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Walking Spanish  Tom Waits

...WALKING SPANISH... by Tom Waits

*from 'Rain Dogs' (1985)*
(Original Key: F#m)
Verse 1:
(n.c) Em A7
He's got himself a homemade special,
[Em] You know his [A7]glass is full of [Em]sand.[A7]
[Em] And it [A7]feels just like a [Em]jaybird,[A7]
[Em] The way it [A7]fits into his [B7]hand.
He rolled a blade up in his [Em]trick towel,[A7]
[Em] They slap their [A7]hands against the [Em]wall.[A7]
[Em] You never [A7]trip, you never [Em]stumble;[A7]
[B7] He's walking [A7]Spanish, down the [Em]hall.[A7] [Em]
Verse 2:
[A7] Slip him a picture of our [Em]Jesus,[A7]
[Em] Or give him a [A7]spoon to dig a [Em]hole.[A7]
[Em] What all he [A7]done, ain't no one's [Em]business,[A7]
[Em] But he'll need [A7]blankets for the [B7]cold.
They dim the lights over on [Em]Broadway,[A7]
[Em] Even the [A7]king has bowed his [Em]head.[A7]
[Em] And every [A7]face looks right up at [Em]Mason;[A7]
Man, [B7]he's walking [A7]Spanish down the [Em]hall.[B7]
Verse 3:
(n.c) Em A7
Litella's screeching for a blind pig,
[Em] Punk Sanders [A7]carved it out of [Em]wood.[A7]
[Em] He never [A7]sang when he got [Em]hoodwinked,[A7]
[Em] They tried it [A7]all, but he never [B7]would.
Tomorrow morning, there'll be [Em]laundry,[A7]
[Em] But he'll be [A7]somewhere else, to hear the [Em]call,[A7]
[Em] Don't say good-[A7]bye; he's just leaving [Em]early,[A7]
[B7] He's walking [A7]Spanish down the [Em]hall.[A7] [Em]
Em A7 (x6), B7
Em A7 (x5), B7 A7, Em B7
Verse 4:
(n.c) Em A7
All St. Bartholemew said, was whispered,
[Em] Into the [A7]ear of Blind Jack [Em]Dawes.[A7]
[Em] All Baker [A7]told the ma-[Em]chine,[A7]
[Em] Was that he [A7]never broke the [B7]law.
Go on and tip your hat up to the [Em]Pilate,[A7]
[Em] Take off your [A7]watch, your rings and [Em]all.[A7]
[Em] Even Jesus [A7]wanted just a [Em]little more time,[A7]
[B7] When he was walking [A7]Spanish down the [Em]hall.
[Em] [A7] [Em]  
(Repeat to Fade)

[Em] [A7] [B7]  
[EADGBE]022000 [EADGBE]x02223 [EADGBE]021200
Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2006

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