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When I Paint My Masterpiece  The Band

When I Paint My Masterpiece 4/4 Levon Helm Bob Dylan.
Album: Cahoots 1971 Big Sky Music
Standard Tuning Capo 1 Transcribed by Ken Lee kandvlee@shaw.ca
[D](no [A]chor[D]d [A] [E] / / A - D / A
Oh, the streets of / Ro - / ome are filled with / rubble,
Ancient / fo[/]o [E]- o[/]ot - / prints are every - /[/] w[D]here.
You could[/] /[A] almost thi - / i[/]nk[A] that you[-]r seein' [D]/ doubl[/]e,[A]
On the / co[/]ld[E], dark / night[/] on the Spanish /[/] S[A]tairs.
[E]Gotta hurry on /[/] back to my hotel / room,[/] [A]
Where I / got[/] m[E]e a date with a / pretty lit[/]tl[E]e girl f[-]rom / Gr[A]eece.[/] [D]
She / p[/]ro[A] - o / mis[/]ed[A] she'd [-]be there [D]/ with me,[/] [A]
When I / pa[/]i [E]- ai / ain[/]t my master - / piece.[/] [A]
[D](no[A] cho[D]rd) [A] [E] / A / A - D / A
Oh, the hours we / spe - / ent, inside the Coli - / seum.
Dodging / li [/]- [E]ii / i[/]ons, and a-wasting / time,[/] [A]
Oh those / migh[/]ty[A] kings of the / jungle, I c[/]ou[A]ld hardly [-]stand to [D]/ see'em[/] [A]
Yes it / s[/]ur[E]e has / been[/] a long, hard / climb.[/] [A]
[E]Train wheels a- /[/] running through the back of my / memory,[/] [A]
When I / ran[/] o[E]n a hilltop / follow[/]in[E]' a pa[-]ck of wi[D]ld / geese,[/] [A]
[A]Someday / ev [/]- ery - / thing [/]is gonna sound like a / rhapso - dy[/] [D] [-] [A]
When I / pai[/] -[E] ai / aint[/] my master - / piece.[/] [A]
[E]Sailing round the / worl[/]d in a dirty gon - / do - la,[/] [D] [-] [A]
Oh to be / ba[/]ck [E]in the / land of, / Co - ca -[/] / [E] co -[-] la.[/] [D] [-] [E]
Well I left / R[/A]o - / m[/]e,[A] and l[-]anded [D]in / Brussels[/],[A]
On a / p[/]la[E]ne ride so / bumby[/] that I almost / cried,[/] [A]
[D]Clergy men[-] in unifor[A]m, and / young gi[/]rl[A]s pulli[-]ng / muss[D]els,[/] [A]
Every - / o[/]ne[E] was there to / greet me[/] when I stepped in - / side,[/] [A]
[E]Newspaper / men [/]ea[E]tin[-]' /[D] candy,[/] [A]
[E]Had to be held / down[/] b[E]y big[-] po - /[D] lice[-].[/] [A]
[A]Someday, every - / thing i[/]s [A]gonna [-]be /[D] different,[/] [A]
When I / pa[/]i [E]- ai / ain[/]t my master - / piece.[/] [A]

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