Elly chords

Paul Kelly

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u> Note he uses the same G to Cadd9 change technique that he uses in When I First Met your Ma Intro G Cadd9 x 2 Verse 1 G Cadd9 Elly wrapped her 19 years in a coat from '41 D G She had the looks that would make a grown man cry G Cadd9 From the Diamantina River country, she crossed the dry mid-west D G From her childhood dreams and sheltered schemes she cut the ties Verse 2 Same chords The commercial man made blunt demands, as they travelled south by east Elly turned into a woman overnight The her sat her down in the heart of town The millionaire's retreat She gazed up the tall, glassed concrete walls of main street Surfers Paradise Chorus 1 Cadd9 If the deck's been marked before the deal D You learn to compromise C G Get to know the cool hand with dice G Cadd9 Learn to live off losers, cause they make their mistakes twice D Cadd9 Your'e living in high society cos your'e street wise Interlude G Cadd9 Just to Survive (who knows what he sings in this little ad lib?) G Cadd9 Just to Survive Verse 3 With her big blue eyes and centerfold looks, man she stacked them in All the senators and doctors called her Madam With her fifteen girls she built a world, A pleasured paradise On what a man of God would call the wages of sin Chorus 2 same as before Interlude 2 same as before Verse 4 Now a wealth woman drinks with diamnd rings, sits 20 storeys high And gazes out as the sun lifts from the sea To make it to the top, Elly sacrificed a lot And found that a seven figure sum, much too high a fee Chorus and interlude to fade u>