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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Date: Thu, 28.02.2005
Tabbed by Peter Tuyp(peter.tuyp@wxs.nl)

subject: Jim Croce - Rapid Boy


Intro:
         E                     A7
|------9-12-12-12-12-12------9----------------|
|-9-12---12-12-12-12-12-9-12---12-12-12-12-12-|
|------------------------------12-12-12-12-12-|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|

         E                    B7
|------9-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-9b10--------10b11r10---10---|
|-9-12---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-9b10---8-10-10b11r10-8-10-8-|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
                                                 Oh


Chorus:
  E             E7                  A                 E
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5---5---5-3---3---5---5b7r5-3-------------------------3-5-3-|
|-------------4-----------------4-3-2---------------2h4-------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
  Rapid Roy that stock car boy He too much too believe

          A                   E                 F#             B
|---------------------------------3-5b7r5-3---3-3---2---2---2-------------|
|-5b7r5-3-5---5-----------------5-----------5---------------------5---3-5-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    You know he
          always got an extra pack of
                              cigarettes rolled up in his
                                                    T-shirt sleeve

        E                 E7                  A             F#7
|-----------------------------3---5b7r5-3---3-------------------3-|
|-3-5---5-----------------5---------------5---5-------------5-----|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
  He got a
        tattoo on his arm that say
                         "Baby"         He got
                                            another on that just say
                                                           "Hey"

              E               Cm#               F#     B             E
|-5b7r5-3---------------------7h9------------------------------------------|
|---------5-3-5-3-------3-5-------8h9--------------------------------------|
|-----------------4-2-4---------------8h9-------9-11-9-11b12r11-9----9---9-|
|-----------------------------------------10/11-------------------11-------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    But every Sunday afternoon he is a
                              dirt
                                  track
                                      demon
                                          in a '57     Che-  vrolet


Verse 1:
          E             E7                       A                E
|-----7-9-12---------------------14b16r14-12----12-----------------9b10r9-7-|
|-7/9----------------------------------------14-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
      Oh Rapid Roy that stock car boy He's the best driver in the land

          A               E                F#              B
|-----7--------------------------------------------------------------|
|-7b8---8r7--5---5---------7b8---7b8-5---5-7---7---7-5---------------|
|--------------6-----6-----------------6---------------6-5-4-4-6-4-7-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
     He say that he learned to race a
                          stock car by runnin'
                                           shine outa Alabam'

        E             E7                A             F#
|-------4-----------------4---4---4---4-----------3-----------------|
|-------5-7-5---5-----5---5---5---5---5-5---5---5-----5---5---5---5-|
|-6-4-6-------6---4-6-------------------------6---------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Oh the Demolition Derby and
                      the Figure Eight
                                    Its easy money in the
                                                      bank        compared to

  E               Cm#             F#    B         E
|-7h9---------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------9-----------------5-7-7b8r7-5---5---5-|
|---------------------------------6-------------6-------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
  runnin' from the man in
                  Oklahoma City With a
                                  500    gallon   tank


Chorus:
          E              E7                      A                E
|---------12---------------------14b16r14-12----12-----------------9b10r9-7-|
|-9-12-12-12---------------------------------14-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Oh      Rapid Roy that stock car boy        He too much too believe

              A             E               F#7             B
|-------7-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-8b9-----8b9-7---------------7b9-9r7-5---5-7---7b8---7-5-----------------|
|---------------9-6-9---6---------------6-----------------6-4---6---6b7r6-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  You know he always got an extra pack of
                            cigarettes Rolled up in his
                                                 T-shirt sleeve

      E             E7              A             F#
|---------------------------------------------3------3-|
|-----5---5---------5------5-5---5-----5---5------5----|
|-4-6-------4-6-4-6----------------6-----6-------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
  He got a tattoo on his arm that say
                   "Baby"     He got
                                another one that
                                         just say "Hey"

              E                 Cm#                 F#     B             E
|----3------3---4---------------7h9--------------------------------------------|
|-5------5------5-------------------8h9----------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------8h9---------9-11-9-11b12r11-9----9---9-|
|-------------------------------------------10/11---------------------11-------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   But every Sunday afternoon he is a
                                dirt
                                    track
                                        demon
                                            in a   '57     Che-  vrolet

Solo:
              E                      A7
|-------------12-12-12-12-12---12-12----------------|
|-----------9-12-12-12-12-12-9-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
|-11---11----------------------------12-12-12-12-12-|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|

         E                     B7
|------9-12-12-12-12-12--12-12-9b10---7-9-9b10r9-|
|-9-12---12-12-12-12-12--12-12-------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|


