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You Can't Always Get What You Want The Rolling Stones (1969)
Boots or Hearts The Tragically Hip (1990)
Let the Mermaids Flirt With Me John Hurt (1966)
San Francisco Bay Blues Eric Clapton (Jesse Fuller, 1955)
Helpless Neil Young (1970)
If I Needed You Townes Van Zandt (1972)
Mad World Tears For Fears (Gary Jules, 1982)
Somebody That I Used To Know Gotye (2011)
Taekwondo Walk Off The Earth (2017)
All Star Smash Mouth (Greg Camp, 1999)
***Extras*** (Themed Songs for 2nd set)
Ob-la-di Ob-la-da The Beatles (McCartney, 1968)
I Hope I Don't Fall In Love With You Tom Waits (1973)
Home Phillip Phillips (Pearson & Holden, 2012)
You Dont Know How It Feels Tom Petty (1994)



You Can't Always Get What You Want
The Rolling Stones (1969)


4/4 | D - - - D - - u | D - D - D u D - |
      1   2   3   4 &   1   2   3 & 4

Intro
[C] [F] [C] [F]

I [C] saw her today at the re- [F] ception
A [C] glass of wine in her [F] hand
I [C] knew she was gonna meet her con- [F] nection
At her [C] feet was a footloose [F] man

Chorus
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
But if you [D↓] try sometimes, you [F↓] might find
You get what you [C] need... ahhhh- [F] hhh, [C] yeah... [F]

I [C] went down to the demon- [F] stration,
To [C] get my fair share of a- [F] buse
Singin' [C] "we're gonna vent our fru- [F] stration,
And if we [C] don't we're gonna blow a 50- amp [F] fuse"

Chorus
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
But if you [D↓] try sometimes, you [F↓] might find
You get what you [C] need... ahhhh- [F] hhh, [C] yeah... [F]

I [C] went down to the Chelsea [F] drugstore
To [C] get your prescription [F] filled
I was [C] standin' in line with Mr. [F] Jimmy,
And [C] man, did he look pretty [F] ill
We de[C]cided that we would have a [F] soda,
My [C] favorite flavour, cherry [F] red.
I [C] sung my song to Mr. [F] Jimmy,
And he [C] said one word to me, and that was [F] "dead," I said to him,

Chorus
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
But if you [D↓] try sometimes, you [F↓] might find
You get what you [C] need... ahhhh- [F] hhh, [C] yeah... [F]

I [C] saw her today at the re- [F] ception,
In her [C] glass was a bleeding [F] man
She was [C] practised at the art of de- [F] ception,
Well, I could [C] tell by her bloodstained [F] hands

Chorus
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
But if you [D↓] try sometimes, you [F↓] might find
You get what you [C] need... ahhhh- [F] hhh, [C] yeah... [F]

Chorus
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
You [C] can't always get what you [F] want
But if you [D↓] try sometimes, you [F↓] might find
You get what you [C] need... ahhhh- [F] hhh, [C] yeah... [F]
[C] [F] [C] [F] [C↓]


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Boots or Hearts
The Tragically Hip (1990)


4/4 | D u - u - u - u |
      1 &   &   &   &

Well I | [G] think that there's a | problem here
her | [G] voice just don't sound | right
but I | [G] left myself on her | answering machine
said "I'm | [G] back in town to- | night."

I feel I've | [C] stepped out of the | wilderness
all | [C] squint- eyed and con- | fused
but even | [G] babies raised by | wolves they know
e- | [G] xactly when they've been | used

Chorus
See | [C] when it starts to | [D] fall apart,
man it | [G] really falls a- | part
like | [C] boots or hearts, oh | [D] when they start
they | [G] really fall a- | part

| [G] Fingers and toes, | fingers and toes,
| [G] forty things we | share
| [G] forty- one if | you include,
the | [G] fact that we don't | care

Now you've | [C] blocked off most of | main street
| [C] for your faith pa- | rade
| [G] everyone in town now, they | probably all agree
I'm | [G] lying in the bed I | made

Chorus
See | [C] when it starts to | [D] fall apart,
it | [G] really falls a- | part
like | [C] boots or hearts, oh | [D] when they start
they | [G] really fall a- | part

Solo Over Verse (optional)
| [G] | [G] | [G] | [G] |
| [G] | [G] | [G] | [G] |
| [C] | [C] | [C] | [C] |
| [G] | [G] | [G] | [G] |

Now you | [G] won't even let me | talk to you
we | [G] got some air to | clear
we'd | [G] probably only agree on one | thing anyway
that's what the | [G] hell is happening | here?

| [C] Fingers and toes, | fingers and toes
| [C] forty things we | share
| [G] forty- one if | you include
the | [G] fact that we don't | care

