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Paul Simon, Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes Chords (ver.2)

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Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes Chords (ver.2)

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                Here is a version of the song that makes it a little bit easier for those who can't be
with sliding between barred F and G. It also gives good practice moving between the three
chords of E, A and C. Here goes

Chords Used:

              F               Bb              C
         _ _ _ _ _       _ _ _ _ _       _ _ _ _ _
        | | | | | |     | | | | | |     | | | | | |
        1 3 3 2 1 1     1 1 3 3 3 1     0 3 2 0 1 0
        | | | | | |     | | | | | |     | | | | | |

         (E shape)        (A shape)       (C shape)


             E                A               B
         _ _ _ _ _        _ _ _ _ _       _ _ _ _ _
        | | | | | |      | | | | | |     | | | | | |
        0 2 2 1 0 0      0 0 2 2 2 0     2 2 4 4 4 2
        | | | | | |      | | | | | |     | | | | | |


-INTRO-

E                   E
She's a rich girl, don't try to hide it
E                             A
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes.
        E           E
He's a poor boy, empty as a pocket
  E                      A
Empty as a pocket with nothing to lose
        A          E
Sing Ta-na-na, Ta-na-naa-na,
  A                            E
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes (a-wa-a-wa)
  A           E
Ta-na-naa, Ta-na-naa-na
  A                           E
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes (A-wa-a-wa)
  A                           E
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes (A-wa-a-wa)
  B                           A
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes (A-wa-a-wa)
  A                           E
Diamonds on the soles of her shooooooes...

(Mini guitar solo with chords played behind it)   (1)   (2)   (3)    (4)
                                                   F     F     Bb   C

                                                  Use this rythum throughout
-VERSE 1-

 F
People say she's crazy, she's got
 Bb               C             F
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes,
       Bb         C                   F
Well that's one way to lose these, walking blues
  Bb              C              F    Bb C
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes.

-VERSE 2-

(C)         F
She's was physically forgotten then she
  Bb              C                    F
Slipped into my pocket with my car keys.
              Bb            C
Said you've taken me for granted
         F
Cos I please you wearing these
 Bb  C    F    Bb  C
Diiaaamonds


-CHORUS-

C               F   Bb   C  F
And I could say ooooooooo
          Bb      C                    F
As if everybody knows what I'm talking about
          Bb      C
As if everybody here would knows exactly what I was
  F
Talking about, talking  about
  Bb              C       F       Bb  C
Diamonds of her shoooes.

-VERSE 3-

  F
She makes the sign of a teaspoon
  Bb          C         F
He makes the sign of a wave
     Bb                 C                  F
The poor boy changes clothes and puts on aftershave
     Bb                 C           F    Bb  C
To compensate for his ordinary shoes
  (C)         F
And she said honey take me dancing but they
  Bb          C                F
Ended up by sleeping in a doorway
         Bb              C               F
By the bodegas and the lights on upper Broadway
          Bb             C              F     Bb  C
Wearing diamonds on the soles of her shoes


-CHORUS -

C               F   Bb   C  F
And I could say ooooooooo
          Bb      C                    F
As if everybody knows what I'm talking about
          Bb      C
As if everybody here would knows exactly what I was
  F
Talking about, talking  about
  Bb              C       F       Bb  C
Diamonds of her shoooes.

-VERSE 4-

  F
People say I'm crazy I've got
  Bb              C            F
Diamonds on the soles of my shoes
      Bb        C                    F
Well that's one way to lose those walking blues
      Bb               C               F     Bb  C
With Diamonds on the soles of my shoes

-OUTTRO-

          F         Bb        C            F
I sing Ta-na-na, Ta-na-ta-na-naa-na-na-naaa
 Bb         C       F
Ta-na-na-na-naa
             Bb        C          F
Ta-na-na, Ta-na-ta-na-naa-na-na-naaa
  Bb        C       (C  C  Bb  C   F.......)
Ta-na-na-na-naa

(play to fade OR as above in brackets letting the final note ring)

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