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The Figgs - Simon Simone chords

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                SIMON SIMONE – Mike Gent / The Figgs
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From: The Figgs double-CD PALAIS, SodaPop Records, 2004
Tabbed by:TCurley5
E-mail:tcurley5@charter.net

Main Riff is Barre chords:  B D / A / B/ - B D / A / B / (repeats until chorus / Middle 8)
Note: Often MG starts the riff B chord with a m(u)ted upstroke B (chord); also other chords.
And sometimes MG slides chords from A to B or B to D etc.)

INTR0:    B     D  /    A   /    B    /    B D / A / B /  
(rhythm: BAH,  Ba-BAH,  Ba-BAH,  Ba-BAH ).
VERSE1:
B     D  /          A   / B   /   u B   u D  / A / u B  /
Simon Simone didn’t live alone.  He came from Montre-al.
       B        D    /    A   /   B   / u B         D   /      A          
He was into our band, and made a plan, to put us in touch with Nancy 
B
Ross.

CHORUS:
E                    B                  C#m          B
Simon Simone, he was sitting at home,  we were far a-way
    E                        B            C#m                                               
But he never called, we were on our own;  Simon Simone, Simon Simone: 
        B  D  /  A  /  B  /  - B  D  /  A  /  B  /
Simon Simone.

VERSE 2:
Same Riff & chording as Verse 1.
When we arrived, the crowd was outside.  
The line stretched across the street.
Covered with sweat, squeezing our guitar necks; 
(the) audience began to scream.
Simon Simone was sitting at home, we were far away.
I started to laugh, cause his roommate was stabbed.
Simon Simone, Simon Simone: 
        B  D  /  A  /  B  /  - B  D  /  A  /  B  /
Simon Simone.

MIDDLE 8:
F#              B              C#m                      B   (Lick)
Oh-h-h!  And we drove,….almost three hundred miles that day.
F#            B           C#m
Oh-h….Here we go…(to) see Simon Simone Simon Simone:  
        B  D  /  A  /  B  /  - B  D  /  A  /  B  /
Simon Simon

VERSE 3:
Same Riff & chording as Verse 1.
Simon Simone, called me at home, 
said he really wanted to play.
He didn’t understand, he couldn’t be in the band;  
he learned the WHOLE set anyway.
Simon Simone, he wasn’t at home,  
still fee(?) for the demand.
But he never called, we were on our own.  
Simon Simone, Simon Simone: Simon !
ENDING:
E                 B                C#m           B 
Simon Simone, was sitting at home, we were far a-way.
  E                   B            C#m                             
Toronto Tom wanted to get it on....Simon Simone, Simon Simone:  Simon!
F#                                   B  D /  A /  B / -
Simon Simone, Simon Simone, Simon Si-mone
  B    D   /     A  s B / /
Simon Si mo-one !

Lick: double note ascending b/d#, s c#/e, s d#/f#
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