Ukebox Pub Night - Wednesday, March 6th 2019 - 7pm (Doors 5:30)
Brand New Key Melanie Safka (1971)
9 To 5 Dolly Parton (Dolly Parton, 1980)
Born This Way Lady Gaga (as performed by UOFB)
Ex's and Oh's Elle King (with D. Bassett, 2014)
Landslide Fleetwood Mac (Stevie Nicks, 1975)
Both Sides Now Joni Mitchell (1967)
La Vie En Rose Edith Piaf (Piaf, Louisguy, Monnot, 1947)
Building A Mystery Sarah McLachlan (1997)
She Used To Want To Be A Ballerina Buffy Sainte- Marie (1971)
What's Up 4 Non Blondes (1992)
***Extras*** (Themed Songs for 2nd set)
Closer To Fine Indigo Girls (Emily Saliers, 1989)
Rolling In The Deep Adele (2010)
Respect Aretha Franklin (Otis Redding, 1965)
You're So Vain Carly Simon (1971)
Lost Boy Ruth B (2015)
Give Me One Reason Tracy Chapman (1995)
Big Yellow Taxi Counting Crows (Joni Mitchell, 1970)



Brand New Key
Melanie Safka (1971)


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

[C] I rode my bicycle past your window last night
[G7] I roller skated to your door at daylight
[C] It almost seems like [C7] you're avoiding me
[F] I'm okay alone but you got [G7] something I need

Well [C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key
I think that we should get together and [C7] try them out you see
[F] I been looking around a while you got something for me
[C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key

[C] I ride my bike I roller skate don't drive no car
[G7] Don't go too fast but I go pretty far
For [C] somebody who don't drive I been [C7] all around the world
[F] Some people say I done all [G7] right for a girl

Well [C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key
I think that we should get together and [C7] try them out you see
[F] I been looking around a while you got something for me
[C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key

[C] I asked your mother if you were at home
[G7] She said yes .... but you weren't alone
[C] Sometimes I think that [C7] you're avoiding me
[F] I'm okay alone but you've got [G7] something I need

Well [C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key
I think that we should get together and [C7] try them out you see
[F]Lalalalalalalalalalalalalala
[C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key
[C] I got a brand new pair of roller skates you got a brand new key


#Capo on 1st fret to play with original.
#Last Updated 4/6/18 JJ
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9 To 5
Dolly Parton (Dolly Parton, 1980)



Verse:   Choppy, Muted  | d d d d d d d d |
Chorus:  Open, Strummy  | d u D u d u D u |

[G] Tumble out of bed and I stumble in the kitchen,
[C] Pour myself a cup of ambition
[G] And yawn and stretch and try to come to [D]life.
[G] Jump in the shower and the blood starts pumping,
[C] Out on the street the traffic starts jumping
With [G] folks like me on the [D] job from 9 to [G] 5.

Chorus
Working [C] 9 to 5, what a way to make a living,
Barely [G] getting by, it's all taking and no giving,
They just [C] use your mind and they never give you credit,
It's [A] enough to make you [D] crazy if you let it.
[C] 9 to 5, for service and devotion,
You would [G] think that I would deserve a fair promotion,
Want to [C] move ahead but the boss won't seem to let me,
I [A] swear sometimes, that [D] man is out to get me.

They [G] let you dream just to watch them shatter,
You're [C] just a step on the boss man's ladder,
But [G] you've got dreams he'll never take [D] away.
You're [G] in the same boat with a lot of your friends,
[C] Waiting for the day your ship'll come in
The [G] tides gonna turn and it's [D] all gonna roll your way. [G]

Chorus
Working [C] 9 to 5, what a way to make a living,
Barely [G] getting by, it's all taking and no giving,
They just [C] use your mind and they never give you credit,
It's [A] enough to make you [D] crazy if you let it.
Working [C] 9 to 5, yeah they've got you where they want you,
There's a [G] better life, and you dream about it don't you,
It's a [C] rich man's game, no matter what they call it,
And you [A] spend your life putting [D] money in his pocket. [G]

Chorus
Working [C] 9 to 5, what a way to make a living,
Barely [G] getting by, it's all taking and no giving,
They just [C] use your mind and they never give you credit,
It's [A] enough to make you [D] crazy if you let it.
[C] 9 to 5, for service and devotion,
You would [G] think that I would deserve a fair promotion,
Want to [C] move ahead but the boss won't seem to let me,
I [A] swear sometimes, that [D] man is out to get me.


#Last Updated 7/6/17 JJ
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Born This Way
Lady Gaga (as performed by UOFB)


Intro
| [G]   | [G]   | [G]   | [G]   |   

[G]  My mama told me when [F] I was young
[C] We are all born superstars  [G]  
[G]  She rolled my hair and put my [F] lipstick on
[C] In the glass of her bou- [G] doir
[G]  "There's nothin' wrong with lovin' [F] who you are"
She said, "'[C] Cause he made you perfect, [G] babe"
[G]  "So hold your head up, girl and you [F] you'll go far,
[C↓] listen to me when I say"  [G↓↓↓↓]      

Chorus
I'm beauti- [G] ful in my way, 'cause God makes [F] no mistakes
I'm on the [C] right track, baby I was [G] Born This Way
Don't hide your- [G] self in regret, just love your- [F] self and you're set
I'm on the [C] right track, baby I was [G] born This Way

Born this [G] way... (Ooo, there ain't no other way)
Born this [F] way... (Baby, I was Born This Way)
[C] (Baby, I was Born This [G] Way)
Born this [G] way... (Ooo, there ain't other way)
Born this [F] way... (Baby, I was Born-  )
(I'm on the [C] right track, baby)
(I was [G] Born This Way)

Don't [G↓] be a drag, just [F↓] be a queen
Don't [G↓] be a drag, just [F↓] be a queen
Don't [G↓] be a drag, just [F↓] be a queen
Don't [G↓] be!

