Donald Fagen – Slinky Thing chords

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Slinky Thing


Opening figure..

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|     Am7   E7-9  Am7|       Am7    E7+5  |

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|     Am7   E7-9  Am7|       Am7    E7+5  |


Continue figure throughout verses. . . 



It was a October morning
Near the carousel
I met a light young beauty 
And we hooked up for a spell
We walked up by the green lawn
And my heart began to sing
Mad man on a victory lap


Fm6Hold onto that slinky thing
C9Hold onto that slinky thing
^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ | Am7 E7-9 Am7| Am7 E7+5 | Went to a party Everybody stood around Thinkin’ hey what she doing With a burned out hippie clown Young dudes were grinnin’ I can’t say it didn’t stink Some punk says pops you better
Fm6Hold onto that slinky thing
C9Hold onto that slinky thing
Em7 More light, more light, more light, more light
CdimMore light, more light, more li - ight
Bbm More light, more light, more light, more light,
C9 E7 E7-9+5 More light, more li ight,
Continue with figure. . . Today we were strolling By the reptile cage I thinkin’ that she needs somebody Who’s closer to her own age Try not to worry What tomorrow may bring I’m just gonna do my best to
Fm6Hold onto that slinky thing
C9Hold onto that slinky thing
^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ | Am7 E7-9 Am7| Am7 E7+5 |E7 | | |C9 | |Fmaj9/6 | | ^ ^ |E7+5 | E7-9+5 |Am7 F6/9|Dm7 B7 |
Em7More light, more light, more light, more light,
CdimMore light, more light, more li - ight
Bbm More light, more light, more light, more light,
C9 E9 E7-9+5More light, more lightmore li ight,
Today we were strolling By the reptile cage I thinkin’ that she needs somebody Who’s closer to her own age Try not to worry What tomorrow may bring I’m just gonna do my best to
Fm6 B7+9+5Hold onto that slinky thing
|Am7 | | | E/A Am7| ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ | Am7 E7-9 Am7| Am7 E7+5 | ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ | Am7 E7-9 Am7| Am7 E7+5 | Continue with figure… There’s a sun in my sky That’s my power sup ply
Dm7 Dm7/GShe stayed with me
Am7 Em7 Fmaj9 E7+5I know heaven is right here on earth
..repeat Transcription and chart Peter Kruger casparus60@yahoo.com
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