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20 Dec 2011

Leaning On A Lamppost - Ukulele Chords - George Formby

Surprised I haven't put this song up on here already. It's regarded (wrongly in my view) as a cheesy song, but it's a lovely chord progression and the words are nice too.





LEANING ON A LAMP-POST - GEORGE FORMBY

INTRO (played slowly)

I'm le (C) eaning on a (G7) lamp
Maybe you (C6) think (C#dim)
I look a (G) tramp

Or you may (C) think
I'm han (C6) ging (D) round to
Steal a (G7) car

But (C) no, I'm not a (G7) crook
And if you (C6) think (C#dim)
That's what I (G7) look

I'll tell you (C) why I'm here and
(Am) what my (D7) motives (G7)


VERSE 1 (increase tempo)

I'm (C) leaning on a lamppost
At the corner of the street

In case a (G7) certain
Little lady comes (C) by

Oh (Dm7) me (G7)
Oh (C) my (Am)

I (G) hope the little
(D7) lady comes (G) by


VERSE 2

I (C) don't know if she'll get away
She doesn't always get away

But (G7) anyhow I know that she'll (C) try

Oh (Dm7) me (G7)
Oh (C) my (Am)

I (G) hope the little
(D7) lady comes (G) by


BRIDGE

Theres no other (G7) girl
I would (Dm7) wait (G7) for

But (C) this one
I'd break any (E7) date (Am) for

I (D7) won't have to ask
What she's (Am) late (D7) for

She (G7) wouldn't leave me (Dm7) flat
She's not a (G7) girl like that


VERSE 3

Oh she's (C) absolutely wonderful
And marvellous and beautiful

And (G7) anyone can
Understand (C7) why

I'm (F) leaning on a lamppost
At the (D7) corner of the street

In case a (C) certain
Little (G7) lady passes (C) by



REPEAT FROM VERSE 1 but at faster tempo. At end of first repeat of verse one, replace the final word by with scat "doo da da da de da de da da"!




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1 comments :

  1. I know this song from the musical "Me and My Girl" which maybe makes it seem less cheesy. Great one, thanks!

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