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Murder Tonight, In the Trailer Park  Cowboy Junkies

Date: Thu, 21 May 1998 12:35:41 -0700
From: Brent Wood
Subject: c/cowboy_junkies/murder_tonight_in_the_trailer_park.crd
MURDER, TONIGHT, IN THE TRAILER PARK
written by M. Timmins and The Cowboy Junkies,
from the album Black Eyed Man (1992)
submitted and transcribed in May 1998
by Brent Wood, bwood@artcenter.edu
[A]Murder tonight in the trailer [G]park.
[F]Mrs. Annabelle Evans found
with her [E]throat cut after dark.
[A]Her pockets turned inside out
her dresser [G]drawers turned upside down.
[F]Anna's neighbor, Peg, identifies the body
[E]lets out a hollow kind of [B]sound.[E]
[E]Homicide is [A]tying yellow ribbons
[E]around her silver Air[A]stream.
[E]Red cherries [A]slashing up the night
[B]cutting through that [A]cordoned crime [E]scene.
[A]There's been a [G]murder in the trailer park t[E]onight.
[A]Murder tonight in the trailer [G]park.
[F]Pack your things, Ann Marie, we're heading
[E]west, we're gonna make a fresh start.
[A]I've been saving pennies,
been looking [G]forward to this day.
[F]No time for questions, are you coming
[E]or are you gonna [B]stay?[E]
[E]Crosstown at the Wa[A]terton
[E]George Evans is sitting tall and [A]tight,
[E]buying drinks for all the [A]regulars
[B]bragging about how them [A]bones danced for him [E]tonight.
[A]There's been a [G]murder in the trailer park [E]tonight.
[A]Murder tonight in the trailer [G]park.
[F]Faceless man counting crumpled bills,
[E]hotel neon fights the dark.
[A]TV set in the corner, they're talking [G]murder on the late-night news.
[F]He turns down the sound, waits for the sports.
[E]He only wants to know "[B]did I win or did I [E]lose?"
[E]There's been a [A]murder in the trailer [E]park tonight.[A]
[E]Murder i[A]n the trailer p[E]ark.
The song sounds right except for the first B (and its repetitions), which I
think sounds a little off. It must be some B variation. If you can
correct me, I can go to my grave happy.
Brent Wood
bwood@artcenter.edu

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