[G]  Give yourself prudence, and [F] love your friends
[C] Subway kid, rejoice your [G] truth
[G]  In the religion of the [F] insecure
I must [C] be myself, respect my [G] youth

[G]  A different lover is [F] not a sin
Believe [C] capital H- I- [G] M (Hey, Hey, Hey)
[G]  I love my life, I love this [F] record and
Mi [C↓] amore vole fe yah   [G↓↓↓↓]      

Chorus
I'm beauti- [G] ful in my way, 'cause God makes [F] no mistakes
I'm on the [C] right track, baby I was [G] Born This Way
Don't hide your- [G] self in regret, just love your- [F] self and you're set
I'm on the [C] right track, baby I was [G] born This Way

Born this [G] way... (Ooo, there ain't no other way)
Born this [F] way... (Baby, I was Born This Way)
[C] (Baby, I was Born This [G] Way)
Born this [G] way... (Ooo, there ain't other way)
Born this [F] way... (Baby, I was Born-  )
(I'm on the [C] right track, baby)
(I was [G] Born This Way)

Extended fhythmic instrumental jam
| [G]   | [G]   | [G]   | [G]   |

Don't [G↓] be drag, just [F↓] be a queen
Whe- [G↓] ther you're broke or [F↓] evergreen
You're [G↓] black, white, beige, cho- [F↓] la descent
You're [G↓] lebanese, you're [F↓] orient
Whe- [G↓] ther life's dis- [F↓] abilities
Left [G↓] you outcast, [F↓] bullied or teased
Re- [G↓] joice and love your- [F↓] self today
'Cause [G↓] baby, you were Born This Way

Chorus
No matter [G] gay, straight or bi, lesbian, [F] transgendered life
I'm on the [C] right track, baby I was [G] born to survive
No matter [G] black, white or beige, chola or [F] orient made
I'm on the [C] right track, baby I was [G] born to be brave

I'm beauti- [G] ful in my way, 'cause God makes [F] no mistakes
I'm on the [C] right track, baby I was [G] Born This Way
Don't hide your- [G] self in regret, just love your- [F] self and you're set
I'm on the [C] right track, baby I was [G] Born This Way

Born this [G] way... (Ooo, there ain't no other way)
Born this [F] way... (Baby, I was Born This Way)
[C] (Baby, I was Born This [G] Way)
Born this [G] way... (Ooo, there ain't other way)
Born this [F] way... (Baby, I was Born-  )
(I'm on the [C] right track, baby)
(I was [G] Born This Way)

I was [G] Born This Way, hey!
I was [F] Born This Way, hey!
I'm on the [C] right track, baby
I was [G] Born This Way, hey!

I was [G] Born This Way, hey!
I was [F] Born This Way, hey!
I'm on the [C] right track, baby
I was [G] Born This Way, hey!

#Original is semitone lower (Key of B).

#Play along with OUGB in this key.
#Last Updated 2/25/19 JJ
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Ex's and Oh's
Elle King
:Am9:
        
4/4 | d - D - d - D - |  [Z] = strum while muting strings
      1   2   3   4

Intro
| [Em]   | [Em]   | [Em]   | [Em]

Well | [Em] I had me a boy turned him | into a man
I | [Em] showed him all the things that he | didn't understand
Whoah- | [B7] oh... | and then I let him | [Em] go | [Em] |   
Now there's | [Em] one in California who's been | cursin' my name
'Cause | [Em] I found me a better lover | in the UK
Hey | [B7] hey... | until I made my geta- | [Em] way | [Em] |   

| [Em↓] [Z] One, two, three, they gonna | [Z] run back to me
'Cause | [Z] I'm the best baby that they | [Z] never gotta keep
| [Z] One, two, three, they gonna | [Z] run back to me
They | [Em↓] always wanna come but they | never wanna leave

Chorus
| [G] Ex's, and the | [D] Oh, Oh, Oh's, they | [Em] haunt me
Like | [B7] gho-o-osts they | [G] want me, to make 'em | [D] all- all- all
They | [Am9] won't let | [Cmaj7] go
Ex's and | [Em] Oh's | [Em] | [Em] | [Em]

I | [Em] had a summer lover down in | New Orleans
Kept him | [Em] warm in the winter left him | frozen in the spring
My | [B7] my... | how the seasons go | [Em] by | [Em] |
| [Em] I get high, and I | love to get low
So the | [Em] hearts keep breakin' and the | heads just roll
You | [B7] know... | that's how the story | [Em] goes | [Em]   |

| [Em↓] [Z] One, two, three, they gonna | [Z] run back to me
'Cause | [Z] I'm the best baby that they | [Z] never gotta keep
| [Z] One, two, three, they gonna | [Z] run back to me
They | [Em↓] always wanna come but they | never wanna leave

Chorus
| [G] Ex's, and the | [D] Oh, Oh, Oh's, they | [Em] haunt me
Like | [B7] gho-o-osts they | [G] want me, to make 'em | [D] all- all- all
They | [Am9] won't let | [Cmaj7] go
My | [G] Ex's, and the | [D] Oh, Oh, Oh's, they | [Em] haunt me
Like | [B7] gho-o-osts they | [G] want me, to make 'em | [D] all- all- all
They | [Am9] won't let | [Cmaj7] go
Ex's and | [Em] Oh's | [Em] | [Em] | [Em] |
| [B7]   | [B7]   | [Em]   | [Em]   |

| [Em↓] [Z] One, two, three, they gonna | [Z] run back to me
| [Em↓] [Z] Comin' over mountains and a- | [Z] sailin' over seas
| [Em↓] [Z] One, two, three, they gonna | [Z] run back to me
They | [Em↓] always wanna come but they | never wanna leave

My | [G] Ex's, and the | [D] Oh, Oh, Oh's, they | [Em] haunt me
Like | [B7] gho-o-osts they | [G] want me, to make 'em | [D] all- all- all
They | [Am9] won't let | [Cmaj7] go
| [G] Ex's, and the | [D] Oh, Oh, Oh's, they | [Em] haunt me
Like | [B7] gho-o-osts they | [G] want me, to make 'em | [D] all- all- all
They | [Am9] won't let | [Cmaj7] go
Ex's and | [Em] Oh's | [Em] | [Em] | [Em↓]


