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Bruce Springsteen - Rosalita chords

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ROSALITA (COME OUT TONIGHT) from The Wild, The Innocent and the E Street Shuffle

Standard tuning
Capo on 3 frett

INTRO:  D  G   D  A  D  G   D  A
        D  G   D  A  D  G   D  A


D      G       D     A               D         G           D  A
Spread out now Rosie doctor come cut loose her mama's reins
D        G       D           A          D      G      D   A
You know playing blind man's bluff is a little baby's game
D        G         D       A D         G              D  A
You pick up Little Dynamite  I'm gonna pick up Little Gun
      D            G        D     A         D         G       D  A
And together we're gonna go out tonight and make that highway run

G                                               F#m                    Bm
You don't have to call me lieutenant Rosie and I don't want to be your son
    A                                     G 
The only lover I'm ever gonna need's your soft sweet little girl's tongue
A
Ah, Rosie you're the one


D   G             D      A    D       G            D  A
Dynamite's in the belfry baby playing with the bats
       D         G                D           A              D           G       D   A
Little Gun's downtown in front of Woolworth's trying out his attitude on all the cats
D      G      D     A D       G       D  A
Papa's on the corner  waiting for the bus
D          G           D     A D       G      D  A
Mama she's home in the window  waiting up for us

          G 
She'll be there in that chair when they wrestle her upstairs
         F#m                  Bm
Cause you know we ain't gonna come
A                                  G 
I ain't here on business baby, I'm only here for fun
    A
And Rosie you're the one


CHORUS 1:
    D    G             A            D    G              A
Rosalita jump a little lighter, senorita come sit by my fire
       D               G              A         D           G          A
I just want to be your lover ain't no liar, Rosalita you're my stone desire


SAX:  D  G   A  D  G   A
      D  G   A  D  G   A


D        G          D          A                D                  G       D  A
Jack the Rabbit and Weak Knees Willie don't you know they're gonna be there
   D      G       D         A                 D             G   D  A
Ah sloppy Sue and Big Bones Billie they'll be coming up for air
            D         G    D         A      D        G 
We're gonna play some pool skip some school act real cool
     D       A                D      G    D  A
Stay out all night it's gonna feel alright

              G                      A
So Rosie come out tonight, baby come out tonight
G                       F#m               Bm
Windows are for cheaters chimneys for the poor
A                       G 
Closets are for hangers winners use the door
   A
So use it Rosie that's what it's there for


CHORUS 2
    D    G             A            D    G              A
Rosalita jump a little lighter, senorita come sit by my fire
       D               G              A         D           G          A
I just want to be your lover ain't no liar, Rosalita you're my stone desire


SOLO:  A  Bb  B  C   C#
       D  A A  D  A A
       D  A A  D  A A
       D  G   D  A  D  G   D  A
       D  G   D  A  D  G   D  A
       D


    A                                          Em
Now I know your mama she don't like me cause I play in a rock and roll band
    Bm                                      F#m
And I know your daddy he don't dig me but he never did understand
          A
Your Papa lowered the boom he locked you in your room
    Em
I'm coming to lend a hand
              Bm                           F#m
I'm coming to liberate you confiscate you I want to be your man
              G                     A                D    F#m
Someday we'll look back on this and it will all seem funny
    Bm                  G 
But now you're sad your mama's mad
         A(N.C.)
And your papa says he knows that I don't have any money
Woh your Papa says he knows that I don't have any money
Woh so your Daddy says he knows that I don't have any money
         Bm                             C                  G 
Tell him this is last chance to get his daughter in a fine romance
          A
Because a record company Rosie just gave me a big advance


       D          G             D      A               D        G    D  A
And my tires were slashed and I almost crashed but the Lord had mercy
     D             G       D            A       D            G         D     A
My machine she's a dud out stuck in the mud somewhere in the swamps of Jersey
D       G     D           A           D         G         D     A
Hold on tight stay up all night cause Rosie I'm coming on strong
       D       G        D            A       D        G         D  A
By the time we meet the morning light I will hold you in my arms

         G                                              F#m        Bm
I know a pretty little place in Southern California down San Diego way
          A                      G 
There's a little cafe where they play guitars all night and day
       F#m                         Bm
You can hear them in the back room strumming
   A                                                                   A
So hold tight baby cause don't you know daddy's coming...aah everybody say



CHORUS 3
    D    G             A            D    G              A
Rosalita jump a little lighter, senorita come sit by my fire
       D               G              A         D           G          A
I just want to be your lover ain't no liar, Rosalita you're my stone desire


OUTRO:  D  G   A  D  G   A
        D  G   A  D  G   A
        D  G   D  A  D  G   D  A
        D  G   D  A  D  G   D  A
        D  G   D  A  D  G   D
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