Walk On The Wild Side Uke tab by Lou Reed

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Verse 1:

D chordD G chordG
Holly came from Miami FLA
D chordD G chordG
Hitchhiked her way across the USA
D chordD A chordA
Plucked her eyebrows on the way
E chordE A chordA
Shaved her legs and then he was a she
She says

D chordD G chordG
Hey babe take a walk on the wild side
D chordD G chordG
Said hey honey take a walk on the wild side

Verse 2:

Candy came from out on the island
In the backroom she was everybody's darling
But she never lost her head
Even when she was giving head
She says

Hey babe take a walk on the wild side
Said hey babe take a walk on the wild side
And the colored girls go
D chordD G chordG [L.R. 2X; colored girls 2X]
Do do-do do-do do-do-do-do Do do-do do-do do-do-do-do
Dooo...

Verse 3:

Little Joe never once gave it away
Everybody had to pay and pay
A chordA hustle here and a hustle there
New York City is the place where
They say

Hey babe take a walk on the wild side
Said hey Joe take a walk on the wild side

Verse 4:

Sugar Plum Fairy came and hit the streets
Looking for soul food and a place to eat
Went to the Apollo you should have seen him go go go
They said

Hey Sugar take a walk on the wild side
I said hey babe take a walk on the wild side
All right huh

Verse 5:

Jackie is just speeding away
Thought she was James Dean for a day
Then I guess she had to crash
Valium would have helped that fast
She said

Hey babe take a walk on the wild side
I said hey honey take a walk on the wild side
And the colored girls say
D chordD G chordG [L.R. 2X; colored girls 4X]
Do do-do do-do do-do-do-do Do do-do do-do do-do-do-do
Dooo...

Coda:

[sax solo over D chordD-G chordG to fade]

 

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