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Christmas In Cape Town ukulele

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        Christmas in Cape Town - Randy Newman 
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Randy Newman 
Christmas in Cape Town (1983)
(Randy Newman)

From: "Trouble in Paradise"

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CHRISTMAS INTRO
  Am  Em7 F   C    F   G   C   C7   Am  Em  F   C    F   C G
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
e|3---2---0-------|----------------|3-------0-------|----------------|
B|------------3---|--------0---3---|----3-------0---|1---0-----------|
G|----------------|0---2-----------|----------------|--------2-------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|



RIFF
       C       G        A                C       G        F
  4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
A-0-2-|3---2-0---0-2---|0-----------0-2-|5-3-2-0-----0-2-|0-----------0-2-|
E-----|--------3-------|----------------|--------3-------|--3-1-----------|
e-----|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
e-----|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  C       G        D                E
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  
A|3---2-0---0-2---|----------------|----2-----------|
E|--------3-------|----2-----------|--4-------------|
e|----------------|--2-------------|4---------------|
e|----------------|2---------------|----------------|

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CHORDS

        g-C-E-A
Em7     0-2-0-2

Eb-5    2-3-3-1

Am+7    1-0-0-0
Am7     0-0-0-0
Am+7/F  1-0-1-0
Fadd9   0-0-1-0
Asus4   2-2-0-0   
A+7sus4 1-2-0-0             
A7sus4  0-2-0-0

Fadd#11 2-0-1-2

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CHRISTMAS INTRO
| Am Em7 F C |
| F G C C7 |
| Am Em F C |
| F C G   |


INTRO
| Am F | G Em7 |
| Am F | G Em7 |


VERSE
Am     F
 Every night
G         Em7
 In Jungletown
Am       C              G        D E
 All the boogies in the street
Am  F
 Radios 
G          Em7
 Turned up very loud
        F
Playin' Dancing Queen
     Eb   Bb  F C
They love our music


INTERLUDE
Am       F                  G
 La, la, la, la, la la, la, la, la, la
D      E
La, la, la, la 
Am       F                  G
 La, la, la, la, la la, la, la, la, la
D      E
La, la, la, la 


VERSE
Am            F   G               Em7
 This English girl from the North somewhere
Am          C             G       D E
 Is stayin' with me at my place
Am           F
 Drinkin' up all my beer
G                      Em7
Talkin' about the poor niggers all the time
F
   It's a real disgrace, she says


BRIDGE
Am           F                         G
 I tell her, Darling, don't talk about things
               Em
You don't understand
Am           F  
 I tell her, Darling, don't talk about something
G                        Em
You don't know anything about
Am           F 
 I tell her, Darling, if you don't like it here
   G                Eb-5
Go back to your own miserable country


CHORUS
     Am           Am+7             Am7         Am+7
It's Christmas in Cape Town but it ain't the same
F                    Am+7/F          Fadd9     Am+7/F
 Oh, the boys on the beach are still blowin'
Asus4           A+7sus4              A7sus4  A+7sus4
 And the summer wind still kicks the clouds around


RIFF
| C G   | A | C G | F | 
| C G   | D | E |


MIDDLE 8
F
  You know my little brother, babe
Am
  Well, he works out at the diamond mine
F
  I drove him out there at five this mornin'
Am
  The niggers was waitin' in a big long line
Fadd#11
  You know those big old lunch pails they carry, man
      Am
With a picture of Star Wars painted on the side
         Fadd#11
They were starin' at us real hard with their big ugly yellow eyes


BRIDGE
         | Am F |  G     Em |
You could feel it   This time ...
         | Am F |  G     Eb-5 |
You could feel it


CHORUS
     Am           Am+7             Am7         Am+7
It's Christmas in Cape Town but it ain't the same
F               Am+7/F       Fadd9    Am+7/F
 The stores are open all the time
Asus4       A+7sus4             A7sus4                A+7sus4
 And little kids on skateboards cut in and out of the crowd


INTERLUDE
        | Am             F           | G Em7 | 
And the Christmas lights still shine

| Am F | G Em7 |


VERSE
Am               F                 G
 Myself, I don't like to drink the way
           Em7
I used to, man, you know
Am                C              G   D E
 It don't seem to get me high
Am                  F
 And the beer don't taste the way it
         G               Em7
Ought to taste somehow
      F
And I don't know why


BRIDGE
Am             F            G
 Don't talk to me about the planes
          Em7
Man, I've heard it
Am           F             G    D E
 Just take a look around
Am                 F
 What are we gonna do
            G          Em7
Blow up the whole damn country?
Fadd#11
I don’t know


CHORUS
     Am           Am+7      | Am7 Am+7 |
It's Christmas in Cape Town
     F            Am+7/F    | Fadd9 Am+7/F |
It's Christmas in Cape Town
     Asus4        A+7sus4   | A7sus4 A+7sus4|
It's Christmas in Cape Town


RIFF
| C G   | A | C G | F | 
| C G   | D | E |


CHRISTMAS OUTRO
| Am Em7 F C |
| F G C C7 |
| Am Em F C |
| F   G C |

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