Sweet Jane Uke tab by Velvet Underground

8 Chords used in the song: Bm, G, D, A, C#m, G#, B, E

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Intro

DD AA Bm BmBm Bm G G AA DD AA Bm BmBm Bm G G AA
DD AA Bm BmBm Bm G G AA DD AA Bm BmBm Bm G G AA

Verse 1
(0:17)
D D D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
Standing on the corner, suitcase in my hand
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
Jack is in his coat, and Jane is in her vest,
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
and me I'm in a rock'n'roll band Hah!
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
Ridin' in a Stutz-Bearcat, Jim
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
Y'know, those were different times!
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
Oh, all the poets they studied rules of verse
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
And those ladies, they rolled their eyes

Chorus

D D G G D D G G D D G G
Sweet Jane! Whoa! Sweet Jane, oh-oh-a! Sweet Jane!

Verse 2
(1:07)
D D D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
I'll tell you something Jack, he is a banker
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
And Jane, she is a clerk
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
And both of them save their monies, ha
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
And when, when they come home from work
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
Ooooh, sittin' down by the fire, oh!
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
The radio does play the classical music there, Jim
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
"The March of the Wooden Soldiers" all you protest kids
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
You can hear Jack say, get ready, ah

Chorus

D D G G D D G G D D G G
Sweet Jane! Come on baby! Sweet Jane! Oh-oh-a! Sweet Jane!

Verse 3
(1:57)
D D D D AA G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
Some people, they like to go out dancing
DAG G G Bm Bm A A DD
And other peoples, they have to work, Just watch me now!
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
And there's even some evil mothers
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
Well they're gonna tell you that everything is just dirt
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
Y'know that, women, never really faint
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
And that villains always blink their eyes, woo!
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
And that, y'know, children are the only ones who blush!
D D A A G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
And that, life is just to die!

Bridge
(2:34)
D D G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
And, everyone who ever had a heart
D D G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
They wouldn't turn around and break it
D D G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
And anyone who ever played a part
D D G G G G Bm Bm A A DD
Oh they wouldn't turn around and hate it!

Chorus

D D G G D D G G D D G G
Sweet Jane! Whoa-oh-oh! Sweet Jane! Sweet Jane!

(3:06)
D D C#m C#m
Heavenly wine and roses
G# G# A A
Seemed to whisper to her
B B
when he smiled

D D C#m C#m
Heavenly wine and roses
G# G# A A
seemed to whisper to her
B B
hey baby she smiled.

(3:33)
E E B B
La la la la la la
D D A A
La la la la la la
E E B B
La la la la la la
D D A A
La la la la la la

Outro
(3:50)
D D G G
Sweet Jane Sweet Jane
D D G G
Sweet Jane Sweet Jane
D D
Sweet Jane...

 

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