A Junkies Lament chords - James Taylor Chords

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A Junkies Lament chords

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            Capo II in E

Em7               A7sus4     Dmaj7 D
Ricky's been kick-ing the gong
F#m7    B7           Emaj7    E
lickety split didn't take too long
  G        C       F#m7       B7
A junkie's sick, a monkey's strong
E          C#m7   A
That's what's wrong

        Em7               A7sus4     Dmaj7 D
Well, I guess he's been messing around downtown
F#m7      B7           Emaj7    E
so sad to see the man losing ground
G        C       F#m7       B7
winding down behind closed doors
E          C#m7   A
on all fours

C                              G
Mama, don't you call him my name;
          D       D/E   A
he can't hear you anymore
C                     G
Even if he seems the same to you D Bm7 Esus4 E that's a stranger to your door C G/B A Ask him what's he come here for Oh my God, a monkey can move a man Send him to hell and home again With an empty hand in the afternoon shooting for the moon It's halfway sick and it's halfway stoned He'd sure like to kick but he's too far gone so they wind him down with the methadone He's all on his own But baby, don't you throw your love away I hate to seem unkind It's only that I understand the man that the monkey can leave behind I used to think he was a friend of mine Em7 A7sus4 Dmaj7 D, F#m7 B7 Emaj7 E, G C F#m7 B7, E C#m7 A (slower) La, la, la, ... F#m C#m7 F#m7 C#m7 F#m7, F#m C#m7 F#m7 C#m7 A/B, C D E, F#m7 B7sus4 F#m. La, la, la, ...

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