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Everything Stops For Tea chords

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           EVERYTHING STOPS FOR TEA Goodhart / Hoffman / Sigler
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Tabbed by: Mike Lydiat
E-mail: mike@docsworkshop.co.uk
Tuning:EADGBE

INTRO CHORD SHAPES    VERSE CHORD SHAPES       CHORUS CHORD SHAPES             
   Cm Fm G Abdim D7   C Gdim G Ab9 C7 F Fm E   Am E D7 G G7
e|-3--1--3-4-----2--|-0-3----3-6---0--1-1--0-|-0--0-2--3-1-|
B|-4--1--0-1-----1--|-1-2----0-4---1--1-1--0-|-1--0-1--0-0-|
G|-5--1--0-4-----2--|-0-3----0-5---3--2-1--1-|-2--1-2--0-0-|
D|-5--3--0-3-----0--|-3-2----0-6---2--3-2--2-|-2--2-0--0-0-|
A|-3--3--2-x-----x--|-3-x----2-6---3--3-2--2-|-0--2-x--2-2-|
E|-3--1--3-x-----x--|-3-x----3-4---x--1-1--0-|-x--0-x--3-3-|


[INTRO]
Cm    Fm     Cm    G     Cm      Fm        Cm 
Every nation in creation has its favourite drink
Fm               Cm                 Fm           G
France is famous for its wine, it's beer in Germany
Cm     Fm      Cm     G        Cm       Fm           Cm 
Turkey has its coffee and they serve it blacker than ink
G               Abdim     A       D7        G 
Russia goes for vodka and England loves its tea


[VERSE 1]
        C         Gdim   G              C             Ab9           G 
Oh, the factories may be roaring with a boom-a-lacka, zoom-a-lacka, wee
          C         C7            F             Fm     C          G         C 
But there isn't any roar when the clock strikes four - everything stops for tea
      C      Gdim   G                C            Ab9     G
Oh, a lawyer in the courtroom in the middle of an alimony plea
       C                 C7            F             Fm       C          G         C  E 
Has to stop and help 'em pour when the clock strikes four cos everything stops for tea 


[CHORUS 1]
       Am        E       Am     E            Am         E       Am 
It's a very good English custom   though the weather be cold or hot 
         D7                            G                          D7             G7 
When you need a little pick-up, you'll find a little tea cup will always hit the spot


[VERSE 2]
      C      Gdim G           C                 Ab9        G
You remember Cleo-patra had a date to meet Mark Anthony at three?
        C            C7                    F       Fm        C          G         C  
When he came an hour late she said "You'll have to wait" for everything stops for tea
         C      Gdim    G                C                Ab9           G 
Oh, they may be playing football and the crowd is yelling "Kill the referee!"
       C               C7              F             Fm   C          G         C  E 
But no matter what the score, when the clock strikes four everything stops for tea 


[CHORUS 2]
       Am        E       Am     E       Am        E       Am  
It's a very good English custom   and a stimulant for the brain 
         D7                          G                               D7               G7  
When you feel a little weary, well a cup'll make you cheery and it's cheaper than champagne


[VERSE 3]
        C      Gdim   G              C             Ab9            G 
Oh, the golfer may be golfing and is just about to make a hole-in-three
       C                C7            F           Fm      C              G         C  
But it always gets them sore when the clock yells "four!" and everything stops for tea
      C         Gdim      G               C            Ab9            G
Now I know just why Franz Schubert didn't finish his unfinished symphony
   C                  C7           F            Fm       C          G         C 
He might have written more but the clock struck four and everything stopped for tea

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