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Garden Party  Ricky Nelson

Intro: Starts with 5th string bass notes: A, B, C#
[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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