You Can Call Me Al Uke tab by Paul Simon

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#use a capo or 3 half#

INTRO
guitar and synth
| D chordD A chordA Em7 chordEm7 | D chordD A chordA D chordD |

full band
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |


VERSE
D chordD
A chordA man walks down the street
Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
He says Why am I soft in the middle now
D chordD
Why am I soft in the middle
Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
When the rest of my life is so hard
D chordD
I need a photo-opportunity
Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
I want a shot at redemption
D chordD
Don't want to end up a cartoon
Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
In a cartoon graveyard


BRIDGE
D chordD
Bonedigger Bonedigger
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
Dogs in the moonlight
D chordD Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
Far away from my well-lit door
D chordD
Mr Beerbelly Beerbelly
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
Get these mutts away from me
D chordD Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
You know I don't find this stuff amusing anymore


CHORUS
D chordD A chordA
If you'll be my bodyguard
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA | D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
I can be your long lost pal
D chordD A chordA
I can call you Betty
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
And Betty when you call me
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
You can call me Al


VERSE
D chordD
A chordA man walks down the street
Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
He says Why am I short of attention
D chordD
Got a short little span of attention
Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
And whoa my nights are so long
D chordD
Where's my wife and family
Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
What if I die here
D chordD
Who'll be my role-model
Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
Now that my role - model is


BRIDGE
D chordD
Gone gone
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
He ducked back down the alley
D chordD Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
With some roly-poly little bat-faced girl
D chordD
All along along
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
There were incidents and accidents
D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
There were hints and allegations


CHORUS
D chordD A chordA
If you'll be my bodyguard
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA | D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
I can be your long lost pal
D chordD A chordA
I can call you Betty
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
And Betty when you call me
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
You can call me Al Call me Al


SOLO (pennywhistle) = verse + bridge
| D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA | D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA |
| D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA | D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA |

| D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA | D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
| D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA | D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |


INTERLUDE
guitar and synth
| D chordD A chordA Em7 chordEm7 | D chordD A chordA D chordD |

full band
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |


VERSE
D chordD
A chordA man walks down the street

Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
It's a street in a strange world
D chordD
Maybe it's the Third World
Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
Maybe it's his first time around
D chordD
He doesn't speak the language
Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
He holds no currency
D chordD
He is a foreign man
Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
He is surrounded by the


BRIDGE
D chordD
Sound the sound
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
Cattle in the marketplace
D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
Scatterlings and orphanages
D chordD
He looks around around
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
He sees angels in the architecture
D chordD
Spinning into infinity
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
He says Amen and Hallelujah


CHORUS
D chordD A chordA
If you'll be my bodyguard
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA | D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
I can be your long lost pal
D chordD A chordA
I can call you Betty
Em7 chordEm7 A chordA
And Betty when you call me
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
You can call me Al Call me


VERSE (instrumental)
D chordD Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
Na na na na na na na na
D chordD Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
Na na na na na na na na na na
D chordD Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
Na na na na na na na na
D chordD Em7 chordEm7 Asus4 chordAsus4 A chordA
Na na na na na na na na na na


BRIDGE (instrumental)
D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
Mmmh mmmh
D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
Mh mh
D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
Mmmh mmmh
D chordD | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
Mh mh


BREAK (bass solo)
| N.C. | % |


CHORUS (instrumental)
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |
| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |


OUTRO (chorus)
D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 D/A chordD/A A chordA |
If you'll be my bodyguard

| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |

D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 D/A chordD/A A chordA |
I can call you Betty

| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |

D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 D/A chordD/A A chordA |
If you'll be my bodyguard

| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |

D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 D/A chordD/A A chordA |
I can call you Betty

| D chordD A chordA | Em7 chordEm7 A chordA |

(repeat and fade)

 

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