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Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis  Tom Waits

Christmas Card From a Hooker In Minneapolis - Tom Waits
F#, Bb, B x3
Abm, Bb, B
[F#] hey Charley I'm pr[Bb]egnant
[B]and living on 9th street
[F#] right above a [Bb]dirty bookstore
[B] off Euclid avenue
[F#] and I stopped taking d[Bb]ope
and [B]I quit drinking whiskey
and my [Abm]old man plays the tr[Bbm]ombone
and [B]works out[Dbm] at the tr[F#]ack.
[F#] and he says that he [Bb]loves me
[B] even though its not his baby
[F#] and he says that he'll [Bb]raise him up
like h[B]e would his own son
[F#] and he gave me a [Bb]ring
that was [Ebm]worn by his mother
and[B] he takes me out d[Db]ancin
every[B] satur[Dbm]day nig[F#]ht.
[F#] and hey Charley I [Bb]think about you
[B] everytime I pass a fillin' station
[F#] on account of all the gr[Bb]ease
you[B]'d wear in your hair
[F#] and I still have that re[Bb]cord
of l[Ebm]ittle anthony & the im[F#]perials
but[B] someone stole my record player
[Dbm] how do you like t[F#]hat?[Bb]
[Ebm] hey Charley I [Dbm]almost went crazy
[Abm] after mario got [Dbm]busted
[B] so I went back to [Db]Omaha to
[F#]live with my f[Bb]olks
[Ebm] but everyone I [Db]used to know
was either [B]dead or in prison
[Abm] came back to M[Bbm]inneapolis
this [B]time I think I'm gonna stay.
[F#] hey Charley I think I[Bb]'m happy
[B] for the first time since my accident
[F#] and I wish I had [Bb]all the money
that we use[B]d to spend on dope
[F#] I'd buy me a used [Bb]car lot
and I [Ebm]wouldn't sell any of em
I'd just [B]drive a different c[Db]ar every day
de[B]pendin on[Db] how
I fee[F#]l.
[F#] hey Charley[Bb] for chrissakes
[B] do you want to know the truth of it?
[F#] I don't have[Bb] a husband
[B] he don't play the trombone
[F#] and I need to borrow[Bb] money
to[Ebm] pay this lawyer
and Cha[F#]rley, hey
I'll be e[B]ligible for parole
come valentines d[F#]ay.

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