Steely Dan - Deacon Blues chords

      
Deacon Blues

g4      g      f       f
Cmaj7   Bm7+5  Bbmaj7  Am7+5
                                           
  a4    a       g       g       c5  g4   g          
Dmaj7  Dbm7+5  Cmaj7  Bm7+5    Ebmaj6/9  E7+9+5             

G6 Gsus2/f This is the day
G/A Ebmaj7-5/f Of the expanding man
G6 F6 That shape is my shade
G/A Cmaj7-5/D There where I used to stand
Fmaj9 E7-9 Am7 It seems like only yesterday
Bb13I gazed through the glass
E7At ramblers
B7(no5) Wild gamblers
Dm/B E7 Bm7-5/f E7+9+5 That's all in the past
G13 Ebmaj7-5/f You call me a fool
b4 a d5 c
G/A F13-5add9 You say it's a crazy scheme
G13 F13 This one's for real
Gmaj7/a A13 I already bought the dream
Fmaj9 E7-9 So useless to ask me why
a4 ab g
Am7 Gm7 Bbmaj7/c Gb9+5 Fmaj9 Throw a kiss and say goodbye
C/E I'll make it this time
D9 Fmaj7/g F/G I'm ready to cross that fine line
Am7 Em7 I'll learn to work the saxophone
Dm7 Cmaj7 I'll play just what I feel
c4 c
Bbmaj9 Am7 G6 Gb7-5 Fmaj7Drink Scotch whisky all night long
C/E Fmaj7 Am7 And die be hind the wheel
Em7 They got a name for the winners in the world
Dm7 Cmaj7 I want a name when I lose
Bbmaj9 Am7 G6 Gb7-5 Fmaj7 They call Alabama the Crimson Tide
C/E C/F Am7 Call me Deacon Blues
Em7(Deacon Blues )
brass: f#4 e a b d5 bb4 g g Dmaj7 Dbm7+5 Cmaj13 Bm7+5 Ebmaj9/6 E7+9+5
Esus2/g Ebmaj7-5/f My back to the wall
a3 bb c4 D a3
G/A F13 A victim of laughing chance
Esus2/g F13 This is for me
G/A Cmaj7-5/D The essence of true ro mance
Fmaj9 E7-9 Am7 Sharing the things we know and love
Bb13 With those of my kind
E7 Li bations
B7(no5) Sen sations
Dm/B E7 Bm7-5/f E7+9 That stagger the mind
Gmaj13 Ebmaj7-5/f I crawl like a viper
b4 a d5 c
G/A F13-5add9 Through these su burban streets
Gmaj13 F13 Make love to these women
Gmaj7/a A13 Languid and bitter sweet
Fmaj7 E7-9 I'll rise when the sun goes down
a4 ab g
Am7 Gm7 Bbmaj7/c Gb9+5 Fmaj9 Cover every game in town
C/E A world of my own
D9 Fmaj7/g F/G I'll make it my home sweet home
Am7 Em7 I'll learn to work the saxophone
Dm7 Cmaj7 I'll play just what I feel
Bbmaj9 Am7 G6 Gb7-5 Fmaj7Drink Scotch whisky all night long
C/E C/F Am7 And die be hind the wheel
Em7 They got a name for the winners in the world
Dm7 Cmaj7 I want a name when I lose
Bbmaj9 Am7 G6 Gb7-5 Fmaj7 They call Alabama the Crimson Tide
C/E C/F Am7 Call me Deacon Blues
Em7(Deacon Blues )
brass: rhodes: f#4 e a b d5 bb4 g g ab d5 g Dmaj7 Dbm7+5 Cmaj13 Bm7+5 Ebmaj13 E7+9+5 brass e5 D b4 e5 D b4 g a Cmaj7 Em sax solo: |A13 |D7+9 |G13 |B7+9 | e4 a f# g |Em7 |A9 |C/F F#7+9+5 |D/G B7+5 | brass e5 D b4 e5 D b4 g a Cmaj7 Em |A13 |D7+9 |G13 |B7+9 | e4 a f# g |Em7 |A9 |C/F F#7+9+5 |D/G B7+5 | g4 g f f Cmaj7 Bm7+5 Bbmaj7 Am7+5 a4 a g g Dmaj7 Dbm7+5 Cmaj7 Bm7+5 Ebmaj9/6 E7+9+5
G6 Ebmaj7-5/f This is the night
b4 a d5 c
G/A F13-5add9 Of the expanding man
Gmaj13 Ebmaj7-5/f I take one last drag
Gmaj7/a A13 As I ap proach the stand
Fmaj9 E7-9 I cried when I wrote this song
a4 ab g
Am7 Gm7 Bbmaj7/c Gb9 Fmaj9 Sue me if I play too long
C/E This brother is free
D9 Fmaj7/g F/G I'll be what I want to be
Am7 Em7 I'll learn to work the saxophone
Dm7 Cmaj7 I'll play just what I feel
Bbmaj9 Am7 G6 Gb7-5 Fmaj7Drink Scotch whisky all night long
C/E C/F Am7 And die be hind the wheel
Em7 They got a name for the winners in the world
Dm7 Cmaj7 I want a name when I lose
Bbmaj9 Am7 G6 Gb7-5 Fmaj7 They call Alabama the Crimson Tide
C/E C/F Am7 Call me Deacon Blues
Em7(Deacon Blues )
brass: f#4 e a g d5 g Dmaj7 Dbm7+5 Cmaj13 Bm7+5 Ebmaj13 E7+9+5 b4 g a |G6 |Gsus2/f |G/A F13-5add9 | | b4 g c5 |Gmaj13 |Ebmaj7-5/f |G/A D13+11 | | |Fmaj9 |E7-9 |Am7 |Bb13 | |E7 |B7(no5) |Dm/B E7 |Bm7-5/f E7+9+5 | b4 g a |G6 |Gsus2/f |G/A F13-5add9 | | e4 c D |Gmaj13 |Ebmaj7-5/f |G/A D13#11 | | |Fmaj9 |E7-9 |Am7 |Bb13 | |E7 |B7(no5) |Dm/B E7 |Bm7-5/f E7+9+5 | b4 g a |G6 |Gsus2/f |G/A F13-5add9 | | transcription and chart Peter Kruger casparus50@yahoo.ca
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