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Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five chords for New york new york

New York New York chords - Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five

Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five chords for New york new york

Guitar chords with lyrics

Album: The Message (1982)
Songwriters: Donald Degrate / Donald Earle De Grate /
Edward O. Ferrell Ii / Joel M Hailey / Richard Cedric Hailey / Dwight Myers
New York New York lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

*NOTE* The song is cut short on this album. For more complete versions,
check (1983) and later productions.
Intro:
A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramG+G
A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramE MajorE

Hook:
A chord diagramEbmEbm                         A chord diagramDbDb
New York New York, big city of dreams
                                        A chord diagramFF
And everything in New York ain't always what it seems
A chord diagramE MajorE                                            A chord diagramDbDb
You might get fooled if you come from out of town
                                      A chord diagramFF
But I'm down by law and I know my way around


Bridge:
A chord diagramE MajorE         A chord diagramDbDb                         A chord diagramFF
Too much, too many people, too much (aha-ha)
A chord diagramE MajorE         A chord diagramDbDb                         A chord diagramG+G
Too much, too many people, too much, Raaah!


Verse 1:
A chord diagramG+G                    A chord diagramDbDb
A chord diagramA augmentedA castle in the sky, one mile high
A chord diagramE MajorE
Built to shelter the rich and greedy
A chord diagramG+G
Rows of eyes, disguised as windows
A chord diagramE MajorE
Looking down on the poor and the needy
                 A chord diagramFF
Miles of people, marching up the avenue
A chord diagramE MajorE
Doin? what they gotta do, just to get by
A chord diagramG+G
I'm living in the land of plenty and many
A chord diagramG+G
But I'm damn sure poor and I don't know why

Bridge:
A chord diagramE MajorE
Too much, too many people, too much
A chord diagramG+G         A chord diagramE MajorE                         A chord diagramG+G
Too much, too many people, too much!


Verse 2:
A chord diagramG+G                                   A chord diagramFF
A chord diagramA augmentedA man's on a ledge, says he's gonna jump
A chord diagramDbDb
People gather round, said, "He won't he's just a chump"
 A chord diagramFF
'Cause he lost his job, then he got robbed
A chord diagramE MajorE                           A chord diagramA augmentedA
His mortgage is due and his marriage is through
           A chord diagramE MajorE
He says he ain't gonna pay no child support
                                     A chord diagramG+G
Because the bitch left him without a second thought
                                       A chord diagramE MajorE
He got nothing to eat, no shoes on his feet
                              A chord diagramG+G
She even left his clothes out in the street
                                     A chord diagramE MajorE
He keeps hearing noises when he's at home
                                      A chord diagramDbDb
He always hears voices when he's all alone
    A chord diagramFF
His wife took the kids, the car and the crib
                     A chord diagramG+G
In this man's world, so much for Women's Lib

Hook:
A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramA augmentedA
New York New York big city of dreams
A chord diagramE MajorE
But everything in New York ain't always what it seems
A chord diagramG+G                    A chord diagramDbDb
You might get fooled if you come from out of town
                A chord diagramEbmEbm
But I'm down by law, and I know my way around


Verse 3:
A chord diagramE MajorE
Down in the Village, you might think I'm silly
A chord diagramDbDb
But you can't tell the women from the men sometimes
A chord diagramG+G                       A chord diagramE MajorE
They're sugar and spice and everything nice
                          A chord diagramG+G
But when you get  em home ain't no telling what you find
           A chord diagramE MajorE
Right next door is a little old man
                  A chord diagramG+G
I seen him eating dog food out of a can
                        A chord diagramDbDb
He says, "I got to eat, when I can't afford meat
                    A chord diagramE MajorE
I barely can stand, on my own two feet
                  A chord diagramG+G
I got a bad habit and I just can't break it
                  A chord diagramDbDb
Something s on my mind and I just can't shake it
                  A chord diagramE MajorE
I need some time, and I want some space
                          A chord diagramG+G
I gotta get away from the human race?


