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Big Yellow Taxi chords

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BIG YELLOW TAXI -       Joni Mitchell


Open E tuning = open D tuning: (EADGBe = DADF#AD) + capo on 2nd 
(G*: play with G- and G6-chords end on a D before the A chord
D*: play with D-, D6sus4-, C6sus2/D-chords
A*: play with A- and A6-chords)


Intro:
G - G6 - G - G6 - G - D - A - A6 - A - A6 - A 
D - D6sus4 - C6sus2/D - D6sus4     3x 
D - D6sus4 - C6sus2/D - D 


      G*                     G*                   D*                       
They     paved paradise and     put up a parking     lot
        G*                A*                 D*                            
With a     pink hotel, a     boutique and a     swingin' hot spot


Chorus:
Di                  D5/C#                                                
    Don't it always        seem to go
          Dsus4/B                                       D                  
That you          don't know what you've got till it's     gone
      G*                      A*                   D*                      
They     paved paradise and      put up a parking     lot 
(Shoe pa pa pa pa
      D*                                                           
Shoe      pa pa pa pa) 


      G*                      G*                       D*                 
They     took all the trees,     put 'em in a tree mu-     seum
          G*                       A*                        D*           
And they     charged the people a     dollar and a half just    to see 'em


Chorus:
Di                  D5/C#                                                
    Don't it always        seem to go
          Dsus4/B                                       D                  
That you          don't know what you've got till it's    gone
      G*                     A*                   D*                       
They     paved paradise and     put up a parking     lot 
(Shoe pa pa pa pa
      D*                                                           
Shoe      pa pa pa pa)


G*                      G*                       D*                        
    Hey farmer farmer,      put away that D.D.-      T. now
         G*                         A*                            D*      
Give me     spots on my apples but     leave me the birds and the    bees please


Chorus:
Di                  D5/C#                                                 
   Don't it always         seem to go
          Dsus4/B                                       D                  
That you          don't know what you've got till it's    gone
      G*                      A*                   D*                      
They      paved paradise and     put up a parking     lot 
(Shoe pa pa pa pa
     D*                                                           
Shoe      pa pa pa pa) 


G*                    G*                        D*                         
   Late last night I      heard the screendoor      slam
       G*                  A*                   D*                         
And a     big yellow taxi     took away my old     man


Chorus:
Di                 D5/C#                                                 
   Don't it always        seem to go
          Dsus4/B                                        D                 
That you           don't know what you've got till it's     gone
      G*                     A*                   D*                       
They     paved paradise and     put up a parking      lot 
(Shoe pa pa pa pa)
        Di                   D5/C#                                        
I said      Don't it always        seem to go
          Dsus4/B                                       D                  
That you          don't know what you've got till it's     gone /
      G*                      A*                   D*                      
They      paved paradise and     put up a parking      lot 
(Shoe pa pa pa pa)
      G*                      A*                    D*                     
They      paved paradise and      put up a parking     lot 
(Shoe pa pa pa pa)
      G*                      A*                    D*                     
They      paved paradise and      put up a parking     lot //




G        555555
G6       575575
A        777777
A6       797797
D        000000
D6sus4   020100
C6sus2/D 030100
Di       x5430x
D5/C#    x4030x
Dsus4/B  x2010x


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