Graham Parker

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1. (Too late) the smart bomb

Too late the smart bomb; I've got to beat the machine; Too late the smart bomb; (Too late the smart bomb); Oooh! Too late the smart bomb; (Too late the smart bomb); Too late the smart bomb; (Too late ...

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2. A Brand New Book

I once read the story of somebody's life; I had a few moments to spare; He was a good man who lived with his wife; With the usual kids in his hair; There was happiness a lot of weirdness; And a sprink...

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3. A miracle a minute

D Dm7 A; Intro: Bass and drums then, Ooh ooohh, Ooh oooh, ooh oooh; Then the band come in over Ooh ooohh, Ooh oooh, ooh oooh; A E A E; When you put your arms around me, the doctor has to operate; A E ...

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4. AND IT SHOOK ME

CHORUS; G Em G Em; And it shook me, it shook me up, it shook me up, yeah; G C Em; I remember the way you looked when we first met; G C Em; There are some things in this world you can't forget; G C D D...

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5. Anniversary

; Thanks to Kirk Anderson ([email protected]) for the chords; Capo at 4; intro: Em, C, Em, C, Em, C, Em, C; Em C Em C; This is our first year, no-one else but us here; D C; And even with the dark...

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6. Another grey area

Capo at 4 Intro Am Am Am C 4 times; Am C G D; You're always kidding me something's happening but it isn't true; Am C G D; You're getting rid of me you know exactly what I'm trying to; F G F G; Oh baby...

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7. Back door love

; Intro C C C C; VERSE; C Am; I've waited all night jumped all the red lights; F G; Dodged all the turnpikes took all the wrong rights; C Am; I pulled up outside made the cat run down the street; F; W...

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8. Back in time

Intro Em Am Am7; G Em; You stop in the old cafe where you used to play pinball; C Am; And look for the air-raid shelter but it's gone and the cafe seems so; G Em; small and all the gardens That had tr...

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9. BACK TO SCHOOLDAYS

E B E; Don't seem to be no break in the line don't seem to be no break boys; E; They ruined my vision screwed up my eyes; B E; I'll tell you what I'm gonna do boys; A E; I'm going back to schooldays I...

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10. BAGGAGE

Capo at Fret 2 Intro Em / Am / Em; Em Am Em; Come and pick up your baggage it's cluttering up my head; Em C Am D; There always seems to be a catch to everything you've ever said; Em Am Em; There alway...

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11. Bean Counter

Civilisation; Has come a long way; Out of the mud where chitinous bugs; Eat each other all day; Now we're in the clouds working overtime for our pay; Countin' the numbers and being the bugs that eat e...

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12. BEAN COUNTER - Graham Parker

In answer to the question about the groove this song is based on here; is a rough version. I'm not sure if it's right nor not. It's possibly I've made; it (the chorus especially) needlessly over-compl...

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13. Between You & Me

All I knew were the lights in the harbour, All I saw was the flash in my head, yeah, And thats all thats left between you and me, oh yeah, Said thats all thats left between you and me. Next thing I kn...

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14. BETWEEN YOU AND ME

D Dsus4 D Dsus4; All I knew were the lights in the harbour, D Dsus4 D Dsus4; All I saw was the flash in my head, yeah, Em A D Bm; And that's all that's left between you and me, oh yeah, Em A D Dsus4 D...

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15. Beyond a joke

D G; It's gone beyond a joke, it's gone beyond a laughing matter; D G; We had a flag out in the wind, now it's reduced to just a tatter; C C C; I get the feeling it's all getting out of control; C D G...

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16. Big fat zero

Intro D A E; D A E A; Better listen to me, You better stay blind and you better not see; D A E A; You think it feels alright but you don't have to lie awake all night; CHORUS; D D A; Fumble with the m...

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17. BIG MAN ON PAPER

Oooh la la la la la la la la bop bop bop; I look at a news cast being broadcast and; try to connect with the events in front of my eyes; But I can't see any further than the bills on the table; or my ...

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18. Black honey

Thanks to Robert Watson [email protected]; for his corrections. This used to be capo at 2 but since; I can't find my capo just now, I've put it in open chords. ; Intro G D F#m G x 2; G D F#m D ...

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19. Black Lincoln Continental

Intro: notes picked out of A and Asus4; A (throughout); Shake that cocktail and follow the road; The doors are locked and the windows are closed; There's only one way to the American Dream; They're aw...

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20. Blue Highways

Dmaj7: x 0 0 11 10 9; D: x x 0 5 5 7; D6: x x 0 7 7 7; intro: Dmaj7 / D / D6 / Dmaj7 / D / D6 / Dmaj7 / D / D6; D Bm D Bm; The kid's left home, the kid's got a kid of her own; D Bm D Bm; Don't knock t...

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21. Break Them Down

A lot of people helped with the lyrics, notably William Wittman. Thanks WW and everybody! Intro: G#m C#m G#m C#m Ebm G#m; G#m C#m G#m C#m Ebm G#m; The missionary's position is clear, break them do---w...

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22. Bubblegum Cancer

Joe Camel was a friend of mine He had a fine line in seduction; But the monkeys pulled Joe off the billboard sign; Somewhere near Clapham Junction; Now all the little children had no pied piper; There...

