Misc Unsigned Bands Shirley Ellis - Name Game chords
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The Name Game:Shirley Ellis. #3 on Rock Charts and #4 on R&B in 1965. INTRO: C The name game! CHORUS: C Shirley! C Shirley, Shirley bo Birley Bonana fanna fo Firley, F C Fee fy mo Mirley..Shirley! C Lincoln! C Lincoln, Lincoln bo Bincoln Bonana fanna fo Fincoln, F C Fee fy mo Mincoln..Lincoln! #1. C Come on everybody! I say now let's play a game. F C I betcha I can make a rhyme, out of anybody's name. F C The first letter of the name, I treat it like it wasn't there. F C But a B or an F or an M will appear. C And then I say Bo add a B then I say the name and Bonana fanna and a Fo. F And then I say the name again with an F, very plain, C and a Fee Fy and a Mo. F And then I say the name again with an M this time, C and there isn't any name that I can't rhyme. CHORUS: C Arnold! C Arnold, Arnold bo Barnold Bonana fanna fo Farnold, F C Fee fy mo Marnold..Arnold! #2. C But if the first two letters are ever the same, I drop them both, and say the name, like Bob, Bob drop the B's Bo Ob. For Fred, Fred drop the F's Fo Red. F For Mary, Mary drop the M's Mo Ary. C That's the only rule that is contrary. #3. C Okay? Now say Bo: Bo! Now Tony with a B: Bony! Then Bonana Fanna Fo: Bonana Fanna Fo. F Then you say the name again with an F very plain: Fony.. C Then a Fee Fy and a Mo: Fee Fy Mo. F C Then you say the name again with an M this time: Mony! C And there isn't any name that you can't rhyme. OUTRO: C Every body do Tony! (Rhyme.)Pretty good, let's do Billy!(Rhyme.) Very good, let's do Marsha! (Ryhme.)A little trick with Nick!(Rhyme.) The name game...(Fade.) A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.