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Garden Party  Ricky Nelson

[D]Ooh   [D(C#bass]Ooh        [D]Oo[B]h  [bass]       [D]Oo[A]h  [bass]       [D]Ooh   [D(B]    [bass]      [D(G]    [bass]      [D(A]    [bass]


Verse 1:

[D]I went to a garden [G]party to remi[D]nisce with my old [G]friends.

[D]A chance to [D(C#bass]share old  [D(B]memo[bass]ries  [D(A]    [bass]      [G]and play our [A]songs [D]again.
[D]When I got to the garden p[G]arty, [D]they all knew my [G]name,
but [D]no one [D(C#bass]recog  -   [D(B]nize[bass]d    me[D(A],   [bass]      [G]I didn't look[A] the s[D]ame
Chorus:

[D]But it's, [G]all [A]right [D]now. [D(B]    [bass]       I [G]learned my [A]lesson [D]well.

You see you, [G]can't please [D]everyone, so you [G]got to [A]please [D]yourself.
Verse 2:

[D]People came from [G]miles around. [D]Everyone was [G]there.

[D]Yoko [D(C#bass]brought her [D(B]walr[bass]us.   [D(A]    [bass]      There was m[G]agic [A]in the[D] air.
[D]And over in the [G]corner, [D]much to my [G]surprise,
[D]Mr. [D(C#bass]Hughes hid in [D(B]Dyla[bass]n's   [D(A]shoe[bass]s     [G]wearing [A]his di[D]sguise.
Chorus:

[D]But it's, [G]all [A]right [D]now. [D(B]    [bass]      I [G]learned my [A]lesson [D]well.

You see you, [G]can't please [D]everyone, so you [G]got to [A]please [D]yourself.
[G]Lot [A]da [D]da,  [G]lot n [A]da da [D]da       [G]           [D]      [G]   [A]   [D]
Verse 3:

[D]I played them all the [G]old songs, I [D]thought that's why they [G]came.

[D]No one [D(C#bass]heard the [D(B]musi[bass]c,    [D(A]    [bass]      [G]We didn't l[A]ook the [D]same.
[D]I said hello to "[G]Mary Lou", [D]she belongs to [G]me.
When I [D]sang a [D(C#bass]song about a [D(B]honk[bass]y tonk[D(A],   [bass]      [G]it was t[A]ime to[D] leave.
Chorus:

[D]But it's, [G]all [A]right [D]now. [D(B]    [bass]      I [G]learned my [A]lesson [D]well.

You see you, [G]can't please [D]everyone, so you [G]got to [A]please [D]yourself.
[G]Lot [A]da [D]da,  [G]lot n [A]da da [D]da       [G]          [D]      [G]   [A]   [D]
Verse 4:

[D]Someone opened up the [G]closet door and [D]out stepped Johnny B. G[G]oode,

[D]Playing [D(C#bass]guitar like a [D(B]ring[bass]in' a [D(A]bell[bass]    and [G]lookin'l[A]ike he [D]should.
If you gotta play at garden [G]parties, I [D]wish you a lotta [G]luck
But if [D]memo[D(C#bass]ries were [D(B]all [bass]    I [D(A]sang[bass],     [G]I'd rather [A]drive a [D]truck.
Chorus:

[D]But it's, [G]all [A]right [D]now. [D(B]    [bass]      I [G]learned my [A]lesson [D]well.

You see you, [G]can't please [D]everyone, so you [G]got to [A]please [D]yourself.
[G]Lot [A]da [D]da,  [G]lot n [A]da da [D]da       [G]        [D]         [G]    [A]    [D]
Final Chorus:

[D]And it's, [G]all [A]right [D]now. [D(B]    [bass]      I [G]learned my [A]lesson [D]well.

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

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