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Chord Req: The Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird

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tradsteve 14 Mar 00 - 01:56 AM
Amos 14 Mar 00 - 09:38 AM
GutBucketeer 14 Mar 00 - 01:54 PM
GutBucketeer 14 Mar 00 - 09:43 PM
GUEST 18 Oct 05 - 08:07 PM
Joe Offer 18 Oct 05 - 09:09 PM
Peace 18 Oct 05 - 09:33 PM
Strollin' Johnny 19 Oct 05 - 05:59 AM
GUEST 19 Oct 05 - 06:36 AM
michaelr 19 Oct 05 - 08:50 PM
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Subject: Chord Req: The Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird
From: tradsteve
Date: 14 Mar 00 - 01:56 AM

Anyone have a banjo arrangement for this particular ditty?


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: The Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird
From: Amos
Date: 14 Mar 00 - 09:38 AM

Well it really only has two chords, mebbe three...

Em.....D.....Em... if that helps. I know there are banjo arrangements out there for it, just can't recall 'em. It's a Time thing -- :>) -- I am entering the swelling ranks of the chronologically gifted.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: The Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 14 Mar 00 - 01:54 PM

I have it in the "Banjo Song Book" that I have at home. Can't remember who wrote it. I'll post the exact cite tonight.

JAB


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: The Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird
From: GutBucketeer
Date: 14 Mar 00 - 09:43 PM

a very simple version is in "The Banjo Player's Songbook" by Tim Jumper Published by Oak Publications.

See the Coo Coo on page 130. Chords used are Gm, and F with the banjo tuned to Gm. (g D G Bflat D)

A more complicated version with an A and B part is in Clawhammer Style Banjo by Ken Perlman on page 163.

JAB


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Subject: Chord Req: cuckoo
From: GUEST
Date: 18 Oct 05 - 08:07 PM

anyone know the chords to the cuckoo and old folk song.....mayby a different version too wiht easier chords and a capo?


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: The Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird
From: Joe Offer
Date: 18 Oct 05 - 09:09 PM

Hi - I've moved you over here because there already was a chords request. The question is, which of the many versions and cuckoo songs you're interested in. Look at the crosslinks up top and tell us which one is what you want, or post the lyrics you want to used.
Hope that's a start for you.
-Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: The Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird
From: Peace
Date: 18 Oct 05 - 09:33 PM

Tabs and chords: Dylan's version.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: The Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird
From: Strollin' Johnny
Date: 19 Oct 05 - 05:59 AM

The elephant is a pretty bird,
It flies from bough to bough,
It makes its nest in the rhubarb tree,
And whistles like a cow.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: The Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird
From: GUEST
Date: 19 Oct 05 - 06:36 AM

The cuckoo is a pretty bird as it sits upon the grass
Its little head tucked under its wing, and its beak stuck up is ass
And in this strange position, it whistles tweet tweet
'Cos its hard to sing 'cuckoo' when its beak is full of shit.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: The Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird
From: michaelr
Date: 19 Oct 05 - 08:50 PM

To begin, and between verses:(Am Em Am Em)

Verse:
Am G C Am Em
Am G C Am
C Dm F Am Em
Am    Dm Am (Em Am etc)

Cheers,
Michael


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