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Pencil Thin Mustache  Jimmy Buffett

By: Jimmy Buffett
[D]Now they make new [F#7]movies in [B7]old black and white
[E7]With happy endings, where [A7]nobody fights
So [D]if you find your[F#7]self in that nos[B7]talgic rage
Honey, [E7]jump right up and [A7]show your age
I [D]wish I had a [F#7]pencil thin mus[B7]tache
[E7] The "Boston [A7]Blackie" [D]kind
A [D]two toned [F#7]Ricky Ricar[B7]do jacket
And an [E7]autographed picture of[A7] Andy Devine
Oh I[D] remember bein' buck[D7]-toothed and skinny
[G]Writin' fan letters to [Bb]Sky's niece Penny
Oh I [D]wish I had a [F#7]pencil thin [B7]mustache
Then [E7]I could solve some [A7]mysteries [D]too
Oh it's [Em]Bandstand, [B7]Disneyland, [Em]growin' up [B7]fast
[Em]Drinkin' on a [B7]fake I.D.[Em]
And [F#m]Rama of the [C7]jungle was [F#m]everyone's [C7]Bawana
But [E7]only jazz musicians were [A7]smokin' marijuana
Yeah, I [D]wish I had a [F#7]pencil thin [B7]mustache
then [E7]I could solve some [A7]mysteries [D]too
(same as above chords with this verse)
But then it's flat top, dirty bob, coppin' a feel
Grubbin' on the livin' room floor (so sore)
Yeah, they send you off to college, try to gain a little knowledge,
But all you want to do is learn how to score
Yeah, but [D]now I'm gettin' [F#7]old, don't [B7]wear underwear
I [E7]don't go to church and I [A7]don't cut my hair
But [D]I can go to [F#7]movies and [B7]see it all there
Just the [E7]way that it u[A7]sed to [D]be
That's why I wish I had a pencil thin mustache
The "Boston Blackie" kind, a two-toned Ricky Ricardo jacket
And an autographed picture of Andy Devine
Oh, I could be anyone I wanted to be
Maybe suave Errol Flynn or a Sheik of Arabie
If I only had a pencil thin mustache
Then I could do some cruisin' too
Yeah, [D]Bryl-cream, a little dab'll do yah
Oh, [E7]I could do some [A7]cruisin' [D]too

Chord diagrams: E7 - |o2o1oo| A7 - |xo2o2o|
B7 - |x212o2| F#7- |xx432o|
F#m - |244222| Bb - |113331| C7 - |x3231o|


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