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Desolation Row Chords

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This really is a nice revision of MCR to the Bob Dylan song... Hope You enjoyed 
it too. By the way, this is my first post here. Hope it's right. also pls rank 
it. thanks to you all!!!
-gear_head_112-

Intro: E

E
They're selling postcards of the hanging.

         A2                     E
Where they're painting the passports brown.

    B7
And the beauty parlor's filled with sailors.

A2                     E
 The circus is in town.


Oh now here comes the blind commissoner.

        A2            E
Well they've got him in a trance.

    B7
One hand is tied to the tightrope walker.

A2                    E
 The other's in his pants.

Chorus:

        A2
And the riot squad they're restless

     E                 A2
They need some where to go.

   E               B7
As lady and I look out tonight

A2              E
 On Desolation Row.

E
Cinderella she seem so easy.

   A2                        E
Well it takes on to know one she smiles.

B7
Then puts her hand in her back pocket,

A2           E
Betty davis style.

E
And then in comes Romeo moaning.

        A2           E
You Belong to me I believe.
 
     B7                                             A2
And someone says your in the wrong place my friend

            E
You better leave.

      A2                        
And the only sound that's left

           E          A2
After the ambulances go.

B7
Is Cinderella sweeping up

  A2           E
On Desolation Row.

E
Now at midnight all the agents

        A2          E
And the superhuman crews

B7
Go Out and Round up everyone

      A2                  E
That knows more than they do.

E
They gonna bring them to the factory

           A2             E
Where the heart attack machines

B7
Is strapped across their shoulders

     A2          E
And then the kerosene

     A2
Is brought down from the castles

     E                 A2
By insurance men that go

B7
Check to see that no one is escaping

A2             E
To Desolation Row

             A2
Cause Right now I can't read too good

       E                      A2
Don't send me no more letters no.

        B7                         A2
Not unless you gotto mail them from
 
            E
Desolation Row.
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Amberizzle 113 wrote on June 6 2009, 01:30 am

This was a really good tab! Totally different sound on the acoustic, very, very interesting. Good job!

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geri333 11 wrote on September 7 2015, 03:10 pm

hi - i just wanted to point out you got all the third lines of the refrains wrong: it actually stays on A and does not go back to E ... gotta be like this:

A2
And the riot squad they're restless

E A2
They need some where to go.

A2 B7
As lady and I look out tonight

A2 E
On Desolation Row.

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