Melanie Safka Alexander Beetle chords
Alexander BeetleD G C Gi had a little beetle, so that beetle was his nameC G D and i called him Alexander and he answered just the sameG D G C Gand i put him in a matchbox and i kept him all the dayC G D Gbut nanny let my beetle out and beetle ran awayD G C Gshe said she didn't mean it and i never said she didC G Dshe said she wanted matches and she just took off the lidG C Gshe said i mustn't worry and i really mustn't mindC G Dthat there's lots and lots of beetles thats she's certain we could findG C Gsaid if we looked in all the places that a beetle might be nearC G Dand we made the kind of noises that a beetle likes to hearG D G C Gthen i heard a kind of something and i gave a sort of shoutD Git was a beetle house and Alexander beetle coming outC Git was Alexander beetle i'm as certain as can beC G Dand he had that kind of look as though he thought it might be meG D G C Gand he had that kind of look as though he thought he ought to sayC G D"i'm really very sorry that i tried to run away"G D G C Gand nanny's very sorry too cause you know what she didC G D Gand she's writing Alexander very blackly on the lidD G C Gso nan and me are friends because it's difficult to catchC G D G D G C Gan excited Alexander you've mistaken for a matchOne of the greatest singer/song-writers and the cutest song ever, play this song to your little ones, they'll love it. This is a rhythym version only. But if you can finger-pick like her you should be able to make the most of this. Comments, corrections and rating appreciated. Enjoy!