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Ice Cream Man ukulele

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: tgannon@charlie.usd.edu (spideir)

         **ICE CREAM MAN (Tom Waits)**
           =============
  
 -- comp. Tom Waits (from _Closing_Time_) ["transcr." tcg, '86]
   -- 4/4 // Key of Dm (transposed from Cm) // Allegro [except Intro]
   -- each chord symbol OR slash = 1 beat 
  
 CHORDS--
     Dm     Dm<C bass> BbM7     Bb7      A+       A7+      Gm7      A7  
     xxo___   x_x___   x_x___   x_x___   xox___   xoxo__   _x____   xoxo_o
   1 |||||1   |||||1   |1===1   |1=1=1   |||||1   |||||1   ||||||   ||||||
     |||2||   |||2||   |||2||   ||||||   |||23|   ||||2|   ||||||   ||2|3|
     ||||3|   |3||4|   ||||3|   ||||3|   ||||||   ||||||   1=1111   ||||||
     ||||||   ||||||   ||||||   ||||||   ||||||   ||||||   ||||||   ||||||
  
  
  
 INTRO: (Moderately: ad-lib arpeggios [piano, really])
   Dm  /  Dm  /  BbM7  /  A+  [5x ... 5th x, move A+ fingering up every 
                                  2 frets for neat effect; then pause...]
 (quicker tempo:)
   Dm / Dm<C> / Bb7 / A7+ / [2x]
  
 VERSE 1:
          Dm       /       Dm<C>  /    Bb7   /   A7+  /
 Well, I take 'em by your house about two forty-five--
  Dm  /    Dm<C>      /  Bb7   /   A7+  /
 Sidewalk sundaes, strawberry surprise--
          Dm     /  /    / Gm7   /   /   /
 I got a cherry popsickle, right on time--
    A7   /     /      /       A7+ /    /    /
 A big stick, mama, that'll blow your mind--
  
 CHORUS:
             Dm    /   Dm<C>  /  Bb7   /   A7+  /
 'Cuz I'm an Ice Cream Man--
       Dm   /  Dm<C>   /  Bb7   /   A7+  /
 I'm a one-man band--
        Dm    /   Dm<C> /     Bb7   /  A7+  /  Dm  /  Dm<C> /  Bb7 / A7+ /
 I'm an Ice Cream Man, honey, I'll be good to you.
  
 VERSE 2:
         Dm     /      Dm<C>   /    Bb7    /   A7+   /
 If you meet me in the alley, baby, don't you fret--
  Dm   /     Dm<C>  /   Bb7   /  A7+  /
 Come back around, and don't forget--
              Dm   /           /      /       Gm7      /      /    /
 When you're tired and you're hungry, and you want somethin' cool--
  A7  /         /       /     A7+ /    /    /
 Got somethin' better than a swimmin' pool--
  
 CHORUS
  
 LEAD TACIT {"over" Verse chords}
  
 CHORUS
  
 VERSE 3:
         Dm  / Dm<C>       /        Bb7  /   A7+    /
 If you see me comin', 'n'you ain't got no change--
  Dm    /     Dm<C> /     Bb7 /  A7+    /
 Don't worry, baby, it can be arranged--
   Dm     /        /     /     Gm7   /   /    /
 Show me you can smile, baby, just for me--
  A7       /       /   /         A7+    /      /    /
 Feed you with a drumstick, I'll do it for free-- 
                           [no Freudian stuff in THIS song, by God!]
  
 CHORUS
                      Dm  /  Dm<C> /  Bb7  /  A7+  /  Dm / Dm<C> /
 [... I'll be good to you.]             --Be good to you--
                                      Bb7  /  A7+  /  Dm / Dm<C> /
                                        --Be good to you--
                                      Bb7  /  A7+  /      Dm   / Dm<C> /
                                               --Good to you, yeh--
                                      Bb7  /  A7+  /      Dm   / Dm<C> /
                                               --Good to you, yeh--
                                      Bb7  /  A7+  /      Dm   / Dm<C> /
                                               --Good to you, yeh--
                                      Bb7  /  A7+  /      Dm   / Dm<C> /
                                               --Good to you, yeh--
                                      Bb7  /  A7+  /      Dm   / Dm<C> /
                                               --Good to you, yeh--
                                      Bb7  /  A7+  /      Dm   / Dm<C> /
                                               --Good to you--
                                      Bb7   /  A7+  /  Dm   / Dm<C> /
                                    --I'll be good to you--
                                      Bb7   /       A7+  /  Dm   / Dm<C> /
                                         --I'll be good to you-- [...fade]

  *===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*
  | Thomas C. Gannon | tgannon@charlie.usd.edu | U of SoDak (Vermillion)  |
  * ------------------------------- _-^-_ ------------------------------- *
  | "--If I decide to practice a   / o )=\    slight movement from right  |
  *  to left . . . or from left   {   /===}    to right . . . it's        *
  |     nobody's business but my   \ (=o=/    own." (_A_Day_for_Eeyore_)  |
  *===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===* ^-_=^ *===*===*===*===*===*===*===*===*

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