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Album: Paradise and Lunch

 

 

 

TAMP 'EM UP SOLID

(Traditional)

 

Drop D Tuning

 

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Tamp 'em up solid, so they won't come down

A D

Tamp 'em up solid, buddy, so they won't come down

D

Tamp 'em up solid, so they won't come down

A D

Tamp 'em up solid, buddy, so they won't come down

 

D

Baby, when you marry your railroad man

A D

Every day'll be pay day, dollar bill in your hand

G D

Baby, in your hand, baby, in your hand

G D

Baby, in your hand, baby, in your hand

D

Mary and the baby laying in the bed

A D

Thinking about the money that I ain't made

D

So tamp 'em up solid so they won't come down

A D

Tamp 'em up solid, buddy, so they won't come down

 

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D

Captain called the water boy and the water boy laughed

D A D

Captain kicked the water boy yelling, "Yes, yes, yes"

D

So tamp 'em up solid, so they won't come down

A D

Tamp 'em up solid, buddy, so they won't come down

G D G

And you can do it, and you can do it, and you can do

it

G D

So they won't come down

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TATTLER

(Ry Cooder/Russ Titelman/Washington Phillips)

 

Whenever you find a man that loves every woman he sees,

There's always some kind of woman that's a-puttin' him up a tree.

Now that kind of man, he ain't got as much sense as a mule.

You know, everyone don't love you, they're just a-playin' you for a fool

 

Mmmm, oh, no,

It's not hard for you to understand.

True love can be such a sweet harmony

If you do the best that you can.

 

If you marry the wrong kind of woman and you get where you can't agree,

Well, you just as well could get your hat and let that woman be.

But a man oughta make a good husband and quit tryin' to lead a fast life.

Goin' about dressin' up other women won't put clothes on his own wife

 

Well, there's lots of good women who wants to marry, and they want to live well at home.

But they're 'fraid they'll might get hold of a rowdy man, can't let other women alone.

And there's lots of good men wants to marry, and they wants to live well at home.

But every time they turn their back, there's another man there askin', "Darlin', is he gone?"

 

MARRIED MAN'S A FOOL

(Willie McTell)

 

Had a friend, Louie Brown, he was a deacon

Just as wise as he could be

Now I realized he could read the Good Book

Back from Revelations down to Genesis

You know last Sunday morning we was over to the church

My buddy wants to take him a stand

And he looks out upon that whole congregation

The Good Book in his hand

 

Now he cast his eye about, and then he looks over in the Amen Corner

All the sisters commenced to shout [What'd he say ?]

He said a married man's a fool to think that his wife love nobody else but him

She stick by you all your life the chances is mighty slim

Now you read the Good Book, chapter twenty-one:

Every married woman got to have a little fun

Read on over chapter twenty-two:

It's a sin to let that woman make a fool outta you

Now you read a little further, chapter twenty-three:

She two-time you, brother, like she double-crossed me

Read on back, over chapter ten:

She shimmy one time, you got the problem again

'Cause a married man's a fool to think that his wife

Loves nobody else but him, I mean, loves nobody else but him

 

Well, a married man's a fool to think that his wife

Loves nobody else but him

She stands by you all your life the chances is mighty and slim

Now you read on over twenty-fifth page:

Married womens, Lord, is hard to engage

Read kinda careful, chapter twenty-six:

Back door slamming you got to learn to get it fixed

Read on out, chapter twenty-eight:

Who's that back slidin' out through the back gate ?

I believe I'll close on chapter twenty-nine:

Woman get tired of the same man all the time

'Cause a married man's fool to think that his wife love nobody else but him

 

SHEET

 

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JESUS ON THE MAINLINE

(Traditional)

(C) - (F) - (G)

 

(C) Now, Jesus is on that mainline

Tell Him what you want

(F) Jesus is on that mainline

Tell Him what you (C) want

Jesus is on that mainline

Tell Him what you want

You can (G) call Him up and (F) tell Him what you (C) want

 

Well, the line ain't never busy

Tell Him what you want

Wo, that line ain't never busy

Tell Him what you want

The line ain't never busy

Tell Him what you want

You can call Him up

And tell Him what you want

 

Now, if you're sick and wanna get well

Tell Him what you want

Oo, if you're sick and you wanna get well

Tell Him what you want

If you're sick and you wanna get well

Tell Him what you want

You can call Him up and tell Him what you want

 

Well, if you want your soul converted

Tell Him what you want

If you want your soul converted

Tell Him what you want

If you want your soul converted

Tell Him what you want

You can call Him up and tell Him what you want

 

Now, if your soul's in danger

Tell Him what you want

If your soul's in danger

Tell Him what you want

If your soul's in danger

Tell Him what you want

You can call Him up and tell Him what you want

 

I know Jesus is on that mainline

Tell Him what you want

Jesus is on that mainline

Tell Him what you want

Jesus is on that mainline

Tell Him what you want

Call Him up, call Him up, call Him up, call Him up

Call Him up and tell Him what you want

 

IT'S ALL OVER NOW

(Bobby & Shirley Womack)

(C) - (G) - (F)

 

(C) Well, baby used to stay out all night long

She made me cry and she did me wrong

She had my nose open, that's no lie

The table's have turned, now it's her turn to cry

Because I (G) used to love her, (F) but it's all over (C) now

Because I (G) used to love her, (F) but it's all over (C) now

 

