The Cuckoo (Bird)
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis
Same chord progression for verse and chorus.




Am / / / |/ / / Oh, the cuckoo, she's a pretty bird, / |G / / / |Am / / Well, she warbles as she flies, / |/ / / / |/ / / But you never, hear the cuckoo, / |G / / / |G / / / | 'til the fourth day of Ju-ly.


Gonna build me a log cabin, On a mountain so high, So I can see Willy, As she goes walking by.


Well I played cards in old England, And I've gambled over in Spain, And I'll bet you ten dollars, That I'll beat you next game.


Jack o' Diamonds, Jack o' Diamonds, I know you of old, You rob ny poor pockets, Of its silver and its gold.


My horses they ain't hungry, And they won't eat your hay, I'll drive home just a little further, Wondering why you treat me this way.


Oh, the cuckoo she's a pretty bird, Lord, she warbles as she flies, She'll cause never more trouble, And she'll tell you no lies.


There's one thing that's been a puzzle, Since the day that time began, A man's love for, for his woman, And her sweet love for her man.

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