I can't tell him exactly
C#7      NC
  Oh-woh-woh I know-ow

VERSE-A:  (as before)

VERSE-C:
F#      F#
I-I-I I know that that he
C#7          C#7
Knows that I care and
C#7     C#7
I-I-I I know that that he
F#             F#
Knows he knows where 'cos
B        B
Over and over
F#        F#
  He told her and that's
C#7         B
Why I can't tell him exactly
C#7      NC
  Oh-woh-woh I know-ow

VERSE-A:  (as before)
(fade)

================================================================================

CHORDS:
   C#7  F#  B
E|--x---2---2--|
B|--2---2---4--|
G|--4---3---4--|
D|--3---4---4--|
A|--4---4---2--|
E|--x---2------|

Rhumba rhythm pattern:

  1   2 + 3   4
  /     /     /

While the male part is quite straight-forward the phrasing of
the female part is very inventive. Refer to the recording to
duplicate how the parts of the duet interact.


Waynus Of Uranus
July 2005
 
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um, this isn't the solo... this is the intro
-thissitesucks1 | 7/10/2005
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