Swingin' On A Star Uke tab by Bing Cosby

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Swingin' On A chordA Star

E7 chordE7 A7 chordA7
Would you like to swing on a star
D7 chordD7 G chordG
carry moonbeams home in a jar
E7 chordE7 A7 chordA7
and be better off than you are
D7 chordD7 G chordG
or would you rather be a Mule

G chordG C chordC G chordG C chordC
A chordA mule is an animal with long funny ears
G chordG C chordC G chordG
he kicks up at anything he hears
A7 chordA7 D7 chordD7
His back is brawny but his brain is weak
A7 chordA7 D7 chordD7
he's just plain stupid with a stubborn streak
G chordG C chordC G chordG E7 chordE7
and by the way if you hate to go to school
A7 chordA7 D7 chordD7 G chordG
You may grow up to be a mule

E7 chordE7 A7 chordA7
Would you like to swing on a star
D7 chordD7 G chordG
carry moonbeams home in a jar
E7 chordE7 A7 chordA7
and be better off than you are
D7 chordD7 G chordG
or would you rather be a Pig

G chordG C chordC G chordG C chordC
A chordA pig is an animal with dirt on his face
G chordG C chordC G chordG
his shoes are a terrible disgrace
A7 chordA7 D7 chordD7
He has no manners when he eats his food
A7 chordA7 D7 chordD7
He's fat and lazy and extremely rude
G chordG C chordC G chordG E7 chordE7
But if you don't care a feather or a fig
A7 chordA7 D7 chordD7 G chordG
you may grow up to be a pig

E7 chordE7 A7 chordA7
Would you like to swing on a star
D7 chordD7 G chordG
carry moonbeams home in a jar
E7 chordE7 A7 chordA7
and be better off than you are
D7 chordD7 G chordG
or would you rather be a Fish

G chordG C chordC G chordG C chordC
A chordA fish won't do anything but swim in a brook
G chordG C chordC G chordG
he can't write his name or read a book
A7 chordA7 D7 chordD7
to fool the people is his only thought
A7 chordA7 D7 chordD7
and though he's slippery he still gets caught
G chordG C chordC G chordG E7 chordE7
but then if that sort of life is what you wish
A7 chordA7 D7 chordD7 G chordG
you may grow up to be a fish

E7 chordE7 A7 chordA7
And all the monkeys aren't in the zoo
D7 chordD7 G chordG
everyday you see quite a few
E7 chordE7 A7 chordA7
so you see it's all up to you
D7 chordD7 E7 chordE7
you can be better than you are
A7 chordA7 D7 chordD7 G chordG
you can be swinging on a star

 

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harpo avatar
instead of repeating A7 D7 in the verse, do A7 D, then A7 D7
07 Sep 2009
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