Here’s a fun ditty that takes me back to childhood memories of the television show, “Hee Haw”. I believe this was a hit song by the Oakridge Boys, whose specialty was 5-part harmony. (Sounds awesome in a group.)
Words and music by Dallas Frazier, © 1965 by ATV Music, Nashville, TN.
(First note = Open E string)
[C] El- vira, El-vira, my heart’s on [G7] fire for El-[C]vira!
[C] Eyes that look like heaven. Lips like cherry wine.
That girl can sho’ nuff make my little light [G7] shine.
[C] I get a funny feeling, [F7] up and down my spine,
[C] ‘cause I know that [G7] my Elvira’s [C] mine. [G7](single strum) – N.C.
I’m singin’ El-[C]vira, El-vira, my heart’s on [G7] fire for El-[C]vira!
[C] Giddy up, a-oom papa, oom papa, mow mow,
Giddy up, a-oom papa, oom papa, mow mow – High, Ho [G7] Silver, A-[C]way!
[C] To-night I’m gonna meet her, at the Hungry House Café ,
And I’m gonna give her all the love I [G7] can!
[C] She’s gonna jump and holler, ‘cause I [F7] saved my last two dollar,
C G7 C G7(single strum) – N.C.
and [C] we’re gonna search and [G7] find that preacher [C] man!
[G7](single strum) – N.C.
CHORUS AGAIN WITH “GIDDY UP…” DONE ACCAPELLA
TAG [C] “High, Ho [G7] Silver, A-[C]way!”