Boy And A Girl

Words & Music:



       C                                         F            G7

Just a boy and a girl in a little canoe with the moon shining all around.

C                                                   D7          G7

And they paddled, and they paddled so, you couldn't even hear a sound.

C                                         C7

And they talked and they talked, 'til the moon grew dim.

F                                               Fm

He said, "You'd better [make kiss sound] or get out and swim!"

C                                                F

So, what'cha gonna do in a little canoe with the moon shining all-a,

Fm                    G7                   C

Boats floating all-a, girls swimming all around.

G7  F#7 F7  C




"boy" - hold up one index finger

"girl" - hold up the other index finger

"little canoe" - cradle arms as though they were a canoe

"moon..." - make a circular motion with one palm in front of you

"paddled..." - make paddling motions on either side of you

"couldn't ...hear" - cup an ear as though listening

"and they talked" - bring the thumb and fingers together, first on one hand, then the other

"moon grew dim" - make a circular motion with your palm in front of you

"(kiss sound)" - pucker up and kiss the air!

"get out and swim" - jerk thumb over shoulder

"what'cha..." - hold one palm out to the side, palm up

"...gonna do" - do the same with the other palm

"little canoe" - cradle arms as though they were a canoe

"moon shining" - palm front, make a circular motion

"boats floating..." - move one hand in front of you in a wave-like motion

"girls swimming..." - pretend to swim the crawl stroke

"get out and swim" - jerk thumb over shoulder


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