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Lilly Rosemary and The Jack Of Hearts by Bob Dylan Verse 1 / D The / festival was over, and / G / D The / boys were all plannin' for a / fall. / D The / cabaret was quiet, / G / D Ex - / cept for the drillin' in the / wall. / G - D The / curfew had been lifted and / A - D The / gamblin' wheel shut down, G - D Anyone with any sense, / A - A Had / a - ready left town. / D He was / standin' in the doorway G - A / D / / Lookin' like the Jack of Hear - / arts. / / Verse 2 / D He / moved across the mirrored room, / G / D "Set em up for everyone," he / said, / D Then / everyone commenced to do, / G / What / they'd been doin', / G - / D Be - fore he moved their / heads. / G - D Then he / walked up to a stranger, and / A - D He / asked him with a grin, / G - D "Could you / kindly tell me, mister, /A A What / time the show be - gins?" / D He / moved into the corner, G - A / D / / Face down like the Jack of Hear - / arts Verse 3 / D Back - stage the girls were playin' /G / D Five-card stud by the / stairs, / D Lily had two queens, / G / D She was / hopin' for a third, / G /D To match her / pair. / G - D Out - / side the streets were fillin' up, and /A - D A / window was open wide, / G - D A / gentle breeze was blowin', A A You could / feel it from in - side. / D Lily called a - nother bet, and G - A / D / / Drew up the Jack of Hear - / arts. Verse 4 / D Big Jim was no one's fool, / G / D He owned the town's only diamond / mine, / D He / made his usual entrance, / G / D Lookin' all so dandy and so / fine. / G - D With his / bodyguards and silver cane, and / A - D Every hair in place, /G - D He / took whatever he wanted to, and / A - A He / laid it all to waste,. / D But his / bodyguards and his silver cane, G - A / D / / They were / no match for the Jack of Hear - / arts Verse 5 / D Rose - / mary co - ombed her hair, and / G / D Took the carriage into / town, / D She / slipped into the side door, / G / D Lookin' like a queen without a / crown. / G - D She / fluttered her false eyelashes and / A - D Whispered in his ear, /G - D "I'm / sorry, darlin', that I'm late," / A - A But he / didn't seem to hear. / D He was / starin' into space, G - A / D / / Over at the Jack of Hear - / arts. Verse 6 / D "Well I / know I've seen that face somewhere," / G / D Big Jim was thinkin' to him - / self, / D "Maybe down in Mexico or / G / D A / picture up - on some - body's / shelf." / G - D But then the / crowd began to stamp their feet, and / A - D The / house lights did dim, and G - D In the darkness of the room, / A - A There was / only Jim and him, / D Starin' at the butterfly, G - A / D / / Who / just up drew up the Jack of Hear - / arts Verse 7 / D Lily was a princess, / G / D She was / fair-skinned and precious as a / child, / D She / had that certain something / G / Was a kind of a flash,, / D Every time she / smiled. / G - D She'd / come away from a broken home, /A - D Had / lots of strange af - fairs, / G - D With / men in every walk of life, /A A Who / took her every - where. / D But she'd / never met any - one G - A / D / / Quite like the Jack of Hear - / arts. Verse 8 / D /G The / hangin' judge came in un - / noticed, and /G / D Was being wined and / dined, / D The / drillin' in the wall kept up, / G / D But / no one seemed to pay it any / mind. / G - D It was / known all a - round, / A - D That / Lily had Jim's ring, and G - D Nothing would ever come, / A - A Between / Lily and the king. / D No, / nothin' ever could, G - A / D / / Ex - / cept maybe the Jack of Hear - / arts. Verse 9 / D Rosemary started drinkin' hard and / G / D Seein' her re - flection in the / knife, / D She was / tired of the at - tention, / G / D Tired of playin' the role of Big Jim's / wife. / G - D She had / done a lot of bad things, / A - D Even / once tried sui - cide, /G - /A Was / lookin' to do just one good / deed - A Before she died. / D She was / gazin' to the future, G - A / D / / Riding on the Jack of Hear - / arts Verse 10 / D Lily took her dress off, / G / D Buried it a - / way. / D "Has your / luck run out?" she laughed at him, / G / D "I / guess you must have known it would some - / day. /G D Be/careful not to touch the wall’ / A D There’s a /brand-new coat of paint, /G - D I'm / glad to see you're still alive, and / A - A You're / lookin' like a saint." / D Down the hallway footsteps /G - A / D / / Were / comin' for the Jack of Hear - / arts Verse 11 / D /G The / Backstage manager was / pacin', / G / D All a - round by his / chair. / D "There's / somethin' funny going on, / G / D " I / know, I can just feel it in the / air." / G - D He / went to get the hangin' judge, / A - D But the / hangin' judge was drunk, and /G - D The / leading actor hurried by / A - A In the / costume of a monk. / D But there was no / actor any - where, G - A / D / / Better than the Jack of Hear - / arts. Verse 12 / D /G Lili had her arms a - round the / man / G / D She dearly loved to / touch, / D She for - / got all a - bout the man, / G / D She / hated who hounded her so / much, / G - D I / missed you so she said to him, and / A - D He / thought she was sincere /G - D But / in the hallway he fou - ound / A - A Jealousy and fear / D Just another night in the / G - A / D / / life of the Jack of Hear - / arts Verse 13 / D No one knew the circumstance / G / D But / they say that it happened pretty / quick, / D /G The / door to the dressing room burst / open and / G / D A cold revolver / clicked, and / G - D Big Jim was standin' there, / A - D You / couldn't say sur - prised, /G - D Rose - / mary right be - side him, /A - A Steady in her eyes. / D She was / with Big Jim, G - /A / D / / But she was / leanin' to the Jack of Hear - / arts Verse 14 / D Two doors down and the / boys, / G / D Finally made it through the / wall, and / D They / cleaned out the bank safe, / G / D Said they got off with quite a / haul, and / G - D In the / darkness of the riverbed, / A - D They / waited on the ground, /G - D For / one more member, / A - A Who had / business back in town. / D But they / couldn't go no further, G - A / D / / With - out the Jack of Hear - / arts. Verse 15 / D Well the / next day was hangin' day, / G / D The / sky was overcast and / black, / D Big Jim lay covered up, / G / D Killed by a penknife in the / back, and / G - D Rose - / mary on the gallows, / A - D Lord she / didn't even blink, /G - D The / hangin' judge was sober, / A - A Lord, he / hadn't had a drink and, / D The / only person on the scene G - A / D / / Missing was the Jack of Hear - / arts Verse 16 / D Well the / cabaret was quiet now, and / G / D A / sign said, "Closed for re - / pair," / D Lily had already taken / all of the dye / G / D Out of her / hair. / G - D She was / thinkin' about her father, / A - D Who she / very rarely saw, G - D Thinkin' about Rosemary, and /A - A Thinkin' about the law. / D /G But, / most of a - all she was / thinkin' - A / D / / About the Jack of Hear - / arts.