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The Mayor Of Simpleton - XTC
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from 'Oranges and Lemons'
words & music Andy Partridge

[Transcribed by Duncan Batey, djb@maths.bath.ac.uk]

[Notes: The 'C D' in the verse is played on the track by sliding the
 A chord diagramC majorC chord up to 3rd fret and back, arpeggiating( ), while the bass line
 dances around to wonderful effect. I just strum the chords. I also
 tend to play a lot of the chords with the two little fingers at 3rd
 fret, except for the D, e.g.

     A chord diagramG MajorG       A chord diagramAsus4Asus4    A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramAm7Am7
 ----3-------3--------3--------3--------
 ----3-------3--------3--------3--------
 ----0-------2--------0--------0--------
 ----0-------2--------2--------2--------
 ----2-------0--------3--------0--------
 ----3-------0--------0--------0--------

 This generally makes it easier to shift between chords, and makes
 things a bit more interesting than playing them straight, although
 it's not always appropriate -- in the bridge for instance]


A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD

A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD
Never been ...

A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD
Never took a paper ...

A chord diagramG MajorG                                 A chord diagramAsus4Asus4
Some of your friends ...

         A chord diagramC majorC                    A chord diagramD MajorD
But it's nothing ...,

       A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramG MajorG             A chord diagramAm7Am7
Well I don't know how ...

        A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramAm7Am7
And all mathematics ...

      A chord diagramG MajorG                   A chord diagramE MajorE                A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramD MajorD
And I may be the mayor ...

             A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramD MajorD
And that's I ...

           A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramD MajorD            A chord diagramC/EC/E           A chord diagramD/F#D/F#
When their logic grows ...

          A chord diagramC/GC/G         A chord diagramD/AD/A         A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramG MajorG
You'll be warm in the ....

A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramD MajorD

        A chord diagramB minorBm                       A chord diagramE minorEm
I'm not proud of the fact ...

     A chord diagramG MajorG
Just feel I shou...

         A chord diagramB minorBm                         A chord diagramE minorEm
What you get is all ...

         A chord diagramC majorC                 A chord diagramD MajorD
it takes brains to do ...


           A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramD MajorD            A chord diagramC/EC/E           A chord diagramD/F#D/F#
When their logic grows cold ...

          A chord diagramC/GC/G         A chord diagramD/AD/A         A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramG MajorG
You'll be warm in the arms ...
You'll be warm in the arms ...

          A chord diagramC majorC                       D7sus4/A
You'll be warm in the ....

(Please be upstanding for the mayor of simpleton)

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