#Play along with original in this key.
#Last Updated 3/2/19 JJ
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Landslide
Fleetwood Mac (Stevie Nicks, 1975)


Modified Inside/Outside Pattern
|----------M-------------|
|----I-----------I-------|
|-T-----------------T----|
|-------T----------------|
  1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &

Intro
[C] [G] [Am] [G]
[C] [G] [Am] [G]
[C] I took my [G] love and took it [Am] down [G]
[C] Climbed a [G] mountain and I turned a- [Am] round [G]
And I [C] saw my re- [G] flection in the [Am] snow covered [G] hills
'Til the [C] landslide [G] brought me [Am] down [G]

Oh, [C] mirror in the [G] sky, what is [Am] love? [G]
Can the [C] child within my [G] heart rise a- [Am] bove? [G]
Can I [C] sail through the [G] changin' [Am] ocean [G] tides
Can I [C] handle the [G] seasons [Am] of my [G] li- [C] i- [G] i- [Am] ife? [G]
[C] [G] Mmm, [Am] mmm [D7]

Chorus
Well, [G] I've been a- [D] fraid of [Em7] changin' [Em7]
'Cause I've [C] built my [G] life around [Am] you [D]
But [G] time makes you [D] bolder, even [Em7] children get [Em7] older,
and [C] I'm gettin' [G] older, [Am] too [G]

[C] [G] [Am] [G]
[C] [G] [Am] [G]
[C] [G] [Am] [D7]

Chorus
Well, [G] I've been a- [D] fraid of [Em7] changin' [Em7]
'Cause I've [C] built my [G] life around [Am] you [D]
But [G] time makes you [D] bolder, even [Em7] children get [Em7] older,
and [C] I'm gettin' [G] older, [Am] too [G]
oh [C] I'm gettin' [G] older, [Am] too [G]

O- [C] oh, take my [G] love, take it [Am] down [G]
O- [C] oh, climb a [G] mountain and turn a- [Am] round [G]
And if you [C] see my re- [G] flection in the [Am] snow covered [G] hills
Will the [C] landslide [G] bring you [Am] down? [G]

And if you [C] see my re- [G] flection in the [Am] snow covered [G↓] hills
Will the [C] landslide [G] bring you [Am] down? [G]
Will the [C] landslide [G] bring you [Am↓] down?



#Capo on 3rd fret to play with original Fleetwood Mac version. Dixie Chicks do it in key of G.
#Last Updated 12/1/17 JJ
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Both Sides Now
Joni Mitchell (1967)


Inside/Outside Fingerpicking Pattern
|----------M-----------M-|
|----I-----------I-------|
|-T-----------T----------|
|-------T-----------T----|
  1  &  2  &  3  &  4  &

Intro:
|   [G]    [C]   |   [G]    [C]   |   
|   [G]    [C]   |   [G]    [C]   |   
[G] Bows and [Am] flows of [C] angel [G] hair
And [G] ice cream [Bm] castles [C] in the [G] air
[G] And feather [C] canyons [Am] everywhere
[Am] I've looked at clouds [D] that way
But [G] now they [Am] only [C] block the [G] sun
They [G] rain and [Bm] snow on [C] every- [G] one
[G] So many [C] things I [Am] would have done
[Am] But clouds got in my [D] way

Chorus
I've [G] looked at [Am] clouds from [C] both sides [G] now
From [C] up and [G] down, and [C] still some- [G] how
It's [Bm] clouds il- [C] lusions [G] I recall
I [G] really [Bm] don't know [C] clouds... [C]
...at | [G] all [C] | [G] [C] |
| [G] [C]   | [G] [C] |   

[G] Moons and [Am] Junes and [C] ferris [G] wheels
The [G] dizzy [Bm] dancing [C] way you [G] feel
[G] When every [C] fairy- [Am] tale comes real
[Am] I've looked at love [D] that way
But [G] now it's [Am] just a- [C] nother [G] show
You [G] leave 'em [Bm] laughin' [C] when you [G] go
[G] And if you [C] care [Am] don't let them know
[Am] Don't give yourself a- [D] way

Chorus
I've [G] looked at [Am] love from [C] both sides [G] now
From [C] win and [G] lose, and [C] still some- [G] how
It's [Bm] love's il- [C] lusions [G] I recall
I [G] really [Bm] don't know [C] love... [C]
...at | [G] all [C] | [G] [C] |
| [G] [C]   | [G] [C] |   

[G] Tears and [Am] fears and [C] feeling [G] proud
To [G] say "I [Bm] love you" [C] right out [G] loud
[G] Dreams and [C] schemes [Am] and circus crowds
[Am] I've looked at life [D] that way
But [G] now old [Am] friends are [C] acting [G] strange
They [G] shake their [Bm] heads, they [C] say I've [G] changed
[G] Well something's [C] lost but [Am] something's gained
[Am] In living every [D] day

Chorus
I've [G] looked at [Am] love from [C] both sides [G] now
From [C] win and [G] lose, and [C] still some- [G] how
It's [Bm] life's il- [C] lusions [G] I recall
I [G] really [Bm] don't know [C] love... [C]
...at | [G] all [C] | [G] [C] |
| [G] [C]   | [G] [C] | [G↓]
  
#Capo on 1st fret to play with Judy Collins' version.

#Retune 1/2 step lower to F# to play with Joni Mitchell's original.

