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Song:    Baby Let's Play House
Artist:  Arthur Gunter
Record:  Baby Let's Play House | Blues After Hours.  45 RPM, 1954.
URL:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUxru2Hrrjo; 
         https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baby_Let%27s_Play_House
Tempo:   4|4
Style:   Cajun Rhythm & Blues

Tuning:  Open D

Capo 1

Chords:
         DADF#Ad  
D#:      0000000
G#:      5555555  ! = allegro strum & stop
A#:      7777777
D#7:     0000030

D#/A#-—G#-G#-—A#  * = continuous slide
slide  strum  strum


INTRO: 
[Picked] 
d  ——0————————————0——————
A  ————0—0——0—0—0———0—0—— 
F# ————0—0————0—0———0—0——
D  ——————————————————————
A  ——————————————————————
D  —————-—0——————0—————0—

[Strummed]
                   Fast Semi-Muted Slide
|(D#)              |D#/A#-—G#-G#-—A#*     |


VERSE 1:
(N.C.)                D#/A#-—G#-G#-—A#* 
You may go to college,
(N.C.)            D#/A#-—G#-G#-—A#* 
’May go to school.
(N.C.)              
You may get a religion, baby,
(N.C.)    G#!         
Don't you be nobody's fool.


CHORUS 1:
(N.C.)    G#
Now baby, come baby, come.  
                 
Come back, baby, come.
                       A#    
Come back, baby, come.
                        D#7
I wanna play house with you.


VERSE 2:
(N.C.)                              D#/A#-—G#-G#-—A#*
Now listen and let me tell you baby,
(N.C.)                 D#/A#-—G#-G#-—A#*
What I'm talking about.
(N.C.) 
Come on back to me, little girl,
(N.C.)    G#!
So we can play some house.


CHORUS 2:
(N.C.)    G#
Now baby, come baby, come.  
                 
Come back, baby, come.
                       A#    
Come back, baby, come.
                        D#7
I wanna play house with you.


INSTRUMENTAL 1:
|D#7   |D#7   |G#  A#|G#  D#7|
|D#7   |D#7   |G#  A#|G#  D#7|
|D#7   |D#7   |G#  A#|G#  D#7|


VERSE3:
                            D#/A#-—G#-G#-—A#*
Now this is one thing, baby,
                        D#/A#-—G#-G#-—A#*
That I want you to know.
(N.C.)
Come on back and let's play a little house,
(N.C.)                            G#!
And we can act like we did before.


CHORUS 3:
(N.C.)     G#
Well baby, come baby, come.

Come back, baby, come.
                      A# 
Come back, baby, come.
                        D#7
I wanna play house with you.


INSTRUMENTAL 2:
|D#7   |D#7   |G#  A#|G#  D#7|
|D#7   |D#7   |G#  A#|G#  D#7|
|D#7   |D#7   |G#  A#|G#  D#7|


VERSE 4:
                       D#/A#-—G#-G#-—A#*
Now listen to me, baby,
                     D#/A#-—G#-G#-—A#*
Don’t you understand.
(N.C.)
I'd rather see you dead, little girl,
(N.C.)
Than to be with another man.


CHORUS 4 & CODA:(Honky-tonk Piano over)
(N.C.)    G#
Now baby, come baby, come.  
                 
Come back, baby, come.
                       A#    
Come back, baby, come.
                        D#7   (Fade)
I wanna play house with you.  


[End]


Notes:
1.  This song was covered with a differing rock-treatment by Elvis at Sun Records, February 5th, 1955. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92iwC-xI3mE
2.  On the fifty-eighth anniversary of Paul McCartney & John Lennon meeting at the Quarry Bank School, 
on July 6th, 1957 at St John’s Church, Woolton Parish ‘Garden Fete’.  This is one of the cover songs 
that they sang.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92iwC-xI3mE  
3.  The last two lines in VERSE 4 (“I'd rather see you dead, little girl, than to be with another man.”) 
were ‘borrowed’ lyrics by John Lennon in ‘Run For Your Life’.  Being the first lines of the last song 
on the “Rubber Soul” album, from 1965.  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3wNopYS8YE; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubber_Soul








            
            
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