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I Started A Joke Chords

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
                           "I Started A Joke"
                    (Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb)

Intro:

	(acoustic guitar [open D] w/bass):

	 D
	 v   v   v   v
	---------7-5-4---
	---------------7-
	-----------------
	-----------------

	G        Bm       C        D          [2X]
	/ / / /  / / / /  / / / /  / / / /

Verse 1:

	G            Bm
	I started a joke
	  C                 D          G      Bm   C
	Which started the whole world crying
	    D         G   Bm   C
	But I didn't see
	          D   [1, 4: G  Bm  C  D ; 2, 3: G]
	That the joke was on me, oh no

Verse 2:

	I started to cry
	Which started the whole world laughing
	Oh, if I'd only seen
	That the joke was on me

Chorus:

	Em               Bm
	I looked at the skies
	             C            G
	Running my hands over my eyes
	    Bm            Em  
	And I fell out of bed
	 /D         Am
	Hurting my head
	                      D     [N.C.]
	From things that I'd said

Verse 3:

	'Til I finally died
	Which started the whole world living
	Oh, if I'd only seen [4: oh, yeah]
	That the joke was on me

[repeat chorus]

[repeat verse 3]

Coda:

	         (D)         G   Bm  C  D 
	That the joke was on me
	G   Bm   C   D    G [end cold]
	Oh...


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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haim_s wrote on July 18 2006, 02:36 pm

thanks its great tabs!%

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franky munez wrote on October 14 2008, 11:31 am

yeh go for the second version its much closer maybe not perfect but atleast it doesnt start with a G lol

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