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50 Ways To Leave Your Lover 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: gunsch@huachuca-emh8.army.mil (Trace Gunsch)
~Date: 16 Jul 1993 23:30:23 -0500

I'm not certain of any special procedures to posting lyrics since I'm new to
this group, but I saw two requests to have this posted and this is the
way I like to read music, so here goes:

Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover
Words and Music by Paul Simon, 1975

Am/C            G6               FM7                E7-9   E7
"The problem is all inside your head," she said to me

Am              D#dim7     CM9+5         E+
"the answer is easy if you take it logic'lly.

Am          G6                 FM7             E7-9
I'm here to help you if you're struggling to be free;

       E7     Am    Dm7                Am
there must be fifty ways to leave your lover."

Am/C            G6            FM7         E7-9   E7
She said, "It's really not my habit to intrude;

Am        D#dim7           CM9+5         E+
I hope my meaning won't be lost or misconstrued.

     Am           G6          FM7           E7-9
But I'll repeat myself at the risk of being crude;

       E7     Am    Dm7                Am
there must be fifty ways to leave your lover."

Am    Dm7                Am
fifty ways to leave your lover."

Just slip out the back, Jack.

Make a new plan, Stan;

You don't need to be coy, Roy,

just get yourself free.    (on repeat:  Just listen to me)

Hop on the bus, Gus;

You don't need to discuss much;

Just drop off the key, Lee.

and get yourself free.


Second verse:

She said, "It grieves me now to see you in such pain; I
wish there was somethin' I could do to make you smile again."
I said, "I appreciate that, and could you please explain about the
fifty ways?"

She said, "Why don't we both just sleep on it tonight;
I'm sure in the morning you'll begin to see the light."
And then she kissed me and I realized she probably was right; there must be
fifty ways to leave your lover,
fifty ways to leave your lover."


Chords: (by request)

Am/C    322000
G6      xx0432
FM7     x32000
E7-9    x24222
E7      021202
Am      022000
D#dim7  xx1222
GM9+5   320203  <-- I don't have a guitar around right now, is this possible?
E+      xx1004
Dm7     x02213
C       320003
D#6     x13311
F7      x32310

Hope these help, and I hope they're right!  Some of them are just plain
bizarre, so your guess is probably as good as mine.  Happy fingering!

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