Artist Misc Traditional
Album The Other Day I Met A Bear
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          Db
The other day -The other day-

I met a bear -I met a bear-
            Ab7
A great big bear -A great big bear-
          Db
A way out there -A way out there-
                      Gb
The other day I met a bear
            Ab7             Db
A great big bear a way out there


         Db
And so I ran -And so I ran-

Away from there -Away from there-
            Ab7
But right behind -But right behind-
            Db
Me was that bear -Me was that bear-
                       Gb
And so I ran away from there
            Ab7               Db
But right behind me was that bear


         Db
Ahead of me -Ahead of me-

There was a tree -There was a tree-
            Ab7
A great big tree -A great big tree-
          Db
Oh, glory be -Oh, glory be-
                        Gb
Ahead of me there was a tree
            Ab7              Db
A great big tree, oh, glory be


            Db
The nearest branch -The nearest branch-

Was ten feet up -Was ten feet up-
            Ab7
I’d have to jump -I’d have to jump-
             Db
And trust my luck -And trust my luck-
                                Gb
The nearest branch was ten feet up
            Ab7                Db
I’d have to jump and trust my luck


         Db
And so I jumped -And so I jumped-

Into the air -Into the air-
                  Ab7
But I missed that branch -But I missed that branch-
         Db
A way up there -A way up there-
                         Gb
And so I jumped into the air
                  Ab7              Db
But I missed that branch a way up there


              Db
Now don’t you fret -Now don’t you fret-

Now don’t you frown -Now don’t you frown-
                     Ab7
‘Cause I caught that branch -‘Cause I caught that branch-
                Db
On the way back down -On the way back down-
                                  Gb
Now don’t you fret, now don’t you frown
                     Ab7                     Db
‘Cause I caught that branch on the way back down


            Db
This is the end -This is the end-

There ain’t no more -There ain’t no more-
         Ab7
Unless I meet -Unless I meet-
               Db
That bear once more -That bear once more-
                                Gb
This is the end, there ain’t no more
         Ab7                  Db
Unless I meet that bear once more
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