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The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker chords

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                           The Ballad Of Dorothy Parker
                                      Prince

                                                                  Prince 



[Intro]

A9/E  A+9/E  Em

Am9/E  E7  Em7  A9/E  Am7/E  B/E  Em


[Verse 1]

Am9/E                E7
   Dorothy was a waitress on the promenade

Em7                  A9/E
   She worked the night shift

Am7/E                         B/E
   Dishwater blonde, tall and fine

          Em
She got a lot of tips


[Verse 2]

          Am9/E                     E7
Well, earlier I'd been talkin' stuff in a violent room

Em7                      A9/E
   Fightin' with lover's past

Am7/E                           B/E
I needed someone with a quicker wit than mine

            Em
Dorothy was fast


[Verse 3]

 Am9/E                   E7    
Well, I ordered - "Yeah, let me get a fruit cocktail, I ain't to hungry"

Em7                A9/E
   Dorothy laughed

               Am7/E
She said - "It sound like a real man tome (you're kinda cute)

             B/E                    Em
You're kinda cute, you wanna take a bath?" (Do you wanna, do you wanna?) ... Bath?


[Verse 4]

              Am9/E                    E7
Oh, I said - "Cool, but I'm leavin' my pants on (What you say?)

        Em7                      A9/E
Cuz I'm kinda goin' with someone"

            Am7/E                       B/E                       
She said - "Sound like a real man to me

                 Em
Mind if I turn on the radio?"


[Bridge 1]

    G     G7     G
"Oh, my favorite song," she said
 
           G7   G         Am  G      G7    G
And it was Joni singing, "Help me, I think I'm falling"

             G7    G
(Drring) The phone rang and she said

    G7 G    G6      G           G7   G  G6
"Whoev er's calling can't be as cute as you"

Em
    Right then and there I knew I was through (Dorothy Parker was cool)


[Interlude]

A9/E  Am9/E


[Verse 5]

   Em
My pants were wet, they came off

But she didn't see the movie cuz she hadn't read the book first

Esus4  E/F  Em  E/F  Em  E/F  E7sus4

  Am9/E               E7
Instead she pretended she was blind

    Em7                               A9/E
An affliction brought on by a witch's curse

        Am7/E
Dorothy made me laugh (ha ha, ha ha)

                        B/E                      Em
I felt much better so I went back to the violent room

(Tell us what you did, what you did) Let me tell you what I did


[Bridge 2]

G                 G7 G   Gsus4 G       G7 G  Gsus4
   I took another bubble bath  with my pants on

G         G7  G    Gsus4
  All the fighting stopped

G              G7    G Am7  Am11  Am7  Am11
Next time I'll do it sooner

            Am7  Am11   Am9b5   Am9
This is the bal  lad of Dorothy Parker


[Outro]

Am9/E  E7  Em7  A9/E  Am7/E  B/E  Em x2

Em

            
            
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goodamericanradio 10 Jun 10, 2017 08:35 AM

These chords couldn't be any more wrong. have you played them back to the song?the chords are more intricate than open chords. A disservice.

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