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23. CALL ME YOUR DOCTOR

Bm G (twice); E A D G; Call me your doctor if you want, I'll get the cure out; E A Bm; To be administered before sleep; E A D; Call out the thing you really want And I'll be there; G; I'll make a hous...

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24. Can't waste a minute

; Intro: the notes are e c# b c# c# b (3 times) over an A; bass first and then a D bass, so the chords would probably be; xx0220; A Dmaj9 A Dmaj9 A E (notes over E go b c# d e); A D; I was playing wit...

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25. Canned Laughter

Intro F# B A; A D A D A; Canned laughter, rings in my ears the morning after; Canned laughter, would cans save a big disaster? D F#m D F#m; Spreads around the room like a tumour, I'm not exactly in go...

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26. CHARACTER ASSASSINATION

doo doo etc; Am; She opens up and pulls you in, dabs a napkin on your chin; Em; She's like an ornament on a hood, does the mambo like a piece of wood; Am; Taking you under, taking you under, for the d...

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27. CHILDREN and DOGS

INTRO: (A) B A E E A A (to get to the first B); B A B A; She said she just wanted a friend And then she'd be good; B A B A; Something to play with now again And give lots of food; C#m A B C#m; We've g...

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28. Clear Head

Intro C G (8 times); C G C G C G C G; Look round baby tell me what you say, am I imagining it, is it me; C G C G D C G; Does the world get faster day by day? you better get a clear head hey; What a sh...

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29. Crawlin from the wreckage

Crawlin from the wreckage G. Parker; Chords: From David Windhorst <[email protected]>; G D G; Got out really early from the factory; D G; Drivin' like a nut in the rain; G D G; Don't think I was a...

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30. CRUEL STAGE

Take me for what I'm worth though it may not amount to much; Take me from this abyss and put me back in touch; Though I have strayed from you though I have fallen from grace; I am back on higher groun...

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31. Crying for attention

Intro F#m E A (3 times then D); (D) A E A; Can you hear me? D A E A D; Baby can you hear me? A E A; Who do you think I'm talking to? D A E A D; Is there anyone else near me? F#m; Precious things come ...

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32. Cupid

Graham Parker/Johnny Nash; REFRAIN; Cupid draw back your bow; And let your arrow flow; Straight to my lover's heart for me; Nobody else but me hey hey hey; Cupid please hear my cry; And let your arrow...

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33. DADDY'S A POSTMAN

; E Asus4 A 4 times; ; E Asus4 A E Asus4 A; We wake up every morning Rush downstairs to the car; E Asus4 A E Asus4 A; Jump inside it with mummy Her eyes are shining like stars; E Asus4 A E Asus4 A; Th...

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34. DANCING FOR MONEY

; A F#m; When I ask you for a light You don't turn the lights out; A F#m; When I'm looking for a fight You don't punch my lights out; E A D; Sometimes they say Love is invincible; E A D; I wouldn't go...

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35. Dark side of the bright lights

Intro A Asus2 A6 A A (twice) (the notes go c# b f# e c#); ; A F#m G A; The party may wind down the bottles are strewn and broken; D Em7 A; The games are all played out like useless tokens; A F#m G A; ...

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36. Devil's Sidewalk

; Like No Holding Back you can get the main melody (riff) in your head; to play over over the intro chords, you're set. ; Capo at 2 makes the transitions more manageable for; solo guitar. Chords mappe...

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37. DISCOVERING JAPAN

[intro] Bm D A (3 times); D Bm; Her heart is nearly breaking, the earth is nearly quaking; D A; The Tokyo's taxi's braking, it's screaming to a halt; G A Bm G; And there's nothing to hold on to when g...

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38. DISNEY'S AMERICA

Capo at 4 Intro: E A E A; VERSE; A Amaj7 D A; I knew Virginia once She was a pretty girl; D A D E; She walked in the wild fields and swam the wild streams; A Amaj7 D A; I took her out one day to the C...

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39. DON'T ASK ME QUESTIONS

Lead Guitar intro Em Bm A Em Bm D A Bm then Bm G; Bm G Bm G; Crimson autograph is what we leave behind, Everywhere man set foot. Em Bm F#m Bm; War mongers laughing loud behind a painted face; Em Bm F#...

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40. Don't Get Excited

Capo at 2 Intro C C C C C D; C D C D; There is always some advantage to be wielded and brought to bear; C D D; It's a lonely occupation keeping others out of your hair; C D C D; Fingers on all the swi...

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41. Don't let it break you down

Intro: D G (4 times); D G D G; Now don't get bent out of shape, don't start tearing out your hair; D G D G; One a sweet little angel, that stuff's nowhere; D G D G; When the bombs go off on Oxford Str...

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42. Empty Lives

This one has bunch of chords that are easy to play if; the capo is at 4. Chords mapped out as if they were open. ; Intro Em Cmaj7 Em Cmaj7; Esus4 Em Cmaj7; I'm just a tick in a box on a questionnaire;...

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43. Endless Night

(E) A E D A D E; Uh, I had the time but I blew it, I had the power and I knew it; D A D E; had the energy, but outgrew it, the identity but saw through it, yeah; E D A D E; I had the walk, but got tra...

