Kozmic Blues Uke tab by Janis Joplin

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INTRO(play 2x)

Am chordAm Am/G chordAm/G Am/F# chordAm/F# Am/F chordAm/F

VERSE

Am chordAm Dm chordDm
Time keeps movin' on

Am chordAm Am/G chordAm/G Am/F# chordAm/F# Am/F chordAm/F
Friends they turn away

F chordF G chordG
I keep movin' on
F chordF G chordG
But I never found out why
Am chordAm
I keep pushing so hard the dream

I keep tryin' to make it right
E7 chordE7
Through another lonely day whoaa

Am chordAm Am/G chordAm/G Am/F# chordAm/F# Am/F chordAm/F

Am chordAm Dm chordDm
Dawn has come at last
Am chordAm Am/G chordAm/G Am/F# chordAm/F# Am/F chordAm/F
Twenty-five years honey just in one night oh yeah
F chordF G chordG
Well I'm twenty-five years older now
F chordF G chordG
So I know we can't be right
Am chordAm
And I'm no better baby

And I can't help you no more
E7 chordE7
Than I did when just a girl

CHORUS

A chordA Bm chordBm
Aww but it don't make no difference baby no no
D chordD A chordA
And I know that I could always try
A chordA Bm chordBm
It don't make no difference baby yeah
D chordD
I better hold it now
D chordD
I better need it yeah
D chordD (D chordD) A chordA
I better use it till the day I
Am chordAm Am/G chordAm/G Am/F# chordAm/F# Am/F chordAm/F
die whoa


VERSE

Am chordAm Dm chordDm
Don't expect any answers dear
Am chordAm Am/G chordAm/G Am/F# chordAm/F# Am/F chordAm/F
For I know that they don't come with age no no
F chordF G chordG
Well ain't never gonna love you any better babe
F chordF G chordG
And I'm never gonna love you right
Am chordAm
So you'd better take it now right now

CHORUS

A chordA Bm chordBm
Aww but it don't make no difference baby no no
D chordD A chordA
And I know that I could always try
A chordA Bm chordBm
There's a fire inside everyone of us
D chordD
You'd better need it now
D chordD
I got to hold it yeah
D chordD (D chordD) A chordA
I better use it till the day I
A chordA
die
Bm chordBm D chordD
Don't make no difference babe no no no
A chordA
And it never ever will hey
Bm chordBm
I wanna talk about a little bit of loving yeah
D chordD
I got to hold it baby
D chordD
I'm gonna need it now
D chordD (D chordD) A chordA
I'm gonna use it say aaaah

A chordA Bm chordBm
Don't make no difference babe yeah
D chordD A chordA
Ah honey I'd hate to be the one
A chordA
I said you're gonna live your life
Bm chordBm
And you're gonna love your life
D chordD A chordA
Or babe someday you're gonna have to cry
A chordA Bm chordBm
Yes indeed yes indeed
D chordD A chordA
yes indeed Ah baby yes indeed

A chordA Bm chordBm D chordD A chordA
continue until end and fade

I said you you're always gonna hurt me
I said you're always gonna let me down
I said everywhere every day every day
And every way every way
Ah honey won't you hold on to what's gonna move
I said it's gonna disappear when you turn your back
I said you know it ain't gonna be there
When you wanna reach out and grab on

 

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About this song

This song is about hope and trying to see the good in situations, but always seeming to come up short - something that is a common Blues theme. This is one of the songs that showcased Joplin's powerful vocals. Read more on Last.fm.