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Shabby Doll  Elvis Costello
















































[Em]     [Em6]     [C/E]     [Em]                      

[Em]Giving you more of what for

Always worked for me before
Now I'm a [D]shabby doll  [Em]
[Em]What's going on behind the green elev[D]ator door
[Em]With just a [D]shabby doll   [Em]

There's a [Am]hit man facing

A compromising situation
With just a sh[Em]abby doll
And a very neat line in character assass[D]ination
[Em]She's just a [D]shabby doll   [Em]

CHORUS:
[D]She's just a [A]shabby doll
She's [D]putting him off and [A]putting you on
[D]She's just the [A]shabby doll,[D] she's just the [A]shabby doll
You're [D]swearing upon, [A]you know in your heart [D]
[D]She's gone you [A]know in your heart    [Em]
She's just a shabby doll

[Em]There's a girl in this dress
There's always a girl in distress
She's just a [D]shabby doll    [Em]
She's so sure she's self-possessed
Then a[D]gain she's half undressed [Em]
She's just a [D]shabby doll   [Em]

The [Am]boy that I used to be
Showed no sign of sympathy
For just a [Em]shabby doll
I have betrayed you and me
And paid for[D] my own bribery   [Em]
With just a [D]shabby doll [Em]

(chorus)

BRIDGE:
A/E (002220) Dmaj7 (XX0333)
He's the tired toy that everyone enjoyed
He [A/E]wants to be a fancy man but he's [D]nothing but a nancy boy
[C]He's all pride and no [B]joy

[Em]And being what you might call a whore
Always worked for me before
Now I'm a [D]shabby doll [Em]
Untie the gag the cat's out of the bag
But [D]won't show his claws [Em]
He's just a [D]shabby doll

[Am]She said you must be joking
Some things are left unspoken
You're just a [Em]shabby doll
He's lying limp and soaking
He was open[D]ly broken [Em]
By just a [D]shabby doll

(chorus)


+]michael p mccullough ++++ Klamath Falls OR # 1.541.884.3278
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