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Alimony Chords

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Alimony:Frankie Ford.
#97 on BB Hot 100 on AC Records in 1959.

INTRO: C

#1.
C
The monkey was arrested for the nonsupport..

he sent for his attorney Mister Billy Goat.
         F
He said, Billy, oh, Billy, go and wash your face.
  G7
I want you looking good when you plead my case.

CHORUS:
             F                           C
She want him under alimony..she want him under alimony.
      G7                    F
Don't set no bail..give him thirty days in jail.
             C             G7
She want him under alimony.

#2.
    C
The monkey walked in court, looking at the judge.

He rolled his eyes just like he had a grudge.
F                                 G7
Man, I say it was an awful shame..when Miss Monkey 

took the stand.

CHORUS:
             F                           C
She want him under alimony..she want him under alimony.
      G7                    F
Don't set no bail..give him SIXTY days in jail.
             C             G7
She want him under alimony.

#3.
    C
She looked at the jury right dead in the eye..

even the judge began to cry.
F
Around her head she had tied a rag of silk..
            G7
she said my daughter needs shoes and my baby needs milk.

CHORUS:
             F                           C
She want him under alimony..she want him under alimony.
      G7                    F
Don't set no bail..give him NINETY days in jail.
             C             G7
She want him under alimony.

#4.
C
Billy jumped up and began to shout..man, let me tell you 

what it's all about.
          F
You could fix this man and it's plain to see..
       G7
you've got to serve your time and you can't get free.

CHORUS:
             F                           C
She want him under alimony..she want him under alimony.
      G7                    F
Don't set no bail..give him LIFE TIME in jail.
             C             G7
She want him under alimony.


OUTRO:
             F
She want him under alimony..yeah, yeah.
             C
She want him under alimony..oh, oh.
             F
She want him under alimony..hey, hey.
             C
She want him under alimony..oh, oh..(Fade.)


A fifties smash from Kraziekhat.
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