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Me and Bobby MaGee
G - C G - C G - C G - C
[intro]

G G G G
Busted flat in Baton Rouge, waitin' for a train
G G D7 D7
When I's feelin' near as faded as my jeans
D7 D7 D7 D7
Bobby thumbed a diesel down just before it rained
D7 D7 G - C G
And rode us all the way into New Orleans

G G G G
I pulled my harpoon out of my dirty red bandana
G G7 C C
I's playin' soft while Bobby sang the blues
C C G G
Windshield wipers slappin' time, I was holdin' Bobby's hand in mine
D7 D7 D7 D7
We sang every song that driver knew

C C G G
Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose
D7 D7 G G
Nothin', it ain't nothin' honey, if it ain't free
C C G G
And feelin' good was easy, lord, oh, when he sang the blues
D7 D7 D7 D7
You know feelin' good was good enough for me
D7 D7 G G A A
Good enough for me and my Bobby McGee

A A A A
>From the Kentucky coal mines to the California sun
A A E7 E7
Yeah Bobby shared the secrets of my soul
E7 E7 E7 E7
Through all kinds of weather, through everything we done
E7 E7 A A
Yeah Bobby baby kept me from the cold

A A A A
One day up near Salinas, lo-ord, I let him slip away
A A7 D D
He's lookin' for that home and I hope he finds it
D D A A
Well I'd trade all my tomorrows for one single yesterday
E7 E7 E7 E7
To be holdin' Bobby's body next to mine

D D A A
Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose
E7 E7 A A
Nothin', and that's all that Bobby left me
D D A A
Well, feelin' good was easy, lo-o-ord, when he sang the blues
E7 E7 E7 E7
And feelin' good was good enough for me
E7 E7 A A
Good enough for me and my Bobby McGee yeah

A A A A
La da da, la da daa, la da daa da daa da daa
A A E7 E7
La da da da daa dadada Bobby McGee-ah
E7 E7 E7 E7
Laa li daa da daa daa, la da daa da daa
E7 E7 A A
Laa la laa la daada Bobby McGee-ah yeah

A A A A
La di da, ladida LA dida LA di daa, ladida LA dida LA di daa
A A E7 E7
Hey now Bobby now now Bobby McGee yeah
E7 E7 E7 E7
Lo lo LO lolo LO lo laa, lololo LO lolo LO lolo LO lolo LO la laa
E7 E7 A A
Hey now Bobby now now Bobby McGee yeah

A A
Lord, I called him my lover, I called him my man
A A
I said I called him my lover, did the best I can
A A E7 E7
C'mon, hey now Bobby now, hey now Bobby McGee, yeah
E7 E7 E7 E7
Lo lo lord, a lord, a lord, a lord, a lord, a lord, a lord oh
E7 E7 A A
Hey, hey, hey, Bobby McGee, lord

A A A A A A E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 A A
[instrumental; piano solo]

A A A A A A E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 A A
[instrumental]

A A A A A A E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 E7 A A A.
[instrumental; guitar solo & a few more "la-di-da"s] [end]



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{t:Take it on the Run}
{st:REO Speedwagon}

[G]Heard it from a friend who
[C]Heard it from a friend who
[D]Heard it from another you been messin' [G]around [Dsus] [D] [G]

They say you got a boy friend
[C]You're up there every weekend
[D]They're talkin' about you and it's bringin' me [G]down

[G]But I know the neighborhood
[C]And talk is cheap when the story is good
[D]And the tales grow taller on down the [G]line

[G]But I'm telling you, babe
[C]That I don't think it's true, babe
[D]And even if it is keep this in [G]mind [G] [G/F#]

{c:Refrain}
{start_of_chorus}
[Em]You take it on the run baby
[C]If that's the way you want it baby
[D]Then I don't want you a[G]round [G] [G/F#]
[Em]I don't believe it
[C]Not for a minute
[Am]You're under the gun so you take it on the [D]run [Dsus] [D] [G]
{end_of_chorus}

[G]You're thinking up your white lies
[C]You're putting on your bedroom eyes
[D]You say you're coming home but you won't say [G]when

[G]But I can feel it coming
[C]If you leave tonight keep running
[D]And you need never look back [G]again [G] [G/F#]

