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DEACON BLUES   -   Steely Dan
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                          From the album AJA

                          Chords by Howard Wright  (spxhaw@uk.ac.cf.thor)


INTRO:
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Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7   Gsus2 chord diagramGsus2Gsus2/B chord diagramBB   Bbmaj7    Fsus2 chord diagramFsus2Fsus2/A chord diagramAA    Dmaj7 chord diagramDmaj7Dmaj7    Asus2 chord diagramAsus2Asus2/C# chord diagramC#C#    Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7    Gsus2 chord diagramGsus2Gsus2/B chord diagramBB

Ebmaj7    E7 chord diagramE7E7#9


VERSE 1:
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G13 chord diagramG13G13         F13 chord diagramF13F13          G chord diagramGG/A chord diagramAA     F13 chord diagramF13F13
This ..

G13 chord diagramG13G13                F13 chord diagramF13F13                 G chord diagramGG/A chord diagramAA      D9 chord diagramD9D9
  That ..

Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7           E7 chord diagramE7E7-9       Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7                      Bb13
  It ...

   E7 chord diagramE7E7              B7 chord diagramB7B7
At ..

       B7 chord diagramB7B7#9       E7 chord diagramE7E7     B7 chord diagramB7B7#9    E7 chord diagramE7E7
That's ..


G13 chord diagramG13G13           F13 chord diagramF13F13                 G chord diagramGG/A chord diagramAA   F13 chord diagramF13F13
You ..

G13 chord diagramG13G13              F13 chord diagramF13F13            G chord diagramGG/A chord diagramAA        A7 chord diagramA7A7
  This ..

Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7          E7 chord diagramE7E7-9
  So ..

Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7              Gm7 chord diagramGm7Gm7        F#maj7 chord diagramF#maj7F#maj7  Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7
Throw ..

                Csus2 chord diagramCsus2Csus2/E chord diagramEE
I'll ..

D9 chord diagramD9D9           F chord diagramFF/G chord diagramGG
I'm ..


CHORUS:
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Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7                    Em7 chord diagramEm7Em7
I'll ..

Dm7 chord diagramDm7Dm7       Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7
   I ..

Bbmaj7               Am chord diagramAmAm        Am chord diagramAmAm/G chord diagramGG   Am chord diagramAmAm/F# chord diagramF#F#  Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7
Drink ..

     Csus2 chord diagramCsus2Csus2/E chord diagramEE    Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7(Viii)       Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7
And  ..

                         Em7 chord diagramEm7Em7
They ..

Dm7 chord diagramDm7Dm7      Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7
I ..

     Bbmaj7           Am chord diagramAmAm      Am chord diagramAmAm/G chord diagramGG   Am chord diagramAmAm/F# chord diagramF#F#  Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7
They ...

Csus2 chord diagramCsus2Csus2/E chord diagramEE     Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7(Viii)  Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7            Em7 chord diagramEm7Em7
Call    ..


Dmaj7 chord diagramDmaj7Dmaj7    Asus2 chord diagramAsus2Asus2/C# chord diagramC#C#    Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7    Gsus2 chord diagramGsus2Gsus2/B chord diagramBB   Ebmaj7   E7 chord diagramE7E7#9


VERSE 2 :    (Chords as VERSE 1)
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CHORUS:
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As before except for the last line of chords. Play these instead :

Dmaj7 chord diagramDmaj7Dmaj7    Asus2 chord diagramAsus2Asus2/C# chord diagramC#C#    Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7    Gsus2 chord diagramGsus2Gsus2/B chord diagramBB    Bb13   Gsus2 chord diagramGsus2Gsus2/B chord diagramBB

Then it goes into .....

INSTRUMENTAL:
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Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7  Em7 chord diagramEm7Em7  A13 chord diagramA13A13  D7 chord diagramD7D7#5#9  G13 chord diagramG13G13   B7 chord diagramB7B7#9   Em7 chord diagramEm7Em7   A13 chord diagramA13A13

Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7  F#7 chord diagramF#7F#7#9  Gmaj7 chord diagramGmaj7Gmaj7  B7 chord diagramB7B7#9

Repeat these two lines once

Then play the INTRO chords to lead into the last verse...


