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Quiet Town Tabs

(ver. 1) Click to play this song!
Josh Rouse
Words and Music Josh Rouse
Throw your plectrum in the bin, this song is finger picked
I’m sure this is 100% accurate but if you have questions or want any other josh songs you can mail me at

Intro Repeat Twice
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Verse 1 
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I know somewhere there is a party goin down
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Interesting people, conversations to be found.
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Ive lived in cities where there is no solitude
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Ive made some friends there that I hope I never lose

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But for now I want to stay in a quiet town

Verse 2 is identical to verse 1 so repeat above 

The neighbours on my block they’ve got stories to tell
This is the grocery but once was a hotel 
And Mr Driscoll he just stands there with his smile
Inviting everyone he sees to come inside
This is the life, I want to live in a quiet town

Middle 8
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Oh                            sometimes    I miss the
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    Show
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but Ive learned a long time ago

Whistle Verse


Middle 8
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Oh                            sometimes    I miss the
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but Ive learned a long time ago

Verse 3 

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Come sunday morning theres a market on the square

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Children are playing, bells are ringin in the air

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Old men are drinking, its a lazy afternoon

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Content with thinking that there is nothing to do

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So for now, I want to stay in this quiet town

Repeat last line to fade
            
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