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    Sunshine (Go Away Today)

    Jonathan Edwards

     

    Capo 1

     

    Chord Guide

            123

    A:    x02220

           231

    E:    022100

             132

    D:    xx0232

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

     

    Main Strum (The Real Deal)

    Easier Main Strum

    D D X DUD D X DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +    X = scratch

     

    D U X U D U X U

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +    X = scratch


    Chorus Strum (First two lines)

     

    D B D B D B D B

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

     

     

    Intro:  / A - - - / - - - - /

     

    A (3)   

    Sunshine go away today

                                      E     

    I don't feel much like dancing

    A (3)   

    Some man's gone he's trying to run my life

                                          D (2) 

    He don't know what he's asking

    A (3)   

    He tells me I better get in line

                                      E     

    Can't hear what he's saying

              A (3)   

    When I grow up I'm gonna make it mine

                                          D (2) 

    These ain't dues I been paying

     

    Chorus:

    D                           A (hold)  

    How much does it cost?  I'll buy it

           D                        A (hold)  

    The time is all we've lost--I'll try it

     D                    A     

    He can't even run his own life

               G                           E (2) 

    I'll be damned if he'll run mine Sunshine

     

    A (3)   

    Sunshine go away today

                                      E     

    I don't feel much like dancing

    A (3)   

    Some man's gone he's trying to run my life

                                          D (2) 

    He don't know what he's asking

    A (3)   

    Working starts to make me wonder where

                                        E     

    Fruits of what I do are going

    A (3)   

    He says in love and war all is fair

                                          D (2) 

    He's got cards he ain't showin'

     

    Chorus

     

    A (3)   

    Sunshine come on back another day

                                    E     

    I promise you I'll be singin

       A (3)   

    This old world she's gonna turn around

                                    D (2) 

    Brand new bells'll be ringing

     

    w/ending riff:

    / D - - - / - - - - /

     

    End on A

     

     


    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.