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    Stray Cat Strut

    Stray Cats


    Intro: / Cm - Bb - / Ab - G / x6

     

    Cm (½)                    Bb (½)  Ab (½)       G (½)      / Cm - Bb - / Ab - G /

    Black and orange stray cat sittin' on a fence

    Cm (½)        Bb (½)              Ab (½)  G (½)     / Cm - Bb - / Ab - G /

    Ain't got enough dough to pay the rent.

     

    Cm (½)     Bb (½)   Ab (½)   G (½)          

    I'm flat broke but I don't care, 

          Cm (hold 2)

    I strut right by with my tail in the air

    .

        Fm (½)    Eb (½)      Db (½) C (½)         

    Stray cat strut I'm a ladies cat, I'm a

    Fm  (½)      Eb (½)       Db (½)        C (½)

    feline Casanova hey man that's that

               Fm (½)       Eb (½)             Db (½)      C (½)  

    Get a shoe thrown at me from a mean old man. 

      Fm (hold 2)

    Get my dinner from a garbage can.

     

    Solo: / Cm - Bb - / Ab - G / x5

             Cm (hold 2)

     

    Chorus:

    Fm                    Fm7               Cm (2)  

    I don't bother chasing mice around. 

       Fm (2)

    I slink down the alley looking for a fight

     D7                                       G7#5                 

    howlin' to the moonlight on a hot summer night. 

     

    Cm (½)         Bb (½)            Ab (½)       G (½)

    Singin' the blues while the lady cats cry

    Cm (½)        Bb (½)        Ab (½)       G (½)

    Wild stray cat you're a real gone guy. 

        Cm (½)        Bb (½)  Ab (½)          G (½)

    I wish I could be as care-free and wild, but I

     Cm (hold 2)

    got cat class and I got cat style.

     

    Solo: / Cm - Bb - / Ab - G / x7

             Cm (hold 2)

     

    Repeat from Chorus to Solo

     

    Outro


    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.