Bad bad leroy brown

Jim Croce



 G
Well, the south side of Chicago
 A7
Is the baddest part of town.
 B7
And if you go down there
 CD7G
You better just beware of a man name of Leroy Brown.

Now, Leroy more than trouble,
 A7
You see he stand about 'bout six foot four.
 B7C
All the downtown ladies call him "treetop lover."
 D7G
All the men just call him "sir."

Chorus:
And he's bad, bad, Leroy Brown,
 A7
The baddest man in the whole damn town.
 B7C
 Badder than old King Kong
 DG
And meaner than a junkyard dog.

Now, Leroy, he a gambler,
and he likes his fancy clothes.
And he likes to wave diamond rings
in front of everybody's nose.
He got a custom Continental.
He got an Eldorado too.
He got a thirty-two gun in his pocket for fun.
He got a razor in his shoe.

(Chorus)

Well, Friday 'bout a week ago,
Leroy's shootin' dice.
And at the edge of the bar sat a girl name of Doris
and oh, that girl look nice
Well, he cast his eyes upon her
and the trouble soon began.
And Leroy Brown, he learned a lesson 'bout messin'
With the wife of a jealous man

(Chorus)

 G
Well, the two men took to fightin'
 A7
And when they pulled them from the floor,
 B7CD7G
 Leroy looked like a jigsaw puzzle with a couple of pieces gone.

And he's was bad, bad, Leroy Brown,
 A7
The baddest man in the whole damn town.
 B7C
 Was Badder than old King Kong
 DG
And meaner than a junkyard dog.

 B7C
Yes, you were  badder than old King Kong
 DCG
And meaner than a junkyard dog.


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Astronomikal (report comment to admin):
Not bad.  Add D7's at the end of every verse and chorus.  

A quick strum on G on the last word of each verse and chorus, then a change to D7 for the fill-in before going back to G for the first word of the next verse or chorus.
D7 G-D7 G
"...meaner than a junkyard dog Now Leroy ..."
bcooper3876 (report comment to admin):
capo 4