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Ballad Of The Lower East Side chords

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          BALLAD OF THE LOWER EAST SIDE - Michael Monroe
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Tabbed by: peteihis



CHORUS, ACOUSTIC:
nc         Bm          G           D   A
Things are different today back in New York.
        Bm                   G                D    A
I lived down on third street way back in that day.
           Bm                 G            D  A
There were junkies, pimps and whores. Hallelujah!
         Bm       A            G         A       D     nc
Now it's squeaky clean, there's no place left to stay.


INTRO, DRUMS:
|      |      |      |      |

BAND IN:
|D     | A    |D     | A    |


CHORUS:
           Bm          G           D   A
Things are different today back in New York.
        Bm                   G                D    A
I lived down on third street way back in that day.
           Bm                 G            D  A
There were junkies, pimps and whores. Hallelujah!
         Bm      A              G        A       D      A
Now it's squeaky clean, there's no place left to stay.


|D     | A    |


VERSE 1:
D          A        D                   G
I remember well the streets an' all that smell.
D                A               Bm          G
Rats and roaches in my kitchen -- oh fuckin' hell!
D              A     F#             G
Landlord at my door, always wanting more.
G            A              D      A
Local dealer kept the thugs away!  (Hey, go!)


SOLO, GUITAR:
|Bm    |G     |D     |A     |
|Bm    |G     |D     |A     |
|Bm    |G     |D     |A     |
|Bm A  |G  A  |D     | A    |

|D     | A    |


VERSE 2:
       D              A               D            G
It was such a perfect mess, what they call the L.E.S.
D               A                 Bm                   G
Life was art on every corner, but now there is so much less.
        D                 A          F#          G
There's Wi-Fi in Tompkins Square but ask me if a care.
G               A          D     A
Gimme back that Apple In Decay!  (Let's go!)



CHORUS:
           Bm          G           D   A
Things are different today back in New York.
        Bm                   G                D    A
I lived down on third street way back in that day.
           Bm                 G            D  A
There were junkies, pimps and whores. Hallelujah!
         Bm      A              G        A       D      A
Now it's squeaky clean, there's no place left to stay.


         Bm      A              G        A       D      A
Now it's squeaky clean, there's no place left to play.
         Bm      A              G        A       D
Now it's squeaky clean, there's no place left to stay.


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Have fun!
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pönökkä 10 Aug 15, 2013 11:22 AM

In the first verse it goes: Rats and roaches in my kitchen

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peteihis 200 Aug 18, 2013 04:38 AM

Thanks. Rats and roaches make sense. :)

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Werehound 10 Aug 21, 2013 03:16 AM

Verse 2 (I'm pretty sure): Now there's Wi-Fi on Times Square/Ask me if I care

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