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Subterranean Homesick Blues Bob DylanAdded by: Dave
Default Key: E
Actual Key: A
For Guitar: E w/ capo on the 5th fret.
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note: Intro: E
EJohny's in the basement mixing up the medicine
I'm on the pavement thinking about the government
The man in the trench coat badge out, laid off
Says he's got a bad cough, wants to get it paid off
A7Look out kid, It's somethin' you did
EGod knows when but you're doin' it again
You better duck down the alley way lookin' for a new friend
The B7man in the coon-skip cap in the big pen
Wants eEleven dollar bills but you only got ten.
EMaggie comes fleet foot, face full of black soot
Talkin' that the heat put plants in the bed but
The phone's tapped anyway Maggie says that many say
They must bust in early May, orders from the DA
A7Look out kid, don't matter what you did
EWalk on your tip toes, don't try no doze
Better stay away from those that carry around a fire hose
B7Keep a clean nose, watch the plain clothes
You Edon't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows.
EGet sick, get well hang around an ink well
Ring bell, hard to tell if anything is goin' to sell
Try hard, get barred get back, write Braille
Get jailed, jump bail Join the army, if you failed
A7Look out kid you're gonna get hit,
But Eusers, cheaters, six-time losers, hang around the theaters
B7Girl by the whirlpool lookin' for a new fool
EDon't follow leaders, watch the parkin' meters.
Ah Eget born, keep warm, short pants, romance,
Learn to dance, get dressed, get blessed, try to be a success
Please her, please him, buy gifts, don't steal, don't lift
Twenty years of schoolin' and they put you on the day shift
A7Look out kid they keep it all hid
Better Ejump down a manhole light yourself a candle
Don't wear sandals, try to avoid the scandals
B7Don't wanna be a bum you better chew gum
The Epump don't work 'cause the vandals took the handles.
note: Outro: E