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Downtown Came Uptown David Wilcox
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Play all barre chords
G C C G G C C G
I used to wear jeans I'm in Italian slacks
G C C G G C C G
Had long shaggy hair It's cut short and slicked back
G / / / B / / / C / / C# / /
I drank $3.00 wine Now it's cocktails at Two
G G C C G
Because Downtown came Uptown for you.

G C C G G C C G
I used to think that Coke Came in bottles or can
G C C G G C C G
S------ilk underwear Wasn't right on a man
G / / / B / / / C / / C# / /
Hush puppies & sneakers Now it's aligator shoes
G G C C G
Because Downtown came Uptown for you.

C / G /
Well you told me that you loved me
C G
Said I could be your man
C G
Ah, but then you said I had no more style
G G# A D
Then a rat in a garbage can

G C C G G C C G
So you took me Uptown You made your driver wait
G C C G G C C G
Taught me how to eat snails Caviar on a plate
G / / / B / / / C / / C# / /
No more sittin' in the alley with the boys drinking booze
G G C C G
Because Downtown came Uptown for you.
Break over verse chords:
C G
Well---l you told me that you loved me
C G
And said I could be your man
C G
And then you said I had no more style
G G# A D
Then a rat in a garbage can
G C C G G C C G
My manicure's at Five French lesson at Six
G C C G G C C G
Oh don't tell me you can't Teach a dog new tricks
G / / / B / / / C / / C# / /
I'm goin' out on the town My friends are spreadin' the news
G G C C G
Because Downtown came Uptown for you.
Darling, Downtown came Uptown for you.


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Do the Bearcat

F7 Bb7 Abdim Eb7,Bbdim,F7 Bb7 Abdim
I went to the zoo just the other week, saw the kangaroo
Eb7,Bbdim,F7 Bb7 Abdim
had a talk with the chimpanzee. He said hey brother if you
Eb7 Bbdim F7 Bb7 F7 (bend 6th string behind}
want a thing that's hip do the bearcat. {the nut up to F note}

Verse 2
F7 Bb7 Abdim Eb7 Bbdim F7
Do the bearcat mmmmmmm that's the name of this song
Bb7 Abdim Eb7 Bbdim F7
Take a little lesson and you can't go wrong
Bb7 Abdim Eb7 Bbdim F7
Do the bearcat mmmmmm that's the way we like
Bb7 F7
Do the bearcat

Chorus:

Bb7,A,G,G7
It's enough to make you wanta leave your home
G,F,Eb7
It's the kinda sound that you can't leave alone
Eb7,D7,C7
Enough to make you wanta get a bearcat of your own
F7 (wild string bends)
And make him go........

Verse 3
F7 Bb7 Abdim Eb7,Bbdim,F7
Do the bearcat
Bb7 Abdim Eb7,Bbdim,F7
ooohh he's lookin for you
Bb7 Abdim Eb7,Bbdim,F7
Do the bearcat
Bb7 F7


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CHEAP BEER JOINT-DAVID WILCOX

Verse 1
A7 G#dim/Ab F#7 C#dim/Bb
Give me a cheap beer joint on the wrong side of town
B7 B13 E9 A7 E9
and all you good time people gather round.

Verse 2

A7 G#dim/Ab F7 C#dim/Bb
Oh, give me a toke out back with a bouncer named Jack
B7 B13 E9
and then roll me on in and sit right down.

Chorus:

D7 Ebdim/C
Blood on the door broken dreams on the floor
B7 B13 E9
the people ain't always quiet or serene
A7 G#dim/Ab F7
But if you got the blues tonight we can make everything
C#dim/Bb B7 B13 E9 A7 E9
work out right just take me back and let me drift away

Guitar solo:

Verse 3
E9 A7 G#dim/Ab F#7 C#dim/Bb
Yeah! And on the day I die when old man death says hi
B7 B13 E9 A7 E9
"David" do you have any last requests.

Verse 4
A7 G#dim/Ab F#7 C#dim/Bb
I'll say I know a little spot where the music is hot
B7 B13 E9
and I just wanta play my last respects

Guitar solo and fade out:----0----|----------------0-|


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David Wilcox

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