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Pretty Flamingo Chords And Strumming, Manfred Mann

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Did You Know? When Manfred Mann released this song in 1966 it was number 1 in the UK and Ireland and kept Paint It Black by The Rolling Stones off the top spot.

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Difficulty Level Of Original Recorded Song: Orange Pick

Most Advanced Rhythm: Orange Pick but White Pick when played with The Driver

Most Advanced Chord Change: Orange Pick (White Pick when played with Django chords only)

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White Pick Level

Pretty Flamingo Chords And Strumming, Manfred Mann

Chords: 

Django G Chord

Django C Chord

Django D Chord


Key: G


Tempo:  114 bpm

Strumming:

"The Driver":

|D    D    D U D U |


"1 Strum":

|D                      |


Intro -


||G - C - |G - C - || x2

Verse 1 -


|G - C - |G - C - |G - - - |

|C - D - |G - - - |C - D - |G - C - |G - C - |

|G - C - |G - C - |G - - - |

|C - D - |G - - - |C - D - |G - - - |G - - - |


On our (G)block (C)all of the (G)guys (C)call her fla(G)mingo
(C)'Cause her (D)hair glows (G)like the sun
(C)And her (D)eyes can (G)light the (C)skies (G)


(C)When she (G)walks (C)she moves so (G)fine (C)like a fla(G)mingo

(C)Crimson (D)dress that (G)clings so tight
She's (C)out of (D)reach and (G)out of sight (G)


Chorus -


|C - - - |D - - - |G - - - |G - - - |

|C - - - |D - - - |G (1 strum)|D (1 strum)|

|D - - - |

​​​​​​

When she walks (C)by, she (D)brightens up the (G)neighbourhood (G)
Oh, every (C)guy would (D)make her his if (G)he just could
If (D)she just would (D)


Verse 2 -


|G - C - |G - C - |G - - - |

|C - D - |G - - - |C - D - |G - C - |G - C - |


Some sweet (G)day, (C)I'll make her (G)mine, (C)pretty fla(G)mingo
Then (C)every (D)guy will (G)envy me
'Cause (C)para(D)dise is (G)where I'll (C)be (G) (C)


Instrumental -


||G - C - |G - C - |G - - - || x2

|G - C - |G - - - |


Chorus


Verse 3 -


|G - C - |G - C - |G - - - |

|C - D - |G - - - |C - D - |G - C - |G - C - |


Some sweet (G)day, (C)I'll make her (G)mine, (C)pretty fla(G)mingo
Then (C)every (D)guy will (G)envy me
'Cause (C)para(D)dise is (G)where I'll (C)be (G) (C)

​​

End - 


||G - C - |G - C - || x4 (fade Out)


Final Chord Strum: G

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Orange Pick Level

Pretty Flamingo Chords And Strumming, Manfred Mann

Chords: 

Open G Chord

Open C Chord

Open D Chord


Key: G


Tempo:  114 bpm

Strumming:

"The Driver":

|D    D    D U D U |


"The Driver*":

|(m)   D    D U D U |


"1 Strum":

|D                     |


Intro -


||G - C - |G - C - || x2

 (Driver / Driver)

Verse 1 -


|G - C - |G - C - |G - - - |

|C - D - |G - - - |C - D - |G - C - |G - C - |

|G - C - |G - C - |G - - - |

|C - D - |G - - - |C - D - |G - - - |G (fill) |

(Driver) x15                        (Fill)


Fill (into chorus):

e|3                     0 |

b|3                      1 |

g|0                      0 |

d|0              0      2 |

a|2          2          3 |

e|3    3                   |

   1    2    3  & (4) &


On our (G)block (C)all of the (G)guys (C)call her fla(G)mingo
(C)'Cause her (D)hair glows (G)like the sun
(C)And her (D)eyes can (G)light the (C)skies (G)


(C)When she (G)walks (C)she moves so (G)fine (C)like a fla(G)mingo
(C)Crimson (D)dress that (G)clings so tight
She's (C)out of (D)reach and (G)out of sight (G) (Fill)


Chorus -


|C - - - |D - - - |G - - - |G (fill) |

(Driver*/Driver/Driver/Fill)

|C - - - |D - - - |G (1 strum)|D (1 strum)|

(Driver*/Driver/ 1 Strum / 1 Strum)

|D - - - |

(Driver)


When she walks (C)by, she (D)brightens up the (G)neighbourhood (G) (fill)
Oh, every (C)guy would (D)make her his if (G)he just could
If (D)she just would (D)


Verse 2 -


|G - C - |G - C - |G - - - |

|C - D - |G - - - |C - D - |G - C - |G - C - |

(Driver) x8


Some sweet (G)day, (C)I'll make her (G)mine, (C)pretty fla(G)mingo
Then (C)every (D)guy will (G)envy me
'Cause (C)para(D)dise is (G)where I'll (C)be (G) (C)


Instrumental -


||G - C - |G - C - |G - - - || x2

|G - C - |G (fill) |

(Driver)x7(Fill)


Chorus


Verse 3 -


|G - C - |G - C - |G - - - |

|C - D - |G - - - |C - D - |G - C - |G - C - |

(Driver) x8


Some sweet (G)day, (C)I'll make her (G)mine, (C)pretty fla(G)mingo
Then (C)every (D)guy will (G)envy me
'Cause (C)para(D)dise is (G)where I'll (C)be (G) (C)

​​

End - 


||G - C - |G - C - || x4 (fade Out)

(Driver) x8

Final Chord Strum: G

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