Big Bad Bill Is Sweet William Now Uke tab by Van Halen

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Intro]
F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC F chordF C chordC
F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC F chordF
A7 chordA7 A7 chordA7 Bb chordBb Bm chordBm
F chordF D7 chordD7 G chordG C chordC
F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC

[Verse 1]
F chordF A7 chordA7
Well way down yonder in Louisville
D chordD
Lived a cat named Big Bad Bill
D chordD G chordG
I wants to tell ya
C chordC F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC
Ah the cat was rough and tough and would strut his stuff
F chordF A7 chordA7
Had the whole town scared to death
D chordD
When he walked by they all held their breath
G chordG C7 chordC7 B7 chordB7 C7 chordC7
He's a fighting man sure enough
Gm chordGm C7 chordC7
And then Bill got himself a wife
G7 chordG7 C chordC C7 chordC7
Now he leads a different life

[Verse 2]
F chordF C chordC F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC
Big Bad Bill is sweet William now
F chordF A7 chordA7
Married life done changed him somehow
Bb chordBb Bm chordBm
He's the man the town used to fear
F chordF D7 chordD7
Now they all call him sweet pappa Willie dear
G chordG
Stronger than Samson I declare
C chordC
Til the brown skinned woman bobbed his hair
F chordF C chordC F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC
Big Bad Bill don't fight any more No he don't
F chordF A7 chordA7
Doing the dishes mopping up that floor Yes he is
Bb chordBb
Well he used to go out drinking
Bm chordBm
Looking for a fight
F chordF D7 chordD7
Now he gotta see that sweet woman every night
G chordG C chordC F chordF Dm chordDm
Big Bad Bill is sweet William now
G chordG C chordC
Ah Play it boys

[Clarinet solo]
F chordF C chordC F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC
F chordF A7 chordA7 A7 chordA7
Bb chordBb Bm chordBm F chordF D7 chordD7
G chordG G chordG C chordC C chordC
F chordF C chordC F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC
F chordF A7 chordA7 A7 chordA7
Bb chordBb B chordB F chordF D7 chordD7
G chordG C chordC F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC

[Verse 3]
F chordF C chordC F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC
Big Bad Bill don't fight any more No he don't
F chordF A7 chordA7
Doing the dishes mopping up that floor Yes he is
Bb chordBb
Well he used to go out drinking
Bm chordBm
Looking for a fight
F chordF D7 chordD7
Now he's gotta see that sweet woman every night
G chordG C chordC F chordF D7 chordD7
Big Bad Bill is sweet William now doin' the dishes
G chordG C chordC F chordF D7 chordD7
Big Bad Bill is sweet William now moppin' up that floor
G chordG C chordC F chordF
Big Bad Bill is sweet William now
Bb chordBb Bm chordBm (C chordC D chordD E chordE F chordF)
F chordF
Cha Yeah

 

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