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North Side Gal

JD McPherson

 

Strum Guide:
(w/swing feel)
    >       >
B U D U B U D U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Intro:

/ D - - - / x4

 

D (4)                    

I pulled a mad scheme all around the north side

G (2)                    D (2)

Chasing a sweet thing so unsatisfied

             A (2)                          D (2)

Every time I try, Crazy about a north side gal

 

D (4) 

I got some good talk But not enough game

G (2)                       D (2)

Wooing the sweet thing, Oh ain't it a shame

               A (2)                        D (2)

Every time I try, crazy about a north side gal

 

Chorus:

               D (4)         

Well she gets colder  every time I try to hold her

                   G (2)                      D (2)

Pleasantly saying “No” to bolder younger gentlemen

             A (2)                                 D (2)

All of 'em try   they're crazy 'bout a north side gal

 

Sax solo:

/ D - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

/ G - - - / - - - - / D - - - / - - - - /

/ A - - - / - - - - / D - - - / - - - - /

 

Guitar solo:

/ D - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

/ G - - - / - - - - / D - - - / - - - - /

/ A - - - / - - - - / D - - - / - - - - /

 

D (4) 

I got some money, and some wheels to drive

G (2)                   D (2)

Old beat up guitars and old sleazy dives

 

               A (2)                            D (2)

Every song I sing It swings about a north side gal

 

Chorus:

               D (4)         

Well she gets colder  every time I try to hold her

                   G (2)                      D (2)

Pleasantly saying “No” to bolder younger gentlemen

             A (2)                                 D (2)

All of 'em try   they're crazy 'bout a north side gal

 

                      D (2)

Well I said they're crazy 'bout a north side gal

D (2)

Crazy 'bout a north side gal

D (2)

Crazy 'bout a north side gal

D                         D (end on the 2+)

Crazy 'bout a north side gal

 

End

 

 


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.