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Signs (Key of G) Five Man Electrical Band (Les Emmerson, 1970)
Sweet City Woman The Stampeders (Rich Dodson, 1971)
Tiptoe Through The Tulips (Simple) Tiny Tim (Al Dubin & Joe Burke (1929)



Signs (Key of G)
Five Man Electrical Band (Les Emmerson, 1970)


      Basic Strum:
4/4 | D - - - D - D u |
      1   2   3   4 &


    Intro Riff:
     [G]            [Gsus2][G]        [Gsus2][G]        [Gsus4][G]
4/4 | D - - - D - - - - | D   U - - D - - - | D   U - - D - - - | D   U - - D - - - |
      1       3           1   &     3         1   &     3         1   &     3

Verse 1
And the | [F] sign said | [C] "Long- haired freaky people
| [G] need not ap- | [C] ply"
So I | [G] tucked my hair up | [D] under my hat and I
| [C] went in to ask him | [D] why
| [Em7] He said "You look like a | fine upstanding young
| [C] man, I think you'll | do"
So I | [G] took off my hat and said "I- | [D] magine that!
Heh, | [C] me workin' for | [D] you!" Whoah

Chorus
| [G] Sign sign | [F] everywhere a [C] sign |
| [G] Blockin' out the scenery, | [C] breakin' my mind |
| [G] Do this, don't do | [D] that, can't you read the | [F] sign? | [F] |
Intro Riff | [G] | [G] | [G] | [G] |

Verse 2
And the | [F] sign said anybody | [C] caught trespassin'
| [G] would be shot out of | [C] sight
So I | [G] jumped on the fence and I | [D] yelled at the house
| [C] "Hey, what gives you the | [D] right?
To | [Em7] put up a fence to | keep me out but to
| [C] keep Mother Nature | in,
If | [G] God was here he'd | [D] tell you to your face,
| [C] "Man you're some kind of | [D] sinner!"

Chorus
| [G] Sign sign | [F] everywhere a [C] sign |
| [G] Blockin' out the scenery, | [C] breakin' my mind |
| [G] Do this, don't do | [D] that, can't you read the | [F] sign? | [F]   |
| [G] | [G] |

Bridge
Now | [D] hey there mister | can't you read?
You | [C] gotta have a shirt and | [G] tie to get a seat
You | [G] can't even watch, no | [D] you can't even
| [C] You ain't supposed to
Intro Riff | [G] be here | [G]   | [G]   | [G]

Acappella
Sign said you got to have a membership card to get inside...Uh!
Instrumental Chorus
| [G] | [F] [C] | [G] | [C] |
| [G] | [D]     | [F] | [F] |
Intro Riff | [G] | [G] | [G] | [G] |

Verse 3
And the | [F] sign said | [C] "Everybody welcome come
| [G] in, kneel down and | [C] pray"
But when they | [G] passed around the plate at the | [D] end of it all,
I | [C] didn't have a penny to | [D] pay
So I | [Em7] got me a pen and a | paper,
and I | [C] made up my own little | sign
I said | [G] "Thank you Lord for | [D] thinkin' about me,
I'm a- | [C] live and doin' | [D] fine!"

Chorus
| [G] Sign sign | [F] everywhere a [C] sign |
| [G] Blockin' out the scenery, | [C] breakin' my mind |
| [G] Do this, don't do | [D] that, can't you read the | [F] sign? | [F]   |
| [G] Sign sign | [F] everywhere a [C] sign |
| [G]   | [C]   | [G]   | [D]   | [F]   | [F]   |
Intro Riff | [G] | [G] | [G] | [G] |


#Capo on 5th fret to play along with original. (See other chart in orginal key)


#Last Updated 5/05/18 JJ
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Sweet City Woman
The Stampeders (Rich Dodson, 1971)


Two Bar Pattern Strum:
| D u d u D - - u | D u d U - U - u |
  1 & 2 & 3 (4) &   1 & 2 &   &   &

Intro
| [G]   | [G]   | [C6]   | [C6]   |
| [Am]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G]   |
| [G]   | [G]   | [C6]   | [C6]   |
| [Am]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G]   |

Well, [G] I'm on my way, to the [C6] city life
To a [Am] pretty face that [D] shines her light on the [G] city nights
And I [G] gotta catch a noon train... gotta [C6] be there on time
Oh, [Am] it feels so good to [D] know she waits at the [G] end of the line

Chorus
[G] Swee-ee-eet, sweet city [C6] woman
I can [Am] see your face, I can [D] hear your voice, [G] I can almost touch you
[G] Swee-ee-eet, sweet city [C6] woman
Oh, my [Am] banjo and me, we [D] got a feel for [G] singin',

[G↓] Bon c'est [G↓] bon, [G] bon bon c'est bon, bon,
[G] Bon c'est bon, bon, bon, [C↓] bon, [D↓] bon
[G↓] Bon c'est [G↓] bon, [G] bon bon c'est bon, bon,
[G] Bon c'est bon, bon, bon, [C↓] bon, [D↓] bon
[C↓] So [G↓] long ma, [Am↓] so [G↓] long pa, [C6↓] so long
[G] Neighbors and friends

Like a [G] country mornin', all [C6] snuggled in dew
Ah, she's [Am] got a way to [D] make a man feel [G] shiny and new
And she [G] sings in the evenin'... Oh, [C6] familiar tunes
And [Am] she feeds me love [D] and tenderness and [G] macaroons

Chorus
[G] Swee-ee-eet, sweet city [C6] woman
I can [Am] see your face, I can [D] hear your voice, [G] I can almost touch you
[G] Swee-ee-eet, sweet city [C6] woman
Oh, my [Am] banjo and me, we [D] got a feel for [G] singin',

Instrumental
| [G]   | [G]   | [C6]   | [C6]   |
| [Am]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G]   |
| [G]   | [G]   | [C6]   | [C6]   |
| [Am]   | [D]   | [G]   | [G]   |

[G] Swee-ee-eet, sweet city [C6] woman
[Am] Sweet, sweet, [D] sweet, sweet city [G] woman
[G] Swee-ee-eet, sweet city [C6] woman
[Am] Sweet, sweet, [D] sweet, sweet city [G] woman
[Am] Sweet, sweet, [D] sweet, sweet city [G] woman
[Am] Sweet, sweet, [D] sweet, sweet city [G] woman  [G↓]


#Play along with original in this key.

#Last Updated 4/20/18 JJ
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Tiptoe Through The Tulips (Simple)
Tiny Tim (Al Dubin & Joe Burke (1929)


| [C] Tiptoe through the | [G7] window
By the | [C] window, that is | [F] where I'll be
Come | [C] tiptoe through the | [G7] tulips with | [C] me | [G7↓]    


| [C] Tiptoe from the | [G7] garden
By the | [C] garden of the | [F] willow tree
And | [C] tiptoe through the | [G7] tulips with | [C] me | [C7]  


Bridge
| [F] ... Knee | deep in | [Em] flowers we'll stray | [A7] ... |   
| [Em] We'll keep | ...the | [D7] showers a- | [G7↓] way

And if I | [C] kiss you in the | [G7] garden,
in the | [C] moonlight, will you | [F] pardon me?
And | [C] tiptoe through the | [G7] tulips with | [C] me | [C↓]  


#Capo on 4th fret to learn it with Tiny Tim's original.

#Last Updated 4/28/18 JJ
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