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Donald Fagen - The Nightfly chords

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The Nightfly

b4      a      g         b4  c5 b4  a  g   a
Am9    Bm7    Cmaj9      Em7        D6     Fmaj9

eb4  e    e   e     e                 e     e
B7        G6        C9               Am7   D9+5

    Bbmaj7-5/g   G9
I'm Lester the   Nightfly       

    Gmaj7    G7       F/G
Hel lo Baton Rouge
                     a4  g        f#    a    e   
                    Am/E Em       B7   Am/E  Em/G
Won't you turn your rad  io down

                                   f#4  g                           
            Cmaj7          B7      B7   Em7
Respect the seven second delay we  use

 d4     c         c    b3     bb3 a  e   g   bb
D7sus4  Cmaj7     Am7 Gmaj7   Gm/c  F  C/E g   D7+5

       Bbmaj7-5/g     G9
So you say there's a race

   Gmaj7      G7       F/G
Of men in the trees

                         Am/E   Em
You're for tough legislation
              
             f#4    a   g
              B7    Am Em/G
Thanks for calling
                                       f#4  g
           Cmaj7     B7                B7   Em
I wait all night for calls like these

d4     c         c    b3     bb3   a  e   g   
D7sus4  Cmaj7     Am7 Gmaj7  Gm/c  F  C/E g 

   Am9  Bm7     Cmaj9
An inde pendent station

Em7  D6      F6/9
W    J   A   Z

     B7              G6
With jazz and con versation

C9           A/B            Em7    Em7/D
    From the foot of Mt. Belzoni

      B9sus4/e  Em7
Sweet mu        sic

   F#7                B7+9+5
To night the night is mine 


E7  E7sus4   A13         Am7   Abm7+5         Gmaj9     Cmaj9          
             Late line                till the sun 
                                               (till the sun comes 
                                    f#4
Gmaj9   Cmaj9  Gmaj9    Cmaj9/6     f#/a
through              the skylight

e4          f#   d    e          e      e
C/D        D/E  G/A  C/D        Am7     D9+5
         
         Bbmaj7-5/g    G9
I've got plenty of    java

    Gmaj7        G7      F/G
And Chesterfield Kings

                 a4  g        f#    a    e   
                Am/E Em       B7   Am    G6
But I feel like crying
                                   
                                   f#4  g
              Cmaj7        B7      B7   Em7
I wish I had a heart    of ice

            d4     c         c    b3     bb3 a  e    g   bb
            D7sus4  Cmaj7     Am7 Gmaj7  Gm/c  F  C/E g   D7+5
Heart like ice

       Bbmaj7-5/g    G9
If you want your     honey

   Gmaj7      G7      F/G
To look super swell
                          a4  g            f#    a    g   
                         Am/E Em           B7   Am    Em
You must spring for that little blue jar

                         f#4  g
         Cmaj7    B7     B7   Em7
Patton's Kiss And Tell

         d4      c         c    b3       bb3  a    e    g
         D7sus4  Cmaj7     Am7 Gmaj7     Gm/c  F/A  C/E   g
Kiss And Tell

Am9           Bm7     Cmaj9
      An inde pendent station

Em7  D6      F6/9
W    J   A   Z

     B7              G6
With jazz and con versation

C9           A/B            Em7    Em7/D
    From the foot of Mt. Belzoni

      B9sus4/e  Em7
Sweet mu        sic

   F#7                B7+9+5
To night the night is mine 


E7  E7sus4   A13        Am7   Abm7+5           Gmaj9   Cmaj9        
             Late line                till the sun 
                                               (till the sun comes 

                                                             f#4
       Gmaj9   Cmaj9   Gmaj9       Cmaj9    Gmaj9  Cmaj9     f#/a
comes through                  the skylight

 e4      e      g
C/D     Am7     F#7-9+5  

Bmaj9       F#7+9+5
You'd never believe it

    B13              Emaj13
But once there was a time
                               ab4    f#     db        f#
     Eb7            Emaj13            Bmaj9  Bb7+9+5   Eb7+9+5
When love was in my life

Abm9             Ab9
     I sometimes wonder

Ebm7/Ab               Badd9/f#   Amaj9
        What happened to that    flame

    Eb7                Emaj13
The answer's still the same

                       b4 c5      c
       Abm7   Eb7   Abm/B Ab/B    Ab/F        Emaj13   Gmaj7/a    
It was you    you                      it was you

   Ebm7  F/Ab   Dbm9   E/F#    Eb/F   Am7  D9+5
To night you're still  on   my mind

|Bbmaj7-5/g    G9          |Gmaj7     G7        |F/G                 |


|Am/E Em               B7  |Am Em/G    Cmaj7    |B7            B7 Em |        


|         D7sus4 Cmaj7     |      Am7 Gmaj7     |Gm/c F C/E g D+5     |

|Bbmaj7-5/g    G9          |Gmaj7     G7        |F/G                 |


|Am/E Em               B7  |Am Em/G    Cmaj7    |B7            B7 Em |        


|         D7sus4 Cmaj7     |       Am7 Gmaj7    |Gm/c F C/E g         |

Am9           Bm7     Cmaj9
      An inde pendent station

Em7  D6      F6/9
W    J   A   Z

     B7              G6
With jazz and con versation

C9           A/B            Em7    Em7/D
    From the foot of Mt. Belzoni

      B9sus4/e  Em7
Sweet mu        sic

   F#7                B7+9+5
To night the night is mine 


E7  E7sus4   A13        Am7   Abm7+5           Gmaj9/6  Cmaj9        
             Late line                till the sun 
                                               (till the sun comes 

                                                             
       Gmaj9   Cmaj9   Gmaj9       Cmaj9/6    Gmaj9     Cmaj9     
comes through                  the skylight



|Gmaj9    Cmaj9    |Gmaj9    Cmaj9     |f#/a . .( increasing in pitch )

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Peter Kruger 
casparus50@yahoo.ca
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