Verse 2:
        E             E7                  A             E
|-7-9-7---------------------------------------------------------|
|-------5---5---5-3---3---5-5b7r5-3-----------------------3-5-3-|
|-------------------4---------------4-3-2-------------2h4-------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
   Yea  Roy so cool, that
                      racin' fool he don't
                                        know what fear's
                                                   about

          A             E                 F#            B
|-----------------------------3-5-5b7r5-3-5-5b7-5-3-------------|
|-5b7r5-3-5---5-------------5-----------------------5-3-5-3-5-3-|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
  He do a hundred thirty mile an hour,
                        smilin' at the camera
                                     With a toothpick in his
                                                   mouth

          E             E7                  A             F#
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5-3---3-5-------------5-------------------5---5---------7b8r7-5---5-|
|-----4---------------------6-4-6-6b7r6-4-6-----------------------6---|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
  He got a girl back home name of
                        Dixie Dawn But he got honeys all along
                                                       the way

      E                 Cm#               F#     B             E
|-----------------------7h9------------------------------------------|
|-7---7b9r7-5---------------8h9--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------8h9-------9-11-9-11b12r11-9----9---9-|
|-----------------------------------10/11-------------------11-------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
  And you oughta hear 'em screamin' for that
                        dirt
                            track
                                demon
                                    in a   '57   Che-  vro- let


Chorus:
            E              E7                     A           E
|---------9-12-----------------14b16-14pb16-12----12-----------------9b10r9-7-|
|----9-12--------------------------------------14-----------------------------|
|-11--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
         Oh Rapid Roy that stock car boy      He too much too believe

          A                 E                     F#7             B
|-------7---------------------------------7-------------------------------|
|-8b9-----7b8r7-5---5-------5---5---7b8-----8r7---5---7---7b8-------------|
|-----------------6-----------------------------------------------6---4-6-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  You know he
          always got an extra pack of
                            cigarettes      Rolled up in his
                                                         T-shirt sleeve

          E           E7               A               F#
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------5---5---5---5----8r7-5---5---5-------------5-7-7b8r7-|
|-4-6b7r6-4-6-------6----------------6-----------------6-----------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
  He got a tattoo on his arm that say
                     "Baby"    He got another on that just say
                                                      "Hey"


            E             Cm#               F#     B             E
|-------------------------7h9------------------------------------------|
|-------5---5---5-------------8h9--------------------------------------|
|---------6-------4-6-4-----------8h9-------9-11-9-11b12r11-9----9---9-|
|-------------------------------------10/11-------------------11-------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
  But every Sunday afternoon he is a
                          dirt
                              track
                                  demon
                                      in a   '57   Che-  vro- let


Outro:
          E                     A7
|---------12-12-12-12-12------9----------------|
|-9-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-9-12---12-12-12-12-12-|
|-------------------------------12-12-12-12-12-|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|

         E                    B7
|------9-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-9b10r9-7-9b10r9-7-9-7-|
|-9-12---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-----------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|

  E           A7                  E                         E7
|-----------------------------------------------9b10--------9b10----9b10----9b10r9--------|
|-------------8-10---8-10b12r10-8-10---8-10b11-10b11-------10b11---10b11---10b11r10-8---8-|
|-9---9---9---9--9--------------------------------------------------------------------9---|
|-----------9-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  B               A            E                      B7
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-9---9-9-7---7-9-7-9b11---9-7-----7---9-7------------------------7-|
|-----------9------------------9-----------9-8-7------7---7-9-7-9---|
|------------------------------------------------10-----------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

  E          A7                           E                           E7
|----------------------------------------------------------10-------------------------------|
|------------8-10b12-8-10b12-10b12r10-8---8---10---10b12------10b12---8-10---10b12---10-8---|
|-9--------9----------------------------9-------------------------------------------------9-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  A                               E
|--------------------------------------------------------10---12b14r12-10----|
|-8-----------------------------------------10-12---12--------------------12-|
|---9-9-7-9-7---7---7---7-9-7---7-9-10/12------------------------------------|
|-------------9---------------9----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  B              A                                E                         B7
|-10------------10---12b14---12b14---12---10------10-12-12-10-12-10------------------------------|
|------12-10-12--------------------------------12-------------------12-11---10b12---10b12r10-8---|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  E             A7             E              E7
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-8-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----9-7-9-7---7---9---------------9---9-7---7-----------------|
|-------------9-----------------------------9-----9---7b9r7-5---|
|-------------------------------------------------------------7-|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|

  A                                         E
|-------------------0----------------------------------|
|-----------------8------------------------------------|
|-----------9-7-9-------10b12r10p8-10-8---8-10-8-10b12-|
|-5-7-5-7-9-----------------------------9--------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
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russianracehors wrote on December 8 2009, 08:35 am

The song's title is "Rapid Roy," *not* "Rapid Boy."

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