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Jesus Was A Capricorn Chords

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
************** JESUS WAS A CAPRICORN *************

written and performed by Kris Kristofferson

Version of his live at the Philarmonic in 1972.Except the introduction there's
 not a lot of difference with the album version.

Capo on the second fret


Intro:E

	e -------0---0----------------|
	B -------0---0----------------|
	G -------1--------------------|
	D ----------------------------|
	A ---2-----------2h3h4---2----|
	E ---0------------------------|


Verse 1:
	  E
	Jesus was a Capricorn
	    A		 E
	He ate organic foods

	He believed in love and peace
	    F#	            B
	And never want no shoes


Verse 2:
	  E
	Long hair beard and sandles
	      A			E
	And a funky bunch of friends

	Recon ages made him up
	  B		  E
	If he come down again

Chorus:
	     A				     E
	'Cause everybody's got to have somebody to look down on
	     B			       A	  E
	Who to came feel better than anytime be pleased
	     A				     E
	Someone doin' somethin' dirty decent folks can frown on
	     B			      A		  E
	You can find nobody else and help yourself to me


Verse 3:
	 E
	Egg Head's causen Red neck's cousin
	   A		   E
	Hippies fall their hair

	Others laugh at straights who laugh at
	 F#		       B
	Freaks who laugh at squares


Verse 4:
	 E
	Some folks hate the Whites
	     A				  E
	Who hate the Blacks who hate the Clams

	Most of us hate anything that
	 B		E
	We don't understand


Chorus

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	  E        A        F#	      B

Perret Charles.
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boyde_99 278 wrote on October 7 2007, 11:44 pm

seems ok to me but one thing..and i hate when people do this
cas it really makes no difference but im gunna do it anyway
its "hate the Blacks who hate the Klan"...not clams...i think
blacks like clams just as much as any other race

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Dawgman51 38 wrote on July 12 2011, 10:49 am

Chordwise, it's okay, but the unknown tabber got a LOT of the lyrics wrong. Needs to clean the wax out of his ears and try again! :-)

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miamipony 426 wrote on August 10 2012, 10:16 am

The mis-heard lyrics in this transcription are a bit comical, actually. Let's hope black people don't actually hate clams.

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