Nightcrawlers - Little Black Egg tab

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This was a regional hit for the Nightcrawlers in a zillion different cities
from roughly 10/65 through 4/67, but never hit in enough areas simultaneously
to squeak any higher than #85 in Billboard.  No, I don't know what it's about,
either.  --AWR

                         "The Little Black Egg"
                             (Chuck Conlon)

Intro:

	12-string [4X; drums enter second time, rhythm guitar third]:

[A] [E] [D] [A] v v v v v v v v ----0---0---0---0-|---2---2---0---0-| 0h2--0h2- 0---0---|-3---3---2---2---| ------------------|-----------------| ------------------|-----------------| ------------------|-----------------| ------------------|-----------------|
bass [enters fourth time]:
v v v v v v v v -----------------|-----------------| -----------------|-----------------| ---------7-------|-5-4-------------| -5---------------|-----7-6-5-------|
Verse 1: [12-string plays intro riff throughout] A E D A (A) E D A I don't care what they say A E D A (A) E D A I'm gonna keep it anyway A E D A (A) E D A I won't let them stretch their necks A E D A (A) E D A To see my little black egg with the little white specks Chorus: F#m E [slide up to F#m throughout] I found it in a tree F#m E Just the other day F#m E And now it's mine, all mine F# E [yes, F# major here] They won't take it away [my Kapp single goes directly to next verse; the version on the Rhino "Nuggets" comp repeats intro riff twice] Verse 2: Here comes Mary, here comes Lee I'll bet what they want to see I won't let them stretch their necks To see my little black egg with the little white specks [repeat chorus] Verse 3: Oh, goldurn, what can I do? The little black egg's gonna tell on you I won't let them stretch their necks To see my little black egg with the little white specks Coda: A E D A The little black egg... [repeat to fade] -- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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