#Last Updated 10/08/17 JJ
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La Vie En Rose
Edith Piaf (Piaf, Louisguy, Monnot, 1947)


[G] Quand il me prend dans ses [Gmaj7] bras
Il me parle tout [G6] bas
Je vois la [Bbdim7] vie en [Am7] ro- [D7] se
[Am7] Il me dit des mots d'a- [D7] mour
Des mots de tous les [Am7] jours
Et [D7] ça me fait quelque [G] chose [D7]

[G] Il est entré dans mon [Gmaj7] coeur
Une part de bon- [G6] heur
Dont [G7] je connais la [C] cause
[Cm] C'est lui pour moi, moi pour [G] lui dans la vie
[A7] Il me l'a dit, l'a ju- [Am7] ré pour la [D7] vie

[G] Et dès que je l'aper- [Gmaj7] çois
Alors je sens en [Am7] moi
Mon [D7] coeur qui [G] bat [D7]

[G] Hold me close and hold me [Gmaj7] fast
The magic spells you [G6] cast
This is la [Bbdim7] vie en [Am7] ro- [D7] se
[Am7] When you kiss me heaven [D7] sighs
And though I close my [Am7] eyes
I [D7] see la vie en [G] rose  [D7]

[G] When you press me to your [Gmaj7] heart
I'm in a world a- [G6] part
A [G7] world where roses [C] bloom
[Cm] And when you speak angels [G] sing from above
[A7] Everyday words seem to [Am7] turn into [D7] love songs

[G] Give your heart and soul to [Gmaj7] me
And life will always [Am7] be
La [D7] vie en [G] rose

#Capo on 1st fret to play with this version.

#Louis Armstrong's version is in C (capo 7- ugh)... but has the English lyrics.

#Last Updated 5/25/18 JJ
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Building A Mystery
Sarah McLachlan (1997)


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

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

You | [Bm] come out at night | [G] ... | [D] ...that's when the | [A] energy comes
And  the | [Bm] dark side's | [G] light and the | [D] vampires roa- | [A] oam |
| [Bm] ...You strut your | [G] rasta wear and your | [D] suicide po- | [A] em
And a | [Bm] cross from a faith | [G] that died | [D] before | [A] Jesus came
| [E7] | [E7] ...You're | [D] building a | [G] mystery |
| [Bm] | [G] | [D] | [A] |

You | [Bm] live in a church | [G] ... | [D] where you sleep with | [A] voodoo dolls
And you | [Bm] won't give up the | [G] search for the | [D] ghosts in the halls | [A]   |   
| [Bm] ...You wear your sandals | [G] in the snow and a | [D] smile that won't | [A] wash away |
| [Bm] Can you look out the | [G] window without your | [D] shadow gettin | [A] in the way |

Pre- Chorus
| [E7] Oooh you're so | [E7] beautiful | [G] ...with an edge | [G] and charming |
| [E7] But so | [E7] careful | [G] when I'm | [A] in your arms |

Chorus
| [Bm] ...'Cause you're | [G] working, | [D] building a | [A] mystery |
| [Bm] ...Hold- | [G] ing on... | [D] ...and | [A] holding it in |
| [Bm] ...Yeah you're | [G] working, | [D] building a | [A] mystery |
| [Bm] ...and choo- | [G] sing | [D] so... care- | [A] fully   | [A] | [A] | [A]  

You woke up | [Bm] screaming aloud | [G] ... | [D] a prayer from your | [A] secret god
and you | [Bm] feed off our fears | [G] ... and | [D] hold back your | [A] tears oh
| [Bm] Give us a tantrum | [G] ... and a | [D] know it all | [A] grin
| [Bm] just when we need | [G] one when the | [D] evening's thin | [A]   |   

Pre- Chorus
| [E7] Oooh you're a | [E7] beautiful | [G] ...a beautiful | [G] fucked up man |
| [E7] You're setting | [E7] up your | [G] razor | [A] wire shrine |

Chorus
| [Bm] ...'Cause you're | [G] working, | [D] building a | [A] mystery |
| [Bm] ...Hold- | [G] ing on... | [D] ...and | [A] holding it in |
| [Bm] ...Yeah you're | [G] working, | [D] building a | [A] mystery |
| [Bm] ...and choo- | [G] sing | [D] so... care- | [A] fully |

Instrumental
| [G]   | [A]   | [G] | [G] |   
| [E7] | [E7] | [G] | [A] |
| [G]   | [A]   | [G] | [G] |   

Chorus
| [E7] Oooh you're | [E7] working, | [G] building a | [A] mystery |
| [Bm] ...Hold- | [G] ing on... | [D] ...and | [A] holding it in |
| [Bm] ...Yeah you're | [G] working, | [D] building a | [A] mystery |
| [Bm] ...and choo- | [G] sing | [D] so... care- | [A] fully |
| [Bm] ...Yeah you're | [G] working, | [D] building a | [A] mystery |
| [Bm] ...Hold- | [G] ing on... | [D] ...and | [A] holding it in |
| [Bm] ...Yeah you're | [G] working, | [D] building a | [A] mystery |
| [Bm] ...and choo- | [G] sing | [D] so... care- | [A] fully |
| [Bm] ... | [G] ... You're | [D↓] building a | [A↓] mystery


#Play along with original in this key.
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Optional alternate chord:
[Bm7]


She Used To Wanna Be A Ballerina
Buffy Sainte-Marie (1971)


| D u D u D - - u | - u D - D - - - |
  1 & 2 & 3  (4)&  (1)& 2   3  (4)


Intro
| [G] | [G] | [A] | [A] |
| [C] | [C] | [G] | [G] |

She [G] used to wanna be a balle- [A] rina
She [C] used to wanna be a paper [G] swan
She [G] used to dance pretend for the Prince of [A] England
With her [C] deerskin boots and her ballet makeup [G] on.

She [G] used to run among the forest [A] branches
[C] Costumed in the feather and the leaves she'd [G] find
[G] Practicing her pirouettes and [A] prances
[C] Perfectly Pavlova in her [G] prime.

Chorus
[G] La dat dat dat, [A] la dat dat dat,
Oh [C] look in your heart, [G] see where she's at.
[G] La dat dat dat, [A] la dat dat dat,
Oh [C] look in your heart, [G] see where she's at.

She [G] used to wanna be a balle- [A] rina
She [C] settled for the satisfaction of her [G] soul,
[G] Rock and roll will never be Tchai- [A] kovsky
But [C] Tchaikovsky'll never be rock and [G] roll    

Chorus
[G] La dat dat dat, [A] la dat dat dat,
Oh [C] look in your heart, [G] see where she's at.
[G] La dat dat dat, [A] la dat dat dat,
Oh [C] look in your heart, [G] see where she's at.