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44. Everyone's hand is on the switch

Intro: A G (several times); A G A D G; Everyone's hand is on the switch, up above there's a leaden sky; Everyone's thinking of the switch, get ready, make someone cry; D Am Em; Ooh they all laughed wh...

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45. EVERYTHING GOES

Intro: D then briefly G A (4 times); D G A; Another schoolgirl disappears; D G A; She's the twenty-third one this year; D G A; They're gonna search on the river bank; D G A; And in the disused water t...

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46. Fear Not

Intro C#m B A B A B C#m; C#m E C#m E; The dark hand will call you out of nowhere it seems; C#m A E B; The black cloud will bust apart shattering your dreams; C#m E C#m E; They all put up barricades bl...

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47. FIRST DAY OF SPRING

Capo at 4; A B; The sky might be massive up above; E/A Asus2; but it is not as blue as love; A B; The stars might shine brightly in the night; C#m7 Asus2; but that is not the only light; A B; No that ...

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48. Fly

As you look into an invisible landscape; And the waves of time part behind your back; As your life crumbles and turns into fiction; And the end of it becomes a fact; The ghosts of children will run in...

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49. FLY Graham Parker

; Intro Am C (twice); (C) Am C; As you look into an invisible landscape; Dm7 C; and the waves of time part behind your back; G; As your life crumbles and turns into fiction; Dm7 C; and the end of it b...

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50. Fool's gold

Intro as per verse; A D A D; I been doing my homework now for a long long time; A D A D; And everything that I look for I know I will one day find; E D E D; I'm a fool so I'm told I get left in the co...

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51. FORCE OF NATURE

This little shuffle climbs and climbs over the circular chord progression. It's fun to play. When I look at the lyrics it makes me think this woman; is one of GP's fictional favourites - the sloane ra...

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52. GET OVER IT AND MOVE ON

; Just looked at this again (26/10/97) and listened to the bass in the; chorus which has given me a way of playing this little rocker. You can put an Asus4 x0223x in the verses as an embellishment to ...

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53. Get Started Start A Fire

Thanx Kirk Anderson ([email protected]) for chords, he writes:; For the basic intro, verse, chorus riff play Em at fret 7; then pull off fingers 2, 3, and 4: voila the other chord: 777777, though...

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54. GIRL ON THE PIER Graham Parker

Intro: G D Em7 C; G D Em7 C; G D Em7 C; As the twilight was returning and the sun began to fall; G D Em7 C; I walked down to the beach front and watched the whitecaps roll; G D Em C; A flare exploded ...

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55. Glass Jaw

; Intro C#m A G#m (three times) then C#m; E B; I got a real wooden heart girl, sometimes it's hard to ignite it; E B C#m; I must have water for blood girl, but don't cut me out or write me off; C#m E;...

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56. GREEN MONKEYS

; E B; In a distant street a distant beat Repeats machine gun like; In a forest grows a sweet fruit Filled with poison; In a clear blue sky a plane bursts into flames High above us; In an office blind...

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57. GUARDIAN ANGELS

022130 002220 002120; E7 A Amaj7; Your guardian angels are looking down on you; D A; As they fold your wings and collect your things; E E7; And lift you into the blue; A Amaj7; Your guardian angels th...

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58. GYPSY BLOOD

Capo at fret 2 Intro; D / D / G / D D / D / A / A; D / D / F# / G D / A / D / D; G A D; Now don't you try to put it down, G A D; Don't pour cold water over me, G A D G; 'Cause I been up and I been dow...

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59. HAUNTED EPISODES

Capo at 3 /C /B etc mean passing bass notes; G C /C /B; I wonder what you are thinkin'; Am7; under the rooftops there; D; pullin' tangles from your hair; G C /C /B; I wonder if the water you're drinki...

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60. Heat Treatment

Thanks to Robert Watson [email protected]; for a complete revision of this chart. ; Robert's chart has the Em over the word "treatment"... I like playiong G G Em as below. Try it (both ways) an...

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61. Help me shake it

; VERSE; G; I've been sweating I've been fretting; G; I've been burned and I ain't forgetting; C D G; Oh no oh no don't you notice something going on? I'm so hungry I want to cry; My belly is full but...

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62. Here it comes again

; Capo at 2; Am; Let's talk about a criminal procedure; Am; throw out the idea of illegal seizure ; G Am; put a rope around somebody's neck; let's hold some bastard up for example ; take his blood and...

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63. HONEST WORK

As long as you give me my pay You'll get your moneys worth; I'll be there 8 hours a day I won't hide and I won't shirk; I got a way with a hammer and a nail A dovetail and a tongue and groove; Put up ...

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64. Hotel Chambermaid

Thanks to Robert Watson [email protected]; for corrections and the tablature. ; Intro F# A E 4 times; Intro Guitar; G ------3----------6------; D ------------------------; A 2-s-4---4---s-7----...

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65. HOWLIN' WIND

The waterfalls trinkling; like bells to my ear; The earth rolls out before me through smiles; and tears. ; A country lost, a soul discovered; The ruin that I once was will soon recover. ; CHORUS; ; An...

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66. I don't know

Intro G D G C; G D G C; I don't know what's behind that veil I ask questions to no avail; G D G C; I don't know why there's empty shelves Empty books and silent bells; CHORUS; G D G C G D G C; I don't...

