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Dirty Work Chords

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version 3

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Dirty work      -       Steely Dan

Capo 1st Fret

Intro:
C - F - Am - Bb - B - Ci     3x 
C - F - Am -

(Am)           Dm                                                       
     Times are     hard
          G7                    C                                       
You're a -    fraid to pay the    fee
        F                       Bb                                     
So you     find yourself some -    body
         C                  G/B       Am - Gi                                    
Who can     do the job for      free 
F             Am                Dm                                          
    When you     need a bit of     lovin'
              G7                 Em/C                                      
 'Cause your      man is out of       town
            F                  Bb                                       
That's the    time you get me     runnin'
          C                    Dm                                       
And you     know I'll be a -       round

Chorus:
C          Fmaj7/C                  Am                Bb      B - Ci                         
    I'm a          fool to do your    dirty work, oh    yeah 
C          Fmaj7/C               Am                 Bb       B - Ci                       
    I don't        wanna do your    dirty work, no     more 
C        Fmaj7/C                   Am                Bb       B - Ci                       
    I'm a         fool to do your    dirty work, oh     yeah 
C - F - Am -

(Am)            Dm                                                        
     Light the    candle
         G7                C                                            
Put the     lock upon the    door
          F                     Bb                                     
You have     sent the maid home     early
        C                       G/B       Am - Gi                               
Like a    thousand times be -       fore 
F             Am                Dm                                         
    Like the     castle in it's     corner
       G7          Em/C                                                    
In a      medieval       game
         F               Bb                                            
I fore -    see terrible    trouble
       C                     Dm                                        
And I    stay here just the     same


Chorus:
C         Fmaj7/C                 Am                Bb        B - Ci                        
    I'm a         fool to do your    dirty work, oh     yeah 
C          Fmaj7/C                Am                Bb       B - Ci                      
    I don't        wanna do your     dirty work, no     more 
C        Fmaj7/C                 Am                  Bb       B - Ci                      
    I'm a        fool to do your     dirty work, oh     yeah 
C - F -

Break:
G - Em - G - Em - F - G - Dm 

Chorus:
C          Fmaj7/C                 Am                 Bb       B - Ci                       
    I'm a          fool to do your    dirty work, oh     yeah 
C          Fmaj7/C               Am                 Bb      B - Ci                        
    I don't       wanna do your     dirty work, no     more 
C        Fmaj7/C                  Am                 Bb       B - Ci                      
    I'm a        fool to do your     dirty work, oh     yeah 
C           Fmaj7/C               Am                 Bb      B - Ci                        
    I don't         wanna do your     dirty work, no     more 

start fading 

Outro:
C          Fmaj7/C                Am                 Bb      B - Ci                         
    I'm a         fool to do your    dirty work, oh     yeah 
C            Fmaj7/C                Am                 Bb      B - Ci                       
    I don't          wanna do your     dirty work, no     more 


C       x32010
F       133211
Am      x02210
Bb      x13331
B       x24442
Ci      x35553
Dm      xx0231
G7      320001
G/B     x2003x
Gi      32000x
Em/C    x32000
Fmaj7/C x33210
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Fezzick wrote on May 6 2014, 10:29 am

Thank you for posting a version of this song with some of the more nuanced chords - a much better representation of the actual song than the other tabs submitted!

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siemj wrote on May 6 2014, 01:34 pm

That is why I gave it a try. Thanks for your comment.
Siemj

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VelvetAssassin wrote on May 13 2014, 02:24 pm

Good job man! Did you upload this after American Hustle came out by any chance?

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