Guitar chords with lyrics
Intro verse 1 E MajorE I was sitting in a diner with a girl named Flo A augmentedA She wouldn't say yes, but she couldn't say no E MajorE B7B7 E MajorE She said, "Darling, can I get a middle man " E MajorE She was engaged to a fellow on the lay-a-way plan A augmentedA But she carried all her money in a coffee can E MajorE B7B7 E MajorE She said, "Darling, can I get a middle man "
Bridge A augmentedA The cook looked over with a short order face E MajorE Dropped a fork and he saw Flo's legs A augmentedA Straightened his apron and burned my eggs B7B7 I got competition everywhere I go these days verse 2 E MajorE Leaning on the juke box lookin' real good A augmentedA Like Natalie Wood on a Pontiac hood E MajorE B7B7 E MajorE I said, "Darling, I think I need a little hand. E MajorE Ya see, I've seen my downs, I've seen my ups A augmentedA I seen miniature dogs in coffee cups E MajorE B7B7 E MajorE But darling I ain't never seen a middle man."
Bridge A augmentedA Flo talked slow like real wet paint E MajorE She said, "A middle man's there when the other ones ain't A augmentedA He's got a left handed manner that leans to the right B7B7 Sleeps all day and keeps it up all night" verse 3 E MajorE I got an aunt in Ohio and a boat that won't row A augmentedA Some veterans insurance and nowhere to go E MajorE B7B7 E MajorE "Darling, can I be your middle man " Bridge A augmentedA If I could get the money in that coffee can E MajorE I could open me up a lemonade stand A augmentedA Send all the kids off to Pakistan B7B7 Make Flo happy if I can Instrumental A augmentedA E MajorE A augmentedA B7B7 verse 4 E MajorE Jerry Mahoney and Johnny B. Goode A augmentedA Are gonna buy me a house in Hollywood E MajorE B7B7 E MajorE Darling, I think I got the perfect plan E MajorE We're gonna save half a dollars and sell 'em to France A augmentedA Buy us a record and learn how to dance E MajorE B7B7 And darling, I'll always be your middle E MajorE B7B7 Darling, go buy a griddle E MajorE B7B7 E MajorE Darling, I wanna be your middle man