Ukebox Pub Night - Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
That'll Be The Day Buddy Holly (Holly & Allison, 1956)
Another Saturday Night Sam Cooke (1963)
Everyday Buddy Holly (with Norman Petty, 1957)
Best Day Of My Life American Authors (2013)
Bad Day Daniel Powter (2005)
A Hard Day's Night (Key of D) The Beatles (Lennon/McCartney, 1964)
Yesterday The Beatles (Lennon/McCartney, 1965)
Those Were The Days Mary Hopkins (Gene Raskin and Boris Fomin, 1968)
Bang On The Drum All Day Todd Rundgren (1983)
Friday I'm In Love The Cure (Robert Smith, 1992)
What A Day For A Daydream Lovin’ Spoonful (John Sebastian, 1966)
***Extras*** (Themed Songs for 2nd set)
5 Days In May Blue Rodeo (Jim Cuddy & Greg Keelor; 1993)
Days Like This Van Morrison (1995)



That'll Be The Day
Buddy Holly (Holly & Allison, 1956)


| d - D u d - D u |

[G↓]  [D7↓↓]

Chorus
Well, | [C] that'll be the day when | you say good-bye
Yes, | [G] that'll be the day when | you make me cry
You | [C] say you're gonna leave | you know it's a lie
'Cause | [G↓] that'll be the day... | ... [D7↓↓] when I [G↓] die

Well, you | [C] give me all your lovin' and your | [G] turtle dovin' |
| [C] All your hugs and kisses and your | [G] money, too
Well, | [C] you know you love me baby, | [G] still you tell me maybe
| [A7] That someday well | [D7] I'll be blue

Chorus
Well, | [C] that'll be the day when | you say good-bye
Yes, | [G] that'll be the day when | you make me cry
You | [C] say you're gonna leave | you know it's a lie
'Cause | [G↓] that'll be the day... | ... [D7↓↓] when I [G↓] die

Instrumental Solo - 12 bar blues
| [G]   | [G]   | [G]   | [G]   |
| [C]   | [C]   | [G]   | [G]   |
| [D7] | [C]   | [G]   | [D7] |

Chorus
Well, | [C] that'll be the day when | you say good-bye
Yes, | [G] that'll be the day when | you make me cry
You | [C] say you're gonna leave | you know it's a lie
'Cause | [G↓] that'll be the day... | ... [D7↓↓] when I [G↓] die

Well, when | [C] cupid shot his dart, | [G] he shot it at your heart |
| [C] So if we ever part then | [G] I'll leave you |
| [C] You sit and hold me an' you | [G] tell me boldly |
| [A7] That someday well | [D7] I'll be blue

Chorus
Well, | [C] that'll be the day when | you say good-bye
Yes, | [G] that'll be the day when | you make me cry
You | [C] say you're gonna leave | you know it's a lie
'Cause | [G↓] that'll be the day... | ... [D7↓↓] when I [G↓] die

Outro
Well, | [C] that'll be the day, | [C] ... |
| [G] That'll be the day, | [G] ... |
| [C] That'll be the day, | [C] ... |
| [G] That'll be the day   | [G] ... | [G↓]

#Capo on 2nd fret to play along with original.

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Another Saturday Night
Sam Cooke (1963)


    Mute between strums
4/4 | d - D - - u D - |
      1   2     & 4

Chorus
Another | [G] Saturday night that I | [C] ain't got nobody |
| [G] I got some money 'cause I | [D] just got paid
Now | [G] how I wish I had | [C] someone to talk to |
| [D↓] I'm [D↓] in an [C↓] aw- [C↑] ful [G↑] way, | [G]   |

| [G] I got in town a | [D] month ago
I | [G] seen a lot of girls since | [C] then
If I could | [G] meet 'em, I could get 'em
But as | [C] yet I haven't met 'em
That's | [D↓] why I'm [D↓] in the [C↓] shape [C↑] I'm [G↑] in, | [G] here

