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Strange currencies  R.E.M



E-|--------------|-------------------------------|  [Basically, the whole song


B-|--------------|---------1------------1--------|   is just the C and Am


G-|--------------|o------0---0--------2---2----o-|   chords picked through.


D-|--0h20-----0--|o----2-------2----2-------2--o-|   All other chords in this


A-|--------3-----|---3------------0--------------|   file are just overdubbed


E-|--------------|-------------------------------|   (ie. a 2nd guitar]

[Also, in the "These Words"
part, use barre chords.]

[C] [Am] 
I don't know why you're mean to me
when I call on the telephone
I don't know what you mean to me
but I want to turn you on, turn you up, figure you out, I wanna take you home
[C]These [Gm]word[F]s,[C]    [F]"You will be [G]mine"
[C]These [Gm]word[F]s,[C]    [F]"You will be [G]mine, [F]all the [G]time"
(Fill)
[C] [Am] 
The Fool might be my middle name
But I'd be foolish not to say
Gonna make whatever it takes,
ring you up, call you down, sign your name, secret love
To finally take you with and make you mine
[C]These [Gm]word[F]s,[C]    [F]"You will be [G]mine"
[C]These [Gm]word[F]s,[C]    [F]"You will be [G]mine, [F]all the [G]time, oh"
[Am]I tripped and [G]fell, [Am]but did I [G]fall?
[Am]What I want you to [G]feel, [Am]I want to feel it [G]now
[C] [Am] 
We know with love comes strange currencies,
and here is my appeal:
[C] [Am] 
I need a chance, a second chance, a third chance, a fourth chance,
a word, a signal, not a little breath
just to fool myself, to catch myself, to make it real, real
[C]These [Gm]word[F]s,[C]    [F]"You will be [G]mine"
[C]These [Gm]word[F]s,[C]    [F]"You will be [G]mine, [F]all the [G]time, oh"
[C]These [Gm]word[F]s,[C]    [F]"You will be [G]mine"
[C]These [Gm]word[F]s,[C]    [F]call me, cut me down, catching my throat, make me pay[G],
[F]say love's [G]combined, oh
[C]  [Gm]   [F]  [C]    [F]    [G]  [C]  [Gm]   [F]  [C]    [F]    [G]     [F]    [G]  End on a C chord
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csb1@engr.uark.edu | Chris Bray
cbray@comp.uark.edu | University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
cbray@nyx.cs.du.edu | WWW: http://www.engr.uark.edu/~csb1
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To me, clowns aren't funny. In fact, they're kinda scary. I guess it
goes back to the time we went to the circus and a clown killed my Dad.
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