Chorus
See | [C] when it starts to | [D] fall apart,
it | [G] really falls a- | part
like | [C] boots or hearts, oh | [D] when they start
they | [G] really fall a- | part
well | [G] fall apart | [G] | [G] | [G↓]


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Let the Mermaids Flirt With Me
John Hurt (1966)


Basic accompaniment
4/4 | T3 - D - T4 - D - |
      1    2   3    4

Intro (Basic Progression)
| [G] | [C] | [F]   | [C] |
| [F] | [C] | [D7] | [G] |
| [G] | [C] | [F]   | [C] |
| [F] | [C] | [G]   | [C] |

| [G] Blues all on the | [C] ocean,
| [F] Blues all in the | [C] air;
| [F] Can't stay here no | [C] longer,
I | [D7] have no steamship | [G] fare.
When my | [G] earthly trials are | [C] over,
Cast my | [F] body out in the | [C] sea;
| [F] Save on the under- | [C] taker bill
Let the | [G] mermaids flirt with | [C] me!

I | [G] do not work for | [C] pleasure;
Earthly | [F] peace I'll see no | [C] more;
The | [F] only reason I | [C] work at all
Is to | [D7] drive the wolf from my | [G] door.
When my | [G] earthly trials are | [C] over,
Cast my | [F] body out in the | [C] sea;
| [F] Save on the under- | [C] taker bill
Let the | [G] mermaids flirt with | [C] me!

Instrumental
| [G] | [C] | [F]   | [C] |
| [F] | [C] | [D7] | [G] |
| [G] | [C] | [F]   | [C] |
| [F] | [C] | [G]   | [C] |

My | [G] wife controles our | [C] happy home;
My | [F] sweetheart I cannot | [C] find.
The | [F] only thing I can | [C] call my own
Is a | [D7] troubled and a worried | [G] mind.
When my | [G] earthly trials are | [C] over,
Cast my | [F] body out in the | [C] sea;
| [F] Save on the under- | [C] taker bill
Let the | [G] mermaids flirt with | [C] me!

| [G] Blues all in my | [C] body;
My | [F] darlin' has forsaken | [C] me.
If I | [F] ever see her | [C] face again
Have to | [D7] swim across that | [G] sea.
When my | [G] earthly trials are | [C] over,
Cast my | [F] body out in the | [C] sea;
| [F] Save on the under- | [C] taker bill
Let the | [G] mermaids flirt with | [C] me!

Instrumental
| [G] | [C] | [F]   | [C] |
| [F] | [C] | [D7] | [G] |
| [G] | [C] | [F]   | [C] |
| [F] | [C] | [G]   | [C] |

| [G] Blues all on the | [C] ocean,
| [F] Blues all in the | [C] air;
| [F] Can't stay here no | [C] longer,
I | [D7] have no steamship | [G] fare.
When my | [G] earthly trials are | [C] over,
Cast my | [F] body out in the | [C] sea;
| [F] Save on the under- | [C] taker bill
Let the | [G] mermaids flirt with | [C] me!


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San Francisco Bay Blues
Eric Clapton (Jesse Fuller, 1955)


4/4 | d - D - d u D u |
      1   2     & 4 &

Intro
| [C]   | [F]   | [C] | [C7] |
| [F]   | [F]   | [C] | [C7] |
| [F]   | [F]   | [C] | [A7] |
| [D7] | [G7] | [C] | [G7] |

I got the [C] blues when my baby left me [F] by the San Francisco [C] Bay [C7]
The [F] ocean liner, gone so far a- [C] way [C7]
I [F] didn't mean to treat her so bad, she was the [C] best gal I ever, ever [A7] had
She [D7] said “Goodbye”, she'd like to make me cry [G7] I wanna lay down and die

I [C] ain't got a nickel and I [F] ain't got a lousy [C] dime [C7]
If she [F] don't come back, I think I'm gonna lose my [E7] mind [E7]
[F] Ever get back to stayin', gonna [C] be another brand new [A7] day
[D7] Walkin' with my baby down [G7] by the San Francisco [C] Bay [C]

Instrumental (Harmonica)
| [C]   | [F]   | [C]   | [C7] |
| [F]   | [F]   | [C]   | [C7] |
| [F]   | [F]   | [C]   | [A7] |
| [D7] | [D7] | [G7] | [G7] |

