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Ian Dury And The Blockheads – Sweet Gene Vincent tab
...SWEET GENE VINCENT... by Ian Dury & The Blockheads ------------------------............................. *from 'New Boots and Panties!' (1977)* Intro: (Spoken): F Blue Gene baby... F, Dm (x2) F Skinny white sailor, Dm The chances were slender, F Dm The beauties were brief. F Shall I mourn your decline, Dm With some thunderbird wine, F Dm And a black hankercheif? F I miss your sad; Bb Virginia whisper. G7 I miss the voice; C C+ That called my heart. Bb Am Dm Sweet Gene Vincent, Bb Am Gm Young and old and gone, C A7 Dm Sweet Gene Vincent. (n.c) Who, who, Who slapped John? Interlude: (Faster Tempo): G, D, G Break: G (n.c) White face, Black shirt, White socks, Black shoes, Black hair, White strat, Bled white, Died black. Verse 1: G C G Sweet Gene Vincent, C Let the blue cats, G D Roll to-night; G C At the sock hop ball, G C In the union hall, G Where the bop is, D G Their de-light. Verse 2: G C Here come duck-tailed Danny, G Dragging Uncanny Annie, C She's the one with, G D The flying feet. G C You can break the peace, G C Daddy sickle grease, G D G The beat is reet com-plete. Bridge 1: C And you jump back honey, In the dungerees, G Tight sweater and, G7 A pony tail; C Will you guess her age, When she comes back stage? A7 The hoodlums bite, D7 C#7 Their nails. Solo: C, G G7 C D7 G Break: G (n.c) Black gloves, White frost, Black crepe, White lead, White sheet, Black knight, Jet black, Dead white. Verse 3: G C G Sweet Gene Vincent, C G D There's one in every town, G C And the devil drives, G C 'Till the hearse ar-rives, G D G And you lay that pistol down. Verse 4: G C G Sweet Gene Vincent, C There's nowhere, G D Left to hide. G C With lazy skin, G C And ash-tray eyes, G D G A perfo-rated pride. Solo: D C (x2) Verse 5: G C So farewell ma-demoi-selle, G Knicker-bocker hotel, C G D Fare-well to money owed. G C But when your leg still hurts, G C And you need more shirts, G D G You got to get back on the road. CHORD DIAGRAMS: --------------- F Dm Bb G7 C C+ Bb Am EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE 133211 xx0231 x13331 323000 x32010 x32110 x13331 x02210 Gm A7 G D D7 C#7 EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE 355333 x02223 320003 xx0232 xx0212 x46464 Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2006 (firstname.lastname@example.org)