John Williamson – Old Man Emu Ukulele Chords

John Williamson Old Man Emu ukulele chords and strumming pattern are in this post! Start playing this John Williamson song from the "All the Best" album released in 1986 with your ukulele right now!

Key: C
Chords: [C], [F], [G7], [Dm7]
Strumming: DU - DU - DU - DU (or D - D)
Difficulty: Hard

Old Man Emu Ukulele Chords

[C] [F] [C] [G7] [C]

[C]Let me tell you of an [F]inter[C]view with an old man [Dm7]e[G7]mu
[C]He’s got a beak and [F]feathers and [C]things
But the poor old fella ain’t [G]got no [C]wings
Aren’t you jealous of the [F]wedge tail [C]eagle oom ba da little da [D7]da [G]da

Well the [C]eagle’s flying round and round, I keep my two feet firmly on the ground
Now [C]I can’t fly but I’m telling you, I can run the pants off a kangaroo
Ba da [C]doo doo da [F]doo [C]doo doo doo doot doo [D7]doo [G]doo
[C]He can’t fly but I’m [F]telling [C]you he can run the pants off a [G]kanga[C]roo

[C] [F] [C] [G7] [C]

[C]Well he was the model for the [F]fifty cents oom ba da little da [Dm7]da [G7]da
The [C]designer should’ve [F]had more [C]sense oom ba da little da [G]da [C]da
If ya [C]take a look it’ll prove to you ha ha ha I run the pants off a kangaroo
Ba da [C]doo doo da [F]doo [C]doo doo doo doot doo [D7]doo [G]doo
[C]Take a look it’ll [F]prove to [C]you he can run the pants off a [G]kanga[C]roo

[C] [F] [C] [G7] [C]

You can’t loop the loop like a [F]cocka[C]too oom ba da little da [Dm7]da [G7]da
[C]Swoop and toss like an [F]alba[C]tross oom ba da little da [G]da [C]da
Ya silly [C]galah I’m better by far than a white cockatoo or a budgerigar
They [C]squeak and squawk and try to talk, why me and them’s like cheese and chalk
Ba da [C]doo doo da [F]doo [C]doo doo doo doot doo [D7]doo [G]doo
[C]He can’t fly but I’m [F]telling [C]you he can run the pants off a [G]kanga[C]roo

[C] [F] [C] [G7] [C]

[C]Well a dingo came a[F]round one [C]day oom ba da little da [D7]da [G]da
[C]“Hey there emu, you [F]wanna [C]play?” oom ba da little da [G]da [C]da
But the [C]emu was too smart for him ha cha ah ha cha ah ha ah ha ah ha
[C]Walked right up and kicked him in the shin
Ba da [C]doo doo da [F]doo [C]doo doo doo doot doo [D7]doo [G]doo
[C]He can’t fly but I’m [F]telling [C]you he can run the pants off a [G]dingo [C]too

[C] [F] [C] [G7] [C]

[C]Well the last time I saw [F]old man [C]emu oom ba da little da [D7]da [G]d a
[C]He was chasing a [F]female [C]he knew oom ba da little da [G]da [C]da
As [C]he shot past I [F]heard him [C]say [C]ha cha ah ha cha ah ha ah ha ah ha
[C]She can’t fly but I’m telling you she can run the pants off a kangaroo
Ba da [C]doo doo da [F]doo [C]doo doo doo doot doo [D7]doo [G]doo
[C]She can’t fly but I’m [F]telling [C]you she can run the pants off a [G7]kanga[C]roo

[C] [F] [C] [G7] [C]

Well there is a moral [F]to this [C]ditty oom ba da little da [D7]da [G]da
[C]Thrush can sing but [F]he aint [C]pretty oom ba da little da [G7]da [C]da
Duck can swim but [F]he can’t [C]sing nor can the eagle [G7]on the [C]wing
Emu can’t fly but I’m [F]telling [C]you he can run the pants off a [G7]kanga[C]roo

[C] [F] [C] [G7] [C]

Well the kookaburra laughed and he [F]said it’s [C]true oom ba da little da [G7]da [C]da
Ah ha ha ha [F]h a ha [C]hoo he can run the pants off a [G7]kang[C]aroo
[C]Ooh hoo ha ha [F]ha [C]ooh hoo ha ha [G]ha[C] [G]



What's Next?

Artist and Song:John Williamson - Old Man Emu
Album:All the Best
Year:1986
Chords:[C], [F], [G7], [Dm7]
Strumming:DU - DU - DU - DU
Genre:Country

About John Williamson - Old Man Emu Ukulele Chords & Strumming Pattern

"Old Man Emu" is a song by Country artist John Williamson. It was released in 1986 on the album, titled "All the Best". Old Man Emu is considered under Country genre.
  • The key of John Williamson - Old Man Emu is C.
  • DU - DU - DU - DU is the suggested strumming pattern for Old Man Emu. If it's not easy for you, you can try only down (D) strumming for playing "Old Man Emu".
  • The chords that we use for playing Old Man Emu on ukulele are: [C], [F], [G7], [Dm7].

What Are The Chords For Old Man Emu On Ukulele?

You will play the [C], [F], [G7], [Dm7] ukulele chords while playing Old Man Emu with your ukulele in the C key, original tone of the song.

How Do You Strum Old Man Emu On Ukulele?

Old Man Emu ukulele strumming pattern is DU - DU - DU - DU. You can also try D (down) if the suggested pattern is hard for you.

Who Sings Old Man Emu?

Old Man Emu is performed by John Williamson. It was first released on the album "All the Best" in 1986.
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