Instrumental (Kazoo)
| [C]   | [F]   | [C]   | [C7] |
| [F]   | [F]   | [E7] | [E7] |
| [F]   | [F]   | [C]   | [A7] |
| [D7] | [G7] | [C]   | [C] |

| [C] Sittin' down [F] lookin' through my | [C] back door |
| [C] Wonderin' which [F] way to | [C] go |
[F] Woman I'm so crazy about, she don't love me no [C] more
[F] Think I'll catch me a [Fm] freight train [C] because I'm feelin' [A7] blue
[D7] Ride all the way to the end of the line [G7] thinkin' only of you

| [C] Meanwhile [F] in another | [C] city |
| [C] Just about to [F] go in- | [C] sane |
[F] Well I heard my baby, Lord, the [E7] way she used to call my name
If I [F] ever get back to stayin', there's gonna [C] be another brand new [A7] day
[D7] Walkin' with my baby down [G7] by the San Francisco [C] Bay, hey [A7] hey
[D7] Walkin' with my baby down [G7] by the San Francisco [C] Bay [A7]
Yeah I'm [D7] walkin' with my baby down [G7] by the San Francisco [C] Bay  [G7↓] [C↓]


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Helpless
Neil Young (1970)


      Two Bar Pattern      
4/4 | d - - - D - d u | D u D - D - - - |
      1   2   3   4 &   1   2   3   4 &

Intro:
| [D] | [A] | [G] | [G] |
| [D] | [A] | [G] | [G] |
  
[D] ...There is a [A] town in north [G] Ontario [G]
[D] ...With dreams, [A] comfort, me- [G] mories to spare [G]
[D] ...And in my [A] mind I still [G] need a place to [G] go
[D] ...All [A] my changes [G] were there. [G]

[D] ...Blue, blue [A] windows be- [G] hind the stars [G]  
[D] ...Yellow [A] moon on [G] the rise [G]
[D] ...Big birds [A] flying a- [G] cross the sky [G]
[D] ...Throwing [A] shadows [G] on our eyes. [G] Leave us...

Chorus
[D] (Help...) Helpless (less) [A] (helpless) helpless help- (helpless) [G] (helpless) less [G]
[D] (Help...) Ba- (less) [A] (helpless) -abe can you (helpless) [G] (helpless) hear me now [G]
[D] (Help...) The chains (less) [A] (helpless) are locked and (helpless) [G] (helpless) tied across the door [G]
[D] (Help...) Ba- (less) [A] (helpless) -by sing (helpless) [G] (helpless) with me somehow [G]

Instrumental:
| [D] | [A] | [G] | [G] |
| [D] | [A] | [G] | [G] |

[D] ...Blue, blue [A] windows be- [G] hind the stars [G]
[D] ...Yellow [A] moon on [G] the rise [G]  
[D] ...Big birds [A] flying [G] across the sky
[D] ...Throwing [A] shadows [G] on our eyes. [G] Leave us...

Chorus
[D] (Help...) Helpless (less) [A] (helpless) helpless help- (helpless) [G] (helpless) less [G]
[D] (Help...) Helpless (less) [A] (helpless) helpless help- (helpless) [G] (helpless) less [G]
[D] (Help...) Helpless (less) [A] (helpless) helpless help- (helpless) [G] (helpless) less [G]
[D] (Help...) Helpless (less) [A] (helpless) helpless help- (helpless) [G] (helpless) less [G]


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If I Needed You  
Townes Van Zandt (1972)



    Carter Picking
4/4 | T3 - d u T4 - d u |
      1    2 & 3    4 &


Intro
| [C] | [C] | [C] | [C] |   
| [C] | [F] | [G] | [C] | [C]

| [C] | [C] | [C] | [C] |   
| [C] | [F] | [G] | [C] | [C]

If I [C] needed | you
Would you [C] come to | me
Would you [C] come to [F] me
For to [G] ease my [C] pain  [C]  

If you [C] needed | me
I would [C] come to | you
I would [C] swim the [F] seas
For to [G] ease your [C] pain  [C]  

Well the [C] night's fore- | lorn
And the [C] morning's | born
And the [C] morning [F] shines
With the [G] lights of [C] love   [C]  

And you will [C] miss sunrise | [C]    
If you [C] close your | eyes
And [C] that would [F] break
My [G] heart in [C] two  [C]  

Instrumental
| [C] | [C] | [C] | [C] |   
| [C] | [F] | [G] | [C] | [C]  

| [C] | [C] | [C] | [C] |   
| [C] | [F] | [G] | [C] | [C]

Baby's [C] with me | now
Since I [C] showed her | how
To [C] lay her [F] lilly
[G] Hand in [C] mine  [C]  

Who would [C] ill a- | gree
She's a [C] sight to | see
A [C] treasure [F] for
The [G] poor to [C] find   [C]  

If I [C] needed | you
Would you [C] come to | me
Would you [C] come to [F] me
For to [G] ease my [C] pain  [C]  

If you [C] needed | me
I would [C] come to | you
I would [C] swim the [F] seas
For to [G] ease your [C] pain   [C]  

