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Kookaburra!

  • This is a great, simple song to play! 
  • Use the chord of C illustrated throughout the song. 
  • Play it rhythmically on the beat with a flying thumb.
Kookaburra

1) Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree,

Merry, merry king of the bush is he,

Laugh, Kookaburra, Laugh, Kookaburra,

Happy your life must be.

 

 2) Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree

Eating all the gumdrops he can see

Stop, Kookaburra, Stop, Kookaburra

Leave some there for me.

 

 3) Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree,

Counting all the monkeys he can see

Stop, Kookaburra, Stop, Kookaburra,

That's no monkey, that's me.

4) Kookaburra sits on the ol' train track,

Along comes a train and knocks him flat, (slower)

Poor Kookaburra, Poor Kookaburra, (pause)

That's the end of that! (THWACK!)

To listen to some REAL Kookaburras press play below...

'The Scooby-Doo Kookaburra!'





To listen to a great performance of this song from my friends at St. Johns C of E Primary Academy, Wednesbury please click 'Play' below. February 2011



Oh....there is ANOTHER Kookaburra video...Click here to download it!




For a little extra challenge, why not try playing the melody of this song?

You can find it on the Advanced site..CLICK HERE

 

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