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Chord Req: moving on song

tuggy mac 21 Sep 03 - 12:36 PM
Sorcha 21 Sep 03 - 12:43 PM
GUEST,cranky yankee 21 Sep 03 - 01:22 PM
Sorcha 21 Sep 03 - 01:24 PM
Henrik W. 21 Sep 03 - 01:27 PM
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GUEST,Cranky Yankee 21 Sep 03 - 01:34 PM
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Subject: Chord Req: moving on song
From: tuggy mac
Date: 21 Sep 03 - 12:36 PM

please!


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: Sorcha
Date: 21 Sep 03 - 12:43 PM

Old tom cat caught his tail in the sewing machine,
Now he's a movin' on........??


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: GUEST,cranky yankee
Date: 21 Sep 03 - 01:22 PM

D
That big eight wheeler goin down the track

means your true lovin' Daddy aint comin back

          G                D               
I'm movin on, I'm a- rolling on

          A7
You were flyin' too high for my little old sky

             D
So I'm movin' on



The title is, "I'M MOVIN' ON"

The original record by Hank Snow sold seven Million in 1948 and at least two hundred thousand every year since. It's one of those great records that was perfectly ballanced with the different parts fitting so well together that one listens to it over and over again.

By the way, there's no drum on this record.

There's a Homer and Jethro parody of it that is really quite funny.

Sorcha: the verse is,

THE OLD TOM CAT WAS FEELIN MEAN WHEN HE CAUGHT HIS TAIL IN THE SEWIN' MACHINE
HE'S MOVIN' ON, HE'S A-ROLLIN' ON
HE RIPPED A STITCH WHEN HE HIT THE DITCH
HE'S MOVIN' ON

(other verss)

OLD HOMER HE GOT MIGHTY CLEAN WHEN HE SLIPPED AND FELL IN THE WASHIN' MACHINE
HE'S MOVIN ON, HE'LL SOON BE GONE.
HE COULDN'T STRADDLE THAT DOGGONE PADDLE, HE'S MOVIN ON.

JODY GIBSON


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: Sorcha
Date: 21 Sep 03 - 01:24 PM

Well, I was close! Been a long time, Jody.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: Henrik W.
Date: 21 Sep 03 - 01:27 PM

(Dm)Born in the middle of the afternoon
In a (C)horsedrawn wagon on the (A7)old A-(Dm)5
The (Dm)big twelve-wheelers shook my bed
"You (F)can't stay here", the (Gm)policeman (A7)said,
"You'd (Dm)better get (C)born in (C)someplace (A7)else"
(Dm)Move along, (A7)get along
(Dm)Move along, (A7)get along
3/4 time: (Dm)Go! (Bb)Move! (Dm)Shift!


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: oombanjo
Date: 21 Sep 03 - 01:31 PM

(G)born in the middle of the afternoon,in a(C) horse drawn carriage on the (D)old A(D)5.?? I play this one out of G. Denny Bartley Plays it in DADGAD Capoed up to a G tuning, But is this the right song??.
   Chee3rs Oombanjo.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: GUEST,Cranky Yankee
Date: 21 Sep 03 - 01:34 PM

The printed version of my previous post is not the way I wrote it, So, this should be more precise

(D)That big eight wheeler goin' down the track means your true lovin daddy aint a-comin back

I'm movin (G) on, I'm a rollin (D) on

You were (A7) flyin' too high for my little old sky so I'm movin (D) on

Jody


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: tuggy mac
Date: 21 Sep 03 - 02:41 PM

big thanks to henrik and oombanjo!


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Subject: RE: henrik and banjo
From: tuggy mac
Date: 21 Sep 03 - 08:50 PM

THanks!


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Subject: Lyr Add: THE BUG-OUT BALLAD (MOVING ON)
From: dick greenhaus
Date: 21 Sep 03 - 10:55 PM

and while we're at it:

THE BUG-OUT BALLAD (MOVING ON)

Hear the patter of running feet
It's the old First Cav in full retreat
They're moving on; they'll soon be gone
They're haulin' ass, not savin' gas
They'll soon be gone.

