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Author
Matchbox
The Beatles
Written by Carl Perkins; released on EP "Long Tall Sally"

This is a kind of a blues number; I love it :-)

Intro:
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D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7---7--4-----|-------4------7------4-----|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
                                                I  said I'm

Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4-----|-------4------7---7--4---7-|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
  sitting    wa  -  tching,   match- box    hole in my
         here

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7---7--4---7-|-------4------7------4-----|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
      clothes                                   I  said I'm


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------4------7---7--4---7-|-------4------7------4---7-|
A|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  sitting    wonde- ring,     match- box    hole in my
         here

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7------4-----|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
         clothes                                       I


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------9------6-----|-------4------7------4---7-|
A|7------------------------7-|5--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  ain't  no  ma  -  tches,    sure   a   long   way to go
      got                but I    got

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|7------7------7------7-----|
E|5--------------------------|---------------------------|
                                                I'm a lone

Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7------4---7-|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
         poor   boy, and I'm a       long       way    home
                                                   from

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7------4---7-|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
                                                I'm a lone


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7------4---7-|
A|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         poor   boy, and I'm a       long       way    home
                                                   from

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7----------4-|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------5-----|
                                                       I've


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------9------6---9-|-------4------7------4-----|
A|7--------------------------|5------------------------5-|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  never  been hap - py,    cause         I  e- ver did was
                              everything

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|7------5------4------------|
E|5--------------------------|---------------------7-----|
  wrong                       Well,             if you don't

Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|-----------4--7------4---7-|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
      want my   peaches, honey,   please       shake my
                                     don't

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-----------4--7------4---7-|---------------------------|
E|5--------------------------|5------7------8------9-----|
  tree                                          If you don't


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7------4---7-|
A|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  wanna  those peaches, honey,    please mess a-   my tree
      pick                           don't     round

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7----------4-|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------5-----|
                                                I  got news


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------9------6-----|-------4------7------4---7-|
A|7------------------------7-|5--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         for    ba- by,       leave  here in    mise - ry
             your                 me

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------5------6-----|7------7------7------7-----|
E|5--------------------------|---------------------------|
                           All    right!

Break (solo):
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|7-------------5------4-----|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|7------5------4------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------7-----|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------4-----|7------5------4------------|
A|-------4------7------------|---------------------7-----|
E|5--------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------4------5------6-----|7------5------4------------|
A|5--------------------------|---------------------7-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------5------6-----|7------5------4------------|
E|5--------------------------|---------------------7-----|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------9------6-----|-------4------5------6-----|
A|7--------------------------|5--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|7------5------4------------|---------------------------|
A|---------------------8-----|7------5------4------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------7-----|
                              Well,             let me be

Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7------4-----|
E|5----------5---------------|5--------------------------|
         your   little dog,      till your  big dog    comes


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7------4---7-|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
                                                Let me be


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7------4---7-|
A|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         your   little dog,      till your  big dog    comes


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7------4---7-|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
                                                Oh,    your
                                                   when

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------9------6-----|-------4------7------4---7-|
A|7------------------------7-|5--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  big dog    gets   here,     watch how your puppy dog


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|7------7------7------7-----|
E|5--------------------------|---------------------------|
  runs                        Well,             I  said I'm

Verse:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|--------------4------7-----|--------------4------7-----|
E|5--------------------------|5-----------------5--------|
  sitting    wa  -  tching,   match- box    hole in my clothes
         here

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7---7--4---7-|-------4------7---7--4---7-|
E|5----------5---------------|5----------5---------------|


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7------4---7-|
A|5--------------------------|5--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  sitting    wa  -  tching,   match- box    hole in my
         here

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------4------7------4---7-|-------4------7----------4-|
E|5--------------------------|5--------------------5-----|
         clothes                                       I


G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|-------6------9------6-----|-------4------5------6-----|
A|7------------------------7-|5--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
  ain't  no  ma  -  tches,    sure   a   long   way to go
      got                but I    got

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|7--------------------------|----5--6---7---------7-----|
A|-------4------7------7---7-|7--------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|

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