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67. I want you back (The Corporation)

I want you back (The Corporation) [top] [back to index]; Capo at 3; G C Em C D C G; Oooohh oh oh let me tell you now uh huh, uh uh uh; ; G C; When I had you to myself I didn't want you around; Em C D ...

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68. I WAS WRONG

VERSE; A D A; I dreamed I was someone special In another life; A D A; They gave me my fifteen minutes Then they pulled the knife; BRIDGE; G A D C; It was just another deal It was just another reel; A ...

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69. I'm gonna tear your playhouse down (E Randle)

Intro as first line twice; Ebm G#m; You think you've got it all set up, Ebm G#m; You think you've got a perfect plan; Ebm G#m; But charm any man you see, Ebm G#m; And play with everything one that you...

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70. I'm just your man

E^ as 0 14 14 13 12 0; A~ as 0 7 7 6 5 0; INTRO: E^ / A~ / E^ / A~ / E; E A E A; I'm not a page in history not something that bold; E A G#m B; I'm not the greatest mystery that was ever told; E A E A;...

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71. IMPENETRABLE

Intro: Am / Am+9 / Em7 / Dm7 (twice); Am+9 means hammer the B, that is, Am 577555 Am+9 577557; Am; I'm in a trailer with some white trash. Em7 Dm7; They're drinkin' beer and smokin' grass; Am; There's...

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72. It's all worth nothing alone

Bm (4 times) then A G F#; Bm; Speak to me baby across this room; C F#; I never noticed silence like this before; Bm; Cry for me baby I'm empty too; C F#; If I could pull myself up off the floor; CHORU...

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73. Joe Meek's Blues

Capo at 2; G; My head was swimming in a Bangkok joint; Em; you got paint on your coat like an arrow point ; D; I followed where it led as if pulled by a bow ; C Am D; fired into the night deep and slo...

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74. Jolie Jolie Graham Parker

; Intro: A Bm A Bm A Bm A Bm; G A; There's no remedy; G A; I just keep yearning for the sound of your voice; G A; I don't use teardrops as a weapon by choice; Bm; They're just a fall out of my eyes; G...

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75. Just like a man

; Intro A D A A D A E; A D A D E; Just like a man, flexing his muscle and not really usin' it; A D A D E F#m; Just like a fool, making her suffer And stuffing her feelings with cotton wool; D A F#m D ...

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76. Just like Hermann Hesse

Two keys in this song, very tricky; intro: A D A E A D E A; F C G C F C G; I took off my mask that night and bared my teeth in your face ; F C G C F C G; you saw something else living under my skin th...

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77. LADY DOCTOR

Bb F (3 times); G C G C; I've got a lady doctor She cure da pain for free; G C Bb F G; I've got a lady doctor Oh there ain't nothing wrong with me. G C G C; I went in with a heart burn into the surger...

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78. Last couple on the dance floor

E E/G# B F# A; People call and ask how we're doing in the L shaped room; E E/G# B E; They understand how different it is in this profession; E E/G# B F# A; They all fall for all our excuses that we'll...

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79. Life Gets Better

Cmaj9 320010 Dmaj9 xx0220; C Cmaj9, Am, F (four times); Intro oooohs; C G C F; I used to think that it all stopped happening; C Cmaj9 Am F; by the time you reached twenty one; C G C F; They said there...

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80. LITTLE MISS UNDERSTANDING

; D G D A D; Intro: Understanding Understanding (twice); D G D A D; When I get mad I'm really a drag, tear down walls start losing my rag; D G D A D; Like a bunch of cats tied up in a bag, how come I ...

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81. Local Girls

INTRO D Bm G (three times) then G A; B E; Sit by my window and look outside; A G#m E; Wonder why a sun don't shine on me; B E; What's wrong with you, you stupid child; A G#m C#; Don't you think that I...

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82. Locked into Green

(The subject of this song, William Wittmam informs us, is snooker.); G Dm Em C; I find I fall into each night what passes for a dream; G Dm Em C; But all I see are pinks and blacks and I don't know wh...

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83. Long stem rose

E C#m F#m B; My long stem rose won't sit on the mantelpiece; E C#m F#m B; she's not disposed to being one of a dozen she's; E A; a living thing that's bound to get tired; B E A C#m; she won't be conte...

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84. Love gets you twisted

Thanks for Greg Longfield for help with this. Greg Longfield <[email protected]>; E B E A C#m E A E; Love gets you twisted, love gets you twisted all the way; The hearts are enlisted, the hearts...

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85. Love is a Burning Question

E A E A E A E A; We work through the rituals and cover our poisonous tracks ; E A E A E A E A; Making good use of weaknesses, horoscopes, rumours and facts ; Inspired by the needles and pins and the p...

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86. Love without Greed

Dsus4 xx0233; Intro D Dsus4 D Dsus4 D Bm G A; D Dsus4 D Dsus4; I can see a man, well dressed and tanned; Bm G D A; Collecting you in secret in a long sedan; D Dsus4 Dsus4; I can hear you laugh at all ...

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87. LOVERMAN

I can take those riff raff; and get them out of your hair; Clean up your doorstep and polish your chair; I could move your house slightly to the left; Squeeze you till you're breathless; then breathe ...

