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Shel Silverstein - Modern Talk Chords

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Modern Talk Chords

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Shel Silverstein
[Verse 1]
D
Picture The Scene
C
It’s Nice And Sunny
G
A Man Finds A Friend
A
Asks Him For Some Money
D
Says I Need Five
C
To Stay Alive
G
The Friend Gives Him
A
This Kind Of Jive
D
(mumbling/scatting)
C
(mumbling) Can’t Make It Five
G
(mumbling/scatting)
A
(mumbling) See You Later
D
(mumbling/scatting)
C
(mumbling) Till Then
G
And He’s Right Back Out
A
On The Street Again
 
[Verse 2]
D
A Woman Gets Her Phone
C
Calls Up Her Lover
G
Says We Got Problems
A
We Can’t Keep Covered
D
Said I Got The News
C
I’m Knittin’ Baby Shoes
G
So Go See The Preacher
A
And Pay Your Dues
D
(mumbling/scatting)
C
(mumbling/scatting) Can’t Stand Babies
G
(mumbling/scatting)
A
(mumbling/scatting) See You Later
D
(mumbling/scatting)
C
(scatting) Till Then
G
And She’s Right Back Out
A
On The Street Again
 
[Verse 3]
D
A Man Gets Picked Up
C
By An Army Recruiter
G
Says We Gonna Put You
A
In A Khaki Suit-a
D
So Don’t You Cry
C
And Don’t You Lie
G
Just Take This Test To
A
Qualify He Says
D
(crazy yelling)
C
(crazy yelling)
G
(crazy yelling)
A
(crazy yelling)
D
(crazy yelling)
C
(crazy yelling)
G
And He’s Right Back Out
A
On The Street Again
 
[Verse 4]
D
A Woman Goes Down
C
To See Her Psychiatrist
G
She Sits On The Couch
A
To Give Her Little Head A Twist
D
Is It A Neurosis?
C
Or Is It A Psychosis?
G
Doctor Gives Her
A
This Diagnosis
D
(intelligent mumbling)
C
(pompous mumbling) Next Wednesday
G
(sophisticated mumbling)
A
(intelligent mumbling) 300 Dollars
D
(pompous mumbling)
C
(sophisticated mumbling) Till Then
G
And She’s Right Back Out
A
On The Street Again
 
[Verse 5]
D
People In The Church
C
Himmin’ And Hawin’
G
President Standing There
A
There Still Bombin’
D
While The Animals Sing
C
And The Politicians Swing
G
Everybody’s Saying The
A
Same Damn Thing They say
D
(scatting)
C
(scatting)
G
(scatting)
A
(scatting)
D
(scatting)
C
(scatting)
G
You Know That’s
A
Modern Talk
            
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