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Hammond Song  The Roches

Date: Fri, 24 Nov 1995 10:48:28 +0000
Subject: Hammond Song by The Roches
Hammond Song
Performed by the Roches on their Self Titled Album
(Words & Music by Margaret A. Roche)
(Song starts in E flat.
Capo third fret and play as if in C.
Cuz who likes to play in E flat? Not me.)
Chord 1 is C with the second finger off
Chord 2 is C with the second finger hammering on
Chord 3 is F with the second finger off
Chord 4 is F with the second finger hammering on
(Intro)
[1] [2] [1] [2]  
[1] [2] [1] [2]  
If [1]you go down to [2]Hammond[1] [2]
you'll [F]never come [C]back[1] [2]
[F]In my o[3]pinion you'r[4]e[3]
[C]on the wrong [1]track[2] [C]
[F]We'll always [3]love you but[4]
[3]that's not [4]the point[C] [1] [2]
[G]ooo ooo[F]o [am]ooooooo
[1] [2] [1] [2]  
If [1]you go with t[2]hat fella[1] [2]
forg[F]et about [C]us[1] [2]
[F]As far as [3]I'm conce[4]rn[3]ed
[C]that would be just
[F]throwing your[3]self away[4]
[F]not even tr[C]ying[1] [2]
[G]Come on [F]you're [am]lying to [1]me[2] [1] [2]
(Then there's the interlude with the Robert
Fripp guitar solo. The chords under it sound like this:)
am(with first finger off)
am(with first finger on)
am(with first finger off)
am(with first finger on)
[C] [1] [2]  
(Then the song modulates up to B flat.
Play as if in G cuz who likes to play in B flat?
Not me)
Chord 5 is G with the second finger off
Chord 6 is G with the second finger hammering on
[5] [6] [5] [6]  
Well [5]I went down to [6]Hammond[5] [6]
I [C]did as I [G]pleased[C] [G]
[C]I ain't the [1]only on[2]e[1]
who's [G]got this d[5]iseas[6]e
[C]Why don't you [1]face the fact[2]
you old [G]upstar[5]t[6]
D C em
We fall apart
If [1]you go with t[2]hat fella[1] [2] [F] [C] [1] [2]
[F]You'd be ok[3]ay if you'd[4] [3]
just stay in [C]school[1] [2]
[G]Don't [F3F]be a f[am]ool[1] [2] [1] [2]
Do [1]your eyes have an [2]answer[1] [2]
to [F]this song of [C]mine[1] [2]
[F]They say w[3]e meet ag[4]ai[3]n
[C]on down the li[1]ne[2]
[F]Where is on [3]down the lin[4]e[3]
how far aw[1]ay?[2] [1] [2]
[G]Tell me [F]I'm ok[am]ay[1] [2] [1] [2] [1] [2] [1] [2]
If [1]you go down to [2]Hammond[1] [2]
you'll [F]never come [C]back[1] [2] [1] [2] [1] [2] [1] [C]
*********************************************
John Cain
jcain@charm.net
http://www.charm.net/~jcain/john.html
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