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Hey Jack Kerouac  10,000 Maniacs

Here's my version of 10000 Maniacs "Hey Jack Kerouac". During
the prechorus you can throw in some Chuck Berry 6ths (Listen to
the record to see what I mean). I'll put them in the chord
chart, but I'm not going to list them in the song to avoid
confusion.
Will
CAPO on the first fret!!!!!!! (ie E = F)
Chords
D6th(no 3rd) xx020x A x0222x
Asus2 x02200 A6 x0422x
E 022100 B 7x444x
Esus4 022200 B6 7x644x
G#m7 464444 E* x7645x
Intro D6th(no 3rd) Asus2
Verse 1
[E]Hey Jack Kerouac I think of your [Esus4]mother
And the [G#m7]tears she cried She cried for none [Asus2]other
Than her [E]little boy lost in our little world that hat[Esus4]ed
And that [G#m7]dared to drag him down
Her little b[Asus2]oy courageous
Who [A]chose his words from mouths of
[B]babes got lost in the woods
[A]Hipflask slingin madmen
[B]Steamin cafe flirts
[A]They all spoke through you
Verse 2 (same)
Hey Jack now for the tricky part
When you where the brightest star
Who were the shadows
Of the San Francisco beat boys
You were their favorite
Now they sit and rattle their bones
And think of their bloodstone days
Prechorus 2 (same)
You chose your words from mouths of
Babes got lost in the woods
The hipflask slining madmen
steamin cafe flirts
In Chinatown, howling at night
Bridge (instrumental)
(B E*) 3x D6th(no 3rd) Asus2
Verse 3 (same)
Allen baby, why so jaded
Have the boys all grown up
And their music faded
Billy, what a saint they've made you
Just like Mary down in Mexico
On all souls day
Prechorus 3 (same)
You chose your words from mouths of
Babes lost in the woods
Cool junk booting madmen
Steet minded girls
In Harlem howling at night
Instrumental bridge (same)
[Asus2]What a tear stained
shock of the wor[E]ld
D6th(no3rd)
You've gone away without sayin
[Asus2]Sayin goodby[F]e

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A Asus2 B E Esus4 F G#m7
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