Misc Unsigned Bands – Shelby F Sheb Wooley - The Purple People Eater chords

Chords
Transpose:
The Purple People Eater:Sheb Wooley.
#1 in 1958.

INTRO: A#

#1.
D#Well, I saw the thing comin' out of the sky..
A# D#it had one long horn, one big eye.
D# G#I commenced to shakin' and I said "ooh-eee!
A# D#it looks like a purple eater to me!"
CHORUS:
D#It was a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater.
A#(One-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater.)
D#A one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater.
A# D#Sure looks strange to me..(one eye?)
#2.
D#Well, he came down to earth and he lit in a tree.
A# D#I said, 'Mr. Purple People Eater, don't eat me.'
D# G# A#I heard him say in a voice so gruff.."I wouldn't eat you
D#cause you're so tough."
CHORUS:
D#It was a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater.
A#(One-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater.)
D#A one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater.
A# D#Sure looks strange to me..(one horn?)
#3.
FI said, 'Mr. Purple People Eater, what's your line?'
C FHe said, "It's eatin' purple people and it sure is fine.
F BbBut that's not the reason that I came to land..
C FI wanna get a job in a rock and roll band!"
CHORUS:
FWell, bless my soul, rock and roll, flyin' purple people eater.
CPigeon-toed, undergrowed, flyin' purple people eater.
F(We wear short shorts!)
F C FFlyin' purple people eater..sure looks strange to me.
#4.
FAnd then he swung from the tree and he lit on the ground.
C FHe started to rock, really rockin' around.
F BbIt was a crazy ditty with a swingin' tune..
C Fsing a bop bop aboppa loppa lim bam boom.
CHORUS:
FWell, bless my soul, rock and roll, flyin' purple people eater.
CPigeon-toed, undergrowed, flyin' purple people eater.
F(I like short shorts!)
F C FFlyin' purple people eater..sure looks strange to me.
(Purple people?) #5.
F#And then he went on his way, and then what do ya know?
C# F#I saw him last night on a TV show.
F# BbHe was blowing it out, a'really knockin' 'em dead..
C# F#playin' rock and roll music through the horn in his head.
(CLARINET SOLO:) Bb F# Tequila!!! A fifties smash from Kraziekhat.
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