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Chanson Pour Les Petits Enfants

Jimmy Buffett

Album: Vocano

 

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D                                G         A              D

Now young Mr. Moon flew away in the night

D                                G         A              D

With his best friend Magnus right by his side

D                                      G             A                 D

They soared through the Milky Way counting the stars

D                   G                 A              D  Dsus2

Once around Venus, twice around Mars

 

         D                     G              A          D

Then they spied an island rise out of the sea

D                             G           A              D

They fell back to Earth just as free as you please

D                         G                     A                 D

The children all gathered the church bells did ring

D                G                 A           D

Suddenly everyone started to sing

 

Chorus

D                  G        A       D

Chanson pour les petits enfants

D                   A7                 D

Chason pour toute le monde

D                 G        A         D

Chanson pour les petits enfants

D                       A7                 D

Chanson pour toute le monde

 

D                     G              A          D

Queen of the island she welcomed them in

D                     G              A          D

Asked them questions of where they have been

D                                G         A              D

She offered them chocolate she offered them tea

D                                G         A              D

They all took their seats in the top of a tree

 

        D                         G                  A                           D

And raccoons brought wine and the mice they brought cheese

D             G                 A              D

Beautiful birds floated by on the breeze

         D                G             A              D

From out of the oceans the dolphins began

D                G                     A                 D

Humming a tune that soon covered the land

 

Chorus

 

D                          G                A              D

So young Princess Lia brought coral and pearls

D                  G                   A              D

Gifts to the travelers from some other world

D                         G                A          D

The bush doctor mixed up a magical spell

D                      G           A          D

Swore them to secrecy, never to tell

 

       D              G               A              D

So young Mr. Moon flew away in the night

         D                     G              A              D

With his best friend Magnus still right by his side

        D             G                A              D

The sun was rising, they'd be home by noon

D                     G                  A         D

Humming the words to this magical tune

 

Chorus x2


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.