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Big Yellow Taxi chords

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Guitar setup - Drop D tuning. Capo 4th fret. All chords listed relative 
to capo and NOT the true chords. Let the low E string (tuned to D) 
ring open through the whole song.

Heres how I play the chords (relative to capo)
D - 000232
Dmaj9 - 000220
G - 020033

A secondary or altrenate voicing (relative to capo)...
D - 000775 
Dmaj9 - 000655
G - 000433 

[Intro]
D Dmaj9  G  Dmaj9
D Dmaj9  G  Dmaj9
D  Dsus4  D  Dsus4
D  Dsus4  D  Dsus4

[Verse]
     G                                   D
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
       G             Dmaj9           D
With a pink hotel, a boutique, and a swinging hot spot

[Chorus]
D               Dmaj9
Don't it always seem to go
         G                      Dmaj9         D
That you don't know what you've got till it's gone
     G                  Dmaj9            D
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
D
Ooo wap wap wap wap
Dmaj9
Ooo wap wap wap wap

[Verse]
G                                               D
They took all the trees and put 'em in a tree museum
         G                    Dmaj9                   D
And they charged the people a buck and a half just to see 'em

[Chorus]
D               Dmaj9
Don't it always seem to go
         G                      Dmaj9         D
That you don't know what you've got till it's gone
     G                  Dmaj9            D
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
D
Ooo wap wap wap wap
Dmaj9
Ooo wap wap wap wap

[Verse]
G                                     D
Hey farmer farmer, put away the D. D. T. Now
        G
Give me spots on my apples, 
    Dmaj9                      D
But leave me the birds and the bees Please!

[Chorus]
D               Dmaj9
Don't it always seem to go
         G                      Dmaj9         D
That you don't know what you've got till it's gone
     G                 Dmaj9            D
They paved paradise ad put up a parking lot
D
Ooo wap wap wap wap
Dmaj9
Ooo wap wap wap wap
D
Ooo wap wap wap wap
Dmaj9
Ooo wap wap wap wap

[Instrumental]
(Same as chorus add guitar solo)

[Verse]
G                                       D
Late last night, I heard my screen door slam
      G                     Dmaj9   D
And a big yellow taxi, took away my gal

[Chorus]
D               Dmaj9
Don't it always seem to go
         G                      Dmaj9         D
That you don't know what you've got till it's gone
     G                  Dmaj9            D
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
D
Ooo wap wap wap wap
Dmaj9
Ooo wap wap wap wap

       D               Dmaj9
I said Don't it always seem to go
         G                      Dmaj9         D
That you don't know what you've got till it's gone
     G                  Dmaj9            D
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
                   Dmaj9            D
Paved paradise and put up a parking lot
                   Dmaj9            D
Paved paradise and put up a parking lot
                   Dmaj9            D
Paved paradise and put up a parking lot

            
            
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