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Sweet Gene Vincent  

Blue Gene baby..[F].

F, Dm (x2)

[F] Skinny white sailor,The [Dm]chances were slender,
The [F]beauties were brief.[Dm]Shall I [F]mourn your decline,
With some [Dm]thunderbird wine, And a black [F]hankercheif? [Dm]
I miss your [F]sad, Virginia [Bb]whisper.
I miss the [G7]voice, That called my [C]heart. [C+]

[Bb] Sweet [Am]Gene [Dm]Vincent,[Bb] Young and [Am]old and [Gm]gone,
[C] Sweet [A7]Gene [Dm]Vincent.
G, D, G

G (n.c)
White face,Black shirt,White socks,Black shoes,
Black hair,White strat,Bled white,Died black.

Verse 1:
[G] Sweet [C]Gene [G]Vincent,Let the [C]blue cats,Roll to-[G]night; [D]
At the [G]sock hop [C]ball,In the [G]union [C]hall,Where the [G]bop is,
[D]Their de-[G]light.

Verse 2:
Here comes [G]duck-tailed [C]Danny,dragging [G]Uncanny Annie,
She's the [C]one with the flying [G]feet. [D]
You can [G]break the [C]peace,daddy [G]sickle [C]grease,
The [G]beat is [D]reet com-[G]plete.

Bridge 1:
And you [C]jump back honey,in the dungerees,
Tight [G]sweater and,a pony [G7]tail;
Will you [C]guess her age,when she comes back stage?
The [A7]hoodlums bite,Their [D7]nails. [C#7]


C, G G7
[C]   [D7]    [G]                            

G (n.c)
Black gloves,White frost,Black crepe,White lead,
White sheet,Black knight,Jet black,Dead white.

Verse 3:
[G] Sweet [C]Gene [G]Vincent,there's [C]one in every [G]town,[D]
And the [G]devil [C]drives,'till the [G]hearse ar-[C]rives,
And you [G]lay that [D]pistol [G]down.
Verse 4
[G] Sweet [C]Gene [G]Vincent,there's [C]nowhere,
Left to [G]hide. [D]
With [G]lazy [C]skin,and [G]ash-tray [C]eyes,
A [G]perfo-[D]rated [G]pride.


D C (x2)

Verse 5:
So farewell ma-[G]demoi-[C]selle,knicker-[G]bocker hotel,
Fare-[C]well to money [G]owed. [D]
But when your [G]leg still [C]hurts,and you [G]need more [C]shirts,
You got to [G]get back [D]on the [G]road.


   [F]        [Dm]        [Bb]        [G7]        [C] [C+] [Bb] [Am]
[EADGBE]133211  [EADGBE]xx0231  [EADGBE]x13331  [EADGBE]323000  [EADGBE]x32010  [EADGBE]x32110  [EADGBE]x13331  [EADGBE]x02210

   [Gm]        [A7]        [G]        [D]        [D7] [C#7]
[EADGBE]355333  [EADGBE]x02223  [EADGBE]320003  [EADGBE]xx0232  [EADGBE]xx0212  [EADGBE]x46464
Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2006



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