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Garden Party

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Garden Party - Ricky Nelson 1972
Written by Ricky Nelson
Country Rock

A = X02220
Bm = X24432
D = XX0232
D/Db = X4X232
D/B = X2X232
D/A = X0X232
G = 320003

Ukulele (U*)

A = 2100
A6 = 2120
Bm = 4222
D = 2220
D6 = 2222
G = 0232
 
Intro:
E ---------|
B ---------|
G ---------|
D ---------|
A --0-2-4--|
E ---------|

D, A, G, A, D, Bm, G, A


Verse 1:

D                   G            D                 G
I went to a garden party to reminisce with my old friends.
U* D   A6       D6       D             G         A        D
    D   D/Db    D/B      D/A          G         A        D
A chance to share old memories   and play our songs again.

D                         G     D                G
When I got to the garden party, they all knew my name,
U* D   A6       D6       D             G         A        D
    D   D/Db    D/B      D/A          G         A        D
But no one recog-nized    me,   I didn't look the same


Chorus:

         G   A     D                  G          A      D
But it's, all right now.            I learned my lesson well.

             G      A      D   Bm          G      A      D
You see you, can't please everyone, so you got to please yourself.


Verse 2:

D                G             D            G
People came from miles around. Everyone was there.
U* D   A6       D6       D             G         A        D
    D   D/Db    D/B      D/A          G         A        D
Yoko brought her walrus.      There was magic in the air.

D               G       D          G
And over in the corner, much to my surprise,
U* D   A6       D6       D             G         A        D
    D   D/Db    D/B      D/A          G         A        D
Mr. Hughes hid in Dylan's shoes   wearing his disguise.


Chorus:

         G   A     D                G          A      D
But it's, all right now.            I learned my lesson well.

             G      A      D   Bm          G      A      D
You see you, can't please everyone, so you got to please yourself.

G   A  D      G     A     D      G A D Bm     G  A  D
Lot da da,    lot n da da da


Verse 3:

D                     G            D                       G
I played them all the old songs, I thought that's why they came.
U* D   A6       D6       D             G         A        D
    D   D/Db    D/B      D/A          G         A        D
No one heard the music,        We didn't look the same.

D                G          D              G
I said hello to "Mary Lou", she belongs to me.
U* D   A6       D6       D             G         A        D
    D   D/Db    D/B      D/A          G         A        D
When I sang a song about a honky tonk,   it was time to leave.


Chorus:

         G   A     D                G          A      D
But it's, all right now.            I learned my lesson well.

             G      A      D   Bm          G      A      D
You see you, can't please everyone, so you got to please yourself.

G   A  D  Bm  G     A     D      G A D Bm     G A  D
Lot da da,    lot n da da da


Verse 4:

D                     G               D                      G
Someone opened up the closet door and out stepped Johnny B. Goode,
U* D   A6       D6       D             G         A        D
    D   D/Db    D/B      D/A          G         A        D
Playing guitar like a ringin' a bell    and lookin'like he should.

D                            G          D                G
If you gotta play at garden parties, I wish you a lotta luck
U* D   A6       D6       D             G         A        D
    D   D/Db    D/B      D/A          G         A        D
But if memories were all  I sang,     I'd rather drive a truck.


Chorus:

         G   A     D                G          A      D
Ain't it, all right now.            I learned my lesson well.

             G      A      D   Bm          G      A      D
You see you, can't please everyone, so you got to please yourself.

G   A  D  Bm  G     A     D      G A D Bm     G A  D
Lot da da,    lot n da da da


Final Chorus:
         G   A     D                G          A      D
Ain't it, all right now.            I learned my lesson well.

             G      A      D   Bm          G      A      D
You see you, can't please everyone, so you got to please yourself.

END:
Intro:
E ----------------------|
B ----------------------|
G ----------------------|
D -------------------0--|
A --0-2-4----0-2-4------|
E ----------------------|

"Garden Party" Music, Chords and Lyrics on Youtube

"Garden Party" Music, Chords and Lyrics on Youtube for Ukulele


Artist name: Ricky Nelson

Last updated on February 23, 2015 with 636 views

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