FREE Campfire Singalong Songbook

20 classic, not-too-hard songs to enjoy with your family while you ride out the apocalypse.

Beatles - Petty - Johnny Cash - Eagles - John Denver - Dylan

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    Dead Flowers

    The Rolling Stones

     

    Intro:  / D - - - / A - - - / G - - - / D - - - /

     

           D                      A         G                    D

    Well when you're sitting there in your silk upholstered chair

     D               A                   G    D

    Talkin' to some rich folk that you know

            D                    A      G            D

    Well I hope you won't see me in my ragged company

           D                A         G   D

    Well, you know I could never be alone

     

    Chorus:

             A (2)                      D (2)

    Take me down little Susie, take me down

    A (2)                                                D (2)

    I know you think you're the queen of the underground

               G (2)                        D (2)

    And you can send me dead flowers every morning

    G (2)                           D (2)

       Send me dead flowers by the mail

    G (2)                          D (2)

       Send me dead flowers to my wedding

           D                   A              G    D

    And I won't forget to put roses on your grave

     

              D                A            G              D

    Well, when you're sitting back in your rose pink Cadillac

     D              A                 G   D

    Making bets on Kentucky Derby Day

                D               A           G             D

    Ah, I'll be in my basement room with a needle and a spoon

          D              A                G   D

    And another girl to take my pain away

     

    Chorus

     

    Instrumental Verse: / D - - - / A - - - / G - - - / D - - - / x4

     

    Chorus:

             A (2)                      D (2)

    Take me down little Susie, take me down

    A (2)                                                D (2)

    I know you think you're the queen of the underground

               G (2)                        D (2)

    And you can send me dead flowers every morning

     G (2)                            D (2)

    Send me dead flowers by the U.S. mail

    G (2)                           D (2)

    Say it with dead flowers to my wedding

           D                   A              G    D

    And I won't forget to put roses on your grave

           D                   A (hold, ritard)   G (hold, fermata)

    No, I won't forget to put roses on your grave

     

    End on D


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