Guitar Tab:The Famous Polka

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The Famous Polka
By: They Might Be Giants
Key: C Major
Year: 1987
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 [Convention: each chord is four beats/a full measure.  A dash indicates
 that
  the chord is held for another measure; two chords with a slash between
  them are held for two beats/half a measure each.]
 
 Intro:
 D
 
 Verse:
 G  - / C
 C  - / D
 G  B / Em
 |:  C / G  D / G  :|
 
 Bridge:
 |: C  G / F   C  G / C  :|
 
 A
 |: D - A D :|
 
 Verse:
 G  - / C
 C  - / D
 G  B / Em
 |:  C / G  D / G  :|
 
 Bridge:
 |: C  G / F   C  G / C  :|
 
 A
 |: D - A D :|
 
 Verse:
     G                                  -     /      C
 The famous person wears the same size water skis as me
        C                               -       /      D
 She's got three cars, as many years I've lived in this city
     G                                      B          /      Em
 Her hair is blonde and mine is brown, they both start with a B
     C         /      G                D          /      G
 And when the phone inside her ribcage rings it's not for me
     C         /      G                D          /      G
 And when the phone inside her ribcage rings it's not for me
          
 HEY!
 
 -E.M.
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