Instrumental
| [C] | [C] | [C] | [C] |   
| [C] | [F] | [G] | [C] | [C]

| [C] | [C] | [C] | [C] |   
| [C] | [F] | [G] | [C] | [C]

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Mad World
Tears For Fears (Gary Jules, 1982)


Inside/Outside FP
4/4  A|-------M-
     E|---I-----
     C|-T-------
     G|-----T--- ...
        1 & 2 &

Intro
[Em] [A] [Em] [A]

[Em] All around me are [G] familiar faces
[D] Worn out places, [A] worn out faces
[Em] Bright and early for their [G] daily races
[D] Going nowhere, [A] going nowhere
[Em] Their tears are filling [G] up their glasses
[D] No expression, [A] no expression
[Em] Hide my head I want to [G] drown my sorrow
[D] No tomorrow, [A↓] no tomorrow

Chorus
[Em] And I find it kinda [A] funny, I find it kinda [Em] sad
The dreams in which I'm [A] dying are the best I've ever [Em] had
I find it hard to [A] tell you, I find it hard to [Em] take
When people run in [A↓] circles it's a very, very
[Em] Maaaaaad [A] world
[Em] Maaaaaad [A] world

[Em] Children waiting for the [G] day they feel good
[D] Happy birthday, [A] happy birthday
[Em] Made to feel the way that [G] every child should
[D] Sit and listen, [A] sit and listen
[Em] Went to school and I was [G] very nervous
[D] No one knew me, [A] no one knew me
[Em] Hello teacher tell me [G] what's my lesson
[D] Look right through me, [A↓] look right through me

Chorus
[Em] And I find it kinda [A] funny, I find it kinda [Em] sad
The dreams in which I'm [A] dying are the best I've ever [Em] had
I find it hard to [A] tell you, I find it hard to [Em] take
When people run in [A↓] circles it's a very, very
[Em] Maaaaaad [A] world
[Em] Maaaaaad [A] world
[Em] Enlarge your [A] world
[Em] Maaaaaad [A↓] world


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Somebody That I Used to Know
Gotye (2011)


      Dm      C
4/4 | D - X u D - X u |
      1   2 & 3   4 &


Intro
| [Dm] [C] |   [Dm] [C] |
| [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] |
| [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] |

[Dm] Now and [C] then I think of
[Dm] When we [C] were to- [Dm] gether [C]   | [Dm] [C] |
[Dm] Like when you [C] said you felt so
[Dm] Happy [C] you could [Dm] die [C]   | [Dm]    [C]   |
[Dm] Told my- [C] self that you were [Dm] right for [C] me
[Dm] But felt so [C] lonely in your [Dm] compa- [C] ny
[Dm] But that was [C] love and it's an
[Dm] Ache I [C] still re- [Dm] member [C]   | [Dm] [C] |

| [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] |
| [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] |

[Dm] You can get ad- [C] dicted to a
[Dm] Certain [C] kind of [Dm] sadness [C]   | [Dm] [C] |
[Dm] Like resig- [C] nation to the
[Dm] End [C] always the [Dm] end [C]   | [Dm] [C] |
[Dm] So when we [C] found that we could [Dm] not make [C] sense
[Dm] Well you [C] said that we would [Dm] still be [C] friends
[Dm] But I'll ad- [C] mit that I was
[Dm] Glad that [C] it was [Dm] over [C]   | [Dm] [C] |

[Dm] But you [C] didn't have to [Bb] cut me [C] off
[Dm] Make out [C] like it never [Bb] happened
And that [C] we were [Dm] nothing
And [C] I don't even [Bb] need your [C] love
But you [Dm] treat me like a [C] stranger
And that [Bb] feels so [C] rough

[Dm] No you [C] didn't have to [Bb] stoop so [C] low
[Dm] Have your [C] friends collect your [Bb] records
And then [C] change your [Dm] number
I [C] guess that I don't [Bb] need that [C] though
[Dm] Now you're just some- [C] body that I [Bb] used to [C] know
| [Dm] [C] | [Bb] [C] |
[Dm] Now you're just some- [C] body that I [Bb] used to [C] know
| [Dm] [C] | [Bb] [C] |
[Dm] Now you're just some- [C] body that I [Bb] used to [C] know

| [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] |
| [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] | [Dm] [C] |

Sung by Second Voice
[Dm] Now and [C] then I think of
[Dm] All the times you [C] screwed me [Dm] over [C] | [Dm] [C] |
[Dm] But had me be- [C] lieving it was
[Dm] Always something [C] that I'd [Dm] done [C] | [Dm] [C] |

[Bb] And I don't wanna [C] live that way
[Bb] Reading into every [C] word you say
[Bb] You said that you could [C] let it go
And I [Bb] wouldn't catch you hung up
On some- [C↓] body that you used to [Dm] know

