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Plastic Jesus Fall Line Spring Wind ukulele

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Hi All, great tune covered and mixed with couple of other great tunes. Lyrics and chords
from concert Weekend at the Greek.  Capo 2nd Fret.  Enjoy.

Opening is just D with alternating plucking on the D and A string. Throughout the song
always pluck the base string, listen to it and you will hear what I am saying. Look at
the bottom for explanation of what he does on the A with *, and A**.

C
I don't care if it rains or freezes 
F
as long as I've got my plastic Jesus 
C                               G*
sitting on the dashboard of my car 
C
it comes in colors pink and pleasant 
F
it glows in the dark cause its iridescent 
C                       G           C
I'll take it with me whenever I go far 
C
so give me my lady Madonna 
F
dressed in rhinestones and sitting on a 
C                     G*
pedestal of abalone shells 
C
driving 90 but I'm not scared 
F
because I've got my Virgin Mary 
C                       G            C
assuring me that I will never go to hell

C (Plucking C string)

C
And by the way You know that 
C
hope will make you strange 
C
Make you blink, make you blank, make you sink 
C                  F
It will make you afraid of change
F 
And often blame 
F
The box with the view of the world 
                              C
And the walls that fill the frame 
C
I turn it up 
C
but then I turn it off 
C
Because I can't stand when they start to talk 
            F
About the hurting and killing 
F
Whose shoes are we filling 
F
The damage and ruin 
F
Man, the things that we're doing 
      C
Good god, We gotta stop, we gotta turn it all off 
C
We gotta rewind 
C
and start it up again 
G**
Because we fell across the fall line 
G                             F
Ain't there nothing sacred anymore

F              C
Nana nana nana na

F, C, F, C, F, C

C
Somebody saw him jump 
But nobody saw him slip 
I guess he lost a lot of hope 
And then he lost his grip 
           F
Now he's lying in the freeway 
In the middle of this mess 
Guess we lost another one 
Just like the other one 
C
Optimistic hypocrite 
That didn't have the nerve to quit 
The things that kept him wanting more 
Until he finally reached the core 
G**
He fell across the fall line 
G                            F
Ain't there nothing sacred anymore

FG**
We all fell across the fall line 
G                            F
Ain't there nothing sacred anymore

F              C
Nana nana nana na

F, C, F, C

F              C
Nana nana nana na

F       C                   F
All my friends are getting older,
G                 AM
I guess I must be too.
                        F
Without their love and kindness
G
I don’t want I’ll do
    F                      C
Oh the wine bottle’s half empty
G                     AM
The money’s all been spent
                            F
We’re a cross between our parents
      G
And hippies in a tent.

     F                      C
Oh, Love calls just like a wild bird
G                 AM
It’s just another day
                F       G            C
Spring blew my list of things to do away.

F,C,F,C

F      C               F
In a mucked up lovely river
G                   AM
I cast my my little fly
                                F
But I look at that river and I smell it and 
    G
it makes me want to cry, Oh
F                    C
To clean our dirty planet
G                    AM
Now there’s a noble wish
                        F
Now I putting shoulder to the wheel
G 
Cause I wanna catch some fish, Oh
 F                      C
Love calls just like a wild bird
G                 AM
It’s just another day
                F        G           C
Spring blew my list of things to do away.



A* At this point Jack plucks the open A string and strums A. Then covers the E string
on the second fret with his thumb, pluck and then strum A again. Then he returns to D.  

A** Pluck open A string strum A, cover E string on 2nd fret pluck and strum A again.
 Cover E string on 3rd fret pluck and strum A.  Cover E string on 2nd fret strum A.
Then he goes to G. 

Hope this helps!  If you listen to the song performed on “Weekend at the Greek”
you will hear what I am talking about.

            
            
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