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Spring-Heeled Jim  Morrissey

Date: Fri, 7 Jul 95 17:28:43 EDT
From: Winston Campbell
Subject: SPRING HEELED JIM by Morrissey
Spring Heeled Jim
This is the second song off of -Vauxhall & I- and a pretty good one in my
opinion. I play this song with a capo on the fourth fret. The intro and
interlusions (if there is such a word) are this RIFF:
[F] [Am]  
 G#-------------1----------- -------------0-----------
 D#-------1--------1-------- -------1--------1--------
 B---2------2-------2----2- ---2------2-------2----2-
 F#-3---3---------------3--- -----2---------------2---
 C#------------------------- -0-----------------------
 G#------------------------- ------------------------- 

[E]Spring-Heeled Jim winks an [Am]eye
He~ll [C]do, he~ll never be [D]done to[Dsus4]
He takes [E]on whoever flew [Am]through
Well it~s the [C]normal thing to [D]do
[E]Spring-Heeled Jim lives to [Am]love
Now [C]kissing with his [D]mouth ful[Dsus4]l
And his [E]eyes on some other [Am]fool
So many [C]women, his head should be [D]spinning
(oh but no)
[E]Spring-Heeled Jim slurs the [Am]words
There is [C]no need to be so [D]knowin[Dsus4]g
Take life at [E]five times your average [Am]speed
Like I [C]do[D] [Dsus4]
[E]Until Jim feels the [Am]chill
Oh [C]where did all the [D]time go[Dsus4]
[E]Once always in for the [Am]kill
Now it~s too [C]cold
And he [D]feels too old
(ending instrumental played with verse chords)
you may notice my deliberate use of Dsus4 chords and i justify that by
telling you that if you listen to the album closely, it has such a feel
for a Dsus4 chord.
for poor people who cannot afford capoes, i can sympathize, so i will
decode each chord into their correct names and their correct fingering,
but having a capo makes it so much easier. (the cheapest capo costs only
two dollars or maybe less). anyway:
[E] [A] [D] [G] [B] [E]  

Capoed F = A 5 7 7 6 5 5
Capoed Am=C#m x 4 6 6 5 4
Capoed E = G# 4 6 6 5 4 4
Capoed C = E x 7 9 9 9 x
Capoed D = F# x x 4 6 7 6
Capoed Dsus4=F#sus4 x x 4 6 7 7
(questions, comments, phillipics, email me) bye-bye

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A Am B C D Dsus4 E F G
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