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The Diary Of Horace Wimp ukulele

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                The Diary of Horace Wimp - ELO
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

ELO
The Diary of Horace Wimp (1979)
(Jeff Lynne)

From: "Discovery"

Hello ukulele players! I originally submitted this as a guitar tab 
but UG automatically added my submission to their ukulele tabs. 
I now edited it a little and hope it works for ukulele, too. 
But I'm not sure whether the chords I suggest make sense for the ukulele. 
If you have any suggestions to make as to how to improve this tab, 
don't hesitate to send a message. Enjoy!

This was meant for guitar, capo 1st fret.
If you want to play this song in its original key:
use the transpose button: -1


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Capo 1st fret

INTRO
| A | A7 | D | Dm | 
| Amaj7 | % | % | % |

   Amaj7
Monday: Late again, today, 
Amaj7                           Dmaj7      C#m7
 He’d be in trouble though he'd say he was sorry,
Dmaj7         C#m7             Amaj7   Dmaj7
 He’d have to hurry out to the bus
    Amaj7
Tuesday: Horace was so sad,
Amaj7                       Dmaj7    C#m7
 He’d never had a girl that he could care for
Dmaj7          C#m7                    Amaj7  Dmaj7
 And if he was late once more, he’d be out oh oh


A           D7/9  D7 A                  D7/9   D7
  Don't be afraid,    just knock on the door,
     A                   D7/9         D7
Well he just stood there mumblin' and fumblin'
A                   D7/9 D7
 Then a voice from above said
A                  A7
"Horace Wimp, this is your life,
   D               Dm 
Go on and find yourself a wife
A                A7
Make a stand and be a man,
    D               Dm 
And you will have a great life plan"
        A      A7       D           Dm 
You can do it
        A      A7       D           Dm 
Come on Horace


      Amaj7
Wednesday: Horace met a girl,
Amaj7                       Dmaj7 C#m7
  She was small and she was very  pretty,
Dmaj7          C#m7                 Amaj7    Dmaj7
 He thought he was in love, he was afraid oh oh

     Amaj7
Thursday: Asked her for a date,
Amaj7                       Dmaj7  C#m7
 The cafe down the street tomorrow evening,
Dmaj7          C#m7                  Amaj7  Dmaj7
His head was reeling, when she said "Yes,  OK"


A           D7/9  D7 A                  D7/9   D7
  Don't be afraid,    just knock on the door,
     A                   D7/9         D7
Well he just stood there mumblin' and fumblin'
A                   D7/9 D7
 Then a voice from above said
A                  A7
"Horace Wimp, this is your life,
   D               Dm 
Go on and find yourself a wife
A                A7
Make a stand and be a man,
    D               Dm 
And you will have a great life plan"
        A      A7      D         Dm 
You can do it
        A      A7      D         Dm 
Come on Horace


   Amaj7
Friday: Horace, this is it,
Amaj7                      Dmaj7      C#m7
 He asks the girl if maybe they could marry,
Dmaj7           C#m7           Amaj7      Dmaj7
 When she says "gladly" Horace cries "Boo Hoo"

   Amaj7
Sunday: Everybody's at the church,
Amaj7                      Dmaj7                C#m7
 When Horace rushes in and says "Now here comes my wife,
Dmaj7               C#m7          Amaj7  Dmaj7
 For the rest of my life" and she did

A           D7/9  D7 A                  D7/9   D7
  Don't be afraid,    just knock on the door,
     A                   D7/9         D7
Well he just stood there mumblin' and fumblin'
A                   D7/9 D7
 Then a voice from above  said
A                  A7
"Horace Wimp, this is your wife,
   D                Dm 
Go on and find yourself a life
A                A7
Make a stand and be a man,
    D                Dm 
And you will have a great life plan"
        A      A7      D        Dm 
You can do it
        A      A7      D        Dm 
Come on Horace

CODA
| A | A/G | D  | Dm  | (repeat)

Horace Wimp
Horace, Horace, Horace, Horace, Horace, Horace, Horace, Horace, Horace, Horace, 
Horace, Horace, Horace,

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 
Thursday, Friday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday, 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
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