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Dr Hook - Sylvias Mother chords

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Hope you enjoy my interpretation of this song ...Garry Smythe
Please e mail any corrections to:-  g.smythe@sky.com
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Sylvia’s Mother – Dr Hook

DR HOOK SING THIS IN “ D “

D
Sylvia’s mother says, “Sylvia's busy, 
                          A
Too busy to come to the phone. 
                                                                              
Sylvia's mother says, “Sylvia's trying, 
                A7         D   D7
To start a new life of her own.”
G                       D
Sylvia's mother says, “Sylvia's happy, 
   A                           D
So why don't you leave her a - lone?”
        A
And the operator says:" Forty cents more, 

For the next three minutes."

    G                     D
Pl -ease Mrs. Avery, I've just got to talk to her, 
A                     D       D7
I'll only keep her a while.
G                     D                           A
Please Mrs. Avery, I just want to tell her good - bye.

 D
Sylvia's mother says, “Sylvia's packing, 
                           A
She’s goin' to be leaving today.”
                                                                          
Sylvia's mother says, “Sylvia's marrying, 
    A7                  D    D7
A fellow down Galveston way.”
G                      D
Sylvia's mother says, “Please don't say nothing,
   A                          D
To make her start crying and stay

        A
And the operator says:" Forty cents more, 

For the next three minutes."       

    G                     D
Pl -ease Mrs. Avery, I've just got to talk to her, 
A                     D       D7
I'll only keep her a while.
G                     D                            A
Please Mrs. Avery, I just want to tell her good - bye.


 D
Sylvia's mother says, “Sylvia's hurrying, 
                                 A
She’s catching the nine o'clock train.”

Sylvia's mother says, "Take your umbrella, 
         A7                      D       D7
‘cause, Sylvia, it's starting to rain."
     G                      D
And Sylvia's mother says, "Thank you for calling,
      A                            D
And, sir, won't you call back a - gain."
         A
And the operator says:" Forty cents more, 

For the next three minutes."

     G                      D
Pl - ease Mrs. Avery, I've just got to talk to her, 
A                     D    D7
I'll only keep her a while.
    G                 D                           A
Please Mrs. Avery, I just want to tell her good - bye.

                           A
Tell her goodbye, please, tell her goodbye   AND FADE
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