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Mr. Jones  Counting Crows

rearranged the chords, so that the strumming is (in my opinion) much easier to understand
[Am] [F] [Dm] [G] Sha la [Am]la la la l[F]a la[G] uh huh...[G]
[Am]I was down at the New [F]Amsterdam[Dm] staring at this [G]yellow-haired girl
Mr. [Am]Jones strikes up a convers[F]ation with this [G]black-haired [G]flamenco dancer
[Am]She dances while his [F]father plays guita[Dm]r. She's suddenly [G]beautiful
We [Am]all want something [F]beautiful,[G] I wish I was beautif[G]ul
So come [Am]dance this silence [F]down through the morning
[Dm] Sha la la la[G] la la la la [Am]yeah [F] uh h[G]uh...[G]
[Am] Cut up, [F]Maria! [Dm] Show me some of them [G]Spanish dances
[Am] Pass me a [F]bottle, Mr. [G]Jones[G]
[Am] Believe in [F]me.[Dm] Help me believe in [G]anything
'Cause [Am]I want to be [F]someone who be[G]lieves[G]
[C]Mr. J[F]ones and m[G]e tell each other [G]fairy tales
[C] Stare at the beautiful [F]women
"She's [G]looking at you. [G]Ah, no, no, she's looking at me."
[C]Smiling in the [F]bright lights,[G] coming through in [G]stereo
When [C]everybody lo[F]ves you,[G] you can never be [G]lonely
[Am]I will paint my [F]picture.[Dm] Paint myself in [G]blue and red and black and gray
[Am] All of the beautiful [F]colors are very, very [G]meaningful[G]
(you know) [Am]Gray is my favorite colo[F]r I[Dm] felt so sym[G]bolic yesterday
[Am] If I knew Pi[F]casso I[G] would buy myself a [G]gray guitar and play
[C]Mr. J[F]ones and [G]me look into the [G]future
[C] Stare at the beautiful [F]women
"She's [G]looking at you. [G]Uh, I don't think so. She's looking at me."
[C]Standing in the [F]spotlight [G]I bought myself a [G]gray guitar
When [C]everybody lo[F]ves me,[G] I will never be [G]lonely[Am]
I wil[Am]l never be [F]lonely
I [Dm]will never be [G]lonely
[Am] I want to be a lion. [F]Everybody wants to pass as cats
[Am] We All want to be big, big stars, but [G]we got different reasons for that.
[Am] Believe in me because I [F]don't believe in anything
And [A]I want to be someone to [G]believe, to believe, to believe.
[C]Mr. [F]Jones and m[G]e stumbling through the [G]barrio
Yeah we [C]stare at the beautiful [F]women
"She's [G]perfect for you, man,[G] there's got to be somebody for me."
[C] I want to be Bob [F]Dylan
Mr.[G] Jones wishes he was someone[G] just a little more funky
When [C]everybody loves[F] you, son,[G] that's just about as [G]funky as you can be.
[C] Mr. [F]Jones and me [G]staring at the v[G]ideo
W[C]hen I look at the tele[F]vision, I want to [G]see me staring right back at me.
[C]We all want to be big st[F]ars, but we [G]don't know why, [G]and we don't know how.
But[C] when everybody l[F]oves me, I'm [G]going to be just about as [G]happy as I can be.
[C]Mr. [F]Jones and me[G], we're gonna be big stars.....

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