Shel Silverstein Sarah Cynthia Silvia Stout chords
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Sarah Cynthia Silvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out - Shel Silverstein Album: Freakin at the Freaker's Ball (1972) Tabbed by Shady Bob (NC = NO CHORD, TACET) D A NC D Oh, Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout, Would not take the garbage out! G D She'd wash the dishes and scrub the pans, A D Cook the yams and spice the hams, G D And though her parents would scream and shout, A D She simply would not take the garbage out. D A A D And so it piled up to the ceilings: Coffee grounds, potato peelings, D A A D Brown bananas, rotten peas, Chunks of sour cottage cheese. D G It filled the can, it covered the floor, A D It cracked the window and blocked the door D A A D With bacon rinds and chicken bones, Drippy ends of ice cream cones, G D A D Prune pits, peach pits, orange peel, Gloppy glumps of cold oatmeal, G D A D Pizza crusts and withered greens, Soggy beans and tangerines, G D Crusts of black burned buttered toast, Gristly bits of beefy roasts. . . NC(D) (A) A D The garbage rolled on down the hall, It raised the roof, it broke the wall. . . G D A D Greasy napkins, cookie crumbs, Blobs of gooey bubble gum, G D Cellophane from old baloney, Rubbery blubbery macaroni, (A)NC Peanut butter, caked and dry, Curdled milk and crusts of pie, Moldy melons, dried-up mustard, Eggshells mixed with lemon custard, Cold french fried and rancid meat, Yellow lumps of Cream of Wheat. D A A D At last the garbage reached so high That finally it touched the sky. D A NC And none of her friends would come to play. And all the neighbors moved away, And finally Sarah Cynthia Stout said, "OK, I'll take the garbage out!" D A A D But then, of course, it was too late. The garbage reached across the state, D A A D From New York to the Golden Gate. And there, in the garbage she did hate, A D A D Poor Sarah met an awful fate, That I cannot now relate A D NC Because the hour is much too late. But children, remember Sarah Stout (bass notes only) A A A A A B C# D And always take the garbage out! ------------------------------------ This was a difficult one to tab, as the guitar part was fairly quiet.