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What's Up?
4 Non Blondes (1992)



Two Bar Pattern:
| D - D u D - D u | D u d U - u d u |

[G] [Am] [C] [G]
[G] [Am] [C] [G]

[G] 25 years of my life and still
[Am] Tryin' to to get up that great big hill of
[C] Hope, for a desti- [G] nation.

[G] I realized quickly when I knew I should
That the [Am] world was made up of this brotherhood of
[C] Man, for whatever that [G] means.

Pre-Chorus
And so I [G] cry sometimes, when I'm lying in bed
just to [Am] get it all out, what's in my head,
and [C] I, I am feeling, a little pe- [G] culiar.

And so I [G] wake in the morning, and I step outside
and I [Am] take a deep breath, and I get real high,
and [C] I, scream from the top of my lungs, "What's going [G] on?"

Chorus
And I say, [G] "Hey yeah yeah hey, [Am] hey yeah yeah."  
I said, "[C] Hey, what's going [G] on?"
And I say, [G] "Hey yeah yeah hey, [Am] hey yeah yeah."
I said, "[C] Hey, what's going [G] on?"

[G]Ooh...[Am] [C] [G]
[G]Ooh...[Am] [C] [G]

And I [G] try, oh my god, do I [Am] try
I try all the [C] time, in this insti- [G] tution.

And I [G] pray, oh my god, do I [Am] pray
I pray every single [C] day, for a revo- [G] lution.

Pre-Chorus
And so I [G] cry sometimes, when I'm lying in bed
just to [Am] get it all out, what's in my head,
and [C] I, I am feeling, a little pe- [G] culiar.

And so I [G] wake in the morning, and I step outside
and I [Am] take a deep breath, and I get real high,
and [C] I, scream from the top of my lungs, "What's going [G] on?"

Chorus
And I say, [G] "Hey yeah yeah hey, [Am] hey yeah yeah."  
I said, "[C] Hey, what's going [G] on?"
And I say, [G] "Hey yeah yeah hey, [Am] hey yeah yeah."
I said, "[C] Hey, what's going [G] on?"
And I say, [G]"Hey yeah yeah hey, [Am] hey yeah yeah."
I said, "[C] Hey, what's going [G] on?"
And I say, [G] "Hey yeah yeah hey, [Am] hey yeah yeah."
I said, "[C] Hey, what's going [G] on?"

[G]Ooh...[Am] [C] [G]

[G] 25 years of my life and still,
[Am] tryin' to get up that great big hill of
[C] Hope, for a desti- [G] nation.


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Closer To Fine
Indigo Girls (Emily Saliers, 1989)


   General Strum Pattern
4/4 | d - D - - u d u |
      1   2     & 4 &

Intro
| [C] | [Gsus4] | [Csus4] | [Gsus4↓][G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑] |
| [C] | [Gsus4] | [Csus4] | [Gsus4↓][G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑] |

I'm [C] trying to tell you [Gsus4] something 'bout my [Csus4] life [Gsus4↓][G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑]
Maybe [C] give me insight [Gsus4] between black 'n [Csus4] white [Gsus4↓][G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑]
And the [G] best thing you've ever done for [F] me
Is to [G] help me take my life less serious- [F] ly
It's only life [C] after all [Gsus4] yeah [Csus4] [Gsus4↓][G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑]

Well [C] darkness has a [Gsus4] hunger that's in- [Csus4] satiable [Gsus4↓][G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑]
And [C] lightness has a [Gsus4] call that's hard to [Csus4] hear [Gsus4↓][G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑]
I [G] wrapped my fear around me like a [F] blanket
I [G] sailed my ship of safety till I [F] sank it I'm crawling on your [C] shores [Csus4] [C↓]

Chorus
I [G] went to the | doctor I [F] went to the [C] mountains
I [G] looked to the | children I [F] drank from the [C] fountains
There's [G] more than one | answer to these [F] questions
[F] Pointing me in a [C] crooked line [Csus4] [C↓]
And the [G] less I seek my | source for some de- [F↓] finitive
Closer I [C] am to fi- [Gsus4][Csus4] ine
The [G] closer I [C] am to fi- [Gsus4][Csus4] ine [Gsus4↓][G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑]

I [C] went to see the [Gsus4] doctor of phil- [Csus4] osophy [Gsus4↓][G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑]
With a [C] poster of Ras- [Gsus4] putin
And a [Csus4] beard down to his [Gsus4↓] knee [G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑]
He [G] never did marry or [F] see a B grade movie
He [G] graded my performance he [F] said he could see through me
I spent [C] 4 years prostrate [Gsus4] to the higher [Csus4] mind
Got my [G] paper and I was [C] free [Csus4] [C↓]

Chorus
I [G] went to the | doctor I [F] went to the [C] mountains
I [G] looked to the | children I [F] drank from the [C] fountains
There's [G] more than one | answer to these [F] questions
[F] Pointing me in a [C] crooked line [Csus4] [C↓]
And the [G] less I seek my | source for some de- [F↓] finitive
Closer I [C] am to fi- [Gsus4][Csus4] ine
The [G] closer I [C] am to fi- [Gsus4][Csus4] ine [Gsus4↓][G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑]

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

I [C] stopped by the [Gsus4] bar at 3 A- [Csus4] M [Gsus4↓][G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑]
To seek [C] solace in a [Gsus4] bottle or [Csus4] possibly a [Gsus4↓] friend [G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑]
And I [G] woke up with a headache like my [F] head against a board
[G] Twice as cloudy as I'd been the [F] night before
And I went in seeking [C] clarity [Csus4] [C↓]

Chorus
I [G] went to the | doctor I [F] went to the [C] mountains
I [G] looked to the | children I [F] drank from the [C] fountains
We [G] go to the | doctor we [F] go to the [C] mountains
We [G] look to the | children we [F] drink from the [C] fountains
We [G] go to the | bible we [F] go through the [C] workout
We [G] read up on re- | vival we [F↓] stand up for the [C↓] lookout
There's [G] more than one | answer to these [F] questions
[F] Pointing me in a [C] crooked line [Csus4] [C↓]
And the [G] less I seek my source for some de- [F↓] finitive
Closer I [C] am to fi- [Gsus4][Csus4] ine
[G] Closer I [C] am to fi- [Gsus4][Csus4] ine
[G] Closer I [C] am to fi- [Gsus4][Csus4] ine [Gsus4↓][G↑][Gsus2↑][G↑] [C↓]


