Barenaked Ladies - Crazy Abcs Guitar Chords

Barenaked Ladies

alternative rock, canadian indie, canadian pop, canadian rock

Chords: A, D, G, E
Crazy ABC?s
Barenaked Ladies
I've endeavoured to lay it out by when Edd & Steve's lines are,

Intro
D, G, E, A

A
Hey Steve. 
Hey Ed, that sounds nice, what is it?
Thank you, it's a, it's an alphabet song I'm working on.
Oh great, a whole new alphabet, I just learned the old one.

D        G      A        D        
A is for aisle, B is for bdellium, 
         G                E                      A
C is for czar, And if you see him would you mind telling him?

Okay, hang on a second, yeah aisle, bdellium?
Yeah, aisle like a, like a theater. 
Alright, okay and bdellium?
Bdellium, it's a, it?s a gum like tree resin, it starts with a silent B.
And then czar? 
Yeah, it's uh like a Russian czar, You know everybody knows apple, ball and cat, 
I wanted to get into some, you know some stranger words.
Right, I see what you're doing.

D        G      A        D
D is for djinn, E for Euphrates,
         G                  E               A
F is for fohn, but not like when I call the ladies.

I thought phone started with a P like a Ph.
No, it's F O H N, it's a, it's a kind of wind.
Yeah, I know what you mean by wind.
D             G          A        D
G for gnarly, I for irk, H is for hour,
          G             E              A
J for jalapeño, good in either corn or flour.
Tortillas, let us rhyme
D        G            A        D
K is for knick knack, L is for llama.
Pramma, llama, ding, what's so strange about llama?
Llama, it starts with two L's. 
What's the second one for?
No idea 
I know, Loser.
         G      A         D              G
M for mnemonic, N is for ndomo, O is for Ouija board
D         G           A             D                G
P for pneumonia, pterodactyl and psychosis, Q is for qat
      E  A
Okay, Q? Qat? What? 
Yeah, it's uh Q A T, it's an evergreen shrub. It's a perfect scrabble word, 
because it's a Q with no U, there's not many of those. 
You have too much time on your hands.

D        G       
R is for Argyle, 
A     D
No it isn't
Okay, you're right, I couldn't find a good R word

D        G       A             D
S is for Saar, a lovely German river,
         G       E                  A
T for tsunami, a wave that makes me quiver.
D        G        A                D
U is for urn, but not like earning money,
       G                            E                A
V for vraisemblance from French and therefore kind of funny.
D     G     A           D
W for wren, wrinkly and who,
         G                E             A
X is for Xian, an ancient Chinese city, true.
Ancient Chinese city, huh? My guitar player, some hotshot.
D        G           A          D
Y is for yiperite, a very nasty gas,
                    G             E            A
and zed's the final letter and by final I mean last.

A (until the end)

Okay, when you say zed for the benefit of our American friends, 
You really mean Zee, right?
No, I mean zed, like, like Zed Zed Top. 
Zed Zed Top? 
Yeah, you know the guys with the big long beards well, 
except the guy whose name is Beard, he has a moustache.
I always thought that was interesting. You done with the alphabet? 
No, extra letters I haven't heard of? 
I think so.
This was a great help, I think with the contribution you made to world literacy
Well, I'm just saying, kids I'm just saying, think outside the box a little bit. 
Box with an R!
Yeah, well, no box with a B A L K S like a pitcher
Ah, as opposed to B A C H S
Right, think outside the box, get into some Rochmaninov
That's Rochmaninov with a W.



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