The Dipsy Doodle    (video)

 

    C ~ ~  C ~ ~

 

     C

1.      The Dipsy Doodle's the thing to beware,

 

    the Dipsy Doodle will get in your hair.

F

    And if it gets you, it couldn't be worse,

C

    the things you say will come out in reverse,

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    like "You love I and me love you".

D7                                           G         C

    That's the way the Dipsy Doodle works.

 

   C

2.     The Dipsy Doodle's easy to find,

 

    you know it's always in back of your mind.

F

    You never know it until it's too late,

C

    and then you're in such a terrible state,

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    like "The moon jumped over the cow, hey, diddle".

D7                                           G         C

    That's the way the Dipsy Doodle works.

 

             F

+ Whenever you think you're crazy,

 

    you're just a victim of the Dipsy Doodle.

                      D7

    Ah, but it's not your mind that's hazy,

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    it's your tongue that's at fault, not your noodle !

 

   C

3.    You better listen and try to be good,

 

    and try to do all the things that you should.

F

    The Dipsy Doodle will get you some day,

C

    you'll think you're crazy, all the things that you say,

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    like "Rockin' not I and rollin' goodbye".

D7                                           G         C

    That's the way the Dipsy Doodle works.

 

+  C - F - C - G - F - C (2x)

 

                  F

+  Well, when you think you're crazy,

 

    you're the victim of the Dipsy Doodle.

                 D7

    But it's not your mind that's hazy,

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    it's your tongue that's at fault, not your noodle.

 

    C

4.       You better listen and try to be good,

 

    and try to do all the things that you should.

F

    The Dipsy Doodle will get you some day,

C

    you'll think you're crazy, all the things that you say,

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    like "Roll, rattle and shake alligator".

D7                                           G         C

    That's the way the Dipsy Doodle works !

D7                               G7                   C

    That's the way the Dipsy Doodle works !

 

    (Bill Haley & His Comets)