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[E]Wasn't I lucky and[G#m] wouldn't it be [E]loverly?
[A] (Where'd ya [B]go?)
[E]Send us all cards, have a[G#m] laying in on [E]Sunday.
[E]I was there for two weeks, so[G#m] how come I never[E] tell now?
[E]That natty dread drink in[G#m] the Sheraton H[E]otel, yeah.
[A]      [B]                               
I [F#m]went to the place where [G#m]every white face is an
[A]invitation to robbe[B]ry.
An' [F#m]sitting here in my [G#m]safe european
A B (E – start interlude)
home. Don't wanna go back there a-gain.

Interlude:
E G#m |A B | (start slow – singles and doubles)
gain..ainnn, [//]       [//]     a-
E G#m |A B |
gain..ainnn, ah-
E G#m |Asus2 A | (pick it up A bit)
ah, ahhh, ah-ah, ahh, ah-
E G#m |Asus2 A |
ah, ahhh, ah-ah, ahhhh.
E~ |

Verse 3:
[E]They got the sun,[G#m] they got the[E] palm trees.
[A]  (Oh.. [B]wher'dya go?)
[E]They got the weed,[G#m] they got the[E] taxies.
Whoa, the [E]harder they come and the[G#m] home of ol'[E] Blue Beat.
I'd [E]stay and be a tourist, but[G#m] I can't take the[E] gun play.
[A]     [B]    Well I..

I [F#m]went to the place where [G#m]every white face is an
[A]invitation to robbe[B]ry.
An' [F#m]sitting here in my [G#m]safe european
A B (E – start outro)
home. Don't wanna go back there again.

Outro:
E G#m |Asus2 A | (start slow/quiet and build throughout)
/ // x / // x / // x/// // x//
E G#m |Asus2 A |
What?
[E]Rudy come [G#m]from Jamaica, [Asus2]Rudy he can't [A]fail..
Rudy come from Jamaica, Rudy he can't fail..
Rudy come from Jamaica 'cuz Rudy he can't fail..
Rudy come from Jamaica, Rudy he can't fail..

[E]Rudy, Rudy-Rudy, [G#m]Rudy, Rudy-Rudy, [Asus2]Rudy he can't [A]fail..
Rudy, Rudy-Rudy, Rudy, Rudy-Rudy, Rudy he can't fail..
[E]A-Rudy loot and a[G#m]-Rudy shoot and a[Asus2]-Rudy come up then back [A]down
Rudy, Rudy-Rudy, Rudy, Rudy-Rudy, Rudy come up then back down
Rudy, Rudy-Rudy, Rudy, Rudy-Rudy, Rudy he can't fail..
Rudy, Rudy-Rudy, Rudy, Rudy-Rudy, Rudy he can't fail..

(enough Rudy's.. now on to the "European home" stuff...)
[E]Nice guy!        [G#m]Euuuurrr – ooo – [Asus2]peeeee-an     [A]ho-oo-me.
Explosive! Euuuurrr – ooo – peeeee-an ho-oo-me.
A 24-track! Euuuurrr – ooo – peeeee-an ho-oo-me.
??? Euuuurrr – ooo – peeeee-an home. You're a
Safe Euuuurrr - ooo - peeeee-an ho-oo-me.
???

(repeat, mumbling and gargling on ?'s to fade)

[---]                                     
I'm not too sure about the interlude, but it sounds nice as shown for a reprieve between
Also, the G#m in the verse may be a bit off, but there is something there that works in
"Capo on 2" version below. The G#m in the Chorus is my main addition here to other tabs.
have said to use a C#m, but that didn't sound right to me. In my 2nd version,
I think the transitions sound really nice, but the voicing is a bit high when using open
I worked both of these versions out myself using a mix of tabs and adding my own
in certain places.

[---]                                     
SAFE EUROPEAN HOME (Alt Version with: Capo on 2nd fret)

Chords use:
D = x00232
D/F# = 2x0232 (use thumb)
G = 320003 (or 320033)
G6 = 320000
Em = 022000
F#m = 244222
A = x02220

Verses:
Well I...
[D]just got back and I wi[D/F#]sh I never leave now.
[G]  (Where'd you [D]go?)                 Who dat
[D]Martian arrival [D/F#]over at the airport, yeah?
[G]  (Where'd you [D]go?)                    How
[D]many local dollars for [D/F#]a local anesthetic?
[G]  (Where'd you [D]go?)                And the
[D]Johnny on the corner was [D/F#]ah very sympathetic.
[G]  (Where'd you [D]go?)                 Oh I...
Chorus:

[Em]Went to the place where [F#m]every white face is an
[G]in-vi-ta-tion to robber-[A]ry.               An'
[Em]sitting   here   in my  [F#m]safe   eur-o-pe-an
[G]home.           Don't   [A]wanna go back there a-
D ~
gain.

Outro:

Play G6's on top strings (highs) then hammer down the 3rd fret notes to make the full G
play mostly on the bottom strings (lows). I think this part sounds even nicer in D's and
than the main version above. The rest of the song I like more without the capo.

[D]Rudy come [D/F#]from Jamaica, [G6]Rudy he can't [G]fail..     (etc.)

[And]                                     
[D]Nice guy!        [D/F#]Euuuurrr – ooo – [G6]peeeee-an     [G]home, you're a
safe! Euuuurrr – ooo – peeeee-an home.

etc.

Hope these are improvements. Send comments and rate, please.

-C.Hall

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