Guitar chords with lyrics
Standard Tuning, Capo 3rd When playing the first G+G of each verse, start at low E MajorE and go up the strings, and hammer-on the third fret up (from the capo) on the BB string. When switching to C, hammer-on the same fret on the BB string to make it sound good. Just listen to the song to get a feel for what it sounds like.
Intro: G+G C majorC E minorEm A augmentedA G+G C majorC Back in the old folky days E minorEm A augmentedA The air was magic when we played G+G C majorC The riverboat was rockin' in the rain E minorEm A augmentedA Midnight was the time for the raid D MajorD Oh, Isabela, proud Isabela E minorEm They tore you down and plowed you under F# minorF#m G+G You're only real with your make-up on D MajorD A augmentedA How could I see you and stay too long G+G C majorC All along the Navajo Trail E minorEm A augmentedA Burn-outs stub their toes on garbage pails. G+G C majorC Waitresses are cryin' in the rain E minorEm A augmentedA Will their boyfriends pass this way again D MajorD Oh, Mother Goose, she's on the skids E minorEm Sure ain't happy, neither are the kids F# minorF#m G+G She needs someone that she can scream at D MajorD A augmentedA And I'm such a heel for makin' her feel so bad G+G C majorC I guess I'll call it sickness gone E minorEm A augmentedA It's hard to say the meaning of this song G+G C majorC An ambulance can only go so fast E minorEm A augmentedA It's easy to get buried in the past G+G C majorC E minorEm A augmentedA When you try to make a good thing last
Harmonica Solo: D MajorD G+G D MajorD G+G E minorEm (x3) D MajorD I saw today in the entertainment section E minorEm There's room at the top for private detection F# minorF#m G+G To Mom and Dad this just doesn't matter D MajorD A augmentedA But it's either that or pay off the kidnapper G+G C majorC So all you critics sit alone E minorEm A augmentedA You're no better than me for what you've shown G+G C majorC With your stomach pump and your hook and ladder dreams E minorEm A augmentedA We could get together for some scenes Harmonica Solo: D MajorD G+G D MajorD G+G E minorEm (x3) D MajorD Well, I'm up in T.O. keepin' jive alive E minorEm And out on the corner it's half past five F# minorF#m G+G But the subways are empty, and so are the cafes D MajorD Except for the Farmer's Market A augmentedA And I still can hear him say G+G C majorC You're all just pissin' in the wind E minorEm A augmentedA You don't know it but you are G+G C majorC And there ain't nothin' like a friend E minorEm A augmentedA Who can tell you you're just pissin' in the wind Harmonica Solo: D MajorD G+G D MajorD G+G E minorEm (x3) D MajorD I never knew a man could tell so many lies E minorEm He had a different story for every set of eyes F# minorF#m G+G How can he remember who he's talking to D MajorD A augmentedA Cause I know it ain't me, and hope it isn't you Outro: G+G C majorC E minorEm A augmentedA G+G C majorC E minorEm A augmentedA D MajorD