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Chord Req: Bugger Off

GUEST,Automatic Sam 19 Jan 03 - 08:14 PM
Clinton Hammond 19 Jan 03 - 09:05 PM
GUEST,Mick but not Mick 19 Jan 03 - 09:38 PM
Clinton Hammond 19 Jan 03 - 10:18 PM
Clinton Hammond 19 Jan 03 - 10:41 PM
GUEST 20 Jan 03 - 08:27 PM
mack/misophist 20 Jan 03 - 09:24 PM
Clinton Hammond 20 Jan 03 - 09:46 PM
Clinton Hammond 23 Jan 03 - 05:23 PM
GUEST,Automatic Sam 27 Jan 03 - 12:58 AM
winterchild 27 Jan 03 - 01:06 AM
winterchild 27 Jan 03 - 01:07 AM
Charley Noble 27 Jan 03 - 09:01 AM
The Fooles Troupe 10 Feb 05 - 08:46 AM
Bob Bolton 10 Feb 05 - 09:24 PM
Clinton Hammond 11 Feb 05 - 05:36 PM
Cluin 12 Feb 05 - 01:13 AM
Clinton Hammond 12 Feb 05 - 10:56 AM
Cluin 12 Feb 05 - 08:04 PM
GUEST,Wow, just wow 03 Apr 08 - 04:39 PM
GUEST,Tim Searles 15 Aug 12 - 08:54 PM
Little Hawk 15 Aug 12 - 09:10 PM
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Subject: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: GUEST,Automatic Sam
Date: 19 Jan 03 - 08:14 PM

Hey there. Can anyone help me out with the chords (or even a recording) of "Bugger Off You Bastards"? A verse is included below to avoid confusion as to what song I'm talking about...

*************

Bugger off you bastards bugger off (FUCK YOU)
Bugger off you bastards bugger off (FUCK YOU)
Like a herd of bloody swine who refuse to leave the trough
You'll get no more this evening so you bastards bugger off

You've been a splendid audience but oh my time is past
So don't you all be letting the door hit you in the ass
You've been a lovely audience but enough is enough
We'd take a drink kindly if you'd all just bugger off


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 19 Jan 03 - 09:05 PM

Is that you Mick?

:-)


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: GUEST,Mick but not Mick
Date: 19 Jan 03 - 09:38 PM

Well, actually, this is Mick, but not the Mick you're thinking about. This is our first post ever to Mudcat - we're a struggling group of vaguely-trad Irish and Scots players in NYC.

So, d'ya know the chords? :)


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 19 Jan 03 - 10:18 PM

I do not, but the Mick -I- know might very well have them... lemme pester him tomorrow and I'll refresh the thread if I find 'em!

:-)


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 19 Jan 03 - 10:41 PM

I found it really easily on Kazaa...

,-)


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: GUEST
Date: 20 Jan 03 - 08:27 PM

Coincidences, and all that. A nephew of mine sent me a compliation of songs he had gathered, I suppose on line somewhere, and "Bugger Off" is on it. I had never heard it before, but think is a real hoot, at the right time for the rightr audience.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: mack/misophist
Date: 20 Jan 03 - 09:24 PM

I dont have the words down but if an mp3 of the song would help, try Wilderness 1916 at mp3,com. Bugger Off is their main excuse for existing.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 20 Jan 03 - 09:46 PM

Someone needs to teach the guy in Wilderness 1916 to sing his consonance, and not to linger on his vowels...

Interesting "Singing-through-a-plastic-horn" vocal effect as well

,-)


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Subject: Lyr Add: BUGGER OFF
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 23 Jan 03 - 05:23 PM

Well, someone needs to post the lyrics at least...

BUGGER OFF
(Tim Searles and Tommy Ward)

Bugger off ya bastards bugger off
Bugger off ya bastards bugger off
Like a heard of bloody swine
Who refuse to leave the trough
You'll get no more this evening so
Ya bastards bugger off

You've been a lovely audience but oh the time has past
So don't ya all be letting the door, hit ya in the ass
You've been a lovely audience but enough is enough
We'd take it very kindly if ya'd all just bugger off

Here's to the barkeeps and the waitresses who've been serving you your beer
They put up with your awful breath and your stupid drunken leers
Be leaving all your money on the table when ya go
Tomorrow you'll have a throbbin head and nothing else to show

Here's to all the lovely ladies who are waiting for the band
And thinking one of them might make a torrid one-night-stand
Oh please don't be offended girls this song's not meant for you
And we're happy to oblige you when this nasty job is through

So now you're promising the ladies a night of lovin' bliss
When truth be told you're far to drunk to stand up straight and piss
So give it up ya bloody sods you'll not be getting laid
And the sooner that you're out the door, the sooner we'll get paid!


nice eh... let's sing this one for Granny...

