The Swimming Song
1973
usLouden Wainright III
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4 chords used in this song
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GThis summer DI went Gswimming
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This Dsummer I might have Emdrowned
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But I Emheld my breath and I Ckicked my feet
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And I Dmoved my arms Emaround, I Dmoved my arms Garound
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GThis summer I Dswam in the Gocean
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And I Dswam in a swimming Empool
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EmSalt my wounds, chloCrine my eyes
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I'm a Dself-destructive Emfool, I'm a Dself-destructive Gfool
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This Gsummer I Ddid the Gbackstroke
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And you Dknow that's not Emall
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I did the Embreast stroke and the Cbutterfly
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And the Dold Australian Emcrawl, the Dold Australian Gcrawl
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This Gsummer I Dswam in a Gpublic place
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And a Dreservoir, to Emboot
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At the Emlatter I was inCformal
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At the Dformer I wore my Emsuit, I Dwore my swimming Gsuit
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This Gsummer DI did Gswan dives
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And Djackknifes for you Emall
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And Emonce when you weren't Clooking
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Ddid a cannonEmball, I Ddid a cannonGball
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GThis summer DI went Gswimming
DEm
This Dsummer I might have Emdrowned
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But I Emheld my breath and I Ckicked my feet
DEm
And I Dmoved my arms Emaround
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Dmoved my arms Garound
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