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Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis chords

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Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis
From Blue Valentines1977



Bb9: EADGHe: X10111
Bb/C: EADGHe: X3X331
Fadd9/A: EADGHe: X03213
C11: EADGHe: 033333



Intro: Gm Am7 Bb Bb/C

F    A7       
hey Charlie I'm pregnant
Bb9
and living on the 9th street
           F    A7  
right above a dirty bookstore
Bb9
of euclid avenue
F    A7  
and I stopped takin dope
Bb9
and I quit drinkin whiskey
      Gm7         F/A
and my old man plays the trombone
       Bb9            Bb/C     F   C11  F 
and works out at the track
 F    A7  
and he says that he loves me
Bb9
even though its not his baby
F    A7  
and he says that he'll raise him up
  Bb9
like he would his own son
F    A7  
and he gave me a ring
   Dm7        F/Eb
that was worn by his mother
   Bb9                 Bb/C 
and he takes me out dancin
    Bb9   C11       F     C11   F  C11  
every saturday night.
F    A7  
and hey Charlie I think about you
   Bb9
everytime I pass a fillin station
F    A7  
on account of all the grease
Bb9
you used to wear in your hair
F    A7  
and I still have that record
Dm7      F/Eb
of little anthony & the Imperials
Bb9
but someone stole my record player
  C11                             F    C11       F  A7
now how do you like that?
Dm7   F/C 
hey Charlie I almost went crazy
Gm7     Fadd9/A
after mario got busted
Bb9         Bb/C       C7
so I  went back to omaha to
F    A7  
live with my folks
Dm7      F/C
but everyone I used to know
      Bb9
was either dead or in prison

Gm7         Fadd9/A
so I  came back to Minneapolis
Bb9         Bb/C   C7
this time I think i'm gonna stay.

F    A7 
hey Charlie I think I'm happy
  Bb9
for the first time since my accident
F    A7 
and I wish I had all the money
     Bb9
that we used to spend on dope
F    A7 
i'd buy me a used car lot
  Dm7  F/Eb
and I wouldn't sell any of em
      Bb9
i'd just drive a different car
C11         Bb9             C11
every day, dependin on how I feel
   F    C11         F   C11 

F    A7 
hey Charlie for chrissakes
Bb9
do you want to know the truth of it?
F    A7 
i don't have a husband
Bb9
he don't play the trombone
F    A7 
and I need to borrow money
Dm7  
to pay this lawyer
  F/Eb
Charlie, hey
Bb9
i'll be eligible for parole
   C11     F
come valentines day

-- 
Anders Mikkelsen Fåborggade 1,4  8000 Århus C
email: andersam@imv.aau.dk

"Never trust a man in a blue trenchcoat,
 never drive a car when you're dead"    -Tom Waits


            
            
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mikeofthechimps 40 Feb 08, 2007 12:44 AM

its in a different key,the chord progression is right in places though. Why don't you offer up a better transcription?

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freezedryfun 83 Sep 29, 2007 03:24 AM

Just put a capo on first, easy enough.

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Bloodbarn 34 Jul 04, 2009 11:50 AM

Its exactly the same transcription that's on the Tom Waits music book "Anthology" so to all the newbies who can't transpose chords and are complaining about this tab, shut the hell up !

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