Ruby Slippers Simon Joyner
N.C. G Em C D G Em C
These burning halogen lights cause cancer in laboratory mice.
[D]I r[G]ead that so[Em]mewhere. You k[C]now, it c[D]ould be true.[G] [Em] [C] [D]
[G]Why don't [Em]you flip t[C]he switch [D]so we can [G]start our [Em]stupid f[C]ight[D]?
In the [G]dark you can [Em]picture me [C]any way you w[D]ant to.[G] [Em] [C] [D]
Come [C]out from behind your [G]razor blades.
[C]Try to be sensi[G]tive for a change.
There's [Em]got to be more to [D]life than s[C]ifting through this [D]garbage.[G]
You're the [C]blip that became the [G]bombshell,
I'm the [C]woman that became your [G]chick.
But I don't [Em]need this.
I'll s[D]cissors-paper-rock you.. for the kle-[G]enex[Em].[C] [D]
( Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/simon_joyner/ruby_slippers_crd.html )
[C]Nature doesn't ab[D]hor a vac[G]uum ju[C]st to hear itself suck.[D-G]
And [G]that's why a [Em]fool [C]like [D]me,
[G]that's why a [Em]fool l[C]ike [D]me,
G~ D~ G Em C D
That's why a chick like me always falls in love
G Em C D D* (slide D shape down and up, three times)
with a jerk like you.
(Chord patterns repeat until end)
You know you could get a tapeworm from running around barefoot in the grass like that.
Yeah, well you could be arrested for singing all your slanderous lies.
Hey, I try to tell the truth, just in little digestible pieces at a time.
You call that the truth? That's not the truth, and that's why you'll never open your eyes.
Don't march off half-cocked, love, next time.
Don't fall down half-blind.
You can still pretend you're a genius,
but I know I'm a loser.
Check out the innocent kids playing four-square
under the sour streetlight.
They're to young to know Judy Garland died in ruby slippers.
But I'll tell you right now, I'm not gonna die in no ruby slippers.
Well the heart abhors a vacuum my ma used to say.
And that's why a fool like me
that's why a fool like me
That's why a jerk like me always runs away.