Bingo

Also known as Bingo Was His Name-O_and _There Was a Farmer Who Had a Dog, is an English language children's song of obscure

Published: Oct 1, 2011 Updated: Dec 6, 2015

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Bingo, also known as Bingo Was His Name-O_and _There Was a Farmer Who Had a Dog, is an English language children's song of obscure origin. In most modern forms, the song involves spelling the name of a dog, and with increasing letters replaced with handclaps on each repetition.

This song, in its simplest form can be played with three chords. These are the I, IV, and V or V7 chords in a major key. In the example here they are: G C and D7 or D, shown in C Tuning, High or Low G

Chords
  • C
  • G
  • D7
Melody

5 1 1 5 5 6 6 5 5 1 1 2 2 3 1
P5 asc P4

  • The melody is entirely taken from a major scale and starting on the fifth of the same: G A B C D E F G'.
  • There is a single pick-up note to start the melody
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Bingo - Leadsheet with Ukulele TAB

The children classic melody.

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Bingo - Leadsheet with Ukulele TAB

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