Century Girl chords

Fred Smith

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Verse 1 Em I?m gonna have to introduce myself Em D I?ve got no record company produced myself oh, oh Em I?ve been the drummer and I played the bass Em D Now I?m up the front with my pretty little face oh, oh Em Kept it together through the leaner years Em D I sang Stormy Weather through the meaner years oh, oh Em I?ve been the sucker of the century D A B7 Now I?m the fucker I was meant to be oh, oh Verse 2 Em Born at the turn of the century Em D I landed on the beaches of Gallipoli oh, oh Em I stood tall while Wall Street crashed Em D But I never ever had a lot of cash oh, oh Em Fought in the trenches of the second war Em D I landed with MacArthur at Corregidor oh, oh Em My arse got burned when Saigon fell Em D Re-education was another kind of hell oh, oh Chorus G Em Century girl I?m checking out C Is there much left for us to talk about? G Em I?ll call back in from planet Earth C G The self same child I was upon my birth Verse 3 Em And I?ve been a sailor of the seven seas Em D I was a hippy in the seventies oh, oh Em I shot the sheriff and I fought the law Em D I?ve been the hooker to the whore you know oh, oh Em And I?ve been a catholic and I been Zen D A I?ve been the Buddhist since Christ knows when oh, oh Em I?ve been to Babylon, I?ve been to Rome Em D Been travelling but now I?m home oh, oh Chorus G Em Century girl I?m checking out C Is there much left for us to talk about? G Em I?ll call back in from planet Earth C G The self same child I was upon my birth Instrumental (Over verse chords) Verse 4 Em I?ve seen a bucket load of shit go down Em D I?ve been the president, I?ve been the clown oh, oh Em I?ve seen a bucket of futility Em D Don?t need to demonstrate virility oh, oh Em Still I ain?t bitter and I ain?t green D A And I?m feeling fitter than I?ve ever been oh, oh Em I?ve been the sucker of the century D A Now I?m the fucker I was meant to be oh, oh