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Oh Shangri La  Jon Fratelli

This song is in the key of D. The four main chords are D, G, A and Em. There is also a Gm.
D: 232002
Em: 000220 (030220 = Em7)
G: 330023 (x30023 = alternate emphasis)
A: 022200
Gm: 333553
The Em v. Em7 is a tough one to call. If you listen to the background vocals, they
clearly descend
to note G (the ?3? in the Em7 chord above), but I believe Jon is simply playing an Em
and letting
the vocals create the dissonance. You can play it either way if you?re singing; play Em7
if you?re not.
Unfortunately I don?t know most of the lyrics. But the verses play out in the following
way rhythmically:
(following an intro, which is simply an A chord:)
D D Em A (repeat)
For help, I?ll write the chords over one of the lyrics I do know.
[D]This jukebox won?t play no [Em]Sinatra
It just c[A]urses all night [D]long
[D]There?s no easy spoken [Em]mantra
Put me [A]back where I [D]belong
Then, the ?chorus? is played like this: (all single strum once first Gm is played)
([D]Oh Shangri La, why can?t I [Em]find you
and your [A]faded promise[D]s)
[Gm]I?ve seen it in your [D]eyes
[Gm]A wanted man?s disg[D]uise, and a [A]million bad [G]highs
The [Gm]lights had all gone [D]red, the [Gm]4 am d[D]read
[Gm] [D] [A] [G] 
[A] Then y[D]ou make sense like the star that you are, oh Shangri La
Then back to the verse (D D Em A), then chorus once
more (Gm D). Following the second chorus:
[D] [Em] [G] Oh [A]Shangri [(D)]La
[D] [Em] [G] [A] [D] [Em]  
[G] [A] [D] Oh Shangri Laaaaaaaaaaaaa
Then finally, there?s the intro to the last minute and a half:
 
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 |-/11------11/12----12/14----14/16--------16/17------17/19----------17-----17--|
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[D]Ohhhhhhhhhhh [Em]Ohhhhh [A]Ohohhhhhh[D]hh
etc.

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