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Allentown Jail chords

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Allentown Jail:The Seekers.
On the charts in UK in 1966.

INTRO: Bm D Bm F#...Bm D  Bm/A/F#/Bm  A

#1.
     D            Bm         F#m       Bm
They locked up my darlin' in Allentown Jail,
G     A       D
Ohhh..whoaaa, oooh.
    D          Bm          F#m        Bm
And no one has come for to put up his bail,
E             A    A7
Ohhh..whoaaa, oooh.

#2.
     G          A                 D     F# Bm
They say at the court house he'll never go free,
G           D     D7
Ne.e.ver go free.
    G          A          D       F#  Bm
For he stole a diamond, a beauti..ful diamond,
   G        F#     Bm
To give, to give to me.

CHORUS:
Bm           D         Bm   A
Somewhere in Allentown Jail..
   Bm             F#        Bm
my heart waits in Allentown Jail.

#3.
    A               D              Bm           F#m        Bm
You know, I'm gonna dance for you, mister, I'll sing you a song,
G     A       D
Ohhh..whoaaa, oooh.
    D               Bm            F#m       Bm
But more than that, mister, would surely be wrong,
E             A    A7
Ohhh..whoaaa, oooh.
    G               A             D      F# Bm
But more than that, mister, would surely be wrong,
G                 D    D7
Oh, oh, can't you see?
         G            A          D       F#  Bm
Well, my love stole a diamond, a beauti..ful diamond,
   G        F#      Bm
To give, to give to me.

CHORUS:
Bm           D         Bm   A
Somewhere in Allentown Jail..
   Bm             F#        Bm
my heart waits in Allentown Jail.

OUTRO:
Bm           D         Bm   A
Somewhere in Allentown Jail..
   Bm             F#        Bm
my heart waits in Allentown Jail.

Bm D  Bm/A/F#/Bm


A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.

  

            
            
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zoran.strajin 1,305 Nov 07, 2016 10:24 AM

Hidden gem!

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Kraziekhat 64,745 Nov 08, 2016 02:25 AM

zoran.strajin:Thanks, mate. Always appreciate your comments/ratings. KK.

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