Verse 3:
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G13 chord diagramG13G13         F13 chord diagramF13F13            G chord diagramGG/A chord diagramAA     F13 chord diagramF13F13
This ..

G13 chord diagramG13G13                F13 chord diagramF13F13          G chord diagramGG/A chord diagramAA      A7 chord diagramA7A7
  I ..

Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7             E7 chord diagramE7E7-9
   I ..

Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7          Gm7 chord diagramGm7Gm7          F#maj7 chord diagramF#maj7F#maj7  Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7
 Sue ..

                Csus2 chord diagramCsus2Csus2/E chord diagramEE
This ..

D9 chord diagramD9D9              F chord diagramFF/G chord diagramGG
 I'll ..


CHORUS


OUTTRO:
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Same as first half of 1st Verse - except play D9 chord diagramD9D9-5 instead of D9 chord diagramD9D9
Keep repeating this half verse to fade



Chord Shapes
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As before, A chord diagramAA=10, B chord diagramBB=11 to make the shapes simpler to type out
(Note that Dmaj7 chord diagramDmaj7Dmaj7 becomes ABBA !!!)


 EADGBE      EADGBE       EADGBE       EADGBE       EADGBE      EADGBE
 8X998X      7X778X       6X776X       5X556X       AXBBAX      9X99AX

 Cmaj7 chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7       Gsus2 chord diagramGsus2Gsus2/B chord diagramBB      Bbmaj7       Fsus2 chord diagramFsus2Fsus2/A chord diagramAA      Dmaj7 chord diagramDmaj7Dmaj7       Asus2 chord diagramAsus2Asus2/C# chord diagramC#C#


 EADGBE      EADGBE       EADGBE       EADGBE       EADGBE      EADGBE
 x68786      07678x       353453       3x345x       131231      1x123x

 Ebmaj7       E7 chord diagramE7E7#9         G13 chord diagramG13G13          G13 chord diagramG13G13          F13 chord diagramF13F13          F13 chord diagramF13F13

                           (Take your pick !)

 EADGBE      EADGBE       EADGBE       EADGBE       EADGBE      EADGBE
 x0543x      x5455x       133210       07676x       5x5555      6x678x

  G chord diagramGG/A chord diagramAA          D9 chord diagramD9D9          Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7        E7 chord diagramE7E7-9         Am7 chord diagramAm7Am7         Bb13


 EADGBE      EADGBE       EADGBE       EADGBE       EADGBE      EADGBE
 020100      x24242       x2123x       3x3333       2x332x      x7x788

   E7 chord diagramE7E7          B7 chord diagramB7B7          B7 chord diagramB7B7#9         Gm7 chord diagramGm7Gm7          F#maj7 chord diagramF#maj7F#maj7     Csus2 chord diagramCsus2Csus2/E chord diagramEE


 EADGBE      EADGBE       EADGBE       EADGBE       EADGBE      EADGBE
 3x321x      x79787       x57565       x02210       3x2210      2x2210

  F chord diagramFF/G chord diagramGG         Em7 chord diagramEm7Em7           Dm7 chord diagramDm7Dm7         Am chord diagramAmAm           Am chord diagramAmAm/G chord diagramGG        Am chord diagramAmAm/F# chord diagramF#F#


 EADGBE      EADGBE       EADGBE       EADGBE       EADGBE
 x8a9a8      x54566       242355       3x443x       x5x554

Fmaj7 chord diagramFmaj7Fmaj7(Viii)  D7 chord diagramD7D7#5#9       F#7 chord diagramF#7F#7#9        Gmaj7 chord diagramGmaj7Gmaj7         D9 chord diagramD9D9-5


Any mistakes with words or chords - please let me know.
I don't think I missed out any shapes , but I might have let one slip...

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