Misc Unsigned Bands – Eric Jupp - My Pal Skippy chords

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MY PAL SKIPPY      (Eric Jupp)
Music: Eric Jupp Lyrics: Ted Roberts 1968

Intro:   |F  C  |F     |C    |F C,C,C,C|

Verse 1:
(C) F C FHow would you like to find a friend that's ever-true?
C F Well a kangaroo could be the perfect pal for you.
C F Everyone ought to have a kangaroo or two -
Gm C'Though it's not a very common thing to do-do-do.
F C FSkippy is my best friend, although I like white mice
C F CAnd a hippopotamus is really very nice.
F C FElephants may be popular in Timbuktu,
C FBut I'd rather have a kangaroo.
CHORUS:
BbShe has a good pouch for minding
FAll the treasures I'm finding,
C FBut if I overload her she gets hopping mad.
BbAnd every night in her pocket,
FWhen I help her unlock it,
C C7There are things we'd forgotten that she ever had.
Verse 2 (shorter):
F C FSo would you like to find a friend that's ever-true,
C F CWell, a kangaroo could be the very one for you.
F C FSkippy's a real good pal, the best I ever knew:
C F She's a real Australian kangaroo-roo-roo.
C F She's a real Australian kangaroo.
Verse 3: |F C |F |C |F |
|F C |F |Gm |C |[Instrumental to first four lines of the verse]
F C F CSkippy is my best friend, although I like white mice
F C F C And a hippopotamus is really very nice.
F C FElephants may be popular in Timbuktu,
C FBut I'd rather have a kangaroo.
CHORUS:
BbShe has a good pouch for minding
FAll the treasures I'm finding,
C FBut if I overload her she gets hopping mad.
BbAnd every night in her pocket,
FWhen I help her unlock it,
C C7There are things we'd forgotten that she ever had.
Verse 4:
F C FSo, would you like to find a friend that's ever-true?
C F CWell a kangaroo could be the very one for you.
F C FSkippy's a real good pal, the best I ever knew:
C F She's a real Australian kangaroo-roo-roo.
C FShe's a real Australian kangaroo.
Coda:
C FA real Australian kangaroo.
C F C,C,C,F. [Stop]A real Australian kangaroo.
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