Istanbul (not Constantinople) Uke tab by They Might Be Giants

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Am chordAm
Istanbul was Constantinople
Am chordAm
Now it's Istanbul not Constantinople
E7 chordE7
Been a long time gone Oh Constantinople
Am chordAm Dm chordDm Dm chordDm Am chordAm
Now it's Turkish delight on a moonlit night

Am chordAm
Every gal in Constantinople
Am chordAm
Lives in Istanbul not Constantinople
E7 chordE7
So if you've a date in Constantinople
Am chordAm E7 chordE7 Am chordAm
She'll be waiting in Istanbul

Am chordAm
Even old New York was once New Amsterdam
E7 chordE7
Why they changed it I can't say
Am chordAm E7 chordE7
People just liked it better that way

Am chordAm
So Take me back to Constantinople
Am chordAm
No you can't go back to Constantinople
E7 chordE7
Been a long time gone Oh Constantinople
Am chordAm
Why did Constantinople get the works
E7 chordE7 Am chordAm
That's nobody's business but the Turks

Am chordAm Dm chordDm E7 chordE7 Am chordAm

Dm chordDm Am chordAm
Istanbul Istanbul

Am chordAm Dm chordDm E7 chordE7 Am chordAm

Dm chordDm Am chordAm
Istanbul Istanbul


Am chordAm
Even old New York was once New Amsterdam
E7 chordE7
Why they changed it I can't say
Am chordAm E7 chordE7
People just liked it better that way

Am chordAm
Istanbul was Constantinople
Am chordAm
Now it's Istanbul not Constantinople
E7 chordE7
Been a long time gone Oh Constantinople
Am chordAm
Why did Constantinople get the works
E7 chordE7 Am chordAm
That's nobody's business but the Turks

Am chordAm

Am chordAm
So Take me back to Constantinople
Am chordAm
No you can't go back to Constantinople
E7 chordE7
Been a long time gone Oh Constantinople
Am chordAm
Why did Constantinople get the works
E7 chordE7 Am chordAm
That's nobody's business but the Turks

Dm chordDm Am chordAm
Istanbul

 

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