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Lowdown 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.#
                       (Boz Scaggs - David Paich)


	Em9      A13      [4X; flute enters 3rd time]
	 / / / /  / / / /

Verse 1:

	Em9                         A13
	Baby's into runnin' 'round, hangin' with the crowd
	Em9                                  A13
	Puttin' your business in the street, talkin' out loud
	Em9                                      A13
	Sayin' he's bought her this and that and how much you done spent
	Em9                           A13
	I swear she must believe it's all heaven-sent
	Em9                 A13
	Hey boy, you better bring the chick around
	Em9                         A13
	To the sad, sad truth, the dirty lowdown
	Em9        A13    Em9                         A13
	(Ooh, ooh, ooh, I wonder-wonder-wonder-wonder who)
	Taught her how to talk like that
	Em9        A13    Em9                         A13
	(Ooh, ooh, ooh, I wonder-wonder-wonder-wonder who)
	Gave her that big idea

	Em9      A13      [2X]
	 / / / /  / / / /

Verse 2:

	Nothin' you can't handle, nothin' you ain't got
	Put your money on the table and drive it off the lot
	Turn on that old lovelight, turn a maybe to a yes
	Same old schoolboy game got you into this mess
	Hey son, you better get on back to town
	Face the sad old truth, the dirty lowdown
	(Ooh, ooh, ooh, I wonder-wonder-wonder-wonder who)
	Put those ideas in your head
	(Ooh, ooh, ooh, I wonder-wonder-wonder-wonder who)

Instrumental break:

	Dmaj7    C#+5      F#m7-5/C   B7-9
	 / / / /   / / / /   / / / /   / / / /

Partial verse:

	Em9      A13      [2X]
	 / / / /  / / / /

	Em9                   A13
	Come on back down to earth, son
	        Em9         A13   (F#m9)
	Dig the low-low-low-low-lowdown

Guitar solo:

	F#m9     B13      [4X]
	 / / / /  / / / /

Verse 3:

	You ain't got to be bad, got to be cold
	This dog-eat-dog business is surely gettin' old
	Got to have a jones for this, jones for that
	This runnin' with the joneses, boy, it just ain't where it's at
	You gonna come back around
	To the sad, sad truth, the dirty lowdown
	(Ooh, ooh, ooh, I wonder-wonder-wonder-wonder who)
	Got you thinkin' like that
	(Ooh, ooh, ooh, I wonder-wonder-wonder-wonder who)

[repeat instrumental break]

Coda [repeat to fade]:

	  Em9                             A13
	I wonder, wonder, wonder, wonder, who...

-- another ace 70's tab from Andrew Rogers
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Underexperiment wrote on March 12 2009, 01:21 pm

What chords! They sound awesome! Some compression and wah would definitely heighten their sound! Excellent song and tab!

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ddfid wrote on December 3 2012, 12:07 pm

Outstanding ! A pleasure to sit and play chords to a tune like this and they're actually correct!

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Crimfan wrote on February 11 2013, 08:12 am

Andrew Rogers was a fantastic guy. RIP, died too young.

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