Trashmen - Surfin Bird Chords & Tabs

 

Surfin Bird Chords & Tabs

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Surfin Bird Chords

   
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Date: Thu, 14 Nov 1996 15:28:40 -0500
From: Andrew Rogers 
Subject: ./t/trashmen/surfin_bird.crd

The second-greatest rock 'n' roll record in the history of the eardrum;
amazingly, for a couple weeks in early '64 it was right behind the
all-time greatest (I hope I don't have to tell you what *that* was)
in the Billboard Top 10.  Then some British novelty act came along and
spoiled everything.  --AWR


				"Surfin' Bird"
			 (Frazier-White-Harris-Wilson)

Intro:

	[N.C]	
	A-well-a everybody's heard about the bird

Verse 1:

	      E7
	B-B-B-bird, bird, bird, B-bird's the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, bird, the bird is the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, bird, well the bird is the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, bird, well the bird is the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, bird, well the bird is the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	         B7
	A-well-a don't you know about the bird?
	      A7
	Well, everybody knows that the bird is the word!
	         E7
	A-well-a bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-A... [N.C.]

	[drum break]
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/t/trashmen/surfin_bird_crd.html ]
Verse 2:

	A-well-a everybody's heard about the bird
	Bird, bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-a bird, bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-a don't you know about the bird?
	Well, everybody's talking about the bird!
	A-well-a bird, bird, b-bird's the word
	A-well-A bird...

Break:

	[N.C.]
	Surfin' bird
	       Bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb... [retching noises]... aaah!
	
	Pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-
	Pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-ooma-mow-mow
	Papa-ooma-mow-mow

Verse 3:

	Papa-ooma-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow
	Papa-ooma-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow
	Ooma-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow
	Papa-ooma-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow
	Papa-ooma-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow
	Oom-oom-oom-oom-ooma-mow-mow
	Papa-ooma-mow-mow, papa-oom-oom-oom
	Oom-ooma-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow
	Ooma-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow
	Papa-A-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow
	Papa-ooma-mow-mow, ooma-mow-mow
	Papa-ooma-mow-mow, ooma-mow-mow
	Papa-oom-oom-oom-oom-ooma-mow-mow
	Oom-oom-oom-oom-ooma-mow-mow
	Ooma-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow
	Papa-ooma-mow-mow, ooma-mow-mow
	Well don't you know about the bird?
	Well, everybody knows that the bird is the word!
	A-well-a bird, bird, b-bird's the word

Coda:

	Papa-ooma-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow [repeat to fade]


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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