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Me and Julio

Paul Simon


(B) = optional B chord

 

Intro:  / A – D6 - / A – E - / x4

 

         A                                                                                  D

The mama pajama rolled out of bed, and she ran to the police station

               E
When the papa found out, he began to shout, and he started the

           A

investigation

                       E                                A
It's against the law, it was against the law

                         E                                A
What the mama saw, it was against the law.

 

        A
The mama looked down and spit on the ground ev'ry time my name

        D

gets mentioned

        E           
The papa say "Ah, if I get that boy I'm gonna stick him in the house of

    A

detention."

 

Chorus:

                 D                           A
I'm on my way, I don't know where I'm goin',

                  D                         A              (B)              E
I'm on my way, I'm takin' my time, but I don't know where.

                  D                               A
Goodbye to Rosie, the Queen of Corona

        A                 G      D                   E           A D A E
See you, me and Julio down by the schoolyard

        A                 G      D                   E           A D A E
See you, me and Julio down by the schoolyard

 

Instrumental Chorus x/whistling

 

        A                                                         
In a couple of days they come and take me away but the press let the

         D

story leak

                      E
And when the radical priest come to get me released we's all on the

              A

cover of Newsweek

 

Chorus

 

        A                 G      D                   E          
See you, me and Julio down by the schoolyard

 

/ A – D6 - / A – E - / x3

E (hold)


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