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Bob Dorough - Hey Little Twelve Toes chords

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From School House Rock
Intro:Dm7,D/E7,D/Cm9,Dm7

D/E7    D/Cm7                  Dm7
Now if man had been born with 6 fingers on each hand, 
D/E7
He'd also have 
D/Cm9             Dm7                D/E7
12 toes or so the theory goes. Well, with twelve 
        D/Cm9
Digits, I mean 
         Dm7                     
Fingers, he probably would have invented two more 

Digits when he 
        D/E7               D/Cm9        Dm7
Invented his number system. Then, if he saved the zero 

For the end, 
D/E7               D/Cm7              Dm7 
He could count and multiply by twelve just as easily as 
D/E7
You and I do 

By ten. 
D/E7                     D/Cm9
Now if man had been born with 6 fingers on each hand, 
Dm7
He'd probably 
        D/E7                  D/Cm9
Count: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, 
Dm7
Nine, dek, el, 
           D/E7           D/Cm9
Doh. "Dek" and "el" being two entirely new signs 
Dm7
Meaning ten and 
        D/E7           D/Cm9            Dm7
Eleven. Single digits! And his twelve, "doh", would be 

Written 1-0. 
D/E7              D/Cm9                  Dm7    C7sus4
Get it? That'd be swell, for multiplying by 12. 

Verse 1
Gm9        Gm6                       FM7
Hey little twelvetoes, I hope you're well. 
Fm9     Fm6                   EbM7
Must be some far-flung planet where you dwell. 
Em7b5                A7           Dm7
If we were together, you could be my cousin, 
                       BbMaj7
Down here we call it a dozen. 
A7
Hey little twelvetoes, please come back home. 

Interlude Same as Intro
Now if man had been born with 6 fingers on each hand, 
His children 
Would have 'em too. And when they played hide-and-go- 
Seek they'd 
Count by sixes fast. And when they studied piano, 
They'd do their 
Six-finger exercises. And when they went to school, 
They'd learn the 
Golden rule, and how to multiply by twelve easy: just 
Put down a 
Zero. But me, I have to learn it the hard way. 
Lemme see now: 

Bridge        
F7                                      Bb7            
One times 12 is twelve, two times 12 is 24. 
                                       C7
Three times 12 is 36, four times 12 is 48, five times 
      F7
12 is 60. 

Six times 12 is 72, seven times 12 is 84. 
Bb7                                         C7
Eight times 12 is 96, nine times 12 is 108, ten times 
12 is 120. 
F7                                                 D7
Eleven times 12 is 132, and 12 times 12 is 144. WOW! 

Verse 2
Gm9                   Gm6            FM7
Hey little twelvetoes, I hope you're thriving. 
Fm9            Fm6                     EbMaj7
Some of us ten-toed folks are still surviving. 
Em7b5                  A7       Dm7
If you help me with my twelves, I'll help you with your 

Tens. 
                    BbMaj7
And we could all be friends. 
A7                        Dm7
Little twelvetoes, please come back home.
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