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New York Boy  Neil Diamond

Album - Touching Me Touching You - #9 in Australia
and # 30 in USA in 1969.
INTRO: D G A G A...D G A....D G A G A...D G A..
CHORUS:
[G]New York [D]City, [A]look at me [D]now..
[G]I'm [D]being stared at from be[A]hind the [D]plow.
[G]Mississ..[D]ippi, [A]don't get [D]annoyed..
[G]I ain't no [D]hippie, just a [A]New York [D]boy.
G A G A...D G A..

[D]Didn't [G]want the [D]mayor to [G]come..or a [D]big brass [G]band
to [D]greet me.[G] [A]
[D]But [G]then the re[D]ception I [G]got..well, it [D]wasn't what I
[G]had in [A]mind.
[G]People gawkin' [A]at me, [G]like I'm talkin' [A]strange.
[G]Me, I ain't much [A]better..cause I'm thinkin' the [D]same.
[G]Hey, [A]boy!
CHORUS:
[G]New York [D]City, [A]look at me [D]now..
[G]I'm [D]being stared at from be[A]hind the [D]plow.
[G]Mississ..[D]ippi, [A]don't get [D]annoyed..
[G]I ain't no [D]hippie, just a [A]New York [D]boy.
G A G A...D G A..

[D]Sayin' [G]y'all and [D]eatin' on [G]grits..[D]talkin' as [G]slow as [D]molasses[G].[A]
[D]And all the [G]time, just [D]pointing at [G]me..and the [D]hair growin'
[G]over my [A]ears.
BRIDGE:
[G]Gets my mind to [A]wonderin', [G]just who's right and who's [A]wrong.
I [G]guess if they'll get used to the [A]sideburns, I'll get used
to the [D]corn. [G]Hey, [A]boy!
CHORUS:
[G]New York [D]City, [A]look at me [D]now..
[G]I'm [D]being stared at from be[A]hind the [D]plow.
[G]Mississ..[D]ippi, [A]don't get [D]annoyed..
[G]I ain't no [D]hippie, just a [A]New York [D]boy.
D G A (x3)
CHORUS:
[G]New York [D]City, [A]look at me [D]now..
[G]I'm being [D]stared at from be[A]hind the [D]plow.
[G]Mississ..[D]ippi, [A]don't get [D]annoyed..
[G]I ain't no [D]hippie, just a [A]New York [D]boy.
D G A (x1)
OUTRO:
[G]New York [D]City, [A]look at me [D]now..
[G]I'm being [D]stared at from be[A]hind the [D]plow.
[G]Mississ..[D]ippi, [A]don't get [D]annoyed..
[G]I ain't no [D]hippie, just a [A]New York [D]boy. (Fade.)
A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.

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