{c:Repeat Refrain x 1}

{c:Solo}

[Em] [C] [Am] [C] [Bm] [D]
(repeat 4x)

{c:Repeat Refrain x 2}

[G]Heard it from a friend who
[C]Heard it from a friend who
[D]Heard it from another you been [C]messin' [G]around



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GIVE ME ONE REASON
On: Tracy Chapman, _New Beginning_
Words & Music: Tracy Chapman

INTRO: Blues progression (above)

E7 A7 E7
CHORUS: Give me one reason to stay here and I'll turn right back around
A7 E7
Give me one reason to stay here and I'll turn right back around
B7
'Cause I don't want to leave you lonely
A7 E7 B7
But you've got to make me change my mind

Baby I got your number and I know that you've got mine
Baby I got your number and I know that you've got mine
You can call me baby, you can call me anytime (but you got to call me)

CHORUS

I don't want no one to squeeze me, they might take away my life
I don't want no one to squeeze me, they might take away my life
I just want someone to hold me and rock me through the night

This youthful heart can love you and give you what you need
This youthful heart can love you and give you what you need
But I'm too old to go chasing you around, wasting my precious energy

CHORUS

Baby just give me one reason, give me just one reason why
Baby just give me one reason, give me just one reason why I should stay
Because I told you that I love you and there ain't no more to say

End on E7



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"Do Wah Diddy Diddy"


E A E/B
There she was, just-a walkin' down the street
E A E/B
Singin' (do wah diddy, diddy dum, diddy do)
E A E/B
Snappin' her fingers and shufflin' her feet
E A E/B
Singin' (do wah diddy, diddy dum, diddy do)

[N.C.]
She looked good (she looked good)
She looked fine (she looked fine)
[E B] <- single notes, fuzz organ w/bass
She looked good, she looked fine
[E B E B] <- single notes, fuzz organ w/bass
And I nearly lost my mind

Verse 2:

Before I knew it she was walkin' next to me
Singin' (do wah diddy, diddy dum, diddy do)
Holdin' my hand just as natural as can be
Singin' (do wah diddy, diddy dum, diddy do)

We walked on (walked on)
To my door (to my door)
We walked on to my door
Then we kissed a little more

E [fill 1] C#m
Whoa-oa, I knew we was fallin' in love
A [fill 2] B7
Yes I did and so I told her all the things I'd been
dreamin' of

Verse 3:

Now we're together nearly every single day
Singin' (do wah diddy, diddy dum, diddy do)
We're so happy and that's how we're gonna stay
Singin' (do wah diddy, diddy dum, diddy do)

Well, I'm hers (I'm hers)
She's mine (she's mine)
I'm hers, she's mine
Wedding bells are gonna chime

B7
/ / / / / / / /
Whoa... oh, yeah

E A E
(Do wah diddy, diddy dum diddy do) Well, sing it to me
E A E
(Do wah diddy, diddy dum diddy do) Oh, oh yeah
E A E [end cold]
(Do wah diddy, diddy dum diddy do)



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{t:Down Under}
{st:Men At Work}

[Bm]Travelling in a [A]friedout combie [Bm] [G] [A]
[Bm]on a hippie [A]trail head full of [Bm]zombie [G] [A]
[Bm]I met a strange [A]lady [Bm]she made me [G]nervous[A]
[Bm]She took me [A]in and gave me [Bm]breakfast [G]and she [A]said:
{c:Chorus}
[D]"Do you come from a [A]land down under?[Bm] [G] [A]
[D]Where women [A]glow and men plun[Bm]der [G] [A]
[D]can't you hear can't you [A]hear the thunder[Bm] [G] [A]
you [D]better run you [A]better take cover"[Bm] [G] [A]

[Bm]Buying bread from from a [A]man in Bruselles[Bm] [G] [A]
He was [Bm]six-foot-four [A]and full of [Bm]muscles [G] [A]
[Bm]I said: "Do you [A]speak my language?"[Bm] [G] [A]
[Bm]He just smiled and [A]gave me a vegemite [Bm]sandwich. [G]He sai[A]d:
{c:Chorus}
[D]"I come from a [A]land down under[Bm] [G] [A]
[D]Where beer does [A]flow and men chun[Bm]der [G] [A]
[D]can't you hear can't you [A]hear the thunder[Bm] [G] [A]
you [D]better run you [A]better take cover"[Bm] [G] [A]