Over on that hill there's a Russian tank
A million Chinks are on my flank
I'm movin' on, I'll soon be gone
With my M-1 broke, it ain't no joke
I'll soon be gone.

Million Chinks comin' through the pass
Playin' burp-gun boogie all over my ass
I'm movin' on, I'll soon be gone
With my M-1 broke, it ain't no joke
I'll soon be gone.

Twenty thousand Chinks comin' through the pass
I'm tellin' you, baby, I'm haulin' ass
I'm moving on; I'll soon be gone
I'm haulin' ass, not savin' gas
I'll soon be gone.

Standin' in a rice paddy up to my belly
From then on, they called me "Smelly"
I'm moving on; I'll soon be gone
I'm haulin' ass, not savin' gas
I'll soon be gone.

Here's papa-san comin' down the track
Old A-frame strapped to his back
He's moving on; he'll soon be gone
he's haulin' ass, not savin' gas
He'll soon be gone.

Here's mama-san comin' down the track
Titty hangin' out, baby on her back
She's moving on; she'll soon be gone
From her tits to her toes, she's damn near froze
She'll soon be gone.

I sung this song for the very last time
Gonna get Korea off my mind
I'm moving on; I'll soon be gone
I done my time in the shit and slime
I'm movin' on.

From The Erotic Muse, Cray
Collected from Cray, 1953
Note: a parody of a country classic by Hank Snow

In Vietnam, they sang:
The McNamara Line is a hundred miles long
Completely surrounded by Viet Cong
I'm movin' on etc.

@war @army @Korea @America @retreat @bitching @parody
filename[ BUGOUT
TUNE FILE: MOVINGON
CLICK TO PLAY
RG


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: Phil Edwards
Date: 15 Jan 12 - 02:16 PM

Can anyone confirm the chords for this, preferably in the key of D ("Born" is on F#)?


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: GUEST,999
Date: 15 Jan 12 - 02:43 PM

Confirm the chords for which song? If you mean Moving On by Snow, the chords are

D
That big eight-wheeler rollin' down the track
                                  D7
Means your true-lovin' daddy ain't comin' back
                  G               D
'Cause I'm movin' on I'll soon be gone
         A7
You were flyin' too high for my little old sky
             D
So I'm movin' on


They jibe with what I remember.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: Phil Edwards
Date: 15 Jan 12 - 03:07 PM

I meant the Moving On Song by Peggy Seeger & Ewan MacColl.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: michaelr
Date: 15 Jan 12 - 03:33 PM

This is how I play it, based on the Christy Moore version. (I capo on the second fret.)


Am
Born in the middle of the afternoon

    D                           G    Am                                        
In a horse drawn carriage on the old A5        

    Am
The big twelve wheeler shook my bed,

    D          Am          D       Em                                        
"You can't stay here" the policeman said.                                

      Am         G       D          Em
You'd better get born in some place else.

   Am          G          Am          G                                
So move along, get along, Move along, get along,

F   G    Am                        
Go! Move! Shift!


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: Phil Edwards
Date: 15 Jan 12 - 06:12 PM

Great stuff. That's the melody as written, i.e. in the key of C with "Born..." on E. If I want to sing it in D, all I'm going to need to do is shunt everything up by a whole tone, so instead of Am, D, G, Em and F the chords will need to be Bm, E, A, F#m and G. No problem. Thanks, michaelr!


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: michaelr
Date: 16 Jan 12 - 12:27 AM

You're very welcome. It's a fun song to sing.

Do you work with an instrumentalist? My fiddler and I came up with a way to use a 4/4 version of "Far Away" as an instrumental part in this song. Works a treat.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: Phil Edwards
Date: 16 Jan 12 - 03:11 AM

Sounds interesting. Which "Far Away" is that?


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: moving on song
From: michaelr
Date: 21 Jan 12 - 12:03 PM

I only know this one. It's a waltz originally, written by Pete Jung.


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