Everybody Knows Uke tab by Leonard Cohen

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Dm Dm
Everybody knows that the dice are loaded
Bb Bb
Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed
Dm Dm
Everybody knows the war is over
Bb Bb
Everybody knows that the good guys lost
Gm Gm A A
Everybody knows the fight was fixed
C C Dm Dm
The poor stay poor the rich get rich
Eb Eb A A Dm Dm
That's how it goes. Everybody knows

Dm Dm
Everybody knows that the boat is leaking
Bb Bb
Everybody knows that the captain lied
Dm Dm
Everybody got this broken feeling
Bb Bb
Like their father or their dog just died
Gm Gm A A
Everybody talking to their pockets
C C Dm Dm
Everybody wants a box of chocolates
Eb Eb A A Dm Dm
And a long stem rose. Everybody knows

Dm Dm
Everybody knows that you love me, baby
Bb Bb
Everybody knows that you really do
Dm Dm
Everybody knows that you've been faithful
Bb Bb
Give or take a night or two
Gm Gm A A
Everybody knows you've been discrete
C C Dm Dm
But there were so many people you just had to meet
Eb Eb A A Dm Dm
Without your clothes. And everybody knows

F F C C
Everybody knows Everybody knows
Dm Dm C C Bb Bb F F
That's how it goes. Everybody knows
F F C C
Everybody knows Everybody knows
Dm Dm C C Bb Bb F F
That's how it goes. Everybody knows


Dm Dm
And everybody knows that it's now or never
Bb Bb
Everybody knows that's me or you
Dm Dm
And everybody knows that you live forever
Bb Bb
When you've done a little line or two
Gm Gm A A
Everybody knows the deal is rotten
C C Dm Dm
Old black Joe's still picking cotton
Eb Eb A A Dm Dm
For your ribbon and bows. And everybody knows

Dm Dm
Everybody knows the plague is coming
Bb Bb
Everybody knows that it's moving fast
Dm Dm
Everybody knows that your naked man and woman
Bb Bb
Are just a shining artifact of the past
Gm Gm A A
Everybody knows the scene is dead
C C Dm Dm
But there's gonna be a meter on your bed
Eb Eb A A Dm Dm
Which will disclose. What everybody knows


Solo Dm Dm Bb Bb Dm Dm Bb Bb Gm Gm A A C C Dm Dm Eb Eb A A Dm Dm

Dm Dm
And everybody knows that you're in trouble
Bb Bb
Everybody knows what you've been through
Dm Dm
From the bloody cross on top of Calvary
Bb Bb
To the beach of Malibu
Gm Gm A A
Everybody knows it's coming apart
C C Dm Dm
Take one last look at this sacred heart
Eb Eb A A Dm Dm
before it blows. And everybody knows

F F C C
Everybody knows Everybody knows
Dm Dm C C Bb Bb F F
That's how it goes. Everybody knows
F F C C
Everybody knows Everybody knows
Dm Dm C C Bb Bb F F
That's how it goes. Everybody knows
F F C C
Everybody knows Everybody knows...
Dm Dm C C Bb Bb F F
That's how things goes. Everybody knows

 

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About this song

First released on Cohen's album "I'm Your Man" in February 1988.Five minutes, thirty-seven seconds in duration, "Everybody Knows" is known for its somber tone and repetition of the title at the beginning of most verses. Read more on Last.fm.