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Polythene Pam  The Beatles

Subject: Re: REQ: Polythene Pam / Beatles
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 1994 16:50:58 GMT
In article mrizzo@merle.acns.nwu.edu (Michael Rizzo
) writes:
>In article ,
>Stephen Eglen wrote:
>>Does anyone have the tab and lyrics for Polythene Pam from the Abbey Road
>>album?
>>Cheers, Stephen Eglen.
>
>Come on, man. DAE!
>
> Come on, man, yourself; cut the guy some slack. The lyrics aren't
exactly a breeze for anyone outside of the UK (not even sure I've got
'em right), and there's a little more than DAE here.
According to _Beatles Complete_ (Hal Leonard publishing, 1987 - a most
questionable source):
POLYTHENE PAM
(The Beatles)
D/E A E (x 2)
[E] Well, you should [D]see [A]Polythene [E]Pam
She's so good l[D]ooking but she [A]looks like a [E]man
Well, you should se[G]e her in drag, dressed in her [B]polythene bag
Yes, you should [C]see [D]Polythene [E]Pam.
[C]Yeah, [D]yeah, [E]yeah
D/E A E (x 2)
Get a dose of her in jackboots and kilt
She's killer diller when she's dressed to the hilt
She's the kind of a girl that makes the _News of the World_
Yes, you could say she was attractively built.
Yeah, yeah, yeah
D/E A E (x2)
D A E (x 9?)
(Geez, while I'm at it, here's She Came in through the Bathroom Window.
Same source:) ltrics corrected by Charlie_Gibbs@mindlink.bc.ca
[A] She came in through the bathroom [D]window
[A] protected [F#m]by a silver [D]spoon
[A] But now she [F#m]sucks her thumb and [D]wonders
by the [D7]banks of her own lagoon[A]
[(A)]Didn't anybody tell[Dm] her?
[A]Didn't anybody see?[Dm]
[G7]Sunday's on the phone to [C]Monday
G7 C (go to 2/4 for the C)
Tuesday's on the phone to me
She said she'd always been a dancer
Worked in fifteen clubs a day
And though I thought I knew the answer
Well, I knew but I could not say
So I quit the police department
and got myself a steady job
And though she tried her best to help me
she could steal but she could not rob
Chorus
(Hope this isn't too far wrong)
Martin (Ted) Hermary
Department of Sociology
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
e-mail: czth@musica.mcgill.ca

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