Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
F E A E C B♭ F D G D GA lDong, long tGime aDgo, in a laDnd of idGiot bDoys There lGived the cDat, a phFenomenal cCat Who lB♭oved to wallow all dFay No one bothered him as he sat, content in his tree He just lived to eat cos it kept him fat And that's how he wanted to stay CHORUS #1:
Dm A CFThough he was big and fat, all the world was good to him And he poDminted out on the mAap all the pClaces he had Fsus4been
Dm Dm/G Dm F Dm ECoweDm/Cs, SardiniDma, B♭KatmaAndu, The Scilly Isles and Sahara, too Fum, fum, diddle-um di La la la la, la-la la la La la la la, la-la la la la La la la la-la la la CHORUS #2: Once when he was thin, he had flown to old Hong Kong And had learned the secret of life, and the sea and the sky beyond So he gave up his diet and sat in a tree And ate himself through eternity Fum, fum, diddle-um di La la la la la-la la la La la la la, la-la la la la La la la la-la la la Fum, fum, diddle-um di Fum, fum, diddle-um di CHORDS:
Dm/G: x x x 0 3 1 Dm/F: x x 3 2 3 1 Dm/E: x x 2 2 3 1
Dm/C: x 3 0 2 3 1 Dm/B♭: x 1 0 2 3 1NOTE: The only difference with the previous version is the little intro. Of course you really need a flute to make it recognizable.