At The Codfish BallWords & Music by Lew Pollack & Sidney D. Mitchell
Recorded by Shirley Temple
Performed with Buddy Ebsen in the 1936 film "Captain January"
Intro C Em Am7 G7 A7 Em7 A7 Next Friday night you're all invited to dance from eight to five Edim G Cdim Dm7 G/B Calt Cdim Dm7 G/B All the fishes still alive are having a ball C Em Am7 G7 A7 Em7 A7 It's some affair, they'll all be there, from the herring to the whale Edim G Cdim Dm7 G/B Calt Cdim Dm7 G/B They'll turn out to shake a scale in Neptune's Hall Melody C Dm7 Cdim C C6 Cdim Fdim C Come along and follow me to the bottom of the sea F G7 Dm7 G C F G7 We'll join in the Jamboree at the Codfish Ball. C Dm7 Cdim C C6 Cdim Fdim C Lobsters dancing in a row shuffle off to Buff - a - lo F G7 Dm7 G C F G7 Jelly fish sway to and fro at the Codfish Ball Bridge F Dm7 F Dm7 F Dm7 F Finnan haddie leads the eel through an Irish reel D Am7 D Am7 The catfish is a dancing man G Cdim Dm7 G7 But he can't can-can like the sardine can C Dm7 Cdim C C6 Cdim Fdim C Tunas trucking left and right, minnows mooching, what a night F G7 Dm7 G C F G7 There won't be a hook in site at the Codfish Ball C Dm7 Cdim C C6 Cdim Fdim C Come along and follow me to the bottom of the sea F G7 Dm7 G C F C We'll join in the Jamboree at the Codfish Ball.
i*This was requested by a recent visitor...but somehow I managed to discard the e-mail in which the request was made, so I have no way to credit the writer, or thank them for the request. This one was fun!