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The warmest room

Billy Bragg



 AAsusAAsus
A rainy afternoo    
 AAsusAAsus
Spent in the warmest room   
 E
She lay before me and said
 DAAsusAAsus
"Yes it's true that I have seen some naked men"    
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:
 E
And here she comes again
 D
And I'm sitting on my hands
 A
And she sings to me that siren song
 ED
Here she comes again and I'm biting my lip
 AAsusAAsus
But it won't be long    
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
 BmF#m
 I know people whose Idea of fun
 DADA
Is throwing stones in the river in the afternoon sun
 BmF#m
Oh let me be as free as them
 E
Don't let 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
 AAsusAAsusEA
      It won't be long    
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
 CAmCAmAmCAmCAm
               A rainy afternoon  
 AmCAmCAm
 Spent in the Warmest Room  
 G
She lied before me and said
 FCAmCAm
yes its true, I have seen some hairy men    
(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)
 G
and here she comes again
 F
and I'm sitting on my hands
 CG
And she sings to me a siren song
here she comes again
 FCAmCAm
imagine it won't be long    
(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
 DEm
 I know some people whose Idea of fun
 CAm
is to lie face down in the river
 CAm
in the afternoon sun
 DEm
 Oh let me be as free as them
 CG
Don't let her pass this way 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!


A Am Asus Bm C D E Em F F#m G
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