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Rolling in the Deep
Adele (2010)


      Palm Muted
4/4 | d d d d d d d d |
      1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &


Intro
| [Am] | [Am] |

[Am] There's a fire... [Em] starting in my heart
[G] Reaching a fever pitch and it's [Em] bringing me out the [G] dark
[Am] Finally I can [Em] see you crystal clear
[G] Go ahead and sell me out and [Em] I'll lay your ship [G] bare

[Am] See how I leave... with [Em] every piece of you
[G] Don't underestimate the [Em] things that I will [G] do
[Am] There's a fire... [Em] starting in my heart
[G] Reaching a fever pitch and it's [Em] bringing me out the [G] dark

Pre- Chorus
[F] ...The scars of [G] your love... remind me
[Em] Of us... they keep me [F] thinking that we almost had it
[F] ...All... the scars of [G] your love they leave me
[Em] Breathless... I can't help [E7] feeling... we could have had it

Chorus
[Am] Aa- aa- [G] all... rolling in the
[F] Dee- ee- eep... you [G] had my heart
In- [Am] si- i- ide of your [G] hand
And you [F] played it... to the be- ea- eat [G]

[Am] Baby I have...no [Em] story to be told
[G] But- I've- heard... one of you and I'm [Em] gonna make your head [G] burn
[Am] Think of me in the [Em] depths of your despair
[G] Making a home down there... as [Em] mine sure won't be [G] shared

Pre- Chorus
[F] ...The scars of [G] your love... remind me
[Em] Of us... they keep me [F] thinking that we almost had it
[F] ...All... the scars of [G] your love they leave me
[Em] Breathless... I can't help [E7] feeling... we could have had it

Chorus
[Am] Aa- aa- [G] all... rolling in the
[F] Dee- ee- eep... you [G] had my heart
In- [Am] si- i- ide of your [G] hand
And you [F] played it... to the be- ea- eat...

Chorus
We [G] could have had it
[F] Aa- aa- [G] all... rolling in the
[Am] Dee- ee- eep... [G]  you had my heart
In- [F] si- i- ide of your [F] hand
But you [G] played it... with it [G] beating

Accappella -  Tap Ukes On Beat
Throw yourself through every open door
Count your blessings... to find what you look for
Turn my sorrow... into treasured gold
And pay me back in kind... and reap just what you sow- ow

Chorus
[Am↓] (You're gonna wish... you [G↓] never had met...) We could have had it
[F↓] Aa- aa- all...  [F↓] ...we [G↓] could have had it
[Am↓] All... [G↓] yeah
It [F↓] all... it all... it all... we [G] could have had it

Chorus
[Am] A- aa- [G] all... rolling in the
[F] Dee- ee- eep... you [G] had my heart
In- [Am] si- i- ide of your [G] hand
And you [F] played it... to the beat... we [G] could have had it

Chorus
[Am] Aa- aa- [G] all... rolling in the
[F] Dee- ee- eep... you [G] had my heart
In- [Am] si- i- ide of your [G] hand
But you [F] played it... you played it... you played it... you [G] played it to the
[Am↓] Beat


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Respect
Aretha Franklin (Otis Redding, 1965)


Rhythm:
| D - - - D - - U - | - U D - - u d u |
  1   2   3   4 &     1 & 2   3 & 4 &


Intro Riff:
  C7                            F7
|-------------|---------------|-------------|---
|----3-3---5--|---------------|-------------|---
|-------------|---------------|----0-0---2--|---
|-------------|---------------|-------------|---


Intro
| [C7]   | [C7]   | [F7]   | [F7]   |
| [C7]   | [C7]   | [F7]   | [F7]   |

[G7] What you want     [F7]  baby, I got it
[G7] What you need     [F7] you know I got it
[G7]  All I'm askin'     [F7] is for a little
    
Chorus
[C7] Respect when you come home (Just a little bit)
Hey [F7] baby (Just a little bit)        
When you come [C7] home (Just a little bit)
[F7] Mister (Just a little bit)

[G7] Ain't gonna do you wrong, [F7] while you're gone
[G7] I ain't gonna do you wrong,  [F7] 'cause I don't wanna
[G7] All I'm askin',  [F7] is for a little

Chorus
[C7] Respect when you come home (Just a little bit)
[F7] Hey baby (Just a little bit)        
When you come [C7] home (Just a little bit)
[F7] Mister (Just a little bit)

[G7] I'm about to give you, [F7] all my money
[G7] But all I'm askin',  [F7] in return, honey
[G7] Is to give me, [F7] my propers

Chorus
When you get [C7] home, (just a, just a, just a, just a)
Yeah [F7] baby (just a, just a, just a, just a)        
When you come [C7] home (Just a little bit)
[F7] (Just a little bit)

Solo
| [F#m]   | [F#m]   | [F#m]   | [F#m]   |
| [B]   | [B]   | [B]   | [B]   |             
| [F#m]   | [F#m]   | [F#m]   | [F#m]   |
| [G7]   | [G7]   | [G7]   | [G7]   |     

[G7] Ooh, your kiss is   [F7] sweeter than honey
[G7] And guess what    [F7] so is my money
[G7] All I want you to [F7] do for me is give it to me

Chorus
[C7] When you come home (Re-Re-Re-Re)
[F7] Yeah baby  (Re-Re-Re-Re)        
Give it to [C7] me, (Respect, Just a little bit)
[F7] Mister (Just a little bit)

[C7↓] R-E-S-P-E-C-T,     [C7↓] [F7↓] Found out what it means to me
[F7↓] [C7↓] R-E-S-P-E-C-T,   [C7↓] [F7↓] Take care, T.C.B.

