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My Chordie Songbook 100 Songs

My Chordie Songbook 100 Songs

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Published by Jill Gibbons

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Published by: Jill Gibbons on Oct 10, 2011
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C

Am7

Post office clerks put up signs saying 'Position Closed'

C

Am7
And secretaries turn off typewriters and put on their coats

F

C

G

F

Janitors padlock the gates for security guards to patrol

C
And bachelors phone up their friends for a drink

G

F
While the married ones turn on a chat show

C

F

C
And they'll all be lonely tonight and lonely tomorrow

C

Am7
'Gentlemen, time please, you know we can't serve any more'

C

Am7
Now the traffic lights change to stop when there's nothing to go

F

C
And by five' o' clock everything's dead

G

F
And every third car is a cab,

C
And ignorant people sleep in there beds

G

F
Like the doped white mice in the college lab

Chorus:

C

F

C

F

Nothing ever happens, nothing happens at all:

Am

F
The needle returns to the start of the song

G

F
And we all sing along like before

C

F

C
And we'll all be lonely tonight and lonely tomorrow

C

G/BAm7
Telephone exchanges click while there's nobody there

C

Am7
The Martians could land in the car park and no one could care

F

C
The close-circuit cameras in department stores

G

F
Shoot the same movie everyday

C
And the stars of these films neither die nor get killed

G

F

C/EDmG/B

Just to survive constant action replay

BRIDGE: D Am7 D Am7

CDC/ED/F#C/G

C

Am7
Bill hoardings advertise products that nobody needs

C

Am7
While 'Angry from Manchester' writes to complain about all the repeats on TV;

F

C
And computer terminals report

G

F

Some gains on the values of copper and tin,

C
While American businessmen snap up Van Goghs

G

F

C/EDmG/B

For the price of a hospital wing

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