Innes Neil - For The Benefit Of Mankind Chords & Tabs

 

For The Benefit Of Mankind Chords & Tabs

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For The Benefit Of Mankind Chords

   
For The Benefit Of Mankind

Neil Innes

Intro*:  Am


Am                              Dm    Dm/C  Dm/B
Ever since I was knee-high to a bandy dragonfly

Dm/A      E            
I've been asking questions, "Why?"

                      Am  
For the benefit of mankind 

         E             Am
(For the benefit of mankind) 


Am
I compared the monkey's tail 

       Dm      Dm/C   Dm/B 
to the flipper of the whale 

Dm/A    E
and the Buddhist's fingernail

                      Am
For the benefit of mankind 

         E             Am 
(For the benefit of mankind) 


Am
For the benefit of mankind 

        Dm
For the benefit of mankind 

        E                
For the anthropological technicalogical benefit of 

   Am 
mankind 



Instr*: Am


Am
I've seen pandas on the wing

          Dm    Dm/C   Dm/B
Heard the brontosaurus sing 

Dm/A     E 
And I've measured balls of string 

                      Am
For the benefit of mankind 

         E             Am 
(For the benefit of mankind) 

Am 
I've untangled tambourines 

     Dm     Dm/C Dm/B 
Disinfected aubergines

Dm/A     E 
Looped a loop in submarines 

                      Am 
For the benefit of mankind 
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         E             Am
(For the benefit of mankind) 


Am
For the benefit of mankind 

        Dm 
For the benefit of mankind 

        E            
For the abracadabrical polysyllabical benefit of 

   Am
mankind 



Instr:  Am  C  G  Am  C  G  Am  A



A                          E   
For the purely statistical theosophistical 

G                D
characteristical man in the street 

   F              C            B7             E
My proper reality universality fundamentality cannot

be beat! 

     B7             E 
(his fundamentality cannot be beat) 

   B7             E
My fundamentality cannot be beat! 

     B7             E 
(his fundamentality cannot be beat!) 

        Am
For the benefit of mankind 

        Dm
For the benefit of mankind 

        E                            
For the simply omnivorous wholly vociferous benefit of

   Am
mankind 

Am
For the benefit of mankind 

        Dm
For the benefit of mankind 

        E                
For the anthropological technicalogical 


abracadabrical polysyllabical 

                                                 Am   
simply omnivorous holy vociferous! benefit of mankind


HEY! 




NB:
For the sections with Dm and a bass note 
(eg. Dm/C, which is Dm with a C bass), Dm can be 
played without the bass note all the way through.

"*" = impressive Andy Roberts guitar solo!
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