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Lonnie Donnegan - Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour chords

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Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavour:
Lonnie Donnegan. Top of the charts in 1959.

#1.
C         G7     C
Oh-me, oh-my, oh,you.
         G7      C
Whatever shall I do?
F         C        G7          C
Hallelu...jah, the question is peculiar.
C          G7     C
I'd give a lot of dough,
C  G7           C
If only I could know.
    D
The answer to my question,
      D7           G
Is it yes or is it no?

CHORUS:
G         C          
Does your chewing gum lose its flavor 
       G7
on the bedpost overnight?

If your mother says don't chew it, 
       C             C7
do you swallow it in spite?
        F                F7
Can you catch it on your tonsils, 
        Am7               F
can you heave it left and right?
          C    
Does your chewing gum lose its flavor 
       G7
on the bedpost overnight?


#2. ***(Chords are the same for the rest of it.)***

Here comes a blushing bride,

The groom is by her side.

Up to the altar, just as steady as Gibraltar.

The groom has got the ring,

and it's such a pretty thing.

But as he slips it on her finger,

The choir begins to sing...

CHORUS:

#3.

Now the nation rise as one,

to send their only son.

up to the White House, yes, 

the nation's only White House,

to voice their discontent,

unto the Pres-I-dent.

They ponder the  burning question..

what has swept this continent?

SPOKEN: If tin whistles are made of tin, 
what do they make fog horns out of?
Boom boom!

CHORUS:
ADD:
G7                    C
On..the..bedpost..overnight.

SPOKEN:
Hello there, I love you and I want to hold you tight!
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday night!
C                  G7
On the bedpost overnight!

A dollar is a dollar and a dime is a dime!
I'd sing another chorus but I haven't got the time!
C                  G7
On the bedpost overnight, yeah!


A fifties smash from Kraziekhat.


            
            
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tomdoggett 10 Oct 31, 2016 08:22 AM

Just for interest, there's a different set of lyrics here:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6bFTVi0hHs

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Kraziekhat 64,745 Nov 01, 2016 02:18 AM

tomdoggett:Thanks, mate:I checked out the other lyrics and this was the first time I've heard them. Quite a few more verses, very strange. The record I have is what I posted above.
Thanks for the info. Cheers, mate. KK.

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