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Dr Hook - Sylvias Mother tab

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SYLVIA’S MOTHER: DR. HOOK (Shel Silverstein) 84 – 4/4

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b-string:   3232|(on the 4th count)
1   2   3   4   |
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A                   |./.                  |./.                |E    |
SYLVIA’S MOTHER SAYS,   SYLVIA’S BUSY, TOO BUSY TO COME TO THE PHONE.

./.                 |./.                   |E7                     |A    |
SYLVIA’S MOTHER SAYS,   SYLVIA’S TRYIN’, TO START A NEW LIFE OF HER OWN.

D                    |A                   |E                        |A
 SYLVIA’S MOTHER SAYS,  SYLVIA’S HAPPY, SO WHY DON’T YOU LEAVE HER A-LONE.

       |E             |./.                       |./.         |./.
AND THE OPERATOR SAYS, FOURTY CENTS MORE, FOR THE NEXT  THREE  MINUTES.

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    |D                 |A                        |E
PLEA-SE MRS. AVERY I’VE,  JUST GOT TO TALK TO HER,  I’LL ONLY KEEP HER

                                                                  /
 |A    |D                    |A                          |E      |E     |
A WHILE.  PLEASE MRS. AVERY I,  JUST WANNA TELL HER  GOOD-BYE - - -.

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A                  |./.                       |./.                   |E    |
SYLVIA’S MOTHER SAYS,  SYLVIA’S PACKIN’, SHE’S GOIN’ TO BE LEAVIN’ TO-DAY.

./.                    |./.                    |E7                   |A    |
   SYLVIA’S MOTHER SAYS,   SYLVIA’S MARRYIN’, A FELLOW DOWN GALVESTON WAY.

D                     |A
  SYLVIA’S MOTHER SAYS,  PLEASE DON’T SAY NOTHIN’,

  |E                        |A
TO MAKE HER START CRYIN’ AND STAY.

       |E             |./.                       |./.         |./.
AND THE OPERATOR SAYS, FOURTY CENTS MORE, FOR THE NEXT  THREE  MINUTES.

======================================================================CHORUS:

    |D                 |A                        |E
PLEA-SE MRS. AVERY I’VE,  JUST GOT TO TALK TO HER,  I’LL ONLY KEEP HER

                                                                  /
 |A    |D                    |A                          |E      |E     |
A WHILE.  PLEASE MRS. AVERY I,  JUST WANNA TELL HER  GOOD-BYE - - -.

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A                   |./.                        |./.
SYLVIA’S MOTHER SAYS,   SYLVIA’S HURRYIN’, SHE’S CATCHIN’ THE NINE O’CLOCK 

E     |./.                     |./.                          |E7
TRAIN.    SYLVIA’S MOTHERS SAYS,   TAKE YOUR UMBELLA’  ‘CAUSE SYLVIA

                |A    |D                     |A
IT’S STARTIN’ TO RAIN.   SYLVIA’S MOTHER SAYS,  THANK YOU FOR CALLIN’,

   |E                       |A
AND SO WON’T YOU CALL BACK A-GAIN.

       |E             |./.                       |./.         |./.
AND THE OPERATOR SAYS, FOURTY CENTS MORE, FOR THE NEXT  THREE  MINUTES.

==============================================================CHORUS/OUTRO:

    |D                 |A                        |E
PLEA-SE MRS. AVERY I’VE,  JUST GOT TO TALK TO HER,  I’LL ONLY KEEP HER

 |A      |D                     |A                          |E      |./.
A WHILE.    PLEASE MRS. AVERY I,   JUST WANNA TELL HER  GOOD-BYE - - -.

             |./.    |./.                      |./.     |./.    |
TELL HER GOOD-BYE - - -.   PLEASE TELL HER GOOD-BYE - - -.  (: Fade Out)


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