She used to run around with every man in town

She spent all my money tryying to play that high class game

She put me down, it was a pity how I cried

The table's have turned, now it's her turn to cry

Because I used to love her, but it's all over now

Because I used to love her, but it's all over now

 

I used to wake up in the morning, get my breakfast in bed

Whenever I got worried, she would rub my aching head

But now she's here and there, with every man in town

Still trying to take me for that same old clown

Because I used to love her, but it's all over now

Because I used to love her, but it's all over now

 

MEDLEY: FOOL FOR A CIGARETTE/FEELIN' GOOD

(Sidney Bailey)/(J.B. Lenoir/Jim Dickinson)

 

Uhm, I'm a fool for a cigarette

Lord, I'm fool for a cigarette

When you've finished choke it 'cause I wanna smoke it

Lord, I'm fool for a cigarette

 

Mind when you throw your cigarette

Mind when you throw your cigarette

When you've finished choke it 'cause I wanna smoke it

Lord, I'm fool for a cigarette

 

Lord, I'm fool for a cigarette

Uhm, I'm fool for a cigarette

When you've finished choke it 'cause I wanna smoke it

Lord, I'm fool for a cigarette

 

Feelin' good, feelin' good

All the money in the world spent onl feelin' good

Well, the wino met me on the streets

Said, "Help me on to some Sneakin' Pete

Please, help me brother, I wish you would

'Cause I feel so bad and I wanna feel good"

Feelin' good, feelin' good

All the money in the world is spent on feelin' good

 

Well, you see them folks all dressed so fine

Dancing, drinking champagne and wine

They'd pinch your pockets now if they could

'Cause they ain't doing nothing but feelin' good

Feelin' good, feelin' good

All the money in the world is spent on feelin' good

 

Red, yellow, black or tan

Makes no difference: a man's a man

They oughta live together now if they could

Then the whole wide world would be feelin' good

Feelin' good, feelin' good

All the money in the world spent on feelin' good

Feelin' good, feelin' good

All the money in the world spent on feelin' good

 

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IF WALLS COULD TALK

(Bobby Miller)

 

Well, if things could talk then I'm sure you'd hear

A lot of things to make you cry my dear

Ain't you glad [Ain't you glad]

Oh, ain't you glad [Ain't you glad]

Ain't you glad [Glad]

Glad that things don't talk

 

Now, if shoes could tell where they've been

When you say you've been visiting a friend

Ain't you glad [Ain't you glad]

He-he-hey, ain't you glad [Ain't you glad]

But ain't you glad [Glad]

Glad that shoes don't talk

 

Now, if doors could tell who's turned the knob

When he's away out on his job

If cars could tell who's been inside

And who's been taking you out for a ride

Ain't you glad [Ain't you glad]

Oh, ain't you glad [Ain't you glad]

But ain't you glad [Glad]

Glad that cars don't talk

 

In a world of trouble I'd be

If things ever told on me

My whole life would be through

'Cause I'm guilty, how about you ?

If things ever talk that way

Ain't no telling what they might say

Ain't you glad [Ain't you glad]

Oh, ain't you glad [Ain't you glad]

Ain't you glad [Glad]

Glad that things don't talk

 

MEXICAN DIVORCE

(Burt Bacharach/Bob Hilliard)

 

D

Down below El Paso lies Juarez

Bm G A

Mexico is different like the travel folder says

D Bm

Cross the Rio Grande and you will find

G A G A D

An old adobe house where you leave your past behind

G D

One day married next day free

A D

Broken heart for you and me

G D Em F#m Em D

It's a sin for us to get a Mexican divorce

D

I came into this lonely house last night

Bm G A

I looked out of my window but I couldn't find one light

D Bm

I lost you on that road to Mexico

G A G A D

And now my love I beg darlin please oh please don't go

G D

One day married next day free

A D

Broken heart for you and me

G D Em F#m Em D

It's no time for us to get a Mexican divorce

 

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G D A D

Finding love takes so long walking out well it must be wrong

G D

It's no time for us to get

Em F#m Em D

A Mexican divorce

G D

One day married next day free

A D

Broken heart for you and me

G D Em F#m Em D

It's a sin for us to get a Mexican divorce

 

DITTY WAH DITTY

(Arthur Blake)

(C) - (C7) - (F) - (G7)

 

(C) There's a (G7) great big (C) mistery

And it (G7) sure is (C7) worrying me

It's a (F) ditty wah ditty

Mister (C) ditty wah ditty

I wished (G) somebody would tell me what (F) ditty wah ditty (C) means

 

I went out and walked around

Somebody yelled, "Now who's in town ?"

Mister ditty wah ditty

Mister ditty wah ditty

I wished somebody would tell me what ditty wah ditty means

 

Some little girl 'bout four-feet-four

Said, "Come on, papa, and gimme some mo'"

Your ditty wah ditty

Your ditty wah ditty

I wished somebody would tell me what ditty wah ditty means

 

I went to church, put my hat on the seat

A lady sat on it and said, "Daddy you sho' is sweet"

Mister ditty wah ditty

Mister ditty wah ditty

I wished somebody would tell me what ditty wah ditty means

 

I said, "Sister, I'll soon be gone

Just give me that thing that you're sitting on"

My ditty wah ditty

Mister ditty wah ditty

I wished somebody would tell me what ditty wah ditty means

 

Then I got put outta the church

'Cause I talked about ditty wah ditty too much

Mister ditty wah ditty

Mister ditty wah ditty

I wished somebody would tell me what ditty wah ditty means