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Dont Stand So Close To Me Chords

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From markoffen@hotmail.com Sun May  4 10:18:43 1997
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 1997 09:24:28 PDT
From: Mark Offen 
To: guitar@olga.net
Subject: Tab "Dont stand so close to me" by "the Police"

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"Don't Stand So Close to Me" by The Police
Words and music: Sting
Transcribed by Mark Offen

Verse 1:

Eb     F  Eb     Eb   F  Eb
Young teacher   the subject

Gm   F          Gm  F
Of school girl Fantasy.

Eb   F    Eb   Eb   F  Eb
She wants him   so badly,

Gm      F       Gm      F
Knows what she wants to be.

Eb  F   Eb   Eb       F  Eb
Inside her   there's longing,

Gm    F         Gm    F
This girl's an open page

Eb    F  Eb    Eb         F    Eb
Book marking    she's so close now.

Gm    F      Gm        F
This girl is half his age.


D       A   D      A       Bm       A        D7      Em
Don't stand Don't stand so Don't stand so close to me

D       A   D      A       Bm       A        D7      Em D7 Em
Don't stand Don't stand so Don't stand so close to be.

Verse 2

Eb    F     Eb  Eb  F  Eb
Her friends are so jealous

Gm   F       Gm        F
You know how bad girls get

Eb   F     Eb  Eb     F Eb
Sometimes it's not so easy

Gm  F     Gm       F
To be the teacher's pet

Eb   F  Eb  Eb  F  Eb
Temptation frustration

Gm  F      Gm       F
so bad it makes him cry

Eb   F   Eb  Eb    F   Eb
Wet bus stop she's waiting

Gm  F      Gm       F
His car is warm and dry


Verse 3

Loose talk in  the class room
to hurt they try and try.
Strong words in the staff room
the accusations fly
It's no use   he sees her
he starts to shake and cough
just like the old man
in that book by Nabakov.


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BECR 181 wrote on July 19 2006, 11:14 pm

dosent sound Right

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gingermop 14 wrote on July 13 2009, 03:27 pm

sounds right to me- this is what i had worked out as the chords too

nice tab!

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