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From: Barrie McCombs
Subject: h/rolf_harris/tie_me_kangaroo_down_sport.num TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN, SPORT Time: 2/2 Tenor: C Bass: C INTRO (RECITE, TAP BEAT ON GUITAR): * * * * . . . There's an old Australian stockman * * * * Lying, dying And he gets himself up onto one elbow * * * * And he turns to his mates, who are gathered round him . . and he says 1 4 5 1 Watch me wallaby's feed, mate, watch me wallaby's feed 1 4 5 1 They're a dangerous breed, mate, so watch me wallaby's feed (All together now) CHORUS: 1 4 57 1 Tie me kangaroo down sport, tie me kangaroo down 1 4 57 1 Tie me kangaroo down sport, tie me kangaroo down (All together now) Keep me cockatoo cool, Curl, keep me cockatoo cool Don't go acting the fool, Curl, just keep me cockatoo cool Take me koala back, Jack, take me Koala back He lives somewhere out on the track, Mac, so take me koala back Let me Abos go loose, Lew, let me Abos go loose They're of no further use, Lew, so let me Abos go loose ... (Modern: substitute "mongoose" for "Abos", less derogatory!) Mind me platypus duck, Bill, mind me playtpus duck Don't let him go running amuck, Bill, mind me platypus duck Play your didgeridoo, Blue, play your didgeridoo Keep playing 'til I shoot through, Blue, play your didgeridoo Tan me hide when I'm dead, Fred, Tan me hide when I'm dead So we tanned his hide when he died, Clyde (SPOKEN) And that's it hanging on the shed ENDING: LAST CHORUS, OMITTING THE "All together now", hold last note NOTES: - L1: 17 on first "wallaby", 2m7 on "mate" - L2: 17 on "dangerous", 2m7 on "mate" - C1,C3: 17 on first "kangaroo", 2m7 on "sport" SYMBOLS: - Asterisk (*) = new measure, play same chord - Period (.) = 1/8 note rest at start of a measure - Underline(_) = sustain note into next measure CHORDS (Number System): - Example: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 - Key of C: C D E F G A B - Detailed description: /pub/guitar/other_stuff/numbering_system.txt - Submitted by: Barrie McCombs (firstname.lastname@example.org)