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Brand New Set of Wings

Joe Purdy

 

Capo 8

 

Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       32 1

C:    x32010

           134

Dsus4:  xx0233

         132

D:    xx0232

       12

Em:   022000

 

 

 

 

           >

Strum: d   D     U D U

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

/ G - - - / x8

 

 G                           C

Mama was callin’ but I couldn't answer,

            G                            C
I had a dog in the car had a dog in my hands

                 G                     C            Dsus4    D
and I was walkin’ in these worn out shoes

             G                                C
When I tripped over Charlie and I hit the grass,

            G                               C
I was comin up runnin’ I was comin’ up fast

            G                   C                        Dsus4    D
But he beat me I was runnin’ for the door

 

Chorus:

Em          C                          G                       D
No Sally don’t get down, ‘cuz I've been lookin all over town

            G                    C            G   D
for a brand new set of wings for you,

      G                       C            G   D

a brand new set of wings for you

 

/ G - - - / C - - - / G - - - / C - - - /

/ G - - - / C - - - / Dsus4 - - - / D - - - /


               G                                     C
Now I'm back in the house bang my head against the wall,

            G                                  C
yeah Charlie's still laughin ‘bout watchin’ me fall

            G                 C                   Dsus4    D
I say Charlie, now what’s the big idea?

        G                             C
I'm back in my room just packin’ my bags and I’m

   G                                       C
Thinkin’ November ‘bout the time that we had

        G             C                         Dsus4    D

just walkin’ out by the stone walls


Chorus


/ G - - - / C - - - / G - - - / C - - - /

/ G - - - / C - - - / Dsus4 - - - / D - - - /


             G                                     C
Oh, I'm gonna get a ticket, gonna get on a plane

 G                              C
Tell that pilot take me so far away

               G                              C                       Dsus4    D
So I can call you up and say I miss you like a fool

                         G                               C
Yeah, but you don't put me down you don't treat me bad

        G                                 C
Say I understand about the problems I have

       G                    C                          Dsus4    D
But sometimes I know you still wonder


Chorus

 

/ G - - - / C - - - / G - - - / C - - - /

/ G - - - / C - - - / Dsus4 - - - / D - - - / - - - - / - - - - /


               G                                    C
Yeah got held up in Paris caught smoking on a train

          G                                        C
if you ain’t got your papers gonna get you detained

           G                              C                            Dsus4    D
don't believe me I got the photographs to prove it

                G                                             C
And you should have seen the look on the old man’s face

                G                                C
when the police threatened to haul him away

                              G                 C                   Dsus4    D
You know he was scared, it was also kinda funny


Chorus

/ G - - - / C - - - / G - - - / C - - - /

/ G - - - / C - - - / Dsus4 - - - / D - - - /

/ G - - - / C - - - / G - - - / C - - - /

/ G - - - / C - - - / Dsus4 - - - / D - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

 

           G                                   C
And I can’t sleep at night can’t wake in the day

 G                              C
got these guitars, got so much to say

            G        C                Dsus4    D
but no time or energy to say it

                     G                                            C
yeah we can still walk in the park there ain’t nobody there

               G                                  C
there's a calm in the trees and a cool in there air

       G              C                                Dsus4    D
it’s warm and I found it kind of soothing

         G                                      C
In a couple of months when the leaves turn green

                    G                                 C
when the seasons change when the bird sings

                 G                              C                         Dsus4    D
I'm gonna grab you up and I'm taking you for good

                      G                              C
Yes and we'll walk by the river most every single day

                G                                     C
and we'll eat our dinner where the tourists play

               G                     C                                Dsus4    D
yeah the city's old but it never seems to get tired


Chorus

 

/ G - - - / C - - - / G - - - / C - - - /

/ G - - - / C - - - / Dsus4 - - - / D - - - /

/ G - - - / C - - - / G - - - / C - - - /

/ G - - - / C - - - / Dsus4 - - - / D - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

 

End on G


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.