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Jackie, Dressed in Cobras  The New Pornographers

Song: Jackie, Dressed in Cobras
tabber: John Baer (
Intro: A (over lead riff, 4th time play 3x222x) to :15
Verse 1:
A (pm)
Look, we've seen this kind of thing before. Jackie threads with Cobras
at the d[D]oor. Don't live you life inside an [A]arrow filled with [D]glances
New York [A]City had your [D]chances yes you've [F#m]had em, yes you've had em
yes you've had em
Prechorus 1:
On a t[B]rain devouring [D]the land, there's a[B] kid going insane over[D] her man,
[B]insane over[D] her man, [B]insane over her...[A]
Repeat Intro (w/out 3x222x)
Verse 2:
[A]Look, we've seen this kind of thing before. Orchids hanging from the
reverend's [D]door and if he hollers, let him [A]out cuz he's [F#m]gonna shout
She's so[B]mething in the way she moves just s[D]hould'nt be allowed, or...
Chorus 1: (D, (Amaj7 F#m)x2 B D) x2
[D]Wrecked on the jungle floor, [Amaj7]Jackie's dressed in [F#m]cobras, [Amaj7]giving me i[F#m]deas.
What I [B]really need now is [D]ideas.
Repeat Intro
Verse 3:
[A]Look, we've seen this kind of thing before. Vampires thrown across the
ballroom [D]floor. ???Now split this bloodless??? lease for [A]dancing.
New York [D]City had the [A]chances. Yes you've [F#m]had em, yes you've had em,
yes you've had em
Repeat Prechorus x3
Chorus 2/outro: D, (Amaj7 F#m)x2 B D
[D](Wrecked on the jungle floor,[Amaj7] Jackie's dressed in[F#m] Cobras)[Amaj7]x3[F#m] [B] [D]
*chorus chords to fade
*Amaj7= (x02120)
-Cheers, and buy Twin Cinema!!! (John Baer)

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A Amaj7 B D F#m
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