The Contours – First I Look At The Purse chords

Chords:
Left handed
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Prime Artist:		The Contours
Producer:		Smokey Robinson (William)
Composer(s):		Robert Rodgers and Smokey Robinson (William)

NOTE:  Covered by J. Giles Band sometime in the early '70's.




Intro and signature lick (key of D).

e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--13--14---12--10---------------|D|------------------12-12---------|A|--------------------------------|E|--------------------------------|
D-F-G, G-F-D (verse chord pattern)Some fellas look at the eyes
Some fellas look at the nose Some fellas look at the size Some fellas look at the clothes
D-G-D (rhythm changes slightly)I don't care if her eyes are red
I don't care if her nose is long I don't care if she's underfed I don't care if her clothes are worn
A Gmy, oh my,
DFirst I look at the purse! (do D lick)
D-F-G, G-F-D (verse chord pattern)Some fellas like the smiles they wear
Some fellas like the legs that's all Some fellas like the style of their hair Want their waist to be small.
D-G-D (rhythm changes slightly)I don't care if their legs are thin
I don't care if their teeth are big I don't care if their hair's a wig Why waste time lookin' at the waistline?
A GMy, oh my,
DFirst I look at the purse!
(go right into bridge)
G FA woman can be fat as can be,
C D kisses sweet as honey
G F But that don't mean a thing to me
C DIf you ain't got no money
E AIf the purse is fat....that's where it's at.
(Sax Solo over D-F-G, G-F-D (2x) chord pattern, then G-Bb-C, C-Bb-G (2x), EEEEE-AAAAA
D-F-G, G-F-D (verse chord pattern)Some fellas like the way they walk
The way they swing and sway Some fellas like the way they talk Dig the things they say.
D-G-D (rhythm changes slightly)I don't care if they wobble like a or talk with a lisp
I still think I'm a good lover if the dollar bills are crisp
A Gmy, oh my
DFirst I look at the purse!
First I look at the purse! First I look at the purse! First I look at the purse! (verses below are spoken over D-F-G, G-F-D chord pattern with D lick) I don't care if you got yourself a wrap all I want is your pretty green cash Bought me a suit, bought me a car Want me to look like a hollywood star Money, (Money!) I want money (Money!) Baby, ain't no "why", baby (Money!) I need money! First I look at the purse! First I look at the purse! First I look at the purse! First I look at the purse!
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