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Edith And The Kingpin Chords (ver.2)

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Edith And The Kingpin Chords (ver.2)

Joni Mitchell
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INTRO - Csus4 Ab69 / Csus2 / Ab69 G-7 

C-7
The big man arrives
Csus4/G       Ab69
Disco dancers greet him
                  Bbsus4/F                 
Plainclothes cops greet him
            Ab69               
Small town, big man, fresh lipstick glistening
C-7
Sophomore jive
Csus4/G         Ab69
         Bbsus4/F                
The band sounds like typewriters
                     Csus2
The big man he's not listening
C-7
His eyes hold Edith
                        Csus4/G (D-7)
His left hand holds his right
                    Ebmaj7
What does that hand desire
Ab69             G-7     Csus2/G
That he grips it so tight


Edith in the ring
The passed-over girls are conferring
The man with the diamond ring is purring
All claws for now withdrawn
One by one they bring
His renegade stories to her
His crimes and his glories to her
In challenge they look on
Women he has taken grow old too soon
He tilts their tired faces
Gently to the spoon


Edith in his bed
A plane in the rain is humming
The wires in the walls are humming
Some song-some mysterious song
Bars in her head
Beating frantic and snowblind
Romantic and snowblind
She says-his crime belongs
Edith and the Kingpin
Each with charm to sway
Are staring eye to eye
They dare not look away
You know they dare not look away

CODA - C-7 // Ab69 G-7 / Csus2 ://  

Chord progression for each verse is identical, listen for the changes in the bass.
            
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