Chorus
[C7] Oh  (Sock it to me, Sock it to me, Sock it to me, Sock it to me)
A litte res- [F7] pect  (Sock it to me, Sock it to me, Sock it to me, Sock it to me)
[C7] Oh baby  (Just a little bit)
Just a little res- [F7] pect    (Just a little bit)
Oh keep [C7] trying  (Just a little bit)
Keep on [F7] trying    (Just a little bit)
[C7] You're runnin' outa...  (Just a little bit)
That ain't [F7] mine    (Just a little bit)
[C7↓]


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You're So Vain
Carly Simon (1971)


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


You | [Am] walked into the par- | ty like you were | [F] walking onto a | [Am] yacht
Your hat stra- | tegic'lly dipped be- | low one eye
Your | [F] scarf it was apri- | [Am] cot
You had | [F↓] one eye [G↓] in the | [Em7↓] mirror [Am↓] as you | [F↓] watched
yourself ga- | [C↓] votte,
And all the | [1/2G] girls dreamed that |   [F] they'd be your partner |
They'd be your partner, and...

Chorus
[C] You're so |   vain, you | [F] probably think this song is a- | [C] bout you
You're so |   [Am] vain, I'll | [F] bet you think this song is a- | [G] bout you
Don't you? |   Don't you? ...

You |   [Am] had me several | years ago when I | [F] was still quite na- | [Am] ive
Well you |   said that we made such a |   pretty pair
And | [F] that you would never | [Am] leave
But you |   [F↓] gave a- [G↓] way the | [Em7↓] things you [Am↓] loved and | [F↓]
one of them was |   [C↓] me
I had some | [1/2G] dreams, they were | [F] clouds in my coffee |
| [F] Clouds in my coffee, and...

Chorus
[C] You're so |   vain, you | [F] probably think this song is a- | [C] bout you
You're so |   [Am] vain, I'll | [F] bet you think this song is a- | [G] bout you
Don't you? |   Don't you? ...

Instrumental
| [Am] | [Am] | [F] | [Am] |
| [Am] | [Am] | [F] | [Am] |
| [F↓] [G↓] | [Em7↓] [Am↓] | [F↓] | [C↓]
I had some | [1/2G] dreams, they were | [F] clouds in my coffee |
| [F] Clouds in my coffee, and...

Chorus
[C] You're so |   vain, you | [F] probably think this song is a- | [C] bout you
You're so |   [Am] vain, I'll | [F] bet you think this song is a- | [G] bout you
Don't you? |   Don't you? ...

Well I | [Am] hear you went up to | Saratoga and
[F] your horse nat'rally | [Am] won
Then you | flew your lear jet up to | Nova Scotia
To see the | [F] total eclipse of the | [Am] sun
Well you're | [F↓] where you [G↓] should be | [Em7↓] all the [Am↓] time
and | [F↓] when you're not you're | [C↓] with
Some underworld | [1/2G] spy or the | [F] wife of a close friend |
| [F] Wife of a close friend, and...

Chorus
[C] You're so |   vain, you | [F] probably think this song is a- | [C] bout you
You're so |   [Am] vain, I'll | [F] bet you think this song is a- | [G↓] bout you
[G↓] Don't you? |   [G↓] Don't you? ...


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Lost Boy
Ruth B (2015)


Intro
| [Em↓] | [G↓] | [C↓] | [G↓] |

[Em↓] There was a time when [G↓] I was alone
[C↓] Nowhere to go and no [G↓] place to call home
[Em↓] My only friend was the [G↓] man in the moon
And [C↓] even sometimes he would [G↓] go away too

[Em↓] Then one night as I [G↓] closed my eyes
[C↓] I saw a shadow [G↓] flying high
[Em↓] He came to me with the [G↓] sweetest smile
[C↓] Told me he wanted to [G↓] talk for awhile, he said

[Em↓] Peter Pan [G↓] that is what they call me
[C↓] I promise that you'll [G↓] never be lonely
And [Am↓] ever [Am↓] since that [D↓] day [D↓]

Chorus
[Em] I am a lost boy [G] from Neverland
[C] Usually hanging out with [G] Peter Pan
[Em] And when we're bored we [G] play in the woods
[C] Always on the run from [G] Captain Hook
[Em] Run run [G] lost boy [C] they say to [G] me
A- [Em]way from [G] all of [C] reali- [G] ty

[Em↓] Neverland is home to [G↓] lost boys like me
And [C↓] lost boys like me are [G↓] free

He [Em↓] sprinkled me in pixie dust and [G↓] told me to believe
Be- [C↓] lieve in him and be- [G↓] lieve in me
To- [Em↓] gether we will fly away [G↓] in a cloud of green
[C↓] To your beautiful [G↓] destiny

As we [Em↓] soared above the town that [G↓] never loved me
I [C↓] realized I finally had a [G↓] family
[Em↓] Soon enough we reached [G↓] Neverland
[C↓] Peacefully my feet [G↓] hit the sand
And [Am↓] ever [Am↓] since that [D↓] day [D↓]

Chorus
[Em] I am a lost boy [G] from Neverland
[C] Usually hanging out with [G] Peter Pan
[Em] And when we're bored we [G] play in the woods
[C] Always on the run from [G] Captain Hook
[Em] Run run [G] lost boy [C] they say to [G] me
A- [Em] way from [G] all of [C] reali- [G]ty

[Em↓] Neverland is home to [G↓] lost boys like me
And [C↓] lost boys like me are [G↓] free
[Em↓] Neverland is home to [G↓] lost boys like me
And [C↓] lost boys like me are [G↓] free

[Em↓] Peter Pan, Tinkerbell [G↓] Wendy Darling
[C↓] Even Captain Hook you are my [G↓] perfect story book
[Em↓] Neverland I love you so [G↓] you are now my home sweet home
For- [C↓] ever a lost boy at [G↓] last
And for [Am↓] always I [Am↓] will [D↓] say [D↓]

Chorus
[Em] I am a lost boy [G] from Neverland
[C] Usually hanging out with [G] Peter Pan
[Em] And when we're bored we [G] play in the woods
[C] Always on the run from [G] Captain Hook
[Em] Run run [G] lost boy [C] they say to [G] me
A- [Em] way from [G] all of [C] reali- [G] ty

