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The Joker

Steve Miller Band

 

Original recording tuned down whole step.

 

Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       32 1

C:    x32010

         132

D:    xx0232

           133

Dsus4:  xx0233

 

Strum: B B D DUB B D DU

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   B = Bass String only

 

Each chord gets 2 beats unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 

Intro: / G - C - / D - C - / x2

 

G              C                                 D       C  

    Some people call me the space cowboy, yeah

G            C                                D      C  

    Some call me the gangster of love

G              C                   D        C

    Some people call me Maurice

               G               C                 D     C   

Cause I speak of the pompitous of love

 

G      C                D                  C  

      People talk about me, baby

G                C                    D                C  

    Say I'm doin' you wrong, doin' you wrong

G            C                             D         C  

     Well, don't you worry, baby don't worry

                 G                               C                                 D       C  

Cause I'm right here, right here, right here, right here at home

 

Chorus:

                    G                   C                 D                      C  

Cause I'm a picker, I'm a grinner, I'm a lover, and I'm a sinner

G                     C                     D    C  

      I play my music in the sun

          G                   C                 D           C  

I'm a joker, I'm a smoker, I'm a midnight toker

G                       C                   D (1)   Dsus4 (1)

    I sure don't want to hurt no one

 

Instrumental Verse

 

  G             C                D                  C  

You're the cutest thing that I ever did see

   G                       C                         D                  C  

I really love your peaches, want to shake your tree

G               C                                   D                        C  

   Lovey-dovey, lovey-dovey, lovey-dovey all the time

G                    C                 D                            C  

    Ooo-eee baby, I'll sure show you a good time

 

Chorus

 

  G             C                D                  C  

You're the cutest thing that I ever did see

   G                       C                         D                  C  

I really love your peaches, want to shake your tree

G               C                                   D                        C  

   Lovey-dovey, lovey-dovey, lovey-dovey all the time

G                    C              D                            C  

    C'mon baby, I'll sure show you a good time

 

Chorus

 

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.