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Shelby F Sheb Wooley - The Purple People Eater chords

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The Purple People Eater:Sheb Wooley.
#1 in 1958.

INTRO: A#

#1.
        D#
Well, I saw the thing comin' out of the sky..
       A#             D#
it had one long horn, one big eye.
D#                           G#
I commenced to shakin' and I said "ooh-eee!
   A#                  D#
it looks like a purple eater to me!"

CHORUS:
D#
It was a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater.
 A#
(One-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater.)
  D#
A one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater.
A#                    D#
Sure looks strange to me..(one eye?)

#2.
D#
Well, he came down to earth and he lit in a tree.
         A#                       D#
I said, 'Mr. Purple People Eater, don't eat me.'
D#                   G#                 A#
I heard him say in a voice so gruff.."I wouldn't eat you 
                D#
cause you're so tough."

CHORUS:
D#
It was a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater.
 A#
(One-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater.)
  D#
A one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people eater.
A#                    D#
Sure looks strange to me..(one horn?)

#3.
         F
I said, 'Mr. Purple People Eater, what's your line?'
               C                           F
He said, "It's eatin' purple people and it sure is fine.
F                                Bb
But that's not the reason that I came to land..
  C                                  F
I wanna get a job in a rock and roll band!"

CHORUS:
F
Well, bless my soul, rock and roll, flyin' purple people eater.
C
Pigeon-toed, undergrowed, flyin' purple people eater.
 F
(We wear short shorts!)
F                           C                     F
Flyin' purple people eater..sure looks strange to me.

#4.
F
And then he swung from the tree and he lit on the ground.
   C                       F
He started to rock, really rockin' around.
F                           Bb
It was a crazy ditty with a swingin' tune..
       C                            F
sing a bop bop aboppa loppa lim bam boom.

CHORUS:
F
Well, bless my soul, rock and roll, flyin' purple people eater.
C
Pigeon-toed, undergrowed, flyin' purple people eater.
 F
(I like short shorts!)
F                           C                     F
Flyin' purple people eater..sure looks strange to me.
(Purple people?)

#5.
    F#
And then he went on his way, and then what do ya know?
  C#                      F#
I saw him last night on a TV show.
F#                              Bb
He was blowing it out, a'really knockin' 'em dead..
        C#                                          F#
playin' rock and roll music through the horn in his head.

(CLARINET SOLO:) Bb F# Tequila!!!



A fifties smash from Kraziekhat.

            
            
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