;-)


    Songwriter name added 15 Aug 2012.
    From Tim Searles:
      Just to clarify...Tony Miles did not write "Bugger Off"......It was written by myself and Tommy Ward, members of "Bootless and Unhorsed" (Burlington, Vermont) in 1988 and recorded on our live record "If Pigs Could Fly" in 1994. Thousands of copies where sold (which is a big deal in Vermont, and tens of thousands of people heard us use the song as an encore during our long tenure as the house band at Burlington's legendary "Last Chance Saloon".
    -Joe Offer-


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: GUEST,Automatic Sam
Date: 27 Jan 03 - 12:58 AM

Thanks for your help, guys. I found a sample of it being played, and can probably figure out the progression from that. I'll let you know what kind of reception it gets as a set closer... :)


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: winterchild
Date: 27 Jan 03 - 01:06 AM

Hey, Mick that is not Mick - since you're in NYC, did you catch that thread for the Groundhog Day thingy? I, alas, am far from that city...

WinterC


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: winterchild
Date: 27 Jan 03 - 01:07 AM

(It's titled "Midwinter Hoot in NYC")


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: Charley Noble
Date: 27 Jan 03 - 09:01 AM

Any clue to who composed this ditty? They deserve some credit.

Reminds me a little of an older "You're a Bloody Rotten Audience" song that circulated around folk clubs some 15 years ago. Maybe that song evolved, or devolved as it were...

Cheerily,
Charley Noble


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 10 Feb 05 - 08:46 AM

refresh


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: Bob Bolton
Date: 10 Feb 05 - 09:24 PM

G'day Charlie (a mere 2 years, 2 weeks and one day back ...),

In my mind, I kept hearing Eric Bogle singing You're a Bloody Rotten Audience ... but a quick Google search indicates that Tony Miles actually wrote it. Tony is another of t'othersiders that saw the sense of heading off to Australia ... in Tony's case, from England to Queensland.

I have a lovely memory of Tony, while we were singing around a campfire at the Ben Hall Festival, Carcoar, 1979, doing a wickedly good parody of Eric's The Band Played Waltzing Matilda. Our National Broadcaster - The Australian Broadcasting Commission, as it was then called, recorded the whole wonderful session - in high grade stereo, from their mobile recording van ... but never broadcast that campfire. I pressed them for a reason ... and they claimed that: "... the crackle of the fire, in the background, compromised their high standards of acoustic fidelity ...!"

Regards,

Bob


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Subject: Lyr/Chords Add: BUGGER OFF YE BASTARDS BUGGER OFF
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 11 Feb 05 - 05:36 PM

Chords... in G I guess...

G) Bugger off ya bastards bugger off
Bugger (Em) off ya bastards bugger (D) off
Like a (G) heard of bloody swine
Who (Em) refuse to leave the (C)trough
You'll (G) get no more this (Em) evening so
Ya (C) bastards (D) bugger (G)off

You've been a lovely audience but (C)oh the (D)time has (G)past
So don't ya all be letting the door, (C)hit ya in the (D)ass
You've (C)been a lovely audience but (G)enough is (Em)enough
We'd (G) take it very(Em) kindly if ya'd (C)all just (D)bugger (G)off

that help??


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Subject: Lyr/Chords Add: BUGGER OFF YE BASTARDS BUGGER OFF
From: Cluin
Date: 12 Feb 05 - 01:13 AM

Got `em a little different here:


       G       C                G
Bugger off, ye bastards, bugger off
       Em      C                D       D7
Bugger off, ye bastards, bugger off
             G             C
You're like a herd of bloody swine
          G       G/F#      Em
Who just refuse to leave the trough
          G                C
But you'll get no more this evening
      D7               G
So ye bastards, bugger off

(D7)         G                C            D7               G
Well, you've been a grand old audience but now the time has past
      Em               C      C/B    Am         Am7    D    D7
So go on and don't ye let the door be hittin' ye in the ass
            G             D             G    G/F# Em
Yes, you've been a lovely audience, but enough is enough
    G             C             D       D7    G
We'd take it fairly kindly if ye'd all just bugger off

(D7)    G
Bug -ger off....


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 12 Feb 05 - 10:56 AM

Ya... mostly you just transcribed the transitions that I assumed everyone would know to do anyway...

:-)


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: Cluin
Date: 12 Feb 05 - 08:04 PM

Never assume. You know better than that by now.   ;)


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Looking for music to 'Bugger Off'
From: GUEST,Wow, just wow
Date: 03 Apr 08 - 04:39 PM

so the last post was in 05 i guess, here i am in 08 and finally... FINALLY found the chords to that damn song! thank you.... FROM THE FUTURE!!!!!


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Bugger Off
From: GUEST,Tim Searles
Date: 15 Aug 12 - 08:54 PM

Just to clarify...Tony Miles did not write "Bugger Off"......It was written by myself and Tommy Ward, members of "Bootless and Unhorsed" (Burlington, Vermont) in 1988 and recorded on our live record "If Pigs Could Fly" in 1994. Thousands of copies where sold (which is a big deal in Vermont, and tens of thousands of people heard us use the song as an encore during our long tenure as the house band at Burlington's legendary "Last Chance Saloon".


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Bugger Off
From: Little Hawk
Date: 15 Aug 12 - 09:10 PM

I encountered the song "Bugger Off" on Youtube one day. It's hilarious. Sent the link to one of my best buds...a lifelong folkie...and he got all huffy and offended over the "vulgarity", much to my surprise. I had no idea he was so sensitive. You'd think I'd sent it to my maiden Aunt Edna or something, the way he reacted.


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