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Automatic Chords

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Capo
intermediate
5th fret
Capo 5 (Alternatively, use the button on the left and transpose it up +2 and play 
with Capo on 3rd fret)

C   032010
F   133211
Am  002210
A#  113331



[Intro]

C F Am F x2


[Verse]

C
Quarter in a payphone

Drying laundry on the line
         Bb
Watching sun tea in the window
       F
Pocket watch for telling time

C
Seems like only yesterday

I'd get a blank cassette
   Bb
Record the Country Countdown
       F                     C F
'Cos I couldn't buy it yet

            C
If we drove all the way to Dallas

Just to buy an Easter dress
            Bb
We'd take along a Rand McNally
         F
Stand in line to pay for gas

    C
God knows that shifting gears

Ain't what it used to be
             Bb
I learned to drive that '55
            F
Just like a Queen three on a tree


[Chorus]

C                       F
Hey whatever happened to
               Am
Waiting your turn
           F
Doing it all by hand
          C                         F
'Cos when everything is handed to you
            Am                    F
It's only worth as much as the time you put in
   Bb                                 F
It all just seems so good the way we had it
Bb                        F         C      F Am F
Back before everything became, Automatic


[Verse]

   C
If you had something to say

You'd write in on a piece of paper
          Bb
And you'd put a stamp on it
           F
And they'd get it three days later

C
Boys would call the girls

And girls would turn them down
        Bb
Staying married was the only way
   F
To work your problems out


[Chorus]

C                       F
Hey whatever happened to
               Am
Waiting your turn
           F
Doing it all by hand
          C                         F
'Cos when everything is handed to you
            Am                    F
It's only worth as much as the time you put in
   Bb                                 F
It all just seems so good the way we had it
Bb                        F         C       F   Am F
Back before everything became, Automatic, yeah
    C     F Am F
Automatic


[Bridge]

       C
Lets's roll the windows down

Windows with the cranks
     Bb
Come on let's take a picture
    F
The kind you gotta shake


[Chorus]

C                       F
Hey whatever happened to
               Am
Waiting your turn
           F
Doing it all by hand
          C                         F
'Cos when everything is handed to you
            Am                    F
It's only worth as much as the time you put in
   Bb                                 F
It all just seems so good the way we had it

Bb                        F         C    F 
    
Am F
Back before everything became, Automatic, yeah
    C
Automatic


[Outro]

F Am F C
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gofortyfour 10 Feb 24, 2014 05:56 AM

Awesome job!! I think the Capo 3 version sounds better than the Capo 5 version, but that's just my opinion! Great job! Thanks for posting!!

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Tdenney16 10 Mar 12, 2014 11:44 AM

Hey! I noticed you said "three on a trip" Yet it is "three on a tree" Great job though!Thanks!

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Marisadf 217 Mar 30, 2014 04:38 PM

Good Job! I love this song. I kind of wish i could live like that for a while! :)

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