The Bobby McGee’s – Birdsong (Kabhi Khushi, Khabie Gham)

The Bobby McGee’s – Birdsong (Tab)

How does he have any bandmates left?

I have no idea, but I’m glad Eleanor manages to put up with him because this song is a little gem. The uke part is lovely. It reminds me of Romanza and is entertaining enough to be played just by itself.

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  1. Apro July 5th, 2009 4:30 pm

    Why did you put the Hindi movie title in the header ?

  2. Woodshed July 5th, 2009 4:41 pm

    Apro: Because that’s the official title of the song.

  3. Hello Jodi July 5th, 2009 6:01 pm

    The think the secret to putting up with him is the fact that I can only understand every 15th word out of that man’s mouth.

  4. Tilly November 1st, 2010 11:50 am

    I love you :) this is my favourite band and favourite bit of ukulele..Jimmy is really quite nice i met him in brighton
    although i am struggling to learn this im very much enjoying it
    thanks :)

  5. Woodshed November 2nd, 2010 4:25 pm

    Tilly: Good luck getting it together.

  6. jcmcgee September 24th, 2011 12:21 am

    The title of the song means “Sometimes Happy, Sometimes Sad”….there’s a few good examples of Hindi/Gujerati words being adopted into English: Pajama, Jungle, Bungaloo…I thing “Kushi” became the Geordie word “Kushtie!”.

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