[Em↓] Neverland is home to [G↓] lost boys like me
And [C↓] lost boys like me are [G↓] free
[Em↓] Neverland is home to [G↓] lost boys like me
And [C↓] lost boys like me are [G↓] free


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Give Me One Reason
Tracy Chapman (1995)


  G                 C     D
| T - X T - - X - | T - X T - - X - |
  1   2 &(3) (4)    1   2 &(3) (4)


Intro
| [G]   | [C]  [D]   | [G]   | [G]   |
| [C]   | [C]  [D]   | [G]   | [G]   |
| [D]   | [C]       | [G]   | [G]   |

[G] Give me one reason to stay here
[C] and I'll [D] turn right back a[G] round
[C] Give me one reason to stay here
[C] and I'll [D] turn right back a- [G] round
Because I [D] don't want leave you lonely
[C] You've got to make me change my [G] mind


[G] Baby I got your number [C] and I [D] know that you got [G] mine
[C] You know that I called you I [D] called too many [G] times
You can [D] call me baby you can [C] call me anytime
But you got to [G] call me


[G] Give me one reason to stay here [C] - and I'll [D] turn right back a- [G] round
[C] Give me one reason to stay here [C] - and I'll [D] turn right back a- [G] round
Because I [D] don't want leave you lonely
[C] You've got to make me change my [G] mind


I don't [G] want no one to squeeze me [C] - they might [D] take away my [G] life
I don't [C] want no one to squeeze me [C] - they might [D] take away my [G] life
I just [D] want someone to hold me [C] and rock me through the [G] night


Instrumental Solo
| [G]   | [C]  [D]   | [G]   | [G]   |
| [C]   | [C]  [D]   | [G]   | [G]   |
| [D]   | [C]       | [G]   | [G]   |

This [G] youthful heart can love you [C] and [D] give you what you [G] need
This [C] youthful heart can love you [C] and [D] give you what you [G] need
But I'm [D] too old to go chasing you a- [C] round
Wasting my precious ener- [G] gy


[G] Give me one reason to stay here [C] - and I'll turn right back a- [G] round
[C] Give me one reason to stay here [C] - and I'll turn right back a- [G] round
Because I [D] don't want leave you lonely
[C] You got to make me change my [G] mind


[G] Baby just give me one reason [C] - Give me just one reason [G] why
[C] Baby just give me one reason [C] - Give me just one reason [G] why I should stay
Because I [D] told you that I loved you [C↓]  
And there ain't no more to [G] say


#Original is 1 semi-tone lower (key of F#).
#Last Updated 3/2/19 JJ
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Big Yellow Taxi
Counting Crows (Joni Mitchell, 1970)


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

Intro
| [G] | [G] | [G] | [G] | (x2)
They | [G] paved paradise and | put up a parkin' | lot | [G]
With a | [G] pink hotel, a | boutique, and a swingin' | hot spot | [G]

| [G] Don't it always | [Gmaj7] seem to go
That you | [G6] don't know what you | got till it's gone
They | [C] paved paradise and | [D] put up a parkin' | [G] lot
(Oooh, | [G] bop, bop, bop, | oooh, | bop, bop, bop)

They | [G] took all the trees and | put 'em in a tree mu- | seum | [G]
And they | [G] charged the people a | dollar and a half to | see them | [G]

No, no, no, | [G] don't it always | [Gmaj7] seem to go
That you | [G6] don't know what you | got till it's gone
They | [C] paved paradise and | [D] put up a parkin' | [G] lot
(Oooh, | [G] bop, bop, bop, | oooh, | bop, bop, bop)

Hey | [G] farmer, farmer, | put away your DD- | T | [G]
I don't care about | [C] spots on my apples
| [C] Leave me the birds and the | [G] bees, | please
| [G] Don't it always | [Gmaj7] seem to go
That you | [G6] don't know what you | got till it's gone
They | [C] paved paradise and | [D] put up a parkin' | [G] lot
| Hey now, they've | [C] paved paradise to | [D] put up a parkin' | [G] lot
(Oooh, | [G] bop, bop, bop, | oooh, | bop, bop, bop)

| [G] | [G] | [G] | [G] | (x3)
| [G↓] [Gmaj7↓] | [C↓]

Listen, [nc] late last night, I [nc] heard the screen door [G↓] slam
And a [C↓] big yellow taxi [D↓] took my girl a- [G↓]way

Now, | [G↓] don't it always | [Gmaj7↓] seem to go
That you | [G6↓] don't know what you | got till it's [G6↓] gone
They | [C] paved paradise and | [D] put up a parkin' | [G] lot   | [G]

Hey now now, | [G] don't it always | [Gmaj7] seem to go
That you | [G6] don't know what you | got till it's gone
They | [C] paved paradise and | [D] put up a parkin' | [G] lot, | why not?
They | [C] paved paradise to | [D] put up a parkin' | [G] lot   | [G] hey hey hey,
| [C] Paved paradise, | [D↓] put up a parkin' | [G] lot
(Oooh, | [G] bop, bop, bop, | oooh, | bop, bop, bop)

| [C] I don't wanna give it. Why you | wanna give it? Why you wanna
| [G] givin' it all away? | Hey, hey, hey,
| [C] Now you wanna give it | I should wanna give it 'cuz you're
| [G] givin' it all away, | No no,
| [C] I don't wanna give it. Why you | wanna give it? Why you wanna
| [G] givin' it all away?   | [G]
| [C] 'Cuz you're givin' it all, | [D] givin' it all a- | [G] way | [G]

| [C] | Why you | [G] want me?   | [G]
| [C] | Why do you | [G] want to?   | [G]
| [C] | [C] | [G] | [G] |
Hey, | [C] paved paradise to | [D] put up a parkin' | [G] lot | [G↓]


#Capo on 1st fret to play with the Counting Crows version.

#Original from Joni Mitchell. Capo on 2nd fret to play in this key.
#Last Updated 01/30/18 JJ
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