Chorus
Another | [G] Saturday night and I | [C] ain't got nobody |
| [G] I got some money 'cause I | [D] just got paid
Now | [G] how I wish I had | [C] someone to talk to
| [D↓]  I'm [D↓] in an [C↓] aw- [C↑] ful [G↑] way, | [G] now |

| [G] Another fella | [D] told me
He had a | [G] sister who looked just | [C] fine
Instead of | [G] being my deliverance
She | [C] had a strange resemblance
To a | [D↓] cat [D↓] named [C↓] Frank- [C↑] en- [G↑] stein, | [G] here |

Chorus
Another | [G] Saturday night and I | [C] ain't got nobody |
| [G] I got some money 'cause I | [D] just got paid
Now | [G] how I wish I had | [C] someone to talk to |
| [D↓]  I'm [D↓] in an [C↓] aw- [C↑] ful [G↑] way, | [G]   |

| [G] It's hard on a | [D] fella
When | [G] he don't know his way a- | [C] round
If I don't | [G] find me a honey
To | [C] help me spend my money
I'm | [D↓] gonna [D↓] have to [C↓] blow [C↑] this [G↑] town, | [G] here it's |

Chorus
Another | [G] Saturday night and I | [C] ain't got nobody |
| [G] I got some money 'cause I | [D] just got paid
Now | [G] how I wish I had | [C] someone to talk to |
| [D↓]  I'm [D↓] in an [C↓] aw- [C↑] ful [G↑] way, | [G]   |

Chorus
Another | [G] Saturday night and I | [C] ain't got nobody |
| [G] I got some money 'cause I | [D] just got paid |
| [G] How I wish I had | [C] someone to talk to |
| [D↓]  I'm [D↓] in an [C↓] aw- [C↑] ful [G↑] way, | [G]   |

#Capo on 2nd fret to play with original.

#Last Updated 03/04/20 JJ
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Everyday
Buddy Holly (with Norman Petty, 1957)


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

  
Intro
| [D] | [D] |
| [D] Every day | [G] it's a gettin' [A] closer |
| [D] Goin' faster | [G] than a roller [A] coaster |
| [D] Love like yours will | [G] surely [A] come my |
| [D] way [G] A-hey | [D] a-hey [A] hey |

| [D] Every day | [G] it's a gettin' [A] faster |
| [D] Everyone said | [G] go out and [A] ask her |
| [D] Love like yours will | [G] surely [A] come my |
| [D] way [G] A-hey | [D] a-hey [D7] hey |

Chorus
| [G] Every day, | seems a little longer |
| [C] Every way, | love's a little stronger |
| [F] Come what may, | do you ever long for |
| [Bb] True love from | [A] me |

| [D] Every day | [G] it's a gettin' [A] closer |
| [D] Goin' faster | [G] than a roller [A] coaster |
| [D] Love like yours will | [G] surely [A] come my |
| [D] way [G] A-hey | [D] a-hey [A] hey |

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

| [D] | [G] [A] |
| [D] | [G] [A] |
| [D] | [G] [A] |
| [D] [G] | [D] [D7] |

Chorus
| [G] Every day, | seems a little longer |
| [C] Every way, | love's a little stronger |
| [F] Come what may, | do you ever long for |
| [Bb] True love from | [A] me |

| [D] Every day | [G] it's a gettin' [A] closer |
| [D] Goin' faster | [G] than a roller [A] coaster |
| [D] Love like yours will | [G] surely [A] come my |
| [D] way [G] A-hey | [D] a-hey [A] hey |
| [D] Love like yours will | [G] surely [A] come my |
| [D] way  [G] | [D↓] [A↓] [D↓]

#Capo on 1st fret to play with original.

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Best Day Of My Life
American Authors (2013)


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


   D                       D
A|------9----------------|------9--------12--9---|
E|---10---12-10-----10---|---10---12-10----------|
C|-9-------------11------|-9---------------------|
G|-----------------------|-----------------------|
   D                       D
A|------9----------------|------9--------12--9---|
E|---10---12-10-----10---|---10---12-10----------|
C|-9-------------11------|-9---------------------|
G|-----------------------|-----------------------|


I [D] had a dream so big and loud
I [D] jumped so high I touched the clouds
[G] Who-o-o-o-o-o-oah [G] (who-o-o-o-o-o-ah)

I [D] stretched my hands out to the sky
We [D] danced with monsters through the night
[G] Who-o-o-o-o-o-oah [G] (who-o-o-o-o-o-ah)

I'm [D] never gonna look back, who-oah
I'm [D] never gonna give it up, no-o-o
[G] Please don't wake me [G↓] now...

