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The warmest room  Billy Bragg



A rainy [A]afternoo[A]n [sus] [A] [A] [sus]
Spent in the [A]warmest[A] r[sus]oom[A] [A] [sus]
She l[E]ay before me and said
"Yes it's t[D]rue that I have seen some naked [A]men"[Asus] [A] [A] [sus]
As she made for the door
Leaving me on the floor
I wish I'd done biology
For an urge within me wanted to do it then
Chorus:
And here she c[E]omes again
And I'm [D]sitting on my hands
And she sing[A]s to me that siren song
Here she [E]comes again and I'm [D]biting my lip
But it won't be [A]long[A] [sus] [A] [Asus]
As Brother Barry said as he married Marion
The wife has three great attributes, Intelligence, a Swiss Army
knife and charm
But that's not enough some times
And she did speak her mind
And told them all that she believed
The only way to disarm is to disarm
Bridge
[Bm]I know people whose Id[F#m]ea of fun
Is throwing [D]stones in the [A]river in the [D]afternoon [A]sun
Oh [Bm]let me be as fr[F#m]ee as them
Don't l[E]et her pass this way again
Instrumental, play chords to the verses
Though you cannot be blamed, but I've become inflamed
With thoughts of lust and thoughts of power
thoughts of love and thoughts of Chairman Mao
We have such little time at your place or mine
I can't wait till we take our blood tests
Oh baby, let's take our blood tests now
Chorus again, then
[A]     [A]It[sus] won't be [A]long[A] [sus] [E] [A]
Admittedly, what Uncle Bill says in concert is different. He tends
to substitute "hairy" for "naked" in verse one and "drugs tests" for
"blood tests" during gigs, as William judiciously notes.
"She said it was only a figment of speech..."
From: wvaughan@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (William Vaughan)
Subject: Billy Bragg - The Warmest Room
[C]   [Am]     [C]   [Am]   [Am]A rainy [C]after[Am]noon[C] [Am]
[Am]Spent in the [C]Warmest [Am]Room[C] [Am]
She [G]lied before me and said
yes its [F]true, I have seen some hairy men[C] [Am] [C] [Am]
(same)
She made for the door
Leaving me on the floor
I wish i'd known biology
for the urge that drove me to the edge
(chorus)
and here she [G]comes again
and I'm [F]sitting on my hands
And she [C]sings to me a siren [G]song
here she comes again
I [F]imagine it won't be long[C] [Am] [C] [Am]
(same)
Her brother barry said
when he married marrianne
A wife has three great attributes
Insurgence, resolve and off had charm
well that's not enough sometimes
and she may speak her mind
Juliana she believed
the only way to defend is to disarm
Chorus
Bridge
[D]I know some people whose [Em]Idea of fun
is to [C]lie face down in the [Am]river
in the [C]afternoon [Am]sun
[D]Oh let me be as [Em]free as them
Don't [C]let her pass this way [G]again
You cannot be blamed
But I've become insane
with thought of lust, thoughts of power, thoughts of love
and the thought of chairman Mao
We've had such little time
be it your place or mine
I can't wait to take our blood test
oh baby, lets take our blood test now
(Chorus)
In the live version on the CD single of "Accident waiting to happen" Uncle
Bill says "I can't wait to take our drug test, etc.... Pretty funny, I
thought. I'm not exactly sure about the bridge, but it works for me. correct
as necessary. Enjoy!

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