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.