[D] (Oo! ooo-oo-oo-oo [D]Oo!)
This is gonna be the best day of my [G] li-i-ife
My [G] li-i-i-i-i-i-i-ife
[D] (Oo! ooo-oo-oo-oo [D]Oo!)
This is gonna be the best day of my [G] li-i-ife
My [G↓] li-i-i-i-i-i-i-ife

[D] [D] [D] [D]
[G] [G] [G] [G↓]

I [D] howled at the moon with friends
And [D] then the sun came crashing in
[G] Who-o-o-o-o-o-oah [G] (who-o-o-o-o-o-ah)

But [D] all the possibilities
No [D] limits just epiphanies
[G] Who-o-o-o-o-o-oah [G] (who-o-o-o-o-o-ah)

I'm [D] never gonna look back, who-oah
I'm [D] never gonna give it up, no-o-o
[G] Just don't wake me [G↓] now

[D] (Oo! ooo-oo-oo-oo [D] Oo!)
This is gonna be the best day of my [G] li-i-ife
My [G] li-i-i-i-i-i-i-ife
[D] (Oo! ooo-oo-oo-oo [D] Oo!)
This is gonna be the best day of my [G] li-i-ife
My [G↓] li-i-i-i-i-i-i-ife

[D] [D] [D] [D]
[G] [G] [G] [G↓]

BRIDGE:
[D↓] I hear it calling [D↓] outside my window
[D↓] I feel it in my [D↓] soul (soul)
The [D↓] stars were burning so bright
The [D↓] sun was out 'til midnight
[D↓] I say we lose con- [D↓] tro-o-ol (contro-o-o-o [D↓] ol)


   D                       D
A|------9----------------|------9--------12--9---|
E|---10---12-10-----10---|---10---12-10----------|
C|-9-------------11------|-9---------------------|
G|-----------------------|-----------------------|
   D                       D
A|------9----------------|------9--------12--9---|
E|---10---12-10-----10---|---10---12-10----------|
C|-9-------------11------|-9---------------------|
G|-----------------------|-----------------------|


[D] (Oo! ooo-oo-oo-oo [D] Oo!)
This is gonna be the best day of my [G] li-i-ife
My [G] li-i-i-i-i-i-i-ife
[D] (Oo! ooo-oo-oo-oo [D] Oo!)
This is gonna be the best day of my [G] li-i-ife
My [G↓] li-i-i-i-i-i-i-ife

[D] This is gonna be, this is gonna be, this is [D] gonna be,
... the best day of my [G] li-i-ife
[G] Everything is looking up, everybody up now
[D] (Oo! ooo-oo-oo-oo [D] Oo!)
This is gonna be the best day of my [G] li-i-ife
My [G] li-i-i-i-i-i-i-ife [D↓]


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Bad Day
Daniel Powter (2005)


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

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

[D] Where is the [G] moment we needed the [A] most [A]
[D] You kick up the [G] leaves and the magic is [A] lost [A]
[Bm] They tell me your [A] blue skies fade to [G] grey
They tell me your [D] passion's gone a- [Em] way
And I don't [Em] need no carryin' [A] on [A]
[D] You stand in the [G] line just ahead of the [A] law [A]
[D] You're faking a [G] smile with the coffee you [A] go [A]
[Bm] You tell me your [A] life's been way off [G] line
You're falling to [D] pieces every- [Em] time
And I don't [Em] need no carryin' [A] on [A↓]

Chorus
Cause you had a bad [D] day, you're taking one [G] down
You sing a sad [Em] song just to turn it a- [A] round
You say you don't [D] know, you tell me don't [G] lie
You work at a [Em] smile and you go for a [A] ride
You had a bad [Bm] day, the camera don't [A] lie
You're coming back [G] down and you really don't [D] mind
You had a bad [Em] day [A]
You had a bad [D] day [G] [A] [A]
[D] [G] [A] [A]

[Bm] Well, you need a [A] blue sky holi- [G] day
The point is they [D] laugh at what you [Em] say
And I don't [Em] need no carryin' [A] on [A]

