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...DAT... by Pluto Shervington
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*from 'Pluto' (1976)*


Intro:

G (G#7) A7, D7  C  G

Verse 1:

(n.C)       G#7  A7
 Rasta Ozzy from up de hill,
   C                      G
De-cide fi check 'pon 'im grocery bill.
                    G#7 A7
An' when him add up de  t'ings him need,
         C                      G
De dunny done wha' him save, fi buy likkle weed.

Bridge 1:

                 D          C                    G
Him han 'pon him jaw, Lord; red him eye an' just meditate.
               D          C                      G
The time is so hard, Lord; I man now t'ink 'bout emigrate.
            D             C                        G
I mek up me mind, Lord; I might as well go 'gainst I man faith.
               D         C                      G
So a-forward a-market; I sight the butcher bwoy by de gate.

Chorus 1:

          G
(You wan' goat?) No I might a-kill I queen,
             A7
(Try de beef nuh?) I no check fi no grass weh green.
           D7
(Wha' bout fowl?) What'cha know; is time fi a change,
      C                         D   G
(Mere fish?) Got children out-a dat range.

              G
(How 'bout de steak?) What'cha know, me no sight me rate,
     A7
(Try tripe?) Bu'n me belly when I pull me pipe.
               D7
(What about de pork then?) Hush your mouth man; me brethren hear,
C                      D     G
 Sell I a pound of dat t'ing there.

Interlude:

G (G#7) A7, D7  C  G

Verse 2:

G                    G#7  A7
 So when the butcher pull up a stool,
   C                         G
Be-gin fi question Ozzy; how him so fool?
                         G#7  A7
What kind a sump'in cook in a pot?
         C                   G
From him born, him never did hear 'bout dat.

Bridge 2:

                     D       C                 G
Well, what'cha know, master? Give I time mek'a try explain.
                 D                 C                   G
It's just like a flim show, fi pro-tect the humble; we change the name.
                  D                C                   G
I would have feel so cute, fi come in and ask we some 'Arnold fat'.
             D            C                      G
I and I feel safer, if we change the subject and call it dat.

Chorus 2:

          G
(You wan' goat?) No I might a-kill I queen,
             A7
(Try de beef nuh?) I no check fi no grass weh green.
           D7
(Wha' bout fowl?) What'cha know; is time fi a change,
      C                         D   G
(Mere fish?) Got children out-a dat range.

              G
(How 'bout de steak?) What'cha know, me no sight me rate,
     A7
(Try tripe?) Bu'n me belly when I pull me pipe.
               D7
(What about de pork then?) Hush your mouth man; me brethren hear,
C                      D     G
 Sell I a pound of dat t'ing there.

Interlude:

G (G#7) A7, D7  C  G

Verse 3:

G             G#7 A7
 Ozzy pay off de  butcher bill,
C                  G
 Tek de parcel and trod up the hill.
                     G#7 A7
Like a spite, who do you t'ink him meet?
      C             G
Rasta Jeremiah from down the street.

Bridge 3:

G            D            C                  G
 Guidance me Brethren; is wha' you have in a dat dere bag?
              D                C                 G
Him kinda get frighten, and be-gin fi hide it be-neat' him rag.
                 D               C                 G
That man no fear I, Lord, mek we go up me yard and take a sat.
                    D            C                   G
Meanwhile, light, a fire; I will help you eat off de pound a dat.

Chorus 3:

          G
(You wan' goat?) No I might a-kill I queen,
             A7
(Try de beef nuh?) I no check fi no grass weh green.
           D7
(Wha' bout fowl?) What'cha know; is time fi a change,
      C                         D   G
(Mere fish?) Got children out-a dat range.

              G
(How 'bout de steak?) What'cha know, me no sight me rate,
     A7
(Try tripe?) Bu'n me belly when I pull me pipe.
               D7
(What about de pork then?) Hush your mouth man; me brethren hear,
C                      D     G
 Sell I a pound of dat t'ing there.

Outro:

G (G#7) A7, D7  C  G

(Repeat to Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
---------------

   G       G#7     A7      D7      C       D

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 355433  464544  575655  x57575  x35553  x57775


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2006 (clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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