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    Me and Julio

    Paul Simon


    (B) = optional B chord

     

    Intro:  / A – D6 - / A – E - / x4

     

             A                                                                                  D

    The mama pajama rolled out of bed, and she ran to the police station

                   E
    When the papa found out, he began to shout, and he started the

               A

    investigation

                           E                                A
    It's against the law, it was against the law

                             E                                A
    What the mama saw, it was against the law.

     

            A
    The mama looked down and spit on the ground ev'ry time my name

            D

    gets mentioned

            E           
    The papa say "Ah, if I get that boy I'm gonna stick him in the house of

        A

    detention."

     

    Chorus:

                     D                           A
    I'm on my way, I don't know where I'm goin',

                      D                         A              (B)              E
    I'm on my way, I'm takin' my time, but I don't know where.

                      D                               A
    Goodbye to Rosie, the Queen of Corona

            A                 G      D                   E           A D A E
    See you, me and Julio down by the schoolyard

            A                 G      D                   E           A D A E
    See you, me and Julio down by the schoolyard

     

    Instrumental Chorus x/whistling

     

            A                                                         
    In a couple of days they come and take me away but the press let the

             D

    story leak

                          E
    And when the radical priest come to get me released we's all on the

                  A

    cover of Newsweek

     

    Chorus

     

            A                 G      D                   E          
    See you, me and Julio down by the schoolyard

     

    / A – D6 - / A – E - / x3

    E (hold)


    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.