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A Frog Went A-Courtin

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            {title:A Frog Went A-courtin version 2}
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[Intro] 
/[C]- - - -/ [F]- - - -/ [C]- - [G7]- -/[C]- - - -/

[Verse 1]
C                               F               C
Mister Frog went a-courtin, and he did ride, uh-hum
                                    G7
A sword and buckler by his side, uh-hum
   C                 
He bridled and saddled a big fat snail
    F
And rode it 'tween the horns and tail,
   C       G7      C
uh-hum, uh-huh, uh-hum.

[Verse 2]
   C               F
He rode up to Miss Mousie's door,
   C
uh-hum
He'd been there many times before.
   G7
uh-hum
   C
He called "Miss Mouse, are you within?"
     F
"Yes sir, I'm sitting down to spin."
   C      G7     C       
uh-hum uh-hum uh-hum

[Verse 3]
C                     F
He took Miss Mouse up-on his knee
   C
uh-hum
                                         
And asked "My Dear, will you marry me?"
   G7
uh-hum
    F
Yes I will take good care of you
      F
We'll live together in an apple tree
   C       G7      C
uh-hum, uh-hum, uh-hum

[Verse 4]
      C              F             C
"I'll have to ask my Uncle Rat, uh-hum
                                     G7
To see what he will say to that." uh-hum
      C
"With-out my Uncle Rat's consent
  F
I would not marry the President."
   C       G7      C
uh-hum, uh-hum, uh-hum

[Verse 5]
  C               F             F
I hope your Uncle Rat agrees uh-hum
                                    C
For then I would be very pleased uh-hum
     C
Frog jumped on his snail and rode away.
   F
He vowed to come another day.
   C       G7      C
uh-hum, uh-hum, uh-hum

[Verse 6]
C                   F
Now Uncle Rat, when he came home
   C
uh-hum
Asked "Who's been here since I was gone?"
   G7
uh-hum
   C
"A very fine frog's been calling here
    F
And asked for me to be his dear."
   C       G7      C
uh-hum, uh-hum, uh-hum

[Verse 7]
    C                     F      
Now Uncle Rat laughed, he shook his sides
   C
uh-hum
To think his niece would be a bride.
   G7
uh-hum
   C
So Uncle Rat rode into town
   F                              
To buy Miss Mouse a wedding gown.
   C       G7      C
uh-hum, uh-hum, uh-hum

[Verse 8]
C                           F
Say, where will the wedding supper be?
   C
uh-hum
Just down by the river in a hollow tree.
   G7
uh-hum
     C
Say, what will the wedding supper be?
F
One green bean and a black-eyed pea.
   C       G7      C
uh-hum, uh-hum, uh-hum

[Verse 9]
       C                F
Please tell us how Miss Mousie dressed?
   C
uh-hum
In a cobweb veil and her Sunday best.
   G7
uh-hum
    C
And what did Mister Froggie wear?
F
Sky-blue pants and a doublet fair.
   C       G7      C
uh-hum, uh-hum, uh-hum

[Verse 10]
      C                     F
First guest to call was the Bumble Bee,
   C
uh-hum                        
He played a fiddle tune on his knee.
   G7
uh-hum
    C                             
The next to come were the Duck and Drake,
    F
Who ate every crumb of the wedding cake.
   C       G7      C
uh-hum, uh-hum, uh-hum

[Verse 11]
    C                    F                  C
Now in came the band the Very Fine Flees uh-hum
                                            G7
To play some songs and all where pleased uh-hum
   C
It realy was a very good chance
   F
So up they jumped to sing and dance
   C       G7      C
uh-hum, uh-hum, uh-hum

[Verse 12]
  C                 F                 C
I thank you all for listening to this song
                                G7
I hope it was not all that very long
    C
For now it's time for it to end
  F
I hope you'll all come back again
   C       G7      C
uh-hum, uh-hum, uh-hum 


(Alternative v12)

[Verse 12]
  C                 F                 C
I thank you all for listening to this song
                                G7
I hope it was not all that very long
    C
For now it's time for me to go
  F
I hope you all did like the show
   C       G7      C
uh-hum, uh-hum, uh-hum    

Added On May 26th, 2017

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