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Traditional - Froggie Went A Courtin' (Chord)
Submitter: twizzle05 (92) on 4/29/06
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Froggie Went A Courtin'
(arr. by Bruce Springsteen from the album "We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions")
4/29/06
NOTE: This is how Springsteen plays it...I've seen versions with fewer chord changes.
      This sounds pretty good to me...and it's pretty easy, to boot...



INTRO: G  C  G  D  G  Em  C  G  D  G

    G                        C               G
Mr. Frog went a courtin' and he did ride, uh huh
                                                D
Mr. Froggie went a courtin' and he did ride, uh huh
G                                          Em               C
Froggie went a courtin' and he did ride, a sword and pistol by his side
   G       D       G
Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh


He went down to Miss Mousey's door, uh huh
He went down to Miss Mousey's door, uh huh
He went down to Miss Mousey's door, where he had often been before
Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh


He took Miss Mouse upon his knee, uh huh
Said Miss Mouse would you marry me, uh huh
Without my Uncle Rat's consent I wouldn't marry the president
Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh


Well Uncle Rat he gave his consent, uh huh
Yeah Uncle Rat he gave his consent, uh huh
Uncle Rat he gave his consent and the weasle wrote the publishment
Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh


Well now where will the wedding supper be, uh huh
Where will the wedding supper be, uh huh
Well where will the wedding supper be, way down yonder in the hollow tree
Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh


SOLO


Yeah first come in was a flyin' moth, uh huh
First come in was a flyin' moth, uh huh
First come in was a flyin' moth who laid out the table cloth
Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh


Well next come in was a junie bug, uh huh
Well next come in was a junie bug, uh huh
Next come in was a junie bug, she brought the whiskey in a water jug
Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh


SOLO


Next come in was a big black snake, uh huh
Next come in was a big black snake, uh huh
Next come in was a big black snake, chased 'em all into the lake
Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh


Little piece of cornbread layin' on the shelf, uh huh
Little piece of cornbread layin' on the shelf, uh huh
Little piece of cornbread layin' on the shelf, if you want any more you can sing it yourself
Uh huh, uh huh, uh huh


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