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    The Joker

    Steve Miller Band

     

    Original recording tuned down whole step.

     

    Chord Guide

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

           32 1

    C:    x32010

             132

    D:    xx0232

               133

    Dsus4:  xx0233

     

    Strum: B B D DUB B D DU

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   B = Bass String only

     

    Each chord gets 2 beats unless otherwise noted.

     

     

     

    Intro: / G - C - / D - C - / x2

     

    G              C                                 D       C  

        Some people call me the space cowboy, yeah

    G            C                                D      C  

        Some call me the gangster of love

    G              C                   D        C

        Some people call me Maurice

                   G               C                 D     C   

    Cause I speak of the pompitous of love

     

    G      C                D                  C  

          People talk about me, baby

    G                C                    D                C  

        Say I'm doin' you wrong, doin' you wrong

    G            C                             D         C  

         Well, don't you worry, baby don't worry

                     G                               C                                 D       C  

    Cause I'm right here, right here, right here, right here at home

     

    Chorus:

                        G                   C                 D                      C  

    Cause I'm a picker, I'm a grinner, I'm a lover, and I'm a sinner

    G                     C                     D    C  

          I play my music in the sun

              G                   C                 D           C  

    I'm a joker, I'm a smoker, I'm a midnight toker

    G                       C                   D (1)   Dsus4 (1)

        I sure don't want to hurt no one

     

    Instrumental Verse

     

      G             C                D                  C  

    You're the cutest thing that I ever did see

       G                       C                         D                  C  

    I really love your peaches, want to shake your tree

    G               C                                   D                        C  

       Lovey-dovey, lovey-dovey, lovey-dovey all the time

    G                    C                 D                            C  

        Ooo-eee baby, I'll sure show you a good time

     

    Chorus

     

      G             C                D                  C  

    You're the cutest thing that I ever did see

       G                       C                         D                  C  

    I really love your peaches, want to shake your tree

    G               C                                   D                        C  

       Lovey-dovey, lovey-dovey, lovey-dovey all the time

    G                    C              D                            C  

        C'mon baby, I'll sure show you a good time

     

    Chorus

     

    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.