Shel Silverstein - Sarah Cynthia Silvia Stout chords

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Sarah Cynthia Silvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out - Shel Silverstein
Album: Freakin at the Freaker's Ball (1972)
Tabbed by Shady Bob
(NC = NO CHORD, TACET)

D A NC DOh, Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout, Would not take the garbage out!
G DShe'd wash the dishes and scrub the pans,
A DCook the yams and spice the hams,
G DAnd though her parents would scream and shout,
A DShe simply would not take the garbage out.
D A A DAnd so it piled up to the ceilings: Coffee grounds, potato peelings,
D A A DBrown bananas, rotten peas, Chunks of sour cottage cheese.
D GIt filled the can, it covered the floor,
A DIt cracked the window and blocked the door
D A A DWith bacon rinds and chicken bones, Drippy ends of ice cream cones,
G D A DPrune pits, peach pits, orange peel, Gloppy glumps of cold oatmeal,
G D A DPizza crusts and withered greens, Soggy beans and tangerines,
G DCrusts of black burned buttered toast, Gristly bits of beefy roasts. . .
NC(D) (A) A DThe garbage rolled on down the hall, It raised the roof, it broke the wall. . .
G D A DGreasy napkins, cookie crumbs, Blobs of gooey bubble gum,
G DCellophane from old baloney, Rubbery blubbery macaroni,
(A)NCPeanut butter, caked and dry, Curdled milk and crusts of pie,
Moldy melons, dried-up mustard, Eggshells mixed with lemon custard, Cold french fried and rancid meat, Yellow lumps of Cream of Wheat.
D A A DAt last the garbage reached so high That finally it touched the sky.
D A NCAnd none of her friends would come to play. And all the neighbors moved away,
And finally Sarah Cynthia Stout said, "OK, I'll take the garbage out!"
D A A DBut then, of course, it was too late. The garbage reached across the state,
D A A DFrom New York to the Golden Gate. And there, in the garbage she did hate,
A D A DPoor Sarah met an awful fate, That I cannot now relate
A D NCBecause the hour is much too late. But children, remember Sarah Stout
(bass notes only)
A A A A A B C# DAnd always take the garbage out!
------------------------------------ This was a difficult one to tab, as the guitar part was fairly quiet.
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