Chorus
Cause you had a bad [D] day, you're taking one [G] down
You sing a sad [Em] song just to turn it a- [A] round
You say you don't [D] know, you tell me don't [G] lie
You work at a [Em] smile and you go for a [A] ride
You had a bad [Bm] day, the camera don't [A] lie
You're coming back [G] down and you really don't [D] mind
You had a bad [Em] day | [Em] | [Em]

Bridge
[F] Sometimes the system | goes on the blink
And the [Bb] whole thing it turns out | wrong
[F] You might not make it | back and you know
That you could [Bb] be well, oh that | strong
And I'm not [Asus4] wrong | [Asus4] | [A] | [A] |

[D] So where is the [G] passion when you need it the [A] most  [A]
Oh, you and [D] I, you kick up the [G] leaves and the magic is [A] lost | [A]

Chorus
Cause you had a bad [D] day, you're taking one [G] down
You sing a sad [Em] song just to turn it a- [A] round
You say you don't [D] know, you tell me don't [G] lie
You work at a [Em] smile and you go for a [A] ride
You had a bad [Bm] day, you've seen what you [Bb] like
And how does it [D] feel for one more [E7] time
You had a bad [G] day [A]
You had a bad [D] day [G] [Em] [A]
[D] [G] [Em] [A] [D↓]

#Capo on 1st fret to play with original.

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A Hard Day's Night in D
The Beatles (Lennon/McCartney, 1964)
:D7sus4:

| d - D u - u d u |
| d - D u |    for 2 beat chords

[D7sus4↓]
It's been a [D] hard [G] day's [D] night
And I've been [C] working like a [D] dog
It's been a [D] hard [G]day's [D] night,
I should be [C] sleeping like a [D] log
But when I [G] get home to you
I find the [A7] things that you do
Will make me [D] feel [G7] al- [D] right

You know I [D] work [G] all [D] day
To get you [C] money to buy you [D] things
And it's [D] worth it just to [G] hear you [D] say
You're gonna [C] give me every- [D] thing
So why on [G] earth should I moan,
'Cause when I [A7] get you alone
You know I [D] feel [G7] o- [D] kay

Bridge
When I'm [F#m] home
[Bm] Everything seems to be [F#m] right [F#m]
When I'm [D] home,
[Bm] Feeling you holding me [G] tight, [A7] tight, yeah

It's been a [D] hard [G] day's [D] night,
And I've been [C] working like a [D] dog
It's been a [D] hard [G] day's [D] night,
I should be [C] sleeping like a [D] log
But when I [G] get home to you
I find the [A7] things that you do
Will make me [D] feel [G7] al- [D] right
You know I [D] feel [G7] al- [D] right
You know I [D] feel [G7] al- [D] right [D↓] [Dsus4↓]  [D↓]


#This chart is in the key of D. Original is in G.
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Yesterday
The Beatles (Lennon/McCartney, 1965)


4/4 | t d d d t d d d |
      1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Intro
| [F] | [F] |

| [F] Yesterday |
| [Em7] All my [A7] troubles seemed so | [Dm] far away [Dm↓] [C↓] |
| [Bb] Now it [C] looks as though they're | [F] here to stay [C↓] oh |
| [Dm] I be- [G] lieve in | [Bb↓] yes- [F↓] ter- [F↓] day... |

| [F] Suddenly |
| [Em7] I'm not [A7] half the man I | [Dm] used to be [Dm↓] [C↓] |
| [Bb] There's a [C] shadow hangin' | [F] over me [C↓] oh |
| [Dm] Yester- [G] day came | [Bb↓] sud- [F↓] den- [F↓] ly... |

Bridge
| [Em7] Why [A7] she | [Dm↓] had [C↓] to [Bb] go
I don't | [Gm] know, she [C7] wouldn't | [F] say   |
| [Em7] I [A7] said | [Dm↓] some- [C↓] thing [Bb] wrong
Now I | [Gm] long for [C7] yester- | [F↓] da-a-a-ay |

| [F] Yesterday |
| [Em7] Love was [A7] such an easy | [Dm] game to play [Dm↓] [C↓] |
| [Bb] Now I [C] need a place to | [F] hide away [C↓] oh |
| [Dm] I be- [G] lieve in | [Bb↓] yes- [F↓] ter- [F↓] day... |

