"Gilligan's Island" Theme

Words & Music:

Sherwood Schwartz


     Bm                        A            Bm                A

Just sit right back and you'll hear tale, A tale of a fateful trip

     Bm                A              G          A    Bm

That started from this tropic port, a-board this tiny ship

     Cm               A#               Cm                A#

The mate was a mighty sailin' man, the skipper brave and sure

     Cm             A#                  G#    A#   Cm      G#    A#   Cm

Five passengers set sail that day for a three hour tour, A three hour tour


    C#m             B                  C#m           B

The weather started getting rough, the tiny ship was tossed

   C#m                        B                  A      B        C#m

If not for the courage of the fearless crew, the minnow would be lost

    A      B        C#m

The Minnow would be lost


    Dm                     C             Dm               C

The ship set ground on the shore of this uncharted desert isle

     Dm            C                Dm                 C

With Gilligan, the Skipper Too, The Millionaire and his wife

    Dm     C         Dm            C         D       C          D

The mo-vie star, The professor and Mary Ann, Here on Gilligan's Isle


    Bm                    A                  Bm                    A

So, this is a tale of our castaways, they're here for a long, long time

        Bm               A               G       A      Bm

They'll have to make the best of things, it's an uphill climb

    Cm                 A#               Cm            A#

The first mate and his skipper too will do their very best

   Cm              A#                 G#     A#     Cm

To make the others comfortable in the tropic island nest

   C#m                   B                C#m          B

No phone - no lights, no motorcars, not a single lux - ury

          C#m      B             A        B      C#m

Just like Robinson Crusoe, it's primitive as can be


   Dm                C                      Dm            C

So join us here each week my friend, You're sure to get a smile

     Dm             C          D       C          D

From seven stranded castaways, Here on Gilligan's Isle


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