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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.