Bridge
| [Em7] Why [A7] she | [Dm↓] had [C↓] to [Bb] go
I don't | [Gm] know, she [C7] wouldn't | [F] say   |
| [Em7] I [A7] said | [Dm↓] some- [C↓] thing [Bb] wrong
Now I | [Gm] long for [C7] yester- | [F↓] da-a-a-ay |

| [F] Yesterday |
| [Em7] Love was [A7] such an easy | [Dm] game to play [Dm↓] [C↓] |
| [Bb] Now I [C] need a place to | [F] hide away [C↓] oh |
| [Dm] I be- [G] lieve in | [Bb↓] yes- [F↓] ter- [F] day... |
| [F] Hm mm [G] mm mm | [Bb] hm [F↓] mm [F↓] mmm...

#Play along with original in this key.

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Those Were The Days
Mary Hopkins (Gene Raskin and Boris Fomin, 1968)




[Dm↓] Once upon a time there was a [Dm↓] tavern
[D7↓] Where we used to raise a glass or [Gm↓] two
Re- [Gm↓] member how we laughed away the [Dm↓] hours
And [E7↓] think of all the great things we would [A7↓] do

Chorus
Those were the [Dm] days my friend
[D7] We thought they'd [Gm] never end
[Gm] We'd sing and [C] dance, for- [C7] ever and a [F] day
[F] We'd live the [Gm] life we'd choose
[Gm] We'd fight and [Dm] never lose
[Dm] For we were [A7] young, and | sure to have our [Dm] way [Dm↓]
La la la [Dm] di, di-di, [D7] di-di-di [Gm] di, di-di
[Gm] Di di di [A7] di, di | di-di di-di [Dm] di [Dm↓]

[Dm↓] Then the busy years went rushing [Dm↓] by us
We [D7↓] lost our starry notions on the [Gm↓] way
[Gm↓] If by chance I'd see you in the [Dm↓] tavern
We'd [E7↓] smile at one another and we'd [A7↓] say

Chorus
Those were the [Dm] days my friend
[D7] We thought they'd [Gm] never end
[Gm] We'd sing and [C] dance, for- [C7] ever and a [F] day
[F] We'd live the [Gm] life we'd choose
[Gm] We'd fight and [Dm] never lose
[Dm] Those were the [A7] days, oh | yes, those were the [Dm↓] days
La la la [Dm] di, di-di, [D7] di-di-di [Gm] di, di-di
[Gm] Di di di [A7] di, di | di-di di-di [Dm] di [Dm↓]

[Dm↓] Just tonight I stood before the [Dm↓] tavern
[D7↓] Nothing seemed the way it used to [Gm↓] be
[Gm↓] In the glass I saw a strange re- [Dm↓] flection
[E7↓] Was that lonely woman really [A7↓] me?

Chorus
Those were the [Dm] days my friend
[D7] We thought they'd [Gm] never end
[Gm] We'd sing and [C] dance, for- [C7] ever and a [F] day
[F] We'd live the [Gm] life we'd choose
[Gm] We'd fight and [Dm] never lose
[Dm] Those were the [A7] days, oh | yes, those were the [Dm] days [Dm↓]

La da da [Dm] da, da da, [D7] la da da [Gm] la, da-da
[Gm] La da da [C] da, la [C7] da da da da [F] da  
[F] La da da [Gm] da, da-da, | la da da [Dm] da, da-da
[Dm] La da da [A7] da, la | da da da da [Dm] da   [Dm↓]

[Dm↓] Through the door there came familiar [Dm↓] laughter
I[D7↓] saw your face and heard you call my [Gm↓] name
[Gm↓] Oh my friend we're older but no [Dm↓] wiser
For [E7↓] in our hearts the dreams are still the [A7↓] same

Chorus
Those were the [Dm] days my friend
[D7] We thought they'd [Gm] never end
[Gm] We'd sing and [C] dance, for- [C7] ever and a [F] day
[F] We'd live the [Gm] life we'd choose
[Gm] We'd fight and [Dm] never lose
[Dm] Those were the [A7] days, oh yes, those were the [Dm↓] days

La da da [Dm] da, da da, [D7] la da da [Gm] la, da-da
[Gm] La da da [C] da, la [C7] da da da da [F] da  
[F] La da da [Gm] da, da-da, | la da da [Dm] da, da-da
[Dm] La da da [A7] da, la | da da da da [Dm] da....
[Dm] La da da [A7↓] da da da [A7↓] Da, la da da da [D↓] da...

