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Fred Small – If I Were A Moose chords
[Intro] C Em Dm G [Verse]C EmIf I were a moose and you were a cowDm GWould you love me anyhow?Dm EmWould you introduce me to your folksF GWould you tell your friends, "No moose jokes!"G C Am Dm G C GIf I were a moose and you were a cowC EmWould you invite me to your clubDm GAnd risk a cruel bovine snubDm EmWould you lead me down the receiving lineF GAnd boldly boast, "This moose is mine!"F G C AmWould your parents watch us grazeF G C AmShake their heads, "It's just a phase"Dm E7 Am Am7Or would they thank the stars aboveD GTheir precious heifer's found her love?C EmWould your grandparents change their will?Dm GThey'd really expected a Holstein bullDm Em"For this we toiled before the plowF GYou bring home someone who's not even a cowF G C Am"There's lots of proper stock aroundF G C AmLike that nice young Guernsey at Farmer Brown'sDm E7 Am Am7Or that last one we ridiculed and cursedD GOn second thought you could do worse[Bridge]E7 Am"But if you think this thing will lastF G C AmCould he learn to moo and eat our grassF G C Am Shed his antlers in the dirtD7 G Could you persuade him to convert?"C EmIf our anatomies did not quite fitDm GWould you make the best of itDm EmWould you nuzzle up so nearF GAnd hum sweet cow tunes in my ear?F G C Am Or would you sadly break it offF G C AmWhen all the hillside sneered and scoffedDm E7 Am Am7 "You know these moose are all the sameD G They're lazy, they're stupid, they come from Maine"C EmIt's true things slip a moose's mindDm GThat cows remember all the timeDm EmBulbous nose and knobby kneesF GA coat that harbors ticks and fleasF G C AmBut a moose can be a handy thingF G C AmWhen hungry wolves come visitingDm E7 Am Am7 In icy gust of winter stormD GOur fur is deep and dry and warmC EmAnd someday should your milk run dryDm GAnd farmer stare with baleful eyeDm EmIn dead of night I'd slip your nooseF GAnd lead you home to the land of mooseG C Am Dm G C GIf I were a moose and you were a cow[like bridge]E7 AmIf hunters came to do me harmF G C Am Would you hide me in the barnF G C AmWould all the herd come on the runD7 G7And glare until they dropped their guns?[Interlude] C Em Dm G [Outro]Dm EmMight you permit a goodnight kissF GCould you learn to love wet moose lips?F G C Am F C AmIf I were a moose and you were a cowDm G C Am Dm G C If you were a cow and I were a moose