Sung by First Voice
But you [C] didn't have to [Bb] cut me [C] off
[Dm] Make out [C] like it never [Bb] happened
And that [C] we were [Dm] nothing
And [C] I don't even [Bb] need your [C] love
But you [Dm] treat me like a [C] stranger
And that [Bb] feels so [C] rough

[Dm] No you [C] didn't have to [Bb] stoop so [C] low
[Dm] Have your [C] friends collect your [Bb] records
And then [C] change your [Dm] number
I [C] guess that I don't [Bb] need that [C] though
[Dm] Now you're just some- [C] body that I [Bb] used to [C] know

Some- [Dm] body [C] I [Bb] used to [C] know
Some- [Dm] body [C] that I [Bb] used to [C] know
Some- [Dm] body [C] I [Bb] used to [C] know
[Dm] Now you're just some- [C] body that I [Bb] used to [C] know

[Dm]   [C] I  [Bb] used to [C] know
[Dm]   [C] That I [Bb] used to [C] know

[Dm]   [C] I  [Bb] used to [C] know
Some- [Dm] body [C] | [Bb] [C↓] |


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Taekwondo
Walk Off The Earth


4/4 | D - D - D - D u |

Intro
| [C]   | [C]   | [F]   | [F]   |
| [Am]   | [Am]   | [G]   | [G]   |   

I [C] learned guitar just to play you this song
I [F] took français just to give you le monde
I'll [Am] jack you a car even though it's wrong woah- [G] oh woah-oh

I'll [C] peel you a grape and I'll feed you a prawn
I'll [F] bake you a cake and I'll water your lawn
I [Am] use the crummy paddle when we play ping-pong woah- [G] oh woah-oh

Pre-Chorus
[C] Don't you ever worry 'bout a thing 'bout a thing no
[F] Don't you ever worry 'bout a thing 'bout a thing
Cause [Am] I'm a gonna give you everything everything
I [G] got your back

Chorus
I'm taking [C] taekwondo, if people mess with you
I'll [F] kick 'em with my toe
I got the situation [Am] under control
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau, I say

'cause you're my [C] number one (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
You're my [F] number one (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
I got your [Am] back for sure (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau

I [C] grew you some kale 'cause you don't eat meat
I [F] like your pictures and I'll favorite your tweets
I [Am] harvest silkworms just to make you some sheets woah- [G] oh woah-oh

Pre-Chorus
[C] Don't you ever worry 'bout a thing 'bout a thing
[F] Don't you ever worry 'bout a thing 'bout a thing no
Cause [Am] I'm a gonna give you everything everything
I [G] got your back

Chorus
I'm taking [C] taekwondo, if people mess with you
I'll [F] kick 'em with my toe
I got the situation [Am] under control
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau, I say I say

I'm taking [C] taekwondo, if people mess with you
I'll [F] kick 'em with my toe
I got the situation [Am] under control
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau, I say

'cause you're my [C] number one (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
You're my [F] number one (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
I got your [Am] back for sure (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau

Bridge - Rap Part
[C] ...I'ma break it down in the rap part
[F] ...Cause you're my half heart, the poem in my hallmark
[Am] ...Cardiac arrest will hit the chest
Of [G] any man with willingness to mess with my mistress

[C] ...I will throw a kick to your voice box
[F] ...My tiger claw will knock your socks off
[Am] ...Any tough chap who wants a death scrap
Will be lying [G] flat on their back in a dirt nap

Chorus
I'm taking [C] taekwondo, if people mess with you
I'll [F] kick 'em with my toe
I got the situation [Am] under control
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau, I say I say

I'm taking [C] taekwondo, if people mess with you
I'll [F] kick 'em with my toe
I got the situation [Am] under control
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau, I say

'cause you're my [C] number one (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
You're my [F] number one (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
I got your [Am] back for sure (oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh)
You know I'll always be your [G] lifelong beau

[C] ...Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh
[F] ...Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh
[Am] ...Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh
[G] ...Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohhh     [C↓]  


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All Star
Smash Mouth (Greg Camp, 1999)


              Short - Accented
Verses  4/4 | d - D - d - D - |
              1   2   3   4

  Open Strumming
Chorus  4/4 | D - - - D - D u |
              1   2   3   4 &

Some- [G] body once [D] told me the [Am] world is gonna [C] roll me    
I [G] ain't the sharpest [D] tool in the [Am] shed   [C]      
She was [G] looking kinda [D] dumb with her [Am] finger and her [C] thumb    
in the [G] shape of an "L" [D] on her fore- [Am] head   [C]        

