Click here to return to the Home page... Click here to go to the advanced ukulelerocksMORE! page... Click here to go to the nursery rhyme ukulelerocksRHYMES! page... Click here to find out about the Face Book Group... Click here to follow us on Twitter... Title Bar...

Download
Lesson Sheet
 

Creating and developing musical ideas - composing skills

2c. To organise musical ideas within musical structures.



Fats Waller "Your Feets Too Big!"

'Your Feet's too Big' was the title of a Fats Waller song from 1939.

Fats Waller was a Jazz Piano player, famous through out the 1920's and 1930's.

Our Blues song that we're going to write is based on his song 'Your Feet's Too Big!' ...also here...

Fats Waller...

The Jazz Blues Piano player, Fats Waller

Here are your instructions for writing the song!

1) Pick a body part!

2) Describe something wrong/ insulting about it

'Nobody likes you 'cos your [body part] are too [describe]'

3) Come up with a last line to describe what really bothers you about the body part!!

'Nobody likes you and we're tired of [whatever you're doing that's annoying with the body part!!]'

So, for example,

"Nobody likes you 'cos your feets are too big"

"Nobody likes you 'cos your feets are too big"

"Nobody likes you 'cos your feets are too big"

"Nobody likes you 'cos your feets are too big"

"Nobody likes you and we're tired of seeing you stomping around!"

 

Having trouble coming up with a body part?! Try this...

Body Parts...  


















Having trouble coming up with an insult?! Try this...

  iNSULTS...















1) Use the 'Random Body Part Generator' to give you a body part, write it down.

2) Use the 'Random Insult Generator' to give you an insult, write that down.

3) Write down your last line - "Nobody likes you and we're tired of............................."

Perhaps your notes may look like this... Blues notes...

 

Now you have your Blues Lyrics it's time to play and sing along!

  C                                           C

"Nobody likes you 'cos your feets are too big"

  C                                           C7

"Nobody likes you 'cos your feets are too big"

  F                                           F

"Nobody likes you 'cos your feets are too big"

  C                                           C7

"Nobody likes you 'cos your feets are too big"

  G7                                         F                                                C

"Nobody likes you and we're tired of seeing you stomping a-round!"

 


 

 

   © J. Cockshott 2015 : Terms and Conditions