[Bm]Lying in a [A]den in Bombay[Bm] [G] [A]
[Bm]With a slack [A]jaw and not much [Bm]to say[G] [A]
[Bm]I said to the [A]man: "Are you trying to [Bm]tempt me?[G] [A]
[Bm]Because I come [A]from the land of [Bm]plenty?" and [G]he [A]said:
{c:Chorus}
[D]"Oh! do you come from a [A]land down under[Bm] [G] [A]
[D]Where women [A]glow and men plun[Bm]der [G] [A]
[D]can't you hear can't you [A]hear the thunder[Bm] [G] [A]
you [D]better run you [A]better take cover"[Bm] [G] [A]



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Safty Dance

[D]We can dance if we [D4]want [D]to, we can [C9]leave your friends be[G]hind
Cause [C9]your friends don't dance and [G]if they don't dance
Well they're[C9] no friends of m[G]ine

I say, we can go where we want to, a place where they will never find
And we can act like we come from out of this world
Leave the real one far behind
and we can [D]dance[D4]

We can dance if we want to, we can leave your friends behind
Cause your friends don't dance and if they don't dance
Well they're are no friends of mine

I say, we can go where we want to a place where they will never find
And we can act like we come from out of this world
Leave the real one far behind
and we can [D]dance.
And [D4]sing!

Ah we can go when we want to the night is young and so am I
And we can dress real neat from our hats to our feet
and surprise 'em with the victory cry

We can act if want to if we don't nobody will
And you can act real rude and totally removed
And I can act like an imbecile

[C9]We can dance, [G]we can dance [C9]everything out of con[G]trol
[C9]We can dance, [G]we can dance we're [C9]doing it wall to [G]wall
[C9]We can dance, [G]we can dance [C9]everybody look at your [G]hands
[C9]We can dance, [G]we can dance [C9]everybody takin' the [F]chanc[C9]e
[F]Safety [C9]dance Oh well the [F]safety [C9]dance Ah yes the [F]safety [C9]dance

We can dance if we want to, we've got all your life and mine
As long as we abuse it, never gonna lose it
Everything'll work out right

I say, we can dance if we want to we can leave your friends behind
Cause your friends don't dance and if they don't dance
Well they're are no friends of mine

I say we can dance, we can dance everything out of control
We can dance, we can dance we're doing it wall to wall
We can dance, we can dance everybody look at your hands
We can dance, we can dance everybody's takin' the chance
Oh Well the safety dance
ah yes the safety dance



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I will remember you
Sarah Mclachlan

CHORUS:
A Bm E
I will remember you
A Bm E
Will you remember me?
A D A Bm
Don't let your life pass you by
A Bm E A
Weep not for the memories

A D E A
I'm so tired, I can't sleep
A D E A
Standing on the edge of something much too deep
A D E A
Funny how we feel so much, but we cannot say a word
A D E A
We are screaming inside, oh, we can't be heard

CHORUS:
A Bm E
I will remember you
A Bm E
Will you remember me?
A D A Bm
Don't let your life pass you by
A Bm E A
Weep not for the memories

A D E A
I'm so afraid to love you; I'm more afraid to lose
A D E A
Clinging to a past that doesn't let me choose
A D E A
Once there was a darkness; A deep and endless night
A D E
A
You gave me everything you had, oh, you gave me light

CHORUS:
A Bm E
I will remember you
A Bm E
Will you remember me?
A D A Bm
Don't let your life pass you by
A Bm E A
Weep not for the memories
A Bm E A
Weep not for the memories...



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Pretty Woman
Roy Orbison

[E]Pretty [A]woman, walking [F#m]down the street/Pretty [A]woman, the kind I [F#m]like to meet
Pretty [D]woman, I don't be[E]lieve you; you're not true
No one could look as good as you

Pretty [A]woman, won't you [F#m]pardon me/Pretty [A]woman, I couldn't [F#m]help but see
Pretty [D]woman, you look [E]lovely as can be
Are you lonely just like me?

