Number Three They Might Be Giants
Number Three by They Might Be Giants
(Convention: each chord is two beats/half a measure. A dash indicates that
the chord is held for another two beats; two chords with a slash between
them are held for one beat/a quarter of a measure each.)
There's only t[E]wo songs [-]in me and [A]I just wrote the t[E]hird
don't know w[E]here I got the i[-]nspiration or h[F#]ow I wrote the w[B]ords
spent my wh[E]ole life just d[-]igging up my m[A]usic's shallow g[E]rave
for the [F#m]two songs [A]in me and the th[B]ird one I just m[E]ade
A r[A]ich man once [-]told me - hey, l[E]ife's a funny th[-]ing
a p[A]oor man once t[-]old me that he c[B]an't afford to s[-]peak
now [Ab]I'm in the m[-]iddle like a b[A]ird without a b[-]eak
So I went to the president and I asked old whatshisname
has he ever gotten writer's block or something like the same?
he just started talking like he was on tv
if there's just t[E]wo songs i[-]n ya boy, wh[B]at do you want from[E] me?
So I bought myself some denim pants and a silver guitar
but I flatly told the ladies - you'll still have to call me 'sir'
'cause I have to keep my self-respect or I'll never be a star
since there's just t[E]wo songs i[-]n me and th[A]is is[-]