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88. Lunatic Fringe

VERSE IN G; G Em; I want to thank you for sticking my neck out; G Em7 C; I know I'll be there when they let the cranks out; G Em C Dm; I won't be culpable, got too much to answer for ooo oooh; G Em; M...

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89. Manoeuvres

B E G A; B E G A; C7 F7 C7 F7; C7 F7 C G7; C7 F7; You let me in and I'll help you win; C7 G7; this chance must be heaven sent; C7 F7; You buy the time I sold you all mine; C7 G7; No-one knows the D. J...

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90. Mercury Poisoning

; INTRO C C C G Bb F C G Bb F; C G Bb F C G Bb F; No more pretending now, the albatross is dying in its nest C G; The company is crippling me, Bb F Am Am; the worst trying to ruin the best, the best; ...

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91. Mighty Rivers

Intro: The chords I have worked out here consist of two base notes only. Some of them are power chords (neither major nor minor, no 3rd); D5 55xxxx; Bm* 75xxxx; Asus4 55xxxx (same as D*); G5 35xxxx; A...

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92. MILK TRAIN Graham Parker

; Am Dm7 G; You know your mamma's good lookin' you're gonna eat a lot of her cookin'; Am Dm7 F; Sweet potato pie and green jello oh oh oh yeah; Am Dm7 G; Your daddy might not be rich but he ain't hang...

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93. Mr Tender

Capo at 2; E B E A; Mr. Tender is something I'm not I pulled too tight when we tied the knot ; E B E A; Surrender is something I can't, I can't let go and I rave and I rant ; C#m A C#m A C#m B; but I ...

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94. MUSEUM OF STUPIDITY

One day there'll be a museum of stupidity; Where we can hang ourselves and throw away the key; Along with the attitudes of the PMRC; And this bullshit drug war full of hypocrisy; The banning of 2 Live...

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95. MUSEUM PIECE

(Alright, let's do the museum piece!); Elvis P. and Jerry Lee, .. (?). perfect three (?); Gather dust, an undercrust in Cleveland; Everybody bows down to them; No one looks and says "Hey, screw them, ...

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96. MY LOVE'S STRONG

Intro A / D A / D; (D) A D A D; When the world's asleep And there's no one in your arms; (D) A D A D; Raindrops hit the window Like distant alarms; (D) A D A D; You don't have to worry Hey girl don't ...

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97. New York Shuffle

(Spoken) All right, let's do the New York Shuffle (over D); A D A D A D; D A; Manhattan baby with a sing song voice; G D; she got her place in the human zoo; D A; I went to living on the boulevard; G ...

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98. NEXT PHASE

Capo at 4 Intro: G C G C G C G C; G C G C; You have always struck a chord in me; G C G C; one that resonates within like ancient chemistry; G C G C; You have always rung the bell my love; G C G C; Tak...

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99. No Holding Back

; (Capo at 2) Intro:; D A D Dsus4 D Bm Gsus4; D A D Dsus4 D Bm Gsus4; VERSE 1; D A D; Someone called me from across the ocean; A G; to find a weak link in my devotion; D A D; They can shoot hot knives...

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100. No more excuses

Intro riff The high notes are f# g b f# g c; The chords appear to be Em Cmaj7 E C then Em Cmaj7 3 times; Em Cmaj7 D Em; Every street is a crowded place every crowd is too much to face; Em Cmaj7 D; Eve...

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101. NOBODY HURTS YOU

Riff over E D A E B A E D A D E; G; I try to pull my weight, study my geography; A D; It doesn't seem to get me anywhere; G; I hold a picture up, everybody thinks it's me; A D; I get a thrill out of t...

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102. NOT IF IT PLEASES ME

Blues in F (capo at 1); Instrumental verse; E E7; If I should stumble down the street; A F#7; Pay no attention just jump my feet yeah; E B7 E F#7 B7; You can't stop me not if it pleases me. ; E E7; An...

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103. NOTHIN'S GONNA PULL US APART

Intro E A E A; E A E A D B; If you got a will of iron and a heart of fire; E A E A D B; You might try to stop the world and catch your soul desire; B A E; And then nothing's gonna pull it apart; B A E...

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104. Oasis

I am a lucky man that's what I think; I might come close to the edge but I never sink; And I notice that vulnerable look in your eyes tonight; And in the desert that passes for my heart, Sweet rain is...

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105. OBSESSED WITH ARETHA

Intro: Hey ay ay ay etc; Em D C Am twice; (Am) Em D C Am; You get a lot of girl singers obsessed with Aretha; (Am) Em D C Am; You get a lot of little swingers wishin' they could be her; Em D; Some of ...

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106. OK Heironymous

G C; I break a heart in a thousand places, she makes a slur against other races; G C D; He rejects all of the unpretty faces, sticks them full of knives; G C; I take a shot at birds flying south, he t...

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107. OVER THE BORDER (TO AMERICA)

A man smokes and a dog stretches A woman works and a kid kvetches; I'm ridin' on a road that stretches Over the border to America; Over the border to America (INTRO); I got nothin' but lonesome time A...

