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Twisted- Joni Mitchell
Tabbed by Robin Young

A7: 001010
B7: 024242
D7: 000212
D9: 054555
Em7: 022030
G9: 0-10-9-10-10-10

           D9                       G9
My analyst told me that I was right out of my head
              D9                                           G9
The way he de-scribed it he said I’d be better dead than live
I didn’t listen to his jive
  D9                             B7
I knew all along that he was all wrong
And I knew that he thought
A7                    D        Bm7   Em7
  I was crazy but I’m not, oh, no

A7           D9                       G9
  My analyst told me that I was right out of my head
He said I need treatment but I’m not that easily led
He said  I was the type that was most inclined
     D9                               B7
When out of his sight to be out of my mind
And he thought I was nuts
A7                       D    Bm7   Em7
  No more ifs or ands or buts

     D9                  G9
They say as a child I ap-peared
A little bit wild with all my cra-zy ideas
But I knew what was happening
I knew I  was a genius
D9                           B7
  What’s so strange when you know
That you’re a wiz-ard at three?
A7                              D   Bm7   Em7
  I knew that this was meant to be

A7      D9
  Now I heard little children
Were sup-posed to sleep tight
That’s why I got into the vodka one night
My parents got frantic, didn’t know what to do
But I saw some crazy scenes before I came to
B7       Em7
  Now do you think I was crazy?
A7                               D Bm7 Em7
  I may have been only three but I was swingin’

A7                    D9
  They all laughed at A. Graham Bell
  They all laughed at Edison
And also at Einstein
So why should I feel sorry if they just couldn’t understand
The idiomatic logic that went on in my head?

I had a brain, it was insane
Oh,   they used to laugh at me
     A7                             D7                  B7
When I refused to ride on all those double-decker buses
       Em7                A7             D   G9   A7   B7   Em7
All be-cause there was no dri-ver at the top

A7           D9                       G9
  My analyst told me that I was right out of my head
But I said, “Dear doc-tor, I think that it’s you instead
Because I  have got a thing that’s unique and new
   D9                                     B7
To prove it I’ll have the last laugh on you
          Em7               A7        D7
‘Cause in-stead of one head,  I got two
And you know two heads are better than one”

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John Uriel 1,090 Oct 27, 2011 12:09 PM

I think that there are two items with which I slightly disagree:

1) I think A Graham Bell is actually Angry Young Men.

In the verse...Well I heard little children were supposed to sleep tight, I think the 1st G9 is omitted and the D7 / D9 carries on until .....my parents got frantic. However, great job and in the actual key.

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ohnick 105 Nov 30, 2014 02:28 PM

This is correct - the lyric is "A. Graham Bell"

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vegaschickwv 10 Nov 14, 2015 12:37 PM

It's "Angry young men." I sing this song every saturday night on stage. Such a blast, too. Love the challenge.
Eveything else looks great though. Good job!

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