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African Friend Chords

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Author
Artist: Clem Snide
Song: African Friend
Album: Your Favorite Music
Tabbed by: Don Tago
Email: recebedou@yahoo.com



Standard Tuning


Chords used:
      EADGBe
Am:   002210
Asus2:002200
C/G:  332010
Em/A: 002000
F:    133211
G:    320033



Intro Riff w/chords: [repeat x2]
    G           C/G         F                  
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------1-----------1------| 
G|-------0-----------0---------2---2-------2---2----|
D|-----0---0-------2---2-----3-------3---3-------3--|
A|---2-------2---3-------3--------------------------|
E|-3-----------3-----------1-----------1------------|


Verse 1 chords: [play chords or play Intro Riff] 
      G          C/G   F
Your beautiful African friend
G           C/G        F
Next to him I look so white
   G          C/G         F
So white that you turned away
    G         C/G         F
And wanted me out of your sight


Interlude: G  C/G  F  G  C/G  F


Verse 2: (use verse 1 chords)
To be exotic and I did pretend
In the backyard to slowly undress
As you pulled the twigs from my hair
That I put there myself I confess


Chorus Chords:
F                      G         C/G  G  Am   Asus2  Em/A
   So come lay on the couch with me
F                      G       C/G   G  Am   Asus2  Em/A    
   Cause nature’s too wild and free
F                   G
   Come lay on the couch
F                   G           C/G  G  Am  G  C/G  F  G  C/G  F
   We don’t have to work on our tan


Verse 3: (use verse 1 chords)
A beautiful African man
Next to him I look so white
As white as the page in a book
That I read but still don’t understand


Verse 4: (use verse 1 chords)
So I joked of a forbidden fruit
As we argued into the night
In a city of tanning salons
And TV screens all shining bright


Final Chorus Chords:
F                      G         C/G  G  Am   Asus2  Em/A
   So come lay on the couch with me
F                      G         C/G  G  Am   Asus2  Em/A
    Cause nature’s too wild and free
F                     G
    Come lay on the couch
F                    G           C/G  G  C/G  G  C/G  G  C/G  G  C/G
    We don’t have to work on our tan
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