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Memo From Turner  Rolling Stones



Memo From Turner
    Didn't I s[A]ee you down in San [A7]Antone on a hot and d[D7]usty night?
You were eating eggs in Sammy's wh[A]en the black man there d[D7]rew his knife.
[A]Or you drowned [A]that Jew in Rampton as he washed his s[D7]leevless shirt.
You know that Spanish [D7]speaking gentleman, the [A]one that we call Kurt.
  [Bm]    [G]   [A]    [C#m]Come now, [Bm]gentleman, I know [D]there's some mis[A]take
How for[C#m]getful I'm beco[Bm]ming now you f[D]ixed your business s[A]traight
    I rem[A]ember you in Hemlock Road in [D7]nineteen fifty si[A]x
You were a f[A]aggy little leather boy with a s[D7]maller piece of [A]stick
You were a [A]lashing smashing hunk of a man,
your [D]sweat shined sweet and [A]strong
Your [D7]organ's working pe[A]rfectly, but there's a [Bm]part
that's not [G]  screwed on[E7]
    [A]   [E7]    [A]   [E]   [A]   [E7]    [A]   [E]      Weren't you [A]at the Coke Convention back in n[D]ineteen sixty five[A]
You're the misbred grey executive I've seen heavily advertised
You're the g[A]reat grey man whose daughter licks polic[D]emen's buttons clea[A]n
You[D]'re the man who squats beh[A]ind the man
who works  [Bm]          th[G]e soft machine[A]
[C#m]Come now, ge[Bm]ntlemen, your love [D] is all I crav[A]e
You'll sti[C#m]ll be in the ci[Bm]rcus when I'm laug[D]hing,
laughing            in my grav[A]e
      Well re[A]member who you say you are but k[D7]eep your noses cle[A]an
Boys wil[A]l be boys and play with toys. So be [D]  strong with your be[A]ast
Oh [A]Rosie dear, don'cha think it's queer. So [D]stop me if you please[A]
The [D7]baby's dead, my l[A]ady said.
You gent[Bm]lemen       will you all  [G]       work for [A]me
    When the [A]old men do all the fighting and the [D7]young men all look [A]on
And the [A]young girls eat their mother's meat from [D]tubes of plasti[A]con
Be w[A]ary of these my gentle friends of [D]all the skin you breed[A]
To [D7]have that tasty [A]habit,
it's [Bm]not       the [G]hands    that [A]bleed
    [Bans]                           [--]                                                                                                                                           
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| Steve Portigal, Dep't of CIS, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1 |
| email: stevep@snowhite.cis.uoguelph.ca Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext 3580 |
| ~~~~~~~~ ask me about 'undercover' the Rolling Stones mailing list ~~~~~~~ |
| Time waits for no one, and it won't wait for me.. |
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