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George Formby

With My Little Ukulele In My Hand(Chords)

George Formby

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Now everybody's got a crazy notion of their own 
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Some like to mix up with a crowd, some like to be alone 
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It's no one else's business as far as I can see 
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But every time that I go out the people stare at me 
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With my little ukulele in my hand 
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Of course the people do not understand 
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Some say 'Why don't you be a scamp?, Why don't you read a book?' 
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But I get lots more pleasure when I'm playing with me uke! 
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Of course I take no notice you can tell 
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For mother's sound advice will always stand 
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She said 'My boy do as I say and you'll never go astray 
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If you keep that ukulele in your hand, yes, son, 
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Keep your ukulele in your hand!' 


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While walking on the prom one night as peaceful as can be 
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When some young girl said 'What about a walk down by the sea?' 
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She said her name was Min and she'd just come for the day 
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She looked so young and harmless that I couldn't turn away 
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So with my little ukulele in my hand 
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Me and Min we walked along the sand 
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We walked along for miles without a single care or frown 
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But when we reached the sand dunes she said 'Come on let's sit down.' 
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I felt so shy and bashful sitting there 
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'Cause the things she said I didn't understand 
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She said 'Your love just makes my dizzy, come on big boy get busy...' 
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But I kept my ukulele in my hand, yes, sir, 
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I kept my ukulele in my hand! 


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Made up my mind that I'd get wed some eighteen months ago 
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I also bought a book about the things a boy should know 
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But just about a week ago I had an awful fright 
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I had to get dressed quickly in the middle of the night 
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And with my little ukulele in my hand 
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I went running down the street to Doctor Brand 
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It didn't take him long to get his bag of tools 
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I held his hat and coat and let him have me book of rules 
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Out the bedroom door he looked and smiled 
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He said 'Come on in and see your wife and child.' 
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My heart it filled with joy, I could see it was a boy 
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For he had a ukulele in his hand, oh, baby, 
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He had a ukulele 
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He had a ukulele 
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He had a ukulele in his hand! 
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