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Dr Livingstone ukulele

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Dr. Livingstone -       Crowded House

this is an attempt to 'catch' the feel of the song into single chords, so it can be 
played on one guitar.

Intro:
  F     .     G     .      Bb7                 Bb7*
e|1-----1-----3-----3----|-1-----1-----1-----1-4p1|
B|1-----1-----3-----3----|-3-----3-----3-----3-3--|
G|2-----2-----4-----4----|-1-----1-----1-----1-1--|     2x
D|3-----3-----5-----5----|-3-----3-----3-----3-3--|
A|3-----3-----5-----5----|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----|
E|1-1-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-3-3|------------------------|

F              G
   Steam ship    sail down the river
Bb7
     Fight the mosquitoes
    Bb7
that   lie in the swamp
F              G
  White smoke    cover the jungle
Bb7
    see Dr. Livingston
Bb7
     land with a thump
Dsus2     Dm          Dsus2    Dm                G#/C
     Down    where the      sad    widows gather
C+sus2/Ab       G#*     C+sus2/Ab      
G#*          Bb7
          Young    women          weep     for their   dying babies
Dsus2    Dm     Dsus2      Dm
       I    am a     white    man in Africa
C+sus2/Ab   G#*           C+sus2/Ab     G#*
          If     I were to         stay      here there'd be
   Bb7
no     one to save me /

           F                     F
I hear the   drums, I know it's    urgent
            Cm7               F
I hear sur-     vival in his    hands
           F                    F
Switch to    record, I get the    picture
          Cm7               F
But I will     never under-    stand

Break:
  F     .     G     .      Bb7                 Bb7*
e|1-----1-----3-----3----|-1-----1-----1-----1-4p1|
B|1-----1-----3-----3----|-3-----3-----3-----3-3--|
G|2-----2-----4-----4----|-1-----1-----1-----1-1--|     2x
D|3-----3-----5-----5----|-3-----3-----3-----3-3--|
A|3-----3-----5-----5----|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----|
E|1-1-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-3-3|------------------------|


F               G
   Mad world in-   visible army
Bb7                          Bb7
     Blow up the bridges and     come like a storm
F            G
  Young girl   eyes full of promise
Bb7                     Bb7
     Carry the baby and     keeping it warm
Dsus2      Dm          Dsus2     Dm               G#/C
      Down    where the      sad    widows gather
C+sus2/Ab      G#*    C+sus2/Ab        
G#*          Bb7
          Young    men          go down     on their     knees
Dsus2    Dm      Dsus2      Dm
       I     am a      white    man in Africa
    C+sus2/Ab      G#*             
C+sus2/Ab            G#*     Bb7/
With           more    than just my           god to ap-   pease

            F                    F
I hear the    drums, I know it's   urgent
            Cm7              F
I hear sur-     vival in his   hands
          F                    F
Switch to    record, I get the    picture
           Cm7               F
But I will     never under-    stand

             Bb             C
How there is    love in his    face
       Bb                   C
In the    midst of all this   waste

Bb7sus4

       Bb           C      Bb          C
In the   Mozambique    sun    under the   gun
           F          F
I hear the    drums,
      Cm7                  F
I hear     survival in his    hands,
           F        F
I hear the    drums
            Cm7                F
There is a     curse upon this   land
         F                   F
Hear the    drums, know it's   urgent
              Cm7              F
   Hear sur-      vival in his    hands
        F              F
Hit re-   cord get the    picture,
       Cm7              F
I will     never under-    stand

Solo:
  F     .     G     .      Bb7                 Bb7*
e|1-----1-----3-----3----|-1-----1-----1-----1-4p1|
B|1-----1-----3-----3----|-3-----3-----3-----3-3--|
G|2-----2-----4-----4----|-1-----1-----1-----1-1--|
D|3-----3-----5-----5----|-3-----3-----3-----3-3--|
A|3-----3-----5-----5----|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----|
E|1-1-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-3-3|------------------------|


F               G7              Bb7       Bb7*
   Child of the    sound and the    fury
F             G7           Bb7           Bb7*
  Left all a-    lone in a    warzone,
F              G7             Bb7      Bb7*
  Child of the   sound and the   fury

G#/F      Bb7      G#/F     Bb7
      aah     aaah      aah     aaah

    F                      G7
The   hour is late and the    thought of my bed
         Bb7           Bb7
Makes me     tired and     ready for sleep
    F                       G7
So    tell me about all the    places you go
        Bb7                          Bb7
All the    lies that you swallow The    people you keep
         F             G7
Viva the    monastery,   That's where I wanna be
Bb7           Bb7
   wrestle my    soul!
F  ///

Bb7       x13131
Bb7*      x13134
Dsus2     x5775x
Dm        x5776x
G#/C      x3654x
G7        353433
C+sus2/Ab 4x653x
G#*       4x654x
Cm7       x35343
Bb7sus4   x13344

            
            
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