The Bare Necessities
1967
usTerry Gilkyson
A7CCmD7E7EmGG7
8 chords used in this song
Chorus
GG7
Look for the Gbare neG7cessities
CCm
The Csimple bare neCmcessities
GE7A7D7
ForGget about your E7worries and your A7strife D7
GG7
I mean the Gbare neG7cessities
CCm
Old CMother Nature's Cmrecipes
GE7A7D7G
That Gbrings the E7bare neA7cessiD7ties of Glife
D7G
Wherever I D7wander, wherever I Groam
D7GG7
I couldn't be D7fonder of my big Ghome G7
CCm
The bees are Cbuzzin' in the Cmtree
GA7
To make some Ghoney just for A7me
EmG
When Em]you look under the Grocks and plants
CA7D7
And Ctake a glance at the A7fancy antsD7
GG7E7
Then Gmaybe G7try a E7few
A7D7GD7
The bare A7necessities of D7life will come to Gyou D7
G
They'll come to Gyou!
Chorus
GG7
Look for the Gbare neG7cessities
CCm
The Csimple bare neCmcessities
GE7A7D7
ForGget about your E7worries and your A7strife D7
GG7
I mean the Gbare neG7cessities
CCm
Old CMother Nature's Cmrecipes
GE7A7D7G
That Gbrings the E7bare neA7cessiD7ties of Glife
D7G
Now when you pick a D7pawpaw or a prickly Gpear
D7GG7
And you prick a D7raw paw, next time Gbeware G7
CCm
Don't pick the Cprickly pear by the Cmpaw
GA7
When you pick a Gpear try to use the A7claw
EmG
But Emyou don't need to Guse the claw
CA7D7
When you Cpick a pear of the A7big pawD7paw
GG7E7
Have I Ggiven G7you a E7clue ?
A7D7GD7
The bare A7necessities of D7life will come to Gyou D7
G
They'll come to Gyou!
Chorus
GG7
Look for the Gbare neG7cessities
CCm
The Csimple bare neCmcessities
GE7A7D7
ForGget about your E7worries and your A7strife D7
GG7
I mean the Gbare neG7cessities
CCm
Old CMother Nature's Cmrecipes
GE7A7D7G
That Gbrings the E7bare neA7cessiD7ties of Glife
slower
D7G
So just try and D7relax, yeah, in my Gbackyard
D7
If you act like that D7bee acts,
GG7
You're working too Ghard G7
CCm
And don't spend your Ctime lookin' aCmround
GA7
For something you Gwant that can't be A7found
a tempo
EmG
When Emyou find out you can Glive without it
CA7D7
And Cgo along not A7thinkin' aD7bout it
GG7E7
I'll Gtell you G7something E7true
A7D7GD7
The bare A7necessities of D7life will come to Gyou D7
D7G
D7They'll come to Gyou!
D7G
D7They'll come to Gyou!
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