Festival Songs 2019

 

ALEXANDRA AND AREA

PRIMARY SCHOOLS 

UKULELE FESTIVAL

September 26, 2019 

 

CLYDE

 (Tacet) We come from (C) Clyde  ( We come from Clyde)

 

Oh yes we do  ( Oh yes we do )

 

A great little school ( A great little school )

 

For me and (G7)  you ( For me and you!)

 

A lot of (C) pride  ( a lot of pride )

 

And hard work (F) too ( and hard work too)

 

We come from (C) Clyde, can't be (G7) denied

 

We come from (C) Clyde!

 

Verse from KAREAREA

 

We read from (C) books  (We read from books)

 

And learn stuff too (And Learn stuff too!)

 

We love our school (We love our school)

 

Right  through and (G7) through ( Right through and through)

 

We play our (C) sports ( We play our sports)

 

We win a (F) few ( We win a few)

 

We come from (C) Clyde, can't be (G7) denied, We come from (C) Clyde!

 

Bazza Songs 2015

 

 

 

 

 

ALEXANDRA!

by Baz

Intro:  (F) (C) (G7) (C)  1,2,and 3 and 4 and 1,2 and 3 and 4

 

CHORUS: 

Alex (F) andra  Alex (C) andra

Where (G7) ever we (C) roam

Alex (F) andra  Alex (C)  andra 

The (G7) place we all call (C) home.

Verse 1:

(C) In the summer, long hot days

Lots of (F) time to swim and (C) play

(F) Maybe time for (C) camping 

(G7) Going far away

In the (C) Autumn, trees are changing

And the (F) fruit is all on (C) sale

(F) Time to cut some (C) firewood

Winter's (G7) coming without (C) fail

 

CHORUS: 

Alex (F) andra  Alex (C) andra

Where (G7) ever we (C) roam

Alex (F) andra  Alex (C)  andra 

The (G7) place we all call (C) home.

 

Verse 2:

(C) In the winter, fires ablazing 

(F) Jack Frost in the (C) air

(F) Snow up in the (C) mountains

Ice to (G7) skate on down here

At last the (C) springtime, days are longer

(F) Blossoms on the (C) trees

(F) Maybe walk through the (C) fields of thyme  

(G7) right up to your (C) knees

 

CHORUS: 

 

Alex (F) andra  Alex (C) andra

Where (G7) ever we (C) roam

Alex (F) andra  Alex (C)  andra 

The (G7) place we all call (C) home.

 

BRIDGE:

We (F) love Alex (C) andra, summer

(G7) winter and (C) fall

We (F) love our four (C) seasons

the (G7) springtime best of (C) all

 

CHORUS: 

Alex (F) andra  Alex (C) andra

Where (G7) ever we (C) roam

Alex (F) andra  Alex (C)  andra 

The (G7) place we all call (C) home.

 x 2

 

THAT'S  AOTEAROA    Kevin Fogarty

 

(F) Aroha is love, a blessing from above (tap,tap,tap,tap)

That's Aotea (C7) roa

A melting pot, we're cooking when we're hot

(tap, tap,tap,tap)

That's Aotea (F) roa

 

(F) The powerful seas, the tall kauri

(tap, tap,tap,tap)

 That's Aotea (C7) roa

A proud Kiwi, through ingenuity

(tap, tap,tap,tap)

That's Aotea (F) roa

 

(F) C'mon sing our song, original and strong

(tap, tap,tap,tap)

 That's Aotea (C7) roa

 From reggae and from rock, to rapping and hip hop 

(tap, tap, tap tap)

That's Aotea (F) roa

 

(F) From our ANZACs, to our All Blacks

(tap,tap,tap,tap)

 That's Aotea (C7) roa 

It's Christmas time, pohutakawa shine

(tap,tap,tap,tap)

That's Aotea (F) roa

(C) That's Aotea (F) roa

(C) That's Aotea (F) roa!

 

THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT

Chord sequence (C)  (F)  (C) (G7)  

(C) Dee Dee Dee Dee Dee (F) Dee Dee Dee  de (C) de um um a (G7) way

(C) Dee Dee Dee Dee Dee (F) Dee Dee Dee  de (C) de um um a (G7) way

 

(C) A wim  a weh a wim a weh

A (F) wim a weh a wim  a weh

 A (C) wim a weh  a wim a weh

A (G7) wim a weh  

 

(C) In the jungle, the (F) mighty jungle, the 

(C) lion sleeps to (G7) night x2

 

C) A wim  a weh a wim a weh

 

A (F) wim a weh a wim  a weh

 

 A (C) wim a weh  a wim a weh

 

A (G7) wim a weh  

 

(C)(tap) Near the village, the (F) peaceful village, the (C) lion  sleeps to (G7) night 

(C) Near the Village, the (F) quiet village, the (C) lion sleeps to (G7) night.

