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Shy Town Tonight  Joe Purdy

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Shy Town Tonight
By Joe Purdy (
From the album You Can Tell Georgia
Tabbed by Kevin (
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Standard tuning
[D] [A] [G] [A]  
[D] [D/C#] [Bm] [A] [G] [A]  
(x2, but end with D instead of A on the second time)
( Tab from: )
[D]Baby's been t[A]ired, g[G]ot no rest[A]
[D]She boards a p[A]lane with a s[G]mile[A]
[D]I saw her last n[A]ight with her he[G]ad on my c[A]hest
[D]Singing it'll be g[A]ood if you [G]wait for a while[D] [D/C#]
[Bm]Sweet [D]angel[G], fly awa[A]y till
[D]This dirty [A]city is cl[G]ean on si[A]ght
[Bm]And call me s[D]weet dear, w[G]hen you get t[A]here,
[D]And rest your [A]head on s[G]hy town tonig[D]ht
[D]Well ...ti[A]mes, it's [G]getting you dow[A]n
[D]I can make you sm[A]ile, it's the [G]one worst cl[A]own
[D]And I can sing you a s[A]ong, I can s[G]end you alon[A]g
[D]Another will be w[A]aiting when y[G]ou touch dow[D]n[D/C#]
[D]Look at the ri[A]ver that[G] runs through the c[A]ity
[D]Look at the bu[A]ildings that [G]run through the sk[A]y
[D]Rest your h[A]ead do[G]wn on your pil[A]low
[D]And I will be w[A]aving as you[G] pass by[D] [D/C#]

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