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E street shuffle  Bruce Springsteen













Intro [borns]:

        Am    Em     Dm    G      C   [guitar and clavinet enter]
Verse 1:
  [C]Sparks fly on E Street when the boy prophets walk it handsome and hot
All the little girls' souls grow weak when the manchild gives them a double
shot
  The schoolboy [F7]bops pull out all the stops on a Friday night
  The t[C]eenage tramps in skin-tight pants do the E Street dance and everything's
all right
  [G7]Them kids down there are either dancin' or hooked up in a scuffle
  Dressed in s[Am]nakeskin suits backed with D[F7]etroit muscle
  They're [Ab9]doin' the [G9]E Street S[C]huffle
Verse 2:
Now those E Street brats in twilight dual flashlight phantoms in full star
stream
Down fire trails on silver nights with blonde girls playing sweet sixteen
The newsboys say the heat's been bad since Power 13 gave a trooper all he
had in a summer scuffle
And Power's girl, Little Angel, been on the corner keepin' those crazy boys
out of trouble
Little Angel steps the shuffle like she ain't got no brains
She's deaf in combat down on Lover's Lane
She drives all them local boys insane
Yes, she does
Bridge:
  Little Angel says, "[Am]Oh [G]oh [Am]oh (oh [G]oh [Am]oh), [Dm]  every[Em]body form a [Am]line
  [Am]Oh [G]oh [Am]oh (oh [G]oh [Am]oh), [Dm]  every[Em]body form a [Am]line"
  [E7#9]          [Dm]      [G]                      Verse 3:
Well the sparks fly on E Street when the boy prophets walk it handsome
and hot
All them little girls' souls grow weak when the manchild gives them a double
shot
Little Angel hangs out at Easy Joe's, it's a club where all the riot squad
goes when they're cashin' in for a cheap hustle
But them boys are still on the corner loose and doin' that lazy E Street
Shuffle
As them sweet summer nights turn into summer dreams Little Angel picks up
Power and he slips on his jeans as they move on out down to the scene
All the kids are there
Coda:
        Bb B C  Bb  F [notes]  Ab [cbord]
horn break:
        Bbm              Ebm                 [3X]
                                            Bbm [guitar only]
guitar & congas:
         [Bbm9]        [Ebm7]         [Bbm7sus4]          [Ebm9]        xx6668  xx8879   xx8[1]09[1]1      xx[1111]1113
horns return; repeat Bbm-Ebm to fade
-- another ace 70's tab from Andrew Rogers