 

C) A wim  a weh a wim a weh

 

A (F) wim a weh a wim  a weh

 

 A (C) wim a weh  a wim a weh

 

A (G7) wim a weh  

 

( Z Chord) Hush my darling, don't fear my darling, the lion sleeps to night x2 

 

C) A wim  a weh a wim a weh

 

A (F) wim a weh a wim  a weh

 

 A (C) wim a weh  a wim a weh

 

A (G7) wim a weh  a wim a weh 

 

Chorus: 

(C) we ee ee (F)   we um (C) um um a (G7) way 

(C) we ee ee (F)   we um (C) um um a (G7) way

 

C) A wim  a weh a wim a weh

 

A (F) wim a weh a wim  a weh

 

 A (C) wim a weh  a wim a weh

 

A (G7) wim a weh  a wim a  (C) way  (x2) 

 

NGA IWI E    (Thanks Mary-Anne!) 

Chorus:   (Dm)  E    (C6)  ia    (Dm) ie 

                Whakarongo, Tautoko

                (Dm)  E    (C6)  ia    (Dm)  ie

              (  Whakarongo,   Tautoko ) 

                                

 Verse 1 (x2) 

(Dm)  Nga iwi e, Nga iwi e,

Kia (C6)  KoTahi ra  Te Moana (Dm) Nui a kiwa

Chorus:   (Dm)  E    (C6)  ia    (Dm) ie

                Whakarongo, Tautoko

                (Dm)  E    (C6)  ia    (Dm)  

              (  Whakarongo,   Tautoko )                   

 

Verse 2 (x2)    GIRLS

(Dm)  Wahine Ma! Wahine Ma!

(C6) Maranga mai, Maranga mai, (Dm) Kia kaha 

Chorus:   (Dm)  E    (C6)  ia    (Dm) ie       

               Whakarongo, Tautoko

               (Dm)  E    (C6)  ia    (Dm)   

              (  Whakarongo,   Tautoko ) 

                       

Verse 3 (x2)    BOYS

(Dm) E Tama Ma!   E Tama Ma!

(C6) Tama tu, Tama toa , (Dm) Tama ora 

Chorus:   (Dm)  E    (C6)  ia    (Dm) ie 

                Whakarongo, Tautoko

                (Dm)  E    (C6)  ia    (Dm)  ie

              (  Whakarongo,   Tautoko ) 

 

Verse 4 (x2) 

(Dm) Kia mau ra, Kia mau ra

Ki ti (C6) mana motuhake  Me te (Dm) aroha 

Chorus:   (Dm)  E    (C6)  ia    (Dm) ie

                Whakarongo, Tautoko

                (Dm)  E    (C6)  ia    (Dm)  ie

              (  Whakarongo,   Tautoko ) 

 

                                  

 

   

DON'T  WORRY, BE HAPPY     Bobby McFerrin


(C) Here's a little song I wrote

(Dm) You might want to sing it note for note

Don't (F) Worry, be (C) happy

Into every life there comes some trouble

(Dm) If you worry you make it double

Don't (F) Worry, be (C) happy.

 

Chorus:

(C) La La La La La La La La La  (Dm)La La La 

La La La La (F)La La La    La La La (C) La   X2

 

(C) Ain't got no place to lay my head

(Dm) Somebody came and took my bed

Don't (F) worry, be (C) happy

(C) Landlord say my rent is late

(Dm) He may have to litigate

Don't (F) worry, be (C) happy

 

Chorus:

 

(C) La La La La La La La La La  (Dm)La La La 

 

La La La La (F)La La La    La La La (C) La   X2

 

 

(C) Ain't got no cash ain't got no style

(Dm) Ain't got no girl to make me smile

Don't (F) worry, be (C) happy

 (C) 'Cause when you worry your face will frown

And (Dm) that will bring everybody down

Don't (F) worry, be (C) happy

 

 

Chorus:

 

(C) La La La La La La La La La  (Dm)La La La 

 

La La La La (F)La La La    La La La (C) La   X2

 

 

Throw out the Grain   Anna Maria van Riel 

 

INTRO: C-C-G-C x2 ​​4/4 timing

 

I’m (C) feeding the chookies with my Mum

(G)Feeding the chookies is (C) so much fun

(C) Feeding the chookies in the afternoon

(G) They gonna lay a (C) big egg soon

  

