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CROCODILE ROCK  Elton John

Pre-Intro-  begin slowly - G [4 beats] C/E [2 beats] F# [2 beats]
- now go to tempo

[Intro] - G   G   Em   Em   C   C   D   D   [see below for riff]

[verse 1] 

I rem[G]ember when rock was young,    me and [Bm]Susie had so much fun
Holding [C]hands and skimmin' stones  had a [D]old gold Chevy & a place of my own
But the [G]biggest kick I ever got    was doin' a [Bm]thing called the Crocodile Rock
While the [C]other kids were rockin' 'round the clock we were [D]hoppin' and
boppin' to the Crocodile Rock, well
[cborus] 
[Em]Crocodile Rockin' is something shockin' when your [A7]feet just can't keep still
[D7]I never had me a better time and I [G]guess I never will.
[E]Oh, Lawdy mamma those Friday nights when [A7]Susie wore her dresses tight and
[D7]the Crocodile Rockin' was out of [C]sight.......................................
G   G   Em   Em   C   C   D   D    [see below for riff]
[verse 2] 
But the years went by and rock just died, Susie went & left me for some
foreign guy,
Long nights cryin' by the record machine dreamin' of my Chevy & my old
blue jeans but they'll
Never kill the thrills we've got burnin' up to the Crocodile Rock,
Learning fast till the weeks went past, we really thought the Crocodile
Rock would last, well
[cborus] 
[verse 1] 
[cborus] 
[outro]  G   G   Em   Em   C   C   D   D    [see below for riff]
RIFF - if you know how it goes, the extra notes you throw in at the
appropriate spots are-
E on the G chord
F# on the Em and C chords
        G  on the D chord [dropping tbe F#]
BASS - Walk up from the root to the sixth on each 1/4 note, so in each
bar the notes are-
        [G]  [-]  [G]   [B]   [D]   [E]          [Em-]    [E]   [G]   [B]   [D]          [C]  [-]  [C]   [E]   [G]   [A]          [D]  [-]  [D]   [F#]   [A]   [B]