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108. Paralysed

G 355433; G/B 335433; Intro G G/B C; G G/B C; G G/B C; F G C; G G/B C D; I'll wait for someone to tell me what I already know; G G/B C D; And I'll wait for my grip to fail me then I'll just let it go;...

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109. PARTNER FOR LIFE

This is reported to be played with open tuning but what tuning; exactly I don't know. I have created a simple version which; gets me by. It involves sliding the Cadd 9 up but leaving; the other string...

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110. Passion is no ordinary word

Intro A E D; A E A; It worked much better in a fantasy; D A E; Imagination's one thing that comes easy to me; A E A; Cause this is nothing else if not unreal; D A E; When I pretend to touch you, you p...

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111. Passive Resistance

; CApo at 2 C F C Am C F Am G; C F Am C F Am G; Nothing can be further removed, not everybody wants to be soothed ooooh; D C Am D G C; they're out there now in their padded cells and armchairs; Am D G...

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112. Platinum blonde

Intro - Country picking oohs G Em C D; G Em C Am7 G; Stuff comes down from the golden triangle on ferries from Denmark to helsingborg ; G Em C Am7 G; The band strikes up but they're out of time on syn...

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113. POLLINATE

C Dm7 C F C; I can feel it in the air I can smell you everywhere; C Dm7 C F C; I don't know if you're receptive so l will play the love detective; C; Cos when the bees buzz in the apple blossoms; Dm7 ...

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114. Pourin' it all out

Intro E D (4 times) (played as Barre chords 7th, 5th fret); VERSE; E D E D; Yeah its cold and hot and the rain came tumbling down like a wild December night; E D E D; No love left out on your front do...

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115. Problem Child

Intro Bass run of d c# b a a b then; E B A B / E B A B; The fill ( G#m F#m A B E) can just be played over the B; but these would probably be the chords if they were there; E B A G#m F#m A B E; How fas...

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116. Protection

Capo at 2 (intro D Em G Em D; Em G G C; So all of you be damned we can't have heaven crammed; Am C D; So Winston Churchill said I could have smacked his head; Em G G C; And all of those infected waiti...

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117. Release me

; F#m whack whack F#m B A F#m F#m B F#m; Intro (drums) Na na nah etc (twice); Same sequence for verses; F#m B A F#m F#m B F#m; I can still feel your teethmarks in my neck your footprints on my back; A...

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118. Saturday Nite is Dead

Intro D Dsus4 D Dm D (4 times); A Bm A D; Everybody just looks ugly now information don't compute; A Bm; I draw a blank every time I think; E A; the football crowd is going to give me a boot; CHORUS; ...

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119. SEE YOURSELF

surupa nile <[email protected]> wrote with some corrections; for this one. It is played inm open tuning (how I don't know); but Surupa worked out that the weird chord was Adim/E 0x1212; Based on w...

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120. SHARPENING AXES

Intro b b b b b b c b (then) a a a a a a b a; (0ver) Em Dm7 (twice); Em Dm7; I'm not selling molasses I'm not pushing tea; Em Dm7; I don't appeal to the masses and they don't appeal to me; Em Dm7; I'm...

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121. SHE NEVER LET ME DOWN

Cmaj7 Bm7 F#m7 Cmaj7 F#7; She never let me down. That's one thing I can say for sure; Bm7 F#m7 Cmaj7 F#7; I had her wrapped around my finger. Then I cut the cord; Bm7 F#m7 Cmaj7 F#7; And when the nigh...

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122. She Wants So Many Things

(Struck By Lightning); She Wants So Many Things (G. Parker); Capo 2; INTRO: Em / D/ A/ D (3 times); G D A D; She wants so many things you can't give to her; G D A G; She wants so many things you don't...

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123. SHORT MEMORIES

(1992 by Graham Parker, submitted by Kirk Anderson) ([email protected]); D A; They took their kids in their teenage years; D G; Fitted them out with combat gear, D A Bm G; Filled their hearts wit...

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124. SILLY THING

E A / E A / E A / E B7 A; A E; You want me be someone better; A E; I just wanna monkey 'round yeah; A E; You want me to write you a letter; A E A E; But the words just won't come the right way; A E B;...

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125. Slash and Burn

; D A D A; The world was stripped of beauty baby By the working man; He was told it was his duty baby Again and again and again; They took the slaves from Africa baby Along with sugar sacks; To build ...

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126. Something you're going through

Intro as in verse; VERSE; B A A E F#; Take your money and take your time; B A A E F#; You already taken mine; I bet your wondering how it's gone this way; The shoes on the other foot now Bet you're wo...

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127. Soul on Ice

Intro D Bm D Bm D Bm; A F#m Bm E A F#m Bm E; Every story told me, is wasted on my ears; A F#m Bm E A F#m Bm E; Ah someone else's therapy, well someone else's fears; F#m E; Every body said ah come onto...

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128. SOUL SHOES

Intro G C/G (4 times; VERSE; G C/G G C/G; Well I ain't got no worry I ain't in no hurry; You better tell your mother, That you're a real soul brother Hey hey! I have to say it's all right About five p...

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129. SOULTIME

; D C G (4 times); D C G; When I was a boy I never felt The weight I'm feeling; D C G; I had a crowd around me And that was that; D C G; I'd get on the bus and go to the Ata every weekend; D C G; And ...

