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Lost Johnny chords

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Lost Johnny
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    G  A
You only get a single chance
     G    A 
The rules are very plain
      G   A 
The truth is well concealed inside
     G A  
the details of the game
         D  E 
You can see it coming
         D   E
You can hear it from afar
      D   E 
It's pale and it flickers
        C     D      G-A
Like a faded movie sta-ar

    D    E  
And up there in the castle
          D E     
they're trying to make us scream
     D  E 
by sticking thumb tacks in her flesh
     C     D         G-A
and cancelling the dre-am

 D   E  
Can you find the Valium?
 D   E
Can you bring it soon?
 C            D                        G-A
Lost Johnny's out there baying at the Mo-on

     G    A
The time has come for you to choose
           G  A
and you'd better get it right
 G  A
Berlin girls with sharp white teeth
     G  A 
are waiting in the night

        D      E 
But you ought to really get some
    D   E 
It surely can't be hard
        D  E 
There's always trouble waiting
          C         D         G-A
when you leave your own back ya-ard

    D     E 
And underneath the city
    D  E  
the alligators sing
       D    E
about how the puppets cannot dance
       C       D           G-A
since someone cut their stri-ings

 D  E 
Run and get the morphine
     D     E
for God's sake make it brief
 C            D                      G-A
Lost Johnny's out there looking for relief

        G     A
Now he sounds and looks so evil
          G   A 
and you know he really tries
    G   A 
but every time he makes a play
      G A 
that vital number dies

     D  E   
And Sally buys her underwear
         D     E
from a store where no-one goes
     D    E
She makes it big in photographs
          C          D        G-A
on the strength of what she sho-ows

     D   E
And here inside the waiting room
     D  E 
the radio still screams
     D    E
And we're all taking Tuenol
    C     D           G-A 
to murder our young dre-ams

 D  E 
Run and fetch your credit card
  D  E
Try to make it quick
 C            D                            G-A
Lost Johnny's out there trying to turn a tri-ick 

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is from their collection of tabs! I am simply transferring it here for simplicities sake.

            
            
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Stub_Mandrel 11 Aug 25, 2013 12:12 PM

The G-A pattern and the D-E one are actually played by strumming the open chords and hammering on the A or E-shape. This simpler approach captures the 'drone' of the original, even on an acoustic. If only I could sing like Lemmy ;-)

Some of the chord changes aren't well co-ordinated with the lyrics.

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