Standells - Dirty Water tab

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The Standells were from L.A., not Boston - but producer/writer/former
Four Prep Ed Cobb reputedly wrote this song about dorm curfews at Boston
University.  --AWR


                             "Dirty Water"
                               (Ed Cobb)

Intro [6X; tambourine and bass enter 2nd time, drums 3rd, organ 4th]:

[E] [A/E] [E7no3][A/E] v v v v v v v v -----------------|-----------------| -----------------|-----------------| -----------------|-7---7-6---------| ---------7-------|-----------------| /7---7-----------|-----------------| -----------------|-----------------|
(spoken:) I'm gonna tell you a story I'm gonna tell you about my town I'm gonna tell you a big bad story, baby Aww, it's all about my town Verse 1: E [as above] Yeah, down by the river Down by the banks of the river Charles (aw, that's what's happenin' baby)
[A] [D/A] [A7no3][D/A] v v v v v v v v -----------------|-----------------| -----------------|-----------------| -----------------|-12--1211--------| ---------12------|-----------------| /12--12----------|-----------------| -----------------|-----------------|
A [as above] That's where you'll find me E Along with lovers, fuggers, and thieves (aw, but they're cool people) B Well I love that dirty water (B) Bb A [N.C.] E Oh, Boston, you're my home (oh, you're the Number One place) Verse 2: Frustrated women (I mean they're frustrated) Have to be in by twelve o'clock (oh, that's a shame) But I'm wishin' and a-hopin, oh That just once those doors weren't locked (I like to save time for my baby to walk around) Well I love that dirty water Oh, Boston, you're my home (oh, yeah) Instrumental (as per verse chords; harmonica [A] solo first four bars): Because I love that dirty water Oh, oh, Boston, you're my home (oh, yeah) Coda (repeat to fade over intro riff): Well, I love that dirty water (I love it, baby) I love that dirty water (I love Baw-stun) I love that dirty water (Have you heard about the Strangler?) I love that dirty water (I'm the man, I'm the man) I love that dirty water (Owww!) I love that dirty water (Come on, come on) [fade] -- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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