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130. Sounds like chains

(The backing vocals at the ends of the lines are sung twice); Intro C#m A (twice); C#m A; I got to break this armour, cutting off all the feeling (don't wear it); It's like a melodrama, everybody's sc...

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131. Stick to Me

Intro- Em C Em C Em C G G Am C; Em C F C; Every last drop will go into this now, don't want to miss now; Em C F C; I don't know when to stop I just pump and pump till that's all there is; CHORUS; Em G...

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132. STRONG WINDS Graham Parker

Intro G D C G; G G D; Have you seen her run through the wild things; D C C D; Dropping behind her the child's things That she'll no longer need; G G D; Scattering like seeds they are discarded then; D...

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133. Stupefaction

; Another one I find easier to play with; capo at 2. Chords mapped out as if they were open. ; Intro A D A D A D F# (twice); A D A D; The sun is burning it never changes; A D A D; The people look up w...

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134. Success

Esus4 E (strummed, then) Intro:; Esus4 E B C#m7; Oooh ooooh Oooh ooooh ooh ooooh (twice); followed by notes: e eb c# b e e f# g#; A B G#m A; The dreams and hopes of men are powered by addiction; A B G...

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135. SUGAR GIVES you ENERGY

C# B F# C# (twice); C# B F# C#; I believe every man has a chance to make good I'm convinced that this is so; C# B F# C#; Equal opportunity for the king or the hood And everybody knows; CHORUS; B F# C#...

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136. Take Everything

; B G#m E F#; Take every, take every, take everything; Take every, take every, take everything; C#m E C#m F#; Don't tell me that you're above it, you might as well learn to love it; C#m E C#m B F#; It...

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137. TEMPORARY BEAUTY

; [E,A,E,B / E,A,E,B]; [for the intro, play E with an F# added on the high; E string, and then a "normal" E chord for the second; strum. Tack that F# onto the A chord as well.]; E A C#m; You have to d...

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138. TEN GIRLS AGO

Intro: E A E A E; E A E; Buster turned round to me And said hey kid you must be joking; E A C#m; You got an attitude You think you're funny but you're choking hey hey; A E; Back every word that comes ...

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139. Thankless task

Intro E D 4 times then E Bm7 E D; E A; You can brace yourself for it; Bm7 D G C; but never ignore it away got to go stop; E A; There are hints of forgiveness; Bm7 D G C; You can stand as your witness ...

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140. THAT'S WHAT THEY ALL SAY

; Thanks to "John D.Hayman" <[email protected]> (Jukebox John); Thanks to Kirk Anderson <[email protected]> for some refinements. ; Em* 322003 (Gmaj6); INTRO; C slide up to D (repeat) ...

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141. THAT'S WHERE SHE ENDS UP

; G; It's not right the way that you deal with her; She's not something you handle like cash; To be undressed like Sunday's leftovers; G D G; To be picked on Monday And Tuesday in the trash; D G; That...

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142. The Beating of Another Heart

Intro G Em Bm G C D; G D; She comes from the hardest town; Em Bm C; they build you up to let you down and; D Em G Bm D; leave you with an armour hard as steel; G D; It's not the chaos or the heat; Em ...

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143. The girl isn't ready

Intro; A F#m; The girl isn't ready (twice); A F#m; The girl isn't ready is what her mother says; A F#m; We just put her toys away it seems like yesterday; E D; She has seen something better through th...

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144. The Heat in Harlem

; C#m; I ain't stopping fingers keep bopping; F#m B E; Swing band rocking from the street to the bar; C#m; West Coast's dated music's overrated; F#m A B; Here it on the radio in every car; CHORUS; E A...

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145. THE KID WITH THE BUTTERFLY NET

Intro: (Fiddle over) G / C / D / D (twice); G C G C G; She walks through the field, walks in the heat through the field; G C G C D; She swings with her arm, But can what she catches be real; Em C Em C...

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146. The Raid

; SLOW INTRO; A D A E; Where were you when the raid came? Where were you when the raid came? A D A E D A; Out of the window or on the floor. Yeah, on the night of the raid; A D; I was just rolling up ...

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147. The sun is gonna shine again

E B C#m A; Someday we will cross a bridge, someday we will see; E B C#m A; That I can lean on you and you can put your weight on me; A E A E G#m A B; And every man will get a chance to be what a man w...

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148. The weekend's too short

Intro: E then riff; E E Eadd9 E7 E6 E (use the pinkie); Get your car out of the parking lot, N.Y. city's getting much too hot; Way down Island there's a real cool breeze, ; BRIDGE; D A E A Bm; baby ge...

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149. THEY GOT IT WRONG (AS USUAL)

Intro F C G (twice); F C G; They took the girl with the famous eyebrows and plucked them out; F C; They made her shadow disappear in the mirror; G; And called it a shadow of doubt; F C; Then they want...

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150. THEY MURDERED THE CLOWN

INTRO: A Em A Em Gm; A Em G D; The ringmaster looked a bit pasty and down Dying as he was to get out of town; A Em; The lions and the tigers had gnawed at his feet; G D; But the lion tamer's whip hurt...

