THE LOCOMOTION (video) (Listen to midi)

 

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1. Everybody’s doin’ a brand new dance now !

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    Come on baby, do the locomotion !

         C                                          Am

    I know you'll get to like it if you give it a chance now !

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    Come on baby, do the locomotion !

            F                             Dm

     My little baby sister can do it with ease,

           F                                    D

    it's easier than learnin’ your ABC,

           C                            G                                  C

    so come on, come on, do the locomotion with me !

 

                                                       - F

    You've gotta swing your hips n…ow,

                                      C

    come on baby, jump up, jump back !

                 G                                         G7

    Well, I think you’ve got the knack, woah woah !

 

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 2. Now that you can do it, let’s make a chain now !

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    Come on baby, do the locomotion !

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    A chugga, chugga, motion like a railway train now !

C                           Am

    Come on baby, do the locomotion !

     F                                      Dm

    Do it nice and easy, now, don’t lose control,

        F                                    D

    a little bit of rhythm and a lotta soul !

     C                                  G                                  C

    So come on, come on, do the locomotion with me !

 

    F – C - G    G7

                     Yay, yay, yay, yeah...

 

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3. Move around the floor in a locomotion !

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    Come on baby, do the locomotion !

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    Do it holdin’ hands like you got the notion !

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    Come on baby, do the locomotion !

                   F                                           Dm

    There's never been a dance that’s so easy to do,

         F                                                       D

    It even makes you happy when you’re feelin’ blue,

           C                            G                                  C

    So come on, come on, do the locomotion with me !

 

                                                            - F

     You've gotta swing your hips now,        come on, that’s right !

                       C

     Now do it back (come on, do the locomotion ! )

                        F                                     C

     Come on, baby ! Mm mm mm, jump up ……..

 

(capo 3rd)          

 

    (Little Eva)