FREE Christmas Carol Songbook

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    Amsterdam

    Guster

     

    Strum Guide:

     

    SP 1:

    D   D U   U D U

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    SP 2:

    D U   U   U   U   U   U   U   U

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Intro Riff:

    G5    C5      G5              C5

    D U   U   U   U   U   U   U   U

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

          G5      D5      G5

      U   U   U   U   U   U   U   U

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

     

    INTRO:

    (SP 2 w/Intro Riff)

    / G – C – / G – - /

    / C – G - / D – G - /

     

    G (½)    C (½)            G

    I threw away your greatest hits

            C            G            D            G

    You left them here the day you split

             G (½)     C (½)        G
    Your bass guitar and Shaggs CD

             C             G              D          G        

    Well they don't mean that much to me

     

    (SP 1)

              C (2)                                        Am (2)

    Right now, I'm going through your things

               C (2)                                     Am (2)
    These days, I'm changing all my strings

     

    CHORUS (SP 1):

                                      G      Em
    I'm gonna write you a letter

                                      Bm   D
    I'm gonna write you a book

                                G        Em
    I wanna see your reaction

                                 Bm
    I wanna see how it looks
              D                     Am (2)

    From way up on your cloud

                                           C (2)
    Where you've been hiding out

                 Am (2)
    Are you getting somewhere?

              C (2)              
    Or did you get lost in Amsterdam?

     

    SP 1

    / G - - - / Em - - - / D - - - / C - - - / (x2)

    / Gm (hold) - - / - - - - /

     

    SP 2

      G (½)          C (½)     G
    You won't get too far from me

          C        G       D            G
    believing everything you read

                 G (½)    C (½)    G
    You're wasted in the great unknown

          C            G    D     G
    and I am finally ready to

    (SP 1)

          C (2)                               Am (2)

    Dispose of all your vintage clothes

              C (2)                         Am (2)
    Your drugs and every secret code

     

    CHORUS

     

    (1 Strum Per Chord)

    / G - - - / Em - - - / D - - - / C - - - /

    (SP 1)

    / G - - - / Em - - - / D - - - / C - - - / (x2)

     

    (SP 2)

       G (½)       C (½)     G
    From your red balloon you were

          C        G          D       G
    a super high tech jet fighter

        G (½)    C (½)  G
    Floating over planet earth

                 C              G            D            G 
    Come back down here, I'll show you where it

    (SP 1)

    C (2)                               Am (2)

    Hurts.  Take this bitter pill

                         C (2)    Am (2)
    Is it easy to swall - ow?


    CHORUS

     

    (SP1)

    / G - - - / Em - - - / D - - - / C - - - / (x4)

     

    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.