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151. Three Martini Lunch

This was originally on the OLGA -- this is my version based on that. Sorry I've lost the original author credit. ; Thanks to [email protected] (Moribund The Burgermeister); for the corrections whic...

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152. Thunder and Rain

Intro C D F Am C D A(nat) Am; Am Am G Dm; Cold night air everywhere, holes in my feet and bats in my hair; Am G Dm; TV meals scattered round, glazed up eyes rolling through town; F G Em Am; And when n...

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153. Too many knots to untangle

Intro D Bm (4 times); D G A; I don't understand telepathy, but I am thinking of you; D G A; I am going to get my feelings across the gulf that divides me and you; D D/C# D/C D/B (bass run); Cos when t...

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154. Too much time to think

Intro: Bm D Bm A E; Bm D Bm D E; I wanna walk out the door, I want to take the next bend; Bm D Bm A E; This makes the nuclear war seem like a personal friend; Bm D Bm D E; The whites won't let you liv...

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155. TURN IT INTO HATE

The latest I looked at this was the live version on; "The Last Rock and Roll Tour" - Graham parker and The Figgs. This version works fairly well for me now. ; Intro: B / E / B / E (twice); First B 799...

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156. Turned up too late

; VERSE; G C G G C D G; When you get inside my head it just goes emp ty; G C G G C D G; With all that junk I've been fed you'd think I'd make you get me; Hey baby what are you blind? How long you been...

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157. Under the mask of happiness

005453 005352 224232 x79870; Intro Cmaj7 Em add9 Cmaj7 Bm7 Emaj9; The majors can be played by sliding the E shape up and; leaving bottom and top strings open. A* 0077650 B* 099870; E A E; All the dirt...

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158. Waiting for the UFOs

Intro out of the notes in open D; D Em G (A); No-one can hide it anymore we know it's not imagining; D Em G A; Even the skeptics are unsure when they stop to think; Bm G Bm G; People are not worth the...

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159. Wake Up (Next To You)

I think this is a vamp essentially on A and Dmaj7 which are probably the main chords; in "Must be my imagination" quoted near the end. ; To my ears it sounds as though the intro is something like this...

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160. Watch the moon come down

Watch the moon come down [Top] [Back to Index]; G C; In this dirty town there's nothing going for me; G C; No shows going down that I would want to see; G Em C; Nothing but the midnight tra----in; G C...

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161. WEEPING STATUES

Capo at 4 INTRO: Em Am (twice); Em Am Em Am; Weeping statues Elvis sightings Visitations man struck by lightning; Em Am Em Am; Everyday someone gets a sign It rips apart the fabric of their daily live...

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162. WHEN I WAS KING

Capo at 2 INTRO: ?? G G C Em; When I was King I was not really the man I am now; G Am G C; I was like anyone sitting on a throne made out of china; G G C Em; When I was king I had already abdicated; C...

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163. When you do that to me

Intro: guitar and whip cracks (drum sound); Capo at 2; Am Am; When you walka that walk girl, into a dark bedroom; Am F G; It fills my heart up with lovin' puts sugar in my spoon oo yeah; CHORUS; C C; ...

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164. WHITE HONEY

Intro C F C F C F C F C F C F; C G F G; C F C F C F C F; White honey get it from the candy man; C F C F C F C F; White honey yeah any time I think I can. G C; You wake up early in the morning; G C; A-...

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165. Worthy of your love

If I had the slightest clue as to what you are and what's inside you; I would know exactly what to do and be worthy of your love; If a flower bloomed in the frozen wastes and the moon had a smiling fa...

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166. Wrapping Paper

I've broken your glass, called someone a dirty name; Made a nuisance of myself in front of friends; I've dug my own grave, please don't let me lie in it; Instead let's bury everything that caused us p...

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167. Yesterday's Cloud

There's a man in my suitcase, a woman in your clothes; Skeletons inside us that dance on hot coals; Cannibals are outside following our trail; All our information comes from junk mail; Don't leave it ...

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168. You Can't Be Too Strong

(This was originally on the OLGA - sorry I've lost the author credit); Intro- E A B E A B E; B C#m; Did they tear it out, with talons of steel; G#m A; And give you a shot, so that you wouldn't feel; B...

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169. You can't take love for granted

; Intro Am G (twice); VERSE; Dm Am G Am; Took her to a party and danced with the host; Took her to a restaurant and treat her like a ghost; Took her to a movie and looked at another screen; Paid for e...

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170. YOU GOT THE WORLD (RIGHT WHERE YOU WANT IT)

Intro C Cadd9; C Cadd9 C Dm7; As you wash your hair and bathe in Perrier; Am Dm; As you hit the bank machine at night; Am Dm; Drinking money for tomorrow's flight; C Cadd9 C Dm7; As you count your los...

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171. You hit the spot

; This groove is Em D Em Bm7 and the other chord is A; Em D Em B7; You hit the spot send a heatwave through my brain; Another shot of an antidote for pain; When I get the fear gets down to the bone; A...

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172. YOU'VE GOT TO BE KIDDING

Second verse minus the passing chords; Hey hey yeah la la la la; Oh oh la la la la la la la la la la.la la; ; E / F#m7 / B/ A E F#m7 B A B E; You got to be kidding when you say your line is cast; E / ...

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