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Big City
The Pretty Things
Written by Jimmy Duncan and Alan Klein; released as the B-side to "Road Runner".

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  used   to     be     a      sim -  ple    li  -  vin'


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  e  -   ven    know   the    time   of            day


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  blues,        I      was    go  -  ing    to     stay.


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                                            Big


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  ci  -  ty,                                big


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         sun -  ny     day,                            And


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                                                       But


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  there  are    big -  ger    fish          in     a


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                       Whoa!

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  soon   for -  got    the    faith  my     mo  -  ther


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         taught               me,                  That


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  be  -  ing    good   in     eve -  ry     -      thing,


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Outro:
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  ci  -  ty,                                    big...
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