Walk on the wild side

Artist: Lou Reed (English)
User: Uli Stoll
Duration: 130 seconds
Delay: 12 seconds
Chord names: Not defined
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reedvu1969,
February 26, 2017 12:35 AM

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 C-F-C-F-C-F-C- F   
    e|-------------------|
b|-------------------|    Repeated through out the song
g|-------------------|
d|-------------------|
a|-------------------|
e|---1---1/8-----8\1-|
 C                          F 
Holly came from Miami, FLA,
 C                              F 
hitchhiked her way across the USA.
 C                             Dm 
Plucked her eyebrows on the way
 F                                     Dm 
Shaved her legs and then he was a she. She says :
  C                              F             
Hey babe, take a walk on the wild side,
 C                                     F       - C-F-C- F 
said, hey honey, take a walk on the wild side.
 
 C                                            F 
Candy came from out on the island,
 C                                      F 
in the backroom she was everybody's darling.
 C                     Dm 
But she never lost her head,
 F                              Dm 
even when she was giving head.  She says : 
 
 C                                F             
Hey babe, take a walk on the wild side,
 C                                           F             
she said, hey babe, take a walk on the wild side.

   And the colored girls go
      C                   F                                C     - F–C- F 
    Do do do ... do do do ...  (4x)     Doo.
 
 C                              F 
Little Joe never once gave it away,
 C                             F 
everybody had to pay and pay.
  C                           Dm 
 A  hustle here and a hustle there,
  F                                Dm 
New York City is the place where they said :  
 C                                        F             
Hey babe, take a walk on the wild side,
 C                                            F              - C-F-C- F 
I said, hey Joe, take a walk on the wild side.
 
 C                                           F 
Sugar Plum Fairy came and hit the streets,
 C                                        F 
looking for soul food and a place to eat.
 C               Dm                   
Went to the Apollo,
 F                               Dm 
you should have seen him  go, go go, they said :
 
   C                                                F 
Hey Sugar, take a walk on the wild side,
              C                                              F 
I said, hey babe, take a walk on the wild side.
            C               -  F    -   C     -  F 
    All right! Ha!
 
         C                                      F 
5.       Jackie is just speeding away,
         C                                                      F 
    thought she was James Dean for a day.
         C                        Dm 
    Then I guess she had to crash,
       F                             Dm 
    Valium would have helped that fast, she said :
 
   C                                              F             
Hey babe, take a walk on the wild side,
                C                                                F             
I said, hey honey, take a walk on the wild side.
 
    And the colored girls say
      C                    F                             C   -F-C-F.....
    Do do do ... do do do ...  (6x)  Doo.         
 
    (Lou Reed)
 

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