CHORUS

(C) Throw out the grain, throw out the grain

(G) Fill up the bucket and (C) do it again

(C) Throw out the corn, throw out the corn

(G) Load up the truck and (C)  toot the horn

 

I’m (C) feeding the piggy's with my Dad

(G)Feeding the piggies makes a (C) piggy feel glad

(C) They like scraps and they like waste  

(G) It's a littel stinky but they (C) like the taste

 

CHORUS

C) Throw out the grain, throw out the grain

 

(G) Fill up the bucket and (C) do it again

 

(C) Throw out the corn, throw out the corn

 

(G) Load up the truck and (C)  toot the horn

 

BRIDGE

I’m (F) grateful for the (C) sun

And I’m (G) grateful for the (C) land

(F) They give so much to (C) me

So I’ll (G) give a helping hand

 

Instrumental (verse chords)

(C) (C) (G) (C)

(C) (C) (G) (C)

 

I’m (C) feeding the lamby all by myself

(G)Putting a bottle right in (C) it's mouth

(C) He's so soft and cute and sweet

(G) All day long I hear him  (C) bleat

  

CHORUS

C) Throw out the grain, throw out the grain

 

(G) Fill up the bucket and (C) do it again

 

(C) Throw out the corn, throw out the corn

 

(G) Load up the truck and (C)  toot the horn

 

 

(C) Rooster crow, the sun shines bright

(G)Milking the cow in the  morning(C) light

(C) Thank you for my morning cream

(G) Porridge tastes just like a (C) dream 

 

 

CHORUS

 

C) Throw out the grain, throw out the grain

 

(G) Fill up the bucket and (C) do it again

 

(C) Throw out the corn, throw out the corn

 

(G) Load up the truck and (C)  toot the horn

 

CHORUS    A cappella and clap

 

Tūtira mai ngā iwi      Go those All Blacks!

Tahi , rua, toru, wha!

 

    

 

  C                                   F               C

1. Tūtira mai ngā iwi, Aue!  tātou tātou e,

                                           D7             G

    tūtira mai ngā iwi  Aue! , tātou tātou e.

             C                               F            C

    Whai-a te marama-tanga me te aroha - e ngā iwi !

         C                                           F      G      C

    Ki-a k'tapa-tahi, ki-a ko-tahi rā, tātou tātou e.

 

      C                                   F               C

2. Tūtira mai ngā iwi, Aue!  tātou tātou e,

                                           D7             G

    tūtira mai ngā iwi  Aue! , tātou tātou e.

             C                               F            C

    Whai-a te marama-tanga me te aroha - e ngā iwi !

         C                                           F      G      C

    Ki-a k'tapa-tahi, ki-a ko-tahi rā, tātou tātou e.

      F       G      C

    Tātou, tātou e !

Tahi , rua, toru, wha!   Ss e aue  hei!

 

ROCK AND ROLL MEDLEY Twelve Bar Blues In C   Thanks Chuck!

Well, It’s (C)! one for the money, (C)!two for the show
(C)! Three to get ready now (C) go cat go
But (F) don’t you, step on my Blue Suede (C) Shoes
You can (G7) do anything but don’t (F) step on my Blue Suede (C) Shoes 

 

You ain’t (C) nothing but a hound dog, cryin’ all the time
You ain’t nothing but a (F) hound dog, cryin’ all the (C) time
You ain’t (G7) never caught a rabbit and you (F) ain’t no friend of (C) mine!

Put your glad rags on and join me hon
We’ll have some fun when the clock strikes one
We’re gonna (F) rock around the clock tonight
We’re gonna (C) rock, rock rock until the broad daylight
We’re gonna (G7) rock, gonna rock (F) around the clock to (C) night

Good golly, Miss Molly you sure like a ball
Good golly, Miss (F) Molly you sure like a (C) ball
When you’re (G7) rockin' and a roll in’
Can’t (F) hear your Momma (C) call.

Go go  Go Johnny Go Go Go  Go Go
Go (F) go Go Johnny Go Go Go  (C) Go Go
Go (G7) (F) Johnny  be (C) good 

All my love, all my kissin’ You don’t know what you been a missin’
Oh (F) boy, when you’re with me oh (C) boy the world can see
That (G7) you were  (F) meant for (C) me.

Shake Rattle and Roll Shake Rattle and Roll (F) Shake Rattle and Roll
(C) Shake Rattle and Roll Oh you (G7) never do nothing to (F)save your mortal (C) soul.

Well, It’s (C)! one for the money, (C)! two for the show
(C)!Three to get ready now (C) go cat go
But (F) don’t you, step on my Blue Suede (C) Shoes
You can (G7) do anything but lay (F) off my Blue Suede (C)Shoes
You can (G7) do anything but (F) lay off my Blue Suede (C) Shoes

(Roll and (C) !