Well the [G] years start coming and they [D] don't stop coming
[Am] Back to the rules and I [C] hit the ground running
[G] Didn't make sense not to [D] live for fun
Your [Am] brain gets smart but your [C] head gets dumb


Pre-Chorus
[G] So much to do so [D] much to see
So what's [Am] wrong with taking the [C] back streets
You'll [G] never know if you don't [D] go
You'll [Am] never shine if you don't [C] glow

Chorus
[G] Hey now you're an [D] All Star get your [Am] game on, go [C] play
[G] Hey now you're a [D] Rock Star get the [Am] show on get [C] paid
And [G] all that [D] glitters is [Am] gold
[C] Only shooting [G] stars [F] break the mo- [C] old

It's a [G] cool place and they [D] say it gets colder
You're [Am] bundled up now but wait [C] 'til you get older
But the [G] media men beg to [D] differ
Judging by the [Am] hole in the satellite [C] picture

The ice we [G] skate is getting pretty [D] thin
The water's getting [Am] warm so you might as well [C] swim
My world's on [G] fire how about [D] yours
That's the way I [Am] like it and I never get [C] bored

Chorus
[G] Hey now you're an [D] All Star get your [Am] game on, go [C] play
[G] Hey now you're a [D] Rock Star get the [Am] show on get [C] paid
And [G] all that [D] glitters is [Am] gold
[C] Only shooting [G] stars [F] break the mo- [C] old

Instrumental Interlude x4

  [G]
A|-5--2--0-----2-|---3-2-0-0-------|
E|---------3-----|-----------3-0---|
C|---------------|---------------2-|
G|---------------|-----------------|


Chorus
[G] Hey now you're an [D] All Star get your [Am] game on, go [C] play
[G] Hey now you're a [D] Rock Star get the [Am] show on get [C] paid
And [G] all that [D] glitters is [Am] gold
[C] Only shooting [G] stars... [F]

Some- [G] body once [D] asked, could you [Am] spare some change for [C] gas
I need to [G] get myself a- [D] way from this [Am] place   [C]    
I said [G] yep what a con- [D] cept I could [Am] use a little fuel my- [C] self
And we could [G] all use a [D] little [Am] change   [C]    

Well the [G] years start coming and they [D] don't stop coming
[Am] Back to the rules and I [C] hit the ground running
[G] Didn't make sense not to [D] live for fun
Your [Am] brain gets smart but your [C] head gets dumb

Pre-Chorus
[G] So much to do so [D] much to see
So what's [Am] wrong with taking the [C] back streets
You'll [G] never know if you don't [D] go
You'll [Am] never shine if you don't [C] glow


Chorus
[G] Hey now you're an [D] All Star get your [Am] game on, [C] go play
[G] Hey now you're a [D] Rock Star get the [Am] show on [C] get paid
And [G] all that [D] glitters is [Am] gold
[C] Only shooting [G] stars [D] break the mo- [Am] old  [C]
And [G] all that [D] glitters is [Am] gold
[C] Only shooting [G] stars [F] break the mo- [C↓] old


#Original in the key of F# (this is G). No capo possible.
#Last Updated 7/25/18 JJ
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Ob-la-di Ob-la-da
The Beatles (McCartney, 1968)


4/4 | D u X u D u X u |
      1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

| [C] Desmond has a barrow in the | [G7] marketplace |
| [G7] Molly is the singer in a | [C] band   |
| [C] Desmond says to Molly, girl, I | [F] like your face
And Molly | [C] says this as she [G7] takes him by the | [C] hand.

Chorus
Ob-la- | [C] -di, ob-la-da, life goes | [G7] on, [Am] brah |
| [C] La la how the [G7] life goes | [C] on.
Ob-la- | [C] -di, ob-la-da, life goes | [G7] on, [Am] brah |
| [C] La la how the [G7] life goes | [C] on.   |

| [C] Desmond takes a trolley to the | [G7] jeweler's store |
| [G7] Buys a twenty carat golden | [C] ring   |
| [C] Takes it back to Molly waiting | [F] at the door
And as he | [C] gives it to her [G7] she begins to | [C] sing.

Chorus
Ob-la- | [C] -di, ob-la-da, life goes | [G7] on, [Am] brah |
| [C] La la how the [G7] life goes | [C] on.
Ob-la- | [C] -di, ob-la-da, life goes | [G7] on, [Am] brah |
| [C] La la how the [G7] life goes | [C] on.   |

Bridge
| [F] In a couple of years they have | built a home, sweet | [C] home | [C]... |
| [F] With a couple of kids running | in the yard
Of | [C] Desmond and Molly | [G7] Jones (ha,ha,ha,ha,ha) |

| [C] Happy ever after in the | [G7] market place |
| [G7] Desmond lets the children lend a | [C] hand |
| [C] Molly stays at home and does her | [F] pretty face
And in the | [C] evening she's a | [G7] singer with the | [C] band. |

Chorus
Ob-la- | [C] -di, ob-la-da, life goes | [G7] on, [Am] brah |
| [C] La la how the [G7] life goes | [C] on.
Ob-la- | [C] -di, ob-la-da, life goes | [G7] on, [Am] brah |
| [C] La la how the [G7] life goes | [C] on.
And if you | [Am↓] want some fun, sing | [F↓] Ob-la- [G7↓] di-bla- [C↓] da


#Original in key of A. This chart is in key of C.


