Randy Newman - The Blues chords


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		The Blues - Randy Newman (with Paul Simon)
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Randy Newman (with Paul Simon)
The Blues (1983)
(Randy Newman)

From: "Trouble in Paradise"

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CHORDS

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C G/B Am C/E He's gonna tell you 'bout his dear old mother
F G CBurned up in a factory in Springfield, Mass.
C G/B Am C/E He's gonna tell you 'bout his baby brother
F GHustlin' down the city streets and
C G/B Am D/F# Gsus4 G Selling his ass for a dollar bag
C G/B Am C/E He's gonna tell you 'bout his uncle Neddy
F G CLocked up in a prison out in Oregon
C G/B Am C/E He's gonna tell you 'bout his best friend Eddie
F GKilled in a bar fight
C G/B Am D/F# Gsus4 GWith a pair of marines and a sailor, oh
C G/B Am C/E FHe's got the blues, this boy, he's got the blues
GYou can hear it in his music
C G/B Am C/E FHe's got the blues, this boy has got the blues
GYou can hear it, you can hear it
[Paul Simon]
Am Abaug When I was nine years old
C/G D7/F# My daddy ran away
C/G G C G/BWith a woman he met on a train, oh
Am AbaugHis little boy ran to the room
C/G D7/F# Where his piano lay in wait for him
C/G G [C]He played and he played, he played and he played
INTERLUDE | C | G/B | Am | C/G | F | D7/F# | C/G | G |
C G/B Am C/E FHe's got the blues, this boy has got the blues
GYou can hear it, you can hear it
C G/B Am C/E F GHe's got the blues, this boy has got the blues
[Paul Simon]
Am Abaug A year ago, I met a girl
C/G D7/F# I thought we'd hit a massive groove
C/G But she dumped me
G And all we'd hit were the blues
SOLO | C G/B | Am C/E | F | G | | C G/B | Am C/E | F | G |
C G/B Am C/E FHe's got the blues, this boy, he's got the blues
GYou can hear it in his music
C G/B Am C/E F GHe's got the blues, this boy has really got the blues
SOLO | C G/B | Am C/E | F | G | | C G/B | Am C/E | F | G | (repeat and fade)
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