Goosey Goosey

(Partridge)

#\#i#/#The Bull with the Golden Guts#\#/i#/#

The Bull with the Golden Guts

Recordings
Art
Lyrics
Chords and Tablature
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Recordings

  1. Demo version.
    Released in 1992 on the The Bull with the Golden Guts cassette.
    Also available on Fuzzy Warbles Volume One.
    Also available on the Blu-ray reissue of Nonsuch on 4 November 2013 in the U.K.
    Andy: “Another Nonsuch near miss. I feel the ghost of Barry Andrews is present on the minimal piano solo. Don't you ever dare call me gander head.”
    Andy: “Spring 1990 saw me crouched over an eight track cassette recorder gooseying myself. Only the third song I'd written for what was to become Nonsuch. Obviously Gander the wizard hadn't worked his magic strong enough on this one. Don't ‘egg’ me on, all these puns just get me ‘down’. ‘Quill’ there be no end to them?”
  2. Acoustic rehearsal video version.
    Recorded live at The Shed in 1990, during band rehearsals for Nonsuch.
    Screened at XTC fan conventions.
    Not released.
    Andy - lead vocals, acoustic guitar
    Colin - acoustic guitar, backing vocals
    Dave - acoustic guitar

[Thanks to R. Stevie Moore and Gerhard Satke]


Art

#\#a href="http://youtu.be/Ig9e5Tt6seI" target="churl"#/#“Goosey Goosey” live acoustic in the shed#\#/a#/#

“Goosey Goosey” live acoustic in the shed

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Lyrics

Hey goosey goosey
I believe it's for having fun
Hey goosey goosey
I believe it's for everyone.

One red morning
With no warning
Life comes crashing in
To wake you early with its golden din.

One blue evening
Cruelly leaving
It goes breezing out
The very second that you figure it out
What it's all for.

Everybody has a magic lantern
Everybody has an inner eye
Everybody has a magic carpet
Seems a shame if you don't let it fly
Tell you why

Hey goosey goosey...

Some bright daytime
Worker's playtime
You get country-bound
Pick your girl up
Throw your oil-can down

Some dark nighttime
Final frighttime
As the reaper knocks
The wisdom of the ancients in a box
But it's too late

Everybody has a magic lantern...

Hey goosey goosey...

Yes I do

Goosey goosey gander
wither do you wander?

[Thanks to Dave Franson]


Chords and Tablature

Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2001 12:43:18 +0000
From: Tim Harris <TimH (at) wordsrus dot demon dot co dot uk>
Subject: chords for Goosey Goosey (demo)
Message-ID: <5Pg1sFAmx1E8EweU (at) wordsrus dot demon dot co dot uk>


Goosey Goosey

D   Bm
Hey goosey goosey
D     Bm           D      Bm    Em   A
I believe it's for having fun
D    Bm
Hey goosey goosey
D     Bm           D    Bm    Em   A   Em7  A
I believe it's for everyone.


*A   Asus2  Asus4  A
One red    mor----ning
A    Asus2 Asus4  A
With no    war----ning
Asus2  A     D        Em
Life   comes crashing in
G           A              D      Em   A
To wake you early with its golden din.

(* as above)
One blue evening

Cruelly leaving

It goes breezing out

The very second that you figure it out
          A
What it's all for.

Em              Em7
Everybody has a magic lantern
Gdim
Everybody has an inner eye
Bm7
Everybody has a magic carpet
G                         A7/F#
Seems a shame if you don't let it fly
A
Tell you why


Hey goosey goosey...


Some bright daytime

Worker's playtime

You get country-bound

Pick your girl up

So you're all pinned down


Some dark nighttime

Final frighttime

As the reaper knocks

The wisdom of the ancients in a box

But it's too late


Everybody has a magic lantern...


Hey goosey goosey...


Yes I do


--
Tim Harris

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