#Last Updated 4/20/18 JJ
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I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You
Tom Waits (1973)

          
  A|---------M------     2 Beat FP Pattern
4 E|-----I---M---I--     - Middle Finger plucks upwards
4 C|-T--------------       and catches 2 strings)
  G|----------------
     1   &   2   &

Intro
| [D]  [G]   | [A]   | [A]
| [D]  [G]   | [A]   | [A]

Well, I | [D] hope that I don't [G] fall in love with | [A] you | [A]
'Cause | [D] falling in [G] love just makes me | [A] blue, | [A]
Well the | [G] music plays and [D] you display
Your | [Em] heart for me to [D] see,
I | [G] had a beer and [D] now I hear
You | [Em] calling out for [A] me | [1/2A] | [A] |
And I | [D] hope that I don't [G↓] fall in [A↓] love with | [D] you. | [D]

Well, the [D] room is crowded, there's [G] people every- [A] where [A]
And I [D] wonder, should I [G] offer you a [A] chair? [A]
Well, if [G] you sit down with [D] this old clown,
I'll [Em] take that frown and [D] break it,
Be- [G] fore the evening's [D] gone away,
I [Em] think that we could [A] make it, [A]
And I [D] hope that I don't [G↓] fall in [A↓] love with [D] you. [D]

I can [D] see that you are [G] lonesome just like [A] me, [A]
and it [D] being late, you'd [G] like some compa- [A] ny, [A]
Well [G] I've had two, I [D] look at you,
And [Em] you look back at [D] me,
The [G] guy you're with has [D] up and split,
The [Em] chair next to you is [A] free, [A]
And I [D] hope that you don't [G↓] fall in [A↓] love with [D] me. [D]

Solo (Sing melody with La la la...)
| [D]  [G]   | [A]   | [A]
| [D]  [G]   | [A]   | [A]
| [G]  [D]   | [Em] [D]
| [G]  [D]   | [Em] [A] | [A]...
| [D]  [G↓] [A↓] | [D] | [D]

Now the [D] night does funny [G] things inside a [A] man [A]
These old [D] tomcat feelings [G] you don't under- [A] stand [A]
I [G] turn around and [D] look at you, you [Em] light a cigar- [D] ette
I [G] wish I had the [D] guts to bum one, [Em] but we've never [A] met [A]
And I [D] hope that I don't [G↓] fall in [A↓] love with [D] you. [D]

Now it's [D] closing time, the [G] music's fading [A] out [A]
Last [D] call for drinks I'll [G] have another [A] stout [A]
I [G] turn around and [D] look at you, you're [Em] nowhere to be [D] found
I [G] search the place for [D] your lost face,
I [Em] guess I'll have another [A] round
And I [D] think that I just [G] fell in [A] love with [D] you [D]


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#Good fingerpicking song with plenty of suspended chord decoration opportunities (not in chart).
#Last Updated 9-02-18 JJ
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Phillip Phillips (Pearson & Holden, 2012)


    Play 2 quick strumming patterns per chord.
4/4 | d - D - - u d - |
      1   2  (3)& 4
  
Intro
[C] [Csus4] [C] [Csus4]

[C] Hold on... [Csus4] ...to me as we [C] go     [Csus4]      
As we [C] role down... [Csus4] ...this unfamiliar [C] road   [Csus4]      
Although this [Am] weight (weight)... is [Csus4] stringing us a- [C] long   [Csus4]      
Just [C↓] know [G↓] you're [Am↓] not [G↓]  a- [Am] lone
[Am] ...Cuz I'm gonna [F↓] make [C↓] this [G↓] place [G↓] your [C] home [Csus4]      

[C] Settle down... [Csus4] ...it will all be [C] clear   [Csus4]      
[C] Don't pay no mind to the [Csus4] demons they fill you with [C] fear [Csus4]      
[Am] Trouble it might drag you [F] down
If you get [C] lost you can always be [G] found
Just [C↓] know [G↓] you're [Am↓] not [G↓] a- [Am] lone
[Am] ...Cuz I'm gonna [F↓] make [C↓] this [G↓] place [G↓] your [C] home

