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Author
Artist: Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band

www.beefheart.com/

Notes about this song:
See chord definitions below

Chords:
            EADGBe
  G         xx5433
  G/F#      xx4433
  G7        xx3433
  Gm7       xx3333
  Am        x77555
  Cm        xx5543

  G          G/F#                G7                 Gm7
  Harry Irene were a couple that lived in the green

  G          G/F#                G7            Gm7
  Harry Irene were a couple that ran a canteen

  G             G/F#
  Ran a canteen

  G7            Gm7
  Ran a canteen

 G                                   G/F#        G7   Gm7
  Two people Harry and Irene like you never seen

    G                          G/F#
e--(3)---------------(3)-------(3)-------------(3)----------------|
B--(3)---------------(3)-------(3)-------------(3)----------------|
G---4-----------------4---------4---------------4-----------------|
D---5-----------------5----5----4---------------4-----4-----------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------3--------------------------3-------------|
The floor was made of oak,  the door was smokey gray

    G7
e--(3)---------(3)------------------------------------------------|
B--(3)---------(3)------------------------------------------------|
G---4-----------4-------------------------4----4-4--4-------------|
D---3-----------3----------------3--------2----2-0--2----2-0------|
A------------------------------------------------------------2-0--|
E--------------------------3--------------------------------------|
     Their tuna sandwiches would turn the dark into day

 Am
  They sold wine like turpentine to painters

 Cm
  They took to social life like props to aviators

  G          G/F#                G7            Gm7
  Harry Irene were a couple that ran a canteen

  G          G/F#                 G7                Gm7
  Harry Irene were a couple that lived in the green

  G             G/F#
  Ran a canteen

  G7                                     Gm7
  Ran a canteen took Harry for all of his green and Irene

 G                                G/F#
  Harry was left holding an empty canteen

 G7                    Gm7
  And by the way folks, it was Dusty not Harry

    G                       G/F#
e--(3)------------(3)-------(3)------------(3)-------------------|
B--(3)------------(3)-------(3)------------(3)-------------------|
G---4--------------4---------4--------------4--------------------|
D---5--------------5-----5---4--------------4------4-------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------3-------------------------3--------------|
    What does this mean?

    G7
e--(3)------------(3)---------------------------------------------|
B--(3)------------(3)---------------------------------------------|
G---4--------------4-------------------4----4-4--4----------------|
D---3--------------3-----------3-------2----2-0--2----2-0---------|
A---------------------------------------------------------2-0-----|
E-----------------------------3-----------------------------------|
    What does this mean?

 Am
  What's the meaning of this?

 Cm
  Poor Harry, I guess

(repeat - whistling/fade out)

            
            
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