#Original in F#m. This chart is in Dm.

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Bang On The Drum All Day
Todd Rundgren (1983)


    The full rhythm and changes:
      D         C↑    G↑          G↓  C↓    
4/4 | D - D u D U - - U | - u d u D - D - |
      1   2 & 3 &  (4)&     & 2 & 3   4
      D         C↑    G↑
    | D - D u D U - - U | - u d u d u d u |
      1   2 & 3 &  (4)&     & 2 & 3 & 4 &
  
For an easy version, just Swiss Army Strum
4/4 | d - D u - u d u | without the passing C chords.


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

Chorus
| [D] I don't want to | [G] work
I want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day   |
| [D] I don't want to | [G] play
I just want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day   |

| [A] Ever since I was a | tiny boy
I | [Bm] don't want no candy I | don't need no toy |
| [A] I took a stick and an | old coffee can
I | [E7] bang on that thing 'til I got | [G] blisters on my hand because |

Chorus
| [D] I don't want to | [G] work
I want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day, (yes I do) |
| [D] I don't want to | [G] play
I just want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day, (that's right) |

| [A] When I get older they | think I'm a fool |
| [Bm] The teacher told me I should | stay after school |
| [A] She caught me pounding on the | desk with my hands
But my | [E7] licks was so hot I made the | [G] teacher wanna dance and that's why |

Chorus
| [D] I don't want to | [G] work
I want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day, (hey, why not) |
| [D] I don't want to | [G] play
I just want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day, (I wanna bang, yeah) |

Bass Solo
| [D] | [G] | [D] | [G] |
| [D] | [G] | [D] | [G] |

Chorus
| [D] I don't want to | [G] work
I want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day, (I can bang that sucker) |
| [D] I don't want to | [G] play
I just want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day, (listen to this) |

| [A] Every day when I get | home from work
I | [Bm] feel so frustrated the | boss is a jerk
And I | [A] get my sticks and go | out to the shed
And I | [E7] bang on that drum like it | [G] was the boss's head because |   

Chorus
| [D] I don't want to | [G] work
I want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day, (hey, hey) |
| [D] I don't want to | [G] play
I just want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day, (I can bang that drum) |
| [D] I don't want to | [G] work
I want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day, (hey, hey, hey) |
| [D] I don't want to | [G] play
I just want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day   |
| [D] I don't want to | [G] work
I want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day
| [D] I don't want to | [G] play
I just want to | [D] bang on the drum all | [G] day | [D↓]

#Play along with original in this key.

#Check out this version of Todd Rundgren covering it on the ukulele.

#Last Updated 02/29/20 JJ
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Friday I'm In Love
The Cure (Robert Smith, 1992)


      C             F
4/4 | D - D - D - D U | - u d u d u d u |
      1   2   3   4 &     & 2 & 3 & 4 &
Every 2nd chord is anticipated (1/2 beat earlier)

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

| [C] I don't care if | [F] Monday's blue, |
| [C] Tuesday's grey and | [G] Wednesday too |
| [Am] Thursday I don't | [F] care about you,
it's | [C] Friday I'm in | [G] love |

| [C] Monday you can | [F] fall apart, |
| [C] Tuesday, Wednesday | [G] break my heart
Oh | [Am] Thursday doesn't | [F] even start,
it's | [C] Friday, I'm in | [G] love

Chorus
| [F] Saturday, | [G] wait...
and | [Am] Sunday always | [F] comes too late
But | [C] Friday never [G] hesitate |

| [C] I don't care if | [F] Monday's black, |
| [C] Tuesday, Wednesday | [G] heart attack |
| [Am] Thursday never | [F] looking back,
it's | [C] Friday I'm in | [G] love |