Chorus
[F] Oohhh-ooh-oohhh-ooh [C] ooh-ooh-ooh
[Am] Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh [G] oohhhhh
[F] Oohhh-ooh-oohhh-ooh [C] ooh-ooh-ooh
ooh- [G] oohhhhh   [G]  

Chorus
[F] Ahhh-ah-ahhh-ah [C] ah-ah-ah
[Am] Ah-ah-ah-ah [G] ahhhhh
[F] Ahhh-ah-ahhh-ah [C] ah-ah-ah
ah- [G] ahhhhh    [G]  

Chorus
[F] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C] oh-oh-oh
[Am] Oh-oh-oh-oh [G] ohhhhh
[F] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C] oh-oh-oh
oh- [G] ohhhhh    [G]  

[C] Settle down... [Csus4] ...it will all be [C] clear   [Csus4]      
[C] Don't pay no mind to the [Csus4] demons they fill you with [C] fear [Csus4]      
[Am] Trouble it might drag you [F] down
If you get [C] lost you can always be [G] found
Just [C↓] know [G↓] you're [Am↓] not [G↓]  a- [Am] lone
[Am] ...Cuz I'm gonna [F↓] make [C↓] this [G↓] place [G↓] your [C] home [C]  

Chorus
[F] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C] oh-oh-oh
[Am] Oh-oh-oh-oh [G] ohhhhh
[F] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C] oh-oh-oh
oh- [G] ohhhhh    [G]  

Chorus
[F] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C] oh-oh-oh
[Am] Oh-oh-oh-oh [G] ohhhhh
[F] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C] oh-oh-oh
oh- [G] ohhhhh    [G]  

Chorus
[F↓] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C↓] oh-oh-oh
[Am↓] Oh-oh-oh-oh [G↓] ohhhhh
[F↓] Ohhh-oh-ohhh-oh [C↓] oh-oh-oh
oh- [G↓] ohhhhh


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You Don't Know How it Feels
Tom Petty


4/4 | d - d - D - - - |
      1   2   3   4

Intro (Harmonica Solo on first line)
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [G]   |
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [G]   |
  
[D] Let me run with [G] you tonight, I'll [D] take you on, a [G] moonlight ride
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [G]   |
[D] There's someone, I [G] used to see, but [D] she don't give, a [G] damn for me
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [G]   |

Chorus
Well let me [D] get to the [A] point, let's [D] roll another [G] joint  
Turn the [D] radio [A] loud, I'm too a- [D] lone to be [G] proud
| [D↓] You don't [C↓] know how it | [G] feels   |
| [D↓] You don't [C↓] know how it | [G] feels   |
| [G]... to be   | [G] me   | [G]   |         
| [D↓] [C↓] | [G]       |
| [D↓] [C↓] | [G]       |

[D] People come, [G] people go, [D] some grow young, [G] some grow cold
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [G]   |
[D] I woke up [G] in between a [D] memory [G] and a dream
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [G]   |

Chorus
So let's [D] get to the [A] point, let's [D] roll another [G] joint  
Let's [D] get on down the [A] road, There's some- [D] where I gotta [G] go
| [D↓] You don't [C↓] know how it | [G] feels   |
| [D↓] You don't [C↓] know how it | [G] feels   |
| [G]... to be   | [G] me   | [G]   |         
| [D↓] [C↓] | [G]       |
| [D↓] [C↓] | [G]       |

Bridge (Play Riff Over Chords)
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [G]   |                                               
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [G]   |

  D                        G          
|----------------0--3----|-2----------------------|
|----------0--2----------|------------(3)---------|(3)=2nd time only
|-2----------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
  1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &   1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &


[D] My old man was [G] born to rock but [D] he's still tryin' to [G] beat the clock
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [G]   |   
[D] Think of me [G] what you will, I've [D] gotta a little, [G] space to fill
| [D]   | [G]   | [D]   | [G]   |

Chorus
So let's [D] get to the [A] point, let's [D] roll another [G] joint  
Let's [D] get on down the [A] road, There's some- [D] where I gotta [G] go
| [D↓] You don't [C↓] know how it | [G] feels       |
| [D↓] You don't [C↓] know how it | [G] feels... no |
| [D↓] You don't [C↓] know how it | [G] feels     |
| [G]... to be   | [G] me   | [G]   |         
| [D↓] You don't [C↓] know how it | [G] feels       |
| [D↓] You don't [C↓] know how it | [G] feels... no |
| [D↓] You don't [C↓] know how it | [G] feels     |
| [G]... to be   | [G] me   | [G]   |   
| [D↓] [C↓] | [G]       |
| [D↓] [C↓] | [G]       |
| [D↓] [C↓] | [G]       |
| [D↓] [C↓] | [G↓]