Thursday, 24 May 2018

A Kayaker's Sea-Shanty: MY BLUE SIT-ON


POST #177
PARODY-LYRICS
ORIGINAL SONG"My Blue Heaven", W. Donaldson (music), G.A.Whiting (lyrics), 1928. Performed originally by Gene Austin, covered by almost 100 other bands and soloists, from Marlene Dietrich to Norah Jones.
PARODY COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio, May 2015, post updated May 2018.
WORDPLAY LINK: And, for something completely different, see our current blogpost  on Edifying Nonsense  - "More Fun with Impeachment" 

Shem Creek, SC
foreground: sit-on kayak

background: trawlers



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UKULELE-FRIENDLY FORMAT (and guitar, too!)
(Click on any chord-chart slide to move to 'song-presentation mode'; then navigate through thumbnails at bottom of page.)

Specifics for C-tuned ukulele):
F7 = 2310 (or 2313);  Bb6 = 0211;  Bb = 3211;  Cm7 = 3333;  Fdim7 = 1212;  Bb7 = 1211;  Eb = 0331 . 














final harmonic = 7565




ORIGINAL SONG-LYRICS
(click on any chart to enlarge and scroll between versions of the song)








WORDPLAY LINK: 
For wordplay (palindromes, anagrams, eggcorns, creative cartography, etc.) and silly poetry (polished limericks), see our sister blog "EDIFYING NONSENSEhere






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