Riptide

 

RIPTIDE     Vance Joy

 [Am] [G] [C] x2

[Am] I was scared of [G] dentists and the [C] dark
[Am] I was scared of [G] pretty girls and [C] starting conversations  Oh [Am] all my [G] friends are turning [C] green    You're the [Am] magicians a[G]ssistant in their [C] dreams

Chorus Part 1: Ah [Am] ooh [G] ooh [C] ooh
Ah [Am] ah ooh [G] ooh and they [C!] come un [C!] stuck


Chorus Part 2: [Am] Lady [G] running down to the [C] riptide Taken away to the [Am] darkside
[G] I wanna be your [C] left hand man
I [Am] love you [G] when you're singing that [C] song and
I got a lump in my [Am] throat 'cause
[G] You're gonna sing the [C] words wrong

[Am] There's this movie [G] that I think you'll [C] like

This [Am] guy decides to [G] quit his job and (C)heads to New York City

This (Am) cowboy's (G) running from him (C) self

And (Am) she's been living (G) on the highest (C) shelf

 

Chorus Part 1: Ah [Am] ooh [G] ooh [C] ooh
Ah [Am] ah ooh [G] ooh and they [C!] come un [C!] stuck

 


Chorus Part 2: [Am] Lady [G] running down to the [C] riptide Taken away to the [Am] darkside
[G] I wanna be your [C] left hand man
I [Am] love you [G] when you're singing that [C] song and
I got a lump in my [Am] throat 'cause
[G] You're gonna sing the [C] words wrong



[Am] I just wanna I just wanna [G] know
[C] If you're gonna if you're gonna [F]stay
[Am] I just gotta I just gotta [G] know
[C] I can't have it I can't have it [F] any other way

I [Am!] swear she's [G!] destined for the [C!] screen
[Am!] Closest thing to [G!] Michelle Pfeiffer [C!] that you've ever  [C!] seen oh


Chorus Part 2: [Am] Lady [G] running down to the [C] riptide Taken away to the [Am] darkside
[G] I wanna be your [C] left hand man
I [Am] love you [G] when you're singing that [C] song and
I got a lump in my [Am] throat 'cause
[G] You're gonna sing the [C] words wrong 

I got a lump in my [Am] throat 'cause
[G] You're gonna sing the [C!] words wrong

ISLAND QUEEN     Dave Parker (The Nukes) 

Intro: (C) (C7) (F) (D7) (C) (D7) (G7) (C)

(C) With a warm breeze be (C7)hind her 

(F) Nothing could be (D7) finer

Her (C) bow a-  dancing up (D7) on  a diamond (G7) sea

Up (C) on Pacific (C7) water she (F) is the ocean’s (D7) daughter

My (C) beautiful (D7)Is (G7) land (C) Queen

 

Chorus:

Island (F) Queen is dancing her (C) way cross the ocean

Island (F)Queen she  seems to (D7) know her own (G7) way

I never (C) find a cause to (C7) doubt her

She (F) is the ocean’s (D7) daughter

My (C) beautiful (D7) Is (G7) land (C) Queen

 

Bridge:

From (G7) Hawaii to Tahiti

(C) Fiji to Samoa

To that (D7) pearl of the Pacific (G7) Aotearoa - Aotearoa

with a (C) warm breeze (C7) behind her

(F) Nothing could be (D7) finer

My (C) beautiful  (D7) Is (G7) Land (C) Queen.

 

Instrumental

(C) (C7) (F) (D7) (C) (C) (D7) (G7) 

(C) (C7) (F) (D7) (C) (D7) (G7) (C)

Bridge

 

From (G7) Hawaii to Tahiti

 

(C) Fiji to Samoa

 

To that (D7) pearl of the Pacific (G7) Aotearoa - Aotearoa

 

with a (C) warm breeze (C7) behind her

 

(F) Nothing could be (D7) finer

 

My (C) beautiful  (D7) Is (G7) Land (C) Queen

 

Chorus

 

Island (F) Queen is dancing her (C) way cross the ocean

 

Island (F)Queen she  seems to (D7) know her own (G7) way

 

I never (C) find a cause to (C7) doubt her

 

She (F) is the ocean’s (D7) daughter

 

My (C) beautiful (D7) Is (G7) land (C) Queen

 

Repeat last three lines

 

Intro: (C) (C7) (F) (D7) (C) (D7) (G7) (C)  to finish

 

UKULELE BOOGIE    Arranged by Maria Winder

 

