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You Tattooed Me 
Tom Robinson

transcribed by Mike Underwood (sleepdep@sympatico.ca)

Chords used: A B E F#m G#m C#m 

intro:

F#m  A(5th fr) G# B(7th fr) C#m A B 

Verse:

C#m
Stranded in Antwerp

June '54
F#m
Streets full of refugees
      A         B
And rumours of war
     C#m
In a queue at the station

A stranger arrived
    F#m
You walked up & fixed me
      A          B
With wild hazel eyes

But the hotel was crowded
I followed in fright
You slammed the door behind us
And smashed out the light
You said "why try to fight it?" 
To my racing heart
Then we nuzzled like animals
And kissed in the dark

Bridge:
E                   
We wrecked the bed spent the rent
A                  
Left there without a cent
 F#m                 A            C#m B
Drank the fare and never made the train
  A            G#m     B
Till 25 I was barely alive
        F#m          A        B
And I wondered what hit me

Chorus:
                   A      C#m     G#m   B       A          C#m        B
When you tattooed me...        tattooed me
             A  C#m              G#m B
You tattooed me             tattooed me
         A          B               C#m    A    B
And I wondered what hit me when you came


Shacked up in basements
Behind broken doors
Bugs in the blankets
And glass on the floor
Cold broke & hungry
With quarrels and fights
Coughing blood through the winter
I felt so alive

And then on one fatal day
You signed your life away
I was too weak for alarm
I was drunk and asleep
As you left for the fleet
You tattooed your name on my arm

Yeah you tattooed me tattooed me
You tattooed me tattooed me
Your name with a needle in my arm

Break (flamenco strum as required)
C#m  A  B  A

With the peace in Geneva
The world crawled away
From the brink of oblivion
We all breathed again
And when you deserted
No more letters came
My life cut to pieces
I started again
 
And when I was on the mend
I drifted to Zaventem
Worked there unloading the plane
And I paid my way
On a thousand a day
And I never did see you again

But you tattooed me... tattooed me
You tattooed me tattooed me
You tattooed me tattooed me
You tattooed me tattooed me
And the mark of the needle remains

You tattooed me tattooed me
And I knew that we'd never meet again
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