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Green Flower Street Chords

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Green Flower Street

    
 intro and verse simile:  


|Am6  E7  Am6        | Am6 E7  Am6      |
 
Uptown                        
It's murder out in the street 
Uptown 

                       Cmaj7   F#7   Fmaj7   E7+5
It's murder out in the street 

continue similie: 

That's where I found my mandarin plum 

Am7/D                  D     C/D       F/G
    That's where you'd be if you found one 

          Fmaj7      B7+9+5
Where the nights are bright 

    Em7        D7sus4/G
And joy is complete 

Fmaj7   E7+5       Am7/D
Keep my squeeze on Green Flower Street 

continue similie

Since May 
There's trouble most every night 
Since May 
There's trouble most every

  Cmaj7   F#7  Fmaj7  E7+5   Am6   
night 
  (trou   ble  ev     ry     night


continue similie

Where once we danced our sweet routine 

Am7/D       D        C/D       F/G
It reeks of wine and kerosene 

          Fmaj7      B7+5+9
Where the nights are bright 

    Em7        D7sus4/G
And joy is com plete 

Fmaj7   E7+5       Am7/D
Keep my squeeze on Green Flower Street 

     
|   Am6  E7  Am6        | Am6 E7  Am6      |

      
|   Am6  E7  Am6        | Am6 E7  Am6      |
 
Gm9                     C9          
      There's a special place for lovers 

Fmaj6/9      Dm7
One we under stand 
                                        
G9                    Gm7/C             A/F     Dm/F      A   Dm/A
     There where neon bends in daylight sky 

Cm7/F              F9            Eb/F
     In that sunny room she soothes me 

Bbmaj7                    Ebmaj7
        Cools me with her fan 

      Bm7
We're drifting 

  B7/D#    B7         Bb/E
A thousand years roll by 

 
|C9 C13 C9     |C9 C13 C9      |C9 C13 C9     |C9 C13 C9      |



|C9 C13 C9     |C9 C13 C9      |C9 C13 C9     |C9 C13 C9      |


                                 
|F/G           |               |C6/9   Cmaj9   |C9    C6/9    |

 
|Eb/F    F     |Eb/F    Ab/Bb  |Abmaj7  D7+9   |Gm7    F7sus4/Bb  |


|Fmaj7   E7+5  |Am7/D          |Bm7/E           |


|   Am6  E7  Am6        | Am6 E7  Am6      |..etc


repeat figure:

Lou Chang

Her brother he's burning with rage 

Lou Chang 


Her brother he's burning with


 Cmaj7    F#7   Fmaj7   E7+5   Am6 . . . . . 
 rage 
  (Lou   Chang  burns   with   rage )

repeat figure:
I'd like to know what's on his mind 

Am7/D           D            C/D    F/G
    He says hey buddy you're not my kind 

          Fmaj7      B7+5+9
Where the nights are bright 

    Em7        D7sus4/G
And joy is com plete 

Fmaj7   E7+5       Am7/D        F#7-5
Keep my squeeze on Green Flower Street
 
          Fmaj7      B7+5+9
Where the nights are bright 

    Em7        D7sus4/G
And joy is com plete 

Fmaj7   E7+5       Am7/D        
Keep my squeeze on Green Flower Street 

                      

|   Am6  E7  Am6      |Am(maj9) 
 
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Peter Kruger
casparus60@yahoo.com
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tjmcbntmkr 178 Apr 09, 2016 11:23 AM

this is very well done - thanks for posting
I have the walk down the end of the second line of the verse as:

CMaj B7 BbMaj A7 and then into:

that's where I found my mandarin plum
0 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0

also I tried to google the title and there apparently is no "Green Flower
Street" that I could find-- purely a figment of D. Fagen's all too active imagination -- duh!

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CPWKruger 2,884 Apr 11, 2016 12:40 PM

Listen to the recording, tjm. What I have posted is correct. Listen carefully to the bass notes.

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tjmcbntmkr 178 Apr 18, 2016 11:11 PM

Thank you...much better.....hard to play (and sing) but I knew that going in...
have this goal of having at least one from every SD/Fagen cd...your work here is a way for me to approach these songs

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