Intro: (C) (C6) (C) (C6) x4

   (C)                                  (C7) 

A         0 | 1 0      |         0 |1 0       |

E     0 3  |      3 0 |    0 3   |     3 0  |

C 0         |           | 0         |            |    

 

 (F)                      (C)                      (G7)        (F)       

A   0 3 5 |6 5 3 0 |         0 |1 0       |    0 2 0 |             |

E 1         |          |    0 3    |     3 0  | 3          | 3 1 0    |

C            |          | 0         |            |                       2  | 

 

   (C)       (1)  (G7)          (2) rest (G7) (C)                  (G7) (C) 

A         0    |                                               3       0 

E    0 3      |      3 3 3 3                                  3 3     3 

C 0            |

                                 

THE  BEST DAY OF MY LIFE     American Authors

  2,3 (C) I had a dream so big and loud

I jumped so high I touched the clouds

(F)  Woh o o o o o o  (Who o o o o o o)

I (C) stretched my hands out to the sky

We danced with monsters through the night

 

(F) Woh o o o o o o ( Woh o o o o o o)

(C) I'm never gonna look back Wo oh

I'm never gonna give it up  oh no

(F) Please don't wake me now!  2,3,4!

 

Girls)  (C) Woh o o o o o Woh o o o o  (F) Li - i - fe

(Boys)  (C) Woh o o o o o This is gonna be the best day of my (F) Li-i- fe

(All) my li - i - i -i - fe     

 

I (C) howled at the moon with friends, 

   And the sun came crashing in

   (F) Wo o o o o oh (echo)

  (C) But all the possibilities

    No Limits just epiphanies

   (F) Wo o o o o oh (echo)

   (C) I'm never gonna look back Wo - oh

      Never gonna give it up, oh no!

    (F) No please don't wake me now. 2! 3! 4!

 

Girls)  (C) Woh o o o o o Woh o o o o  (F) Li - i - fe

(Boys)  (C) Woh o o o o o This is gonna be the best day of my (F) Li-i- fe

(All) my li - i - i -i - fe    

   

(C) I hear it calling outside my window

I feel it in my soul (soul)

The stars were burning so bright 

The sun was out 'til midnight

I say we lose control (Control)

 

(Girls)  (C) Woh o o o o o Woh o o o o  (F) Li - i - fe

(Boys)  (C) Woh o o o o o This is gonna be the best day of my (F) Li-i- fe

(All) my li - i - i -i - fe     (Repeat last three lines - End on (C) ) 

 

 

SHOTGUN George Ezra

(C) (F) (Am) (G)

[Verse 1]
(C)  Home grown alligator (F) see you later Gotta (Am) hit the road gotta (G) hit the road
(C) The sun and change in the atmosphere (F) Architecture unfamiliar (Am)  I could get used to (G) this

[Pre-chorus] 
(C) Time flies by in the (F) yellow and green stick (Am) around and you’ll see what I (G) mean
There’s a (C)  mountain top that I’m (F) dreaming of If you (Am)  need me you know where I’ll (G) be

[Chorus] 
I’ll be riding (C)  shotgun Underneath the (F) hot sun Feeling like a (Am) someone (G)
I’ll be riding (C) shotgun Underneath the (F) hot sun Feeling like a (Am) someone (G) 

[Verse 2]
The (C) south of the equator (F)  navigator Gotta(Am)  hit the road gotta (G) hit the road
(C) Deep-sea diving round the clock (F) Bikini bottoms lager tops
I (Am)  could get used to (G) this

Pre-chorus] 
(C) Time flies by in the (F) yellow and green stick (Am) around and you’ll see what I (G) mean
There’s a (C)  mountain top that I’m (F) dreaming of If you (Am)  need me you know where I’ll (G) be

[Chorus] 
I’ll be riding (C)  shotgun Underneath the (F) hot sun Feeling like a (Am) someone (G)
I’ll be riding (C) shotgun Underneath the (F) hot sun Feeling like a (Am) someone (G) 

 

[Verse 3]
(C) We got two in the front (F) two in the back. (Am) Sailing along and we (G) don’t look back
 (C ) (F) (Am) (G) 

 

Pre-chorus] 
(C) Time flies by in the (F) yellow and green stick (Am) around and you’ll see what I (G) mean
There’s a (C)  mountain top that I’m (F) dreaming of If you (Am)  need me you know where I’ll (G) be

[Chorus] 
I’ll be riding (C)  shotgun Underneath the (F) hot sun Feeling like a (Am) someone (G)
I’ll be riding (C) shotgun Underneath the (F) hot sun Feeling like a (Am) someone (G)