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Chords Req: Tall Tale (from Hamish Imlach)

25 Jul 06 - 05:29 PM (#1793063)
Subject: tall tale by hamish imlach chords
From: Ritchie

ladies and gentlebeans,

Do any of you know the song by Hamish Imlach called 'the tall tale'?

I'm sure the tune is also known as something else.

well, can anybody tell me what the chords are?

regards 'the cheque's in the post ritchie'


25 Jul 06 - 06:25 PM (#1793107)
Subject: RE: tall tale by hamish imlach chords
From: Jim I

The tune is probably a variant of "The Little Beggarman". Once I get the wife off on holiday tomorrow I'll think about the chords ---"Yes Dear! I'm coming...."


31 Jul 06 - 05:37 PM (#1798181)
Subject: RE: tall tale by hamish imlach chords
From: Ritchie

thanks Jim,

I'll offer my usual, "there's a drink in it for you if you do!" but since I've never paid up before, no further comment other than "I hope both you and the wife have a great time" ;-)


20 Aug 06 - 10:49 PM (#1814794)
Subject: RE: tall tale by hamish imlach chords
From: Jim Dixon

Is TALL TALE really a song?

According to this Hamish Imlach discography, TALL TALE was written by Watt Nicoll. Hamish Imlach recorded it on his album "Before and After," XTRA 1059, 1967.

There's a discussion in this thread: Lyr Req: Pouring whisky down sink, but the text given there is of a monologue, not a song.

Is it the same story?


21 Aug 06 - 04:15 AM (#1814897)
Subject: RE: Chords Req: Tall Tale (from Hamish Imlach)
From: Mick Pearce (MCP)

Jim the song and the monologue tell the same story. The words for the song Tall Tale are posted in the first of the links above (92008) and Hamish sang it to The Little Beggarman as stated by Jim I above.

Mick


23 Aug 06 - 12:41 PM (#1817095)
Subject: RE: Chords Req: Tall Tale (from Hamish Imlach)
From: Ritchie

Gentlemen,

aye thank yew.

Now I'll look for the chords to 'The little beggarman'

unless of course some one can help ;-)


18 Jul 07 - 04:29 PM (#2106188)
Subject: RE: Chords Req: Tall Tale (from Hamish Imlach)
From: GUEST,Ritchie

on the 25th July 06 Jim I wrote

"The tune is probably a variant of "The Little Beggarman". Once I get the wife off on holiday tomorrow I'll think about the chords ---"Yes Dear! I'm coming...."

Did she have a good time?

you know when you said "tomorrow I'll think about the chords" well tomorrow never somes.

regards

Ritchie ;-)


18 Jul 07 - 04:56 PM (#2106199)
Subject: Chords Add: TALL TALE (Watt Nicoll)
From: Mick Pearce (MCP)

Ritchie - here's the chords I have in an old song folder, in D:

I took the (D)cork from the first bottle, had a little (C)drink
(D)Kissed the bottle tenderly, (A7)poured it down the (C)sink.
(D)Uncorked the second, did the same as be(C)fore;
(D)Before I poured it down the sink I (A7)drank a (C)little (D)more
(C)Uncorked the third and I drank a little toast
To the (D)losing of the ten friends I (A7)really like the (C)most.
(D)Stood to attention, had another little (C)drink,
Threw the (D)cork in the bucket and the (A7)whiskey (C)down the (D)sink.

You can simplify it more by not using the A7 chords, just use the C instead.

Mick


18 Jul 07 - 05:12 PM (#2106211)
Subject: RE: Chords Req: Tall Tale (from Hamish Imlach)
From: Ritchie

Mick, thanks i owe you a drink of your choice ;-)