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2012-05-27: GIG: Spirit Of The Countryside

posted 17 May 2012, 07:37 by Harbury Webmaster   [ updated 24 Jun 2014, 06:02 ]
Harbury Ukulele Group are playing for the Archbishop of Canterbury!!

Set List / Arrangements

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Five Foot Two

  • Intro at twice song speed.
  • Straight through, then [G7] and back to top.
  • Straight through again, then last line of last chorus x3 (including [A7]).
  • NOT ending on [C6].  We go straight into the next song,  I Wanna Be Like You
Intro:  [C] - [E7] - [A7] - [D7] - [G7] - [C] - [G7]
Verse:  Five foot two...
Verse:  Turned up nose...
Bridge: Now if you..
Verse:  Could she love...
        [G7]
Verse:  Five foot two...
Verse:  Turned up nose...
Bridge: Now if you..
Verse:  Could she love...
        ... Has anybody seen my girl [A7]
        Has anybody seen my girl [A7]
        Has anybody seen my girl ...
        [Am] Now I'm the king of the swingers...

I Wanna Be Like You

  • NO intro -- straight in from previous song, (Five Foot Two)
  • Straight through.
  • Repeat Verse 1.
  • Last chorus x2
  • Last line of last chorus x2 (including A7)
  • End on C6
NO INTRO
Verse:  Now I'm the king of the swingers...
Chorus: Oh, oo-bee-doo...
Verse:  Now don't try to kid me...
Chorus: Oh, oo-bee-doo...
Verse:  Now I'm the king of the swingers...
Chorus: Oh, oo-bee-doo...
Chorus: Oh, oo-bee-doo...
        ... Can learn to be human too [A7]
        Can learn to be human too
        [C6]

King Of The Road

  • Introduction A/D/E7/A
  • Long E7 lines (I ain't got no cigarettes / I don't pay no union dues / Every lock that ain't locked) strum on first beat only and let it ring.
  • Straight through, then first verse again.
  • Last line of first verse x3
Intro:  [A] - [D] - [E7] - [A]
Verse:  Trailers for sale...
Verse:  Third box-car...
Bridge: I know every engineer...
Verse:  Trailers for sale...
        ... King of the road
        King of the road
        King of the road

English Country Garden

  • A line of C/F/G/C between chorus and next verse.
  • Last line of last chorus played twice, getting slower on second time.
Intro:  [C] - [F] - [G7] - [C]
Verse:  How many gentle flowers...
Chorus: Daffodils, Hearts-ease and Phlox...
        [C] - [F] - [G7] - [C]
Verse:  How many insects...
Chorus: Dragonflies and moths and bees...
        [C] - [F] - [G7] - [C]
Verse:  How many songbirds...
Chorus: Bobolink, cuckoo and quail
        [C] - [F] - [G7] - [C]
Verse:  Wet underfoot...
Chorus: Litter, garbage...
        ... In an English Country Garden
        [getting slower] In an English Country Garden

Bring me Sunshine

  • Verse 1
  • Verse 2
  • Verse 1
  • Repeat last line (with [E7] to bring it round)
Verse: Bring me sunshine, in your smile...
Verse: Bring me sunshine, in your eyes...
Verse: Bring me sunshine, in your smile...
       ... Bring me [A7]fun, bring me [D7]sunshine, bring me [G]love (sweet [E7]love)
       Bring me [A7]fun, bring me [D7]sunshine, bring me [G]love

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

  • Verse 1 solo (Craig) at a tempo of his choosing
  • Pick up the speed for the first chorus
  • Straight through, as written, including key change
  • Repeat last chorus (in [A]) to fade.