[Dm]Pretty woman, [G]stop a while/[C]Pretty woman, [Am]talk a while
[Dm]Pretty woman, give your smile to [C]me
[Dm]Pretty woman, [G]yeah yeah yeah/[C]Pretty woman, [Am]walk my way
[Dm]Pretty woman, [G]say you'll stay with [C]me

[A]Oh, 'cause I [F#m]need you; I'll [D]treat you [E]right
[A]Come with me [F#m]baby; be [D]mine to[E]night

Pretty [A]woman, don't [F#m]walk on by/Pretty [A]woman, don't [F#m]make me cry
Pretty [A]woman, don't [E]walk away, hey... okay

If that's the [E]way it must be then okay
I guess I'll go on home; it's late; there'll be tomorrow night, but wait...
What do I see? Is she walking back to me? Yeah, she's walking back to me...
Oh, oh,
Pretty [A]Woman



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Monster Mash
Bobby "Boris" Pickett

I was [G]working in the lab late one night
When my [Em]eyes beheld an eerie sight
For my [C]monster from the slab began to rise
And [D]suddenly, to my surprise

(He did the [G]mash) He did the Monster Mash
(The Monster [Em]Mash) It was a graveyard smash
(He did the [C]mash) It caught on in a flash
(He did the [D]mash) He did the Monster Mash

From my [G]laboratory in the Castle East
To the [Em]Master Bedroom where the vampires feast
The [C]ghouls all came from their humble abode
To [D]get a jolt from my electrode

(And do the [G]mash) And do the Monster Mash
(The monster [Em]mash) And do my graveyard smash
(To do the [C]mash) They caught on in a flash
(To do the [D]mash) To do the monster mash
{eoc}

The [G]scene was rocking all were digging the sound
[Em]Igor on chains backed by His Baying Hounds
The [C]Coffin Bangers were about to arrive
With their [D]vocal group, the Crypt Kicker Five

The [C]Zombies were having fun (In-a-shoop-wha-ooo)
The [D]party had just begun (In-a-shoop-wha-ooo)
The [C]guests included WolfMan (In-a-shoop-wha-oooSTOP)
[D]Dracula and his son

[G]Out from his coffin Drac's voice did ring
It [Em]seems he was worried 'bout just one thing
[C]Opened the lid and shook his fist, and said
[D]"Whatever hoppened to my Transylvania Tvist?"

(It's now the [G]mash) It's now the Monster Mash
(The monster [Em]mash) And it's a graveyard smash
(It's now the [C]mash) It's caught on in a flash
(It's now the [D]mash) It's now the Monster Mash

Now [G]everything's cool, Drac's a part of the band
And my [Em]Monster Mash, it's the hit of the land
For [C]you, the living, this Mash was meant, too
When you [D]get to my door, tell them Boris sent you

(And you can [G]Mash) And you can Monster Mash
(The monster [Em]mash) And do my graveyard Smash
(And you can [C]Mash) You'll catch on in a flash
(Then you can [D]Mash) Then you can Monster Mash



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Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins

Well it's a [A]one for the money, two for the show
Three to get ready, now [A7]go cat go but [D]don't you step on my blue suede [A]shoes
You can [E]do anything but lay [D]off of my blue suede [A]shoes

Well you can [A]knock me down, step in my face
Slander my name all over the place and do anything that you want to do
But ah ah honey lay [A7]off of my shoes and [D]don't you step on my blue suede [A]shoes
You can [E]do anything but lay [D]off of my blue suede [A]shoes

Well you can [A]burn my house, steal my car
Drink my liquor from an old fruit jar and do anything that you want to do
But [A7]ah ah honey lay off of my shoes and [D]don't you step on my blue suede [A]shoes
You can [E]do anything but lay [D]off of my blue suede [A]shoes

Well it's a [A]one for the money, two for the show
Three to get ready, now [A7]go cat go but [D]don't you step on my blue suede [A]shoes
You can [E]do anything but lay [D]off of my blue suede [A]shoes

[A] Blue blue blue suede shoes [A] Blue blue blue suede shoes
[D] Blue blue blue suede shoes [A] Blue blue blue suede shoes
You can [E]do anything but lay [D]off of my blue suede [A]shoes

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