Bridge:
A chord diagramG+G         A chord diagramE MajorE                          A chord diagramG+G
Too much, too many people, too much (aha-ha)
          A chord diagramA augmentedA                A chord diagramE MajorE
Too much, too many people, too much! Raaah!


Verse 4:
A chord diagramE MajorE
Staring at a skyscraper reaching into heaven
A chord diagramG+G
When over in the ghetto I'm livin' in hell
A chord diagramE MajorE
Just play ball or be an entertainer
 A chord diagramG+G
'Cause niggaz like me can't read too well
A chord diagramDmDm               A chord diagramE MajorE
Nobody loves me, nobody cares
                       A chord diagramG+G
I dreamed about a life but I'm livin' in a nightmare
         A chord diagramE MajorE
Paranoid schizo, set back, snowbound
                 A chord diagramG+G
Bad news psycho, heart attack, breakdown!

Tag:
A chord diagramG+G         A chord diagramBb majorBb        A chord diagramEbmEbm
Hee, Huh, Hee, Huh, Hee, Huh, Hee, Huh
A chord diagramE MajorE         A chord diagramBb majorBb        A chord diagramEbmEbm
Hee, Huh, Hee, Huh, Hee, Huh, Hee, Huh
A chord diagramE MajorE         A chord diagramBb majorBb        A chord diagramDbDb
Hee, Huh, Hee, Huh, Hee, Huh, Hee, Huh
A chord diagramBb majorBb                  A chord diagramE MajorE              A chord diagramG+G
Hee, Huh, Hee, Huh, Hee, Huh, Hee, HUH!


Verse 5:
A chord diagramE MajorE                                   A chord diagramFF
If only I could sleep just ten more minutes
        A chord diagramE MajorE
I might find the strength to make another day
                               A chord diagramG+G
If I didn't have to get up and do my thing
                                A chord diagramFF
I would probably sleep my whole life away
A chord diagramE MajorE
I messed up a nice dream, somethin' bout ice cream
                            A chord diagramEbmEbm
Whipped cream, fruits and a cherry on top
A chord diagramE MajorE                      A chord diagramFF
Now I gotta get up and face the world, huh
A chord diagramE MajorE
The pressure is on, It ain't never gonna stop
A chord diagramG+G
I sho' gotta learn to use my mind
        A chord diagramE MajorE                           A chord diagramG+G
I don't want to be kissing nobody's behind
A chord diagramE MajorE
Just standin' on line lookin' like a jerk
A chord diagramG+G
Gotta get off my butt and do a full day's work
A chord diagramE MajorE                     A chord diagramFF
I ran into a pothole, got into a car crash
                                    A chord diagramE MajorE
Should a been thinking and tried to fake whiplash
                                A chord diagramFF
A chord diagramA augmentedA crowd gathered round, they're callin' me fat
                   A chord diagramDmDm
Who you lookin' at with a face like that?

Hook:
A chord diagramDmDm                    A chord diagramDbDb
New York New York big city of dreams
A chord diagramE MajorE
Everything in New York ain't always what it seems
A chord diagramG+G
You might get fooled if you come from out of town
A chord diagramE MajorE                         A chord diagramBb majorBb
But I'm down by law and I know my way around


Verse 6:
A chord diagramE MajorE
On 42nd Street, lookin' for some action
                                          A chord diagramG+G
Women standing on the corner selling satisfaction
                    A chord diagramFF
One young punk just leaning on the fence
A chord diagramE MajorE                              A chord diagramA augmentedA
Tryin' to make a dollar out of fifteen cents
A chord diagramE MajorE
Billy is a prankster, tried to be a gangster
A chord diagramE MajorE
Real big wheel when a gun is in his hands
A chord diagramE MajorE
Just did a stick-up, just got picked up
                             A chord diagramG+G
One dead punk, killed by the man


Outro:
A chord diagramG+G                     A chord diagramDbDb
New York New York big city of dreams
                                                A chord diagramG+G
And everything in New York ain't always what it seem

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