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

| [C] Monday you can | [F] hold your head, |
| [C] Tuesday, Wednesday | [G] stay in bed |
or | [Am] Thursday watch the | [F] walls instead,
it's | [C] Friday, I'm in | [G] love |

Chorus
| [F] Saturday, | [G] wait...
and | [Am] Sunday always | [F] comes too late
But | [C] Friday never | [G] hesitate |

Bridge
| [Am] Dressed up to the | [F] eyes, it's a wonderful sur- | [C] prise,
To see your | [G] shoes and your spirits | [Am] rise,
Throwing out your | [F] frown, and just smiling at the | [C] sound,
And as sleek as a | [G] shriek, spinning round and | [Am] round
Always take a big | [F] bite, it's such a gorgeous | [C] sight
To see you | [G] eat, in the middle of the | [Am] night
You can never get e- | [F] nough, enough of this | [C] stuff,
It's Friday, | [G] I'm in love |

| [C] I don't care if | [F] Monday's blue, |
| [C] Tuesday's grey and | [G] Wednesday too |
| [Am] Thursday, I don't | [F] care about you,
it's | [C] Friday I'm in | [G] love |

| [C] Monday you could | [F] fall apart, |
| [C] Tuesday, Wednesday | [G] break my heart |
| [Am] Thursday doesn't | [F] even start,
it's | [C] Friday, I'm in | [G] love

Outro
| [C]   | [F] | [C] | [G] |   
| [Am] | [F] | [C] | [G] |   
| [C]   | [F] | [C] | [G] |   
| [Am] | [F] | [C] | [G↓]  

#Capo on 2nd fret to play with original.

#Last Updated 02/29/20 JJ
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What A Day For A Daydream
Lovin' Spoonful (John Sebastian, 1966)


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

[C] What a day for a [A7] daydream
[Dm] What a day for a [G7] daydreamin' boy
[C] And I'm lost in a [A7] daydream
[Dm] Dreaming 'bout my [G7] bundle of joy

[F] And even if [D7] time ain't really [C] on my [A7] side
[F] It's one of those [D7] days for taking a [C] walk out- [A7] side
[F] I'm blowing the [D7] day to take a [C] walk in the [A7] sun
[D7] And fall on my face on somebody's [G7] new‐mown lawn

[C] I've been having a [A7] sweet dream
[Dm] I've been dreaming since I [G7] woke up today
[C] It starred me and my [A7] sweet thing
[Dm] 'Cause she's the one makes me [G7] feel this way

[F] And even if [D7]time is passing me [C] by a [A7] lot
[F] I couldn't care [D7] less about the [C] dues you say I [A7] got
[F] Tomorrow I´ll [D7] pay the dues for [C] dropping my [A7] love
[D7] A pie in the face for being a [G7] sleepin' bull dog

INSTRUMENTAL:  whistle, kazoos, ukes...
 Instrumental  [C] I've been having a [A7] sweet dream
 Instrumental  [Dm] I've been dreaming since I [G7] woke up today
 Instrumental  [C] It starred me and my [A7] sweet thing
 Instrumental  [Dm] 'Cause she's the one makes me [G7] feel this way

[F] And you can be [D7] sure that if you're [C] feeling [A7] right
[F] A daydream will [D7] last along [C] into the [A7] night
[F] Tomorrow at [D7] breakfast you may [C] prick up your [A7] ears
[D7] Or you may be daydreaming for a [G7] thousand years

[C] What a day for a [A7] daydream
[Dm] Custom made for a [G7] daydreamin' boy
[C] And I'm lost in a [A7] daydream
[Dm] Dreaming 'bout my [G7] bundle of joy

OUTRO:  whistle, kazoos, ukes...
 Instrumental  [F] And even if [D7] time is [C] passing me by a [A7] lot
 Instrumental  [F] I couldn't care [D7] less about the [C] dues you say I [A7] got
 Instrumental  [F] Tomorrow I´ll [D7] pay the dues for [C] dropping my [A7] love
 Instrumental  [D7] A pie in the face for being a [G7] sleepin' bull [C↓] dog


