Shel Silverstein Sarah Cynthia Silvia Stout chords
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 doorD 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 relateA 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.