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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    The Who


    Riff x2

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

     

    D                  G                          D(x2)

    You think we look pretty good together

    D                     G                      D(x2)

    You think my shoes are made of leather

     

    Bridge 1 (each chord gets two beats):

                    Em      G          Em         G

    But I'm a substitute    for another guy

        Em             G               Em               G

    I look pretty tall   but my heels are high

            Em                     G             Em         G

    The simple things you see are all complicated

        Em             G                 Em           G       A(x2)

    I look pretty young but I'm just back dated, yeah

     

    Chorus 1 (w/riff)

    D        A/D       G/D    D

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                   Your lies for fact

      D             A/D      G/D                D

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    I see right through your plastic mac

         D         A/D          G/D               D

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    I look all white but my dad was black

    D                        A/D          G/D                D (hold x2)

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         My fine looking suit's really made out of sack

     

    D                           G                    D(x2)

    I was born with a plastic spoon in my mouth

            D                               G                                       D(x2)

    The north side of my town faced east and the east was facing south

     

    Bridge 2 (each chord gets two beats):

                         Em      G         Em         G

    And now you dare to look me in the eye

                Em           G          Em         G

    Those crocodile tears are what you cry

                Em           G        Em            G

    If it's a genuine problem you won't try

           Em              G          Em     G              A(x2)

    To work it out at all, just pass it by, pass it by

     

    Chorus 2 (w/riff)

    D        A/D  G/D    D

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                        Me for him

    D        A/D     G/D    D

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                    My Coke for gin

    D        A/D     G/D    D

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                   You for my Mum

          D        A/D     G/D    D (hold x2)

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    At least I'll get my washing done

     

    Bass Solo:

    / D - - - / G - - - / D - - - / - - - - / (x2)

     

    Bridge 1

     

    Riff x4 (hold last D x2)

     

    D                           G                    D(x2)

    I was born with a plastic spoon in my mouth

            D                               G                                       D(x2)

    The north side of my town faced east and the east was facing south

     

    Bridge 2

     

    Chorus 2 (don’t hold last chord)

     

    Chorus 1


    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.