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Lyr/Chords Req: Down Under (Men at Work)

jamas 12 Dec 99 - 12:34 AM
alison 12 Dec 99 - 12:49 AM
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Subject: Down Under (Men at Work)
From: jamas
Date: 12 Dec 99 - 12:34 AM

any help appreciated - thanks in advance Tony


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Subject: ADD: Down Under (Men at Work)
From: alison
Date: 12 Dec 99 - 12:49 AM

Here you go for words anyway....

Men At Work
from the CD Business As Usual
"Down Under"

DOWN UNDER
(Colin Hay & Ron Strykert, 1982)

Traveling in a fried-out combie
On a hippie trail, head full of zombie
I met a strange lady, she made me nervous
She took me in and gave me breakfast
And she said,

"Do you come from a land down under?
Where women glow and men plunder?
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?
You better run, you better take cover."

Buying bread from a man in Brussels
He was six foot four and full of muscles
I said, "Do you speak-a my language?"
He just smiled and gave me a vegemite sandwich
And he said,

"I come from a land down under
Where beer does flow and men chunder
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?
You better run, you better take cover."

Lying in a den in Bombay
With a slack jaw, and not much to say
I said to the man, "Are you trying to tempt me
Because I come from the land of plenty?"
And he said,

"Oh! Do you come from a land down under? (oh yeah yeah)
Where women glow and men plunder?
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?
You better run, you better take cover."

slainte

alison


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Down Under (Men at Work)
From: john
Date: 12 Dec 99 - 05:18 AM

chordsa@

http:olga.skynet.be/olga/chordpro/m/Men.At.Work/DownUnder.chopro

simple search of the olga might be faster!


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Down Under (Men at Work)
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Date: 13 Dec 99 - 03:40 PM

oops - I've been away too long - I simply wanted to thank Alison and John for their help :-)


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Down Under (Men at Work)
From: Joe Offer
Date: 14 May 15 - 04:56 PM

In that first line, do the Australians spell it "combie"?
And is is the same thing as a German Kombi, a passenger van or microbus?

-Joe-


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Down Under (Men at Work)
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 14 May 15 - 07:15 PM

yes, Kombies/Combies were a famous part of Australian life at the time.

Songfacts.com article on' Down Under' which explains the song


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