#Last Updated: 07/20/17 JD
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5 Days In May
Blue Rodeo (1994)


| d - D u - u d u |

Intro
[Em]   | [Em]   | [D]   | [D]   |
[Am]   | [Am]   | [C]   | [C]   |
[Em] They met in a hurricane
[D] Standing in the shelter out of the rain
[Am] She tucked a note into his [C] hand [C]
[Em] Later on they took his car
[D] Drove on down where the beaches are
[Am] He wrote her name in the [C] sand [C]
[G] Never even [F] let go of her [C] hand [D]   | [D]   |

[Em] Somehow they stayed that way
[D] For those 5 days in May
[Am] Made all the stars around them [C] shine [C]
[Em] Funny how you can look in vain
[D] Living on nerves and such sweet pain
[Am] The loneliness that cuts so [C] fine [C]
To [G] find the face you've [F] seen a thousand [C] times [D]   | [D]   |

Chorus
[C] Sometimes the world begins,
to [C] set you up on your feet again
And [Bm] oh, it wipes the tears from your [D] eyes [D]
[C] How will you ever know,
the [C] way that circumstances go
[Bm] Always going to hit you by sur- [D] prise [D]
But I [Am↓] know my past [G↓] you were there
In [C↓] everything I've [Em7↓] done
You are the [Em] one | [Em]   |

[D]   | [D]   | [Am]   | [Am]   | [C]   | [C]   |

[Em] Looking back it's hard to tell
[D] Why they stood while others fell
[Am] Spend your life working it [C] out [C]
[Em] All I know is one cloudy day
[D] They both just ran away
[Am] Rain on the windshield heading [C] south [C]
[G] Oh she loved the [F] lines around his [C] mouth [D]   | [D]   |

Chorus
[C] Sometimes the world begins,
to [C] set you up on your feet again
And [Bm] oh, it wipes the tears from your [D] eyes [D]
[C] How will you ever know,
the [C] way that circumstances go
[Bm] Always going to hit you by sur- [D] prise [D]
But I [Am↓] know my past [G↓] you were there
In [C↓] everything I've [Em7↓] done
You are the [Em] one | [Em]   |

[D]   | [D]   | [Am]   | [Am]   | [C]   | [C]   | [Em↓]


#Last Update 7/6/17 JJ
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Days Like This
Van Morrison (1995)


Chord Progression:
      C     Am          F     C
4 4 | D - X U - u d - | D - X U - u d - |
      1   2 &   & 4     1   2 &   & 4
      C   G   Am
4 4 | D - D - D - d u |
      1   2   3   4 &

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

When it's | [C] not always [Am] raining, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this
When there's | [C] no one com- [Am] plaining, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this
When everything | [F] falls into [G] place, like the | [C↓] flick of [G↓] a [Am] switch,
Well my | [F] mama told [G] me, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this.   | [F] [C] |     

When you | [C] don't need to [Am] worry, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this.
When | [C] no one's in a [Am] hurry, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this.
When you | [F] don't get be- [G] trayed, by that | [C↓] old [G↓] Judas [Am] kiss,
Oh, my | [F] mama told [G] me, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this.   | [F] [C] |   

When you | [C] don't need an [Am] answer, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this.
When you | [C] don't meet a [Am] chancer, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this.
When all the | [F] parts of the [G] puzzle start to | [C↓] look like [G↓] they [Am] fit
Then I | [F] must re- [G] mem- ber, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this.   | [F] [C] |   

When | [C] everyone is up [Am] front, and they're | [F] not playing [C] tricks,
When you | [C] don't have no [Am] freeloaders, out to | [F] get their [C] kicks.
When it's | [F] nobody's [G] business, the way that | [C↓] you [G↓] wanna [Am] live,
I just | [F] have to re- [G] mem- ber, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this.   | [F] [C] |     

When | [C] no one steps on my [Am] dreams, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this
When | [C] people understand what I [Am] mean, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this
When you | [F] ring out the [G] changes of how | [C↓] every- [G↓] thing [Am] is,
Well my | [F] mama told [G] me, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this.
Oh my | [F] mama told [G] me, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this
Oh my | [F] mama told [G] me, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this
Oh my | [F] mama told [G] me, there'll be | [F] days like [C] this.   | [F] [G] | [F] [C] |

#Capo on 3rd fret to play with original.

#Last Updated 4/23/19 JJ
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