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The Band - Shoot out in chinatown lyrics

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Shoot out in chinatown by The Band

(The | means a new measure and the / means the bass note on the current chord.)
B sound, 4ths in cliche far east sound
b g# f# g# f# e c# e c#
f# d# c# d# c# b g# b g#
|_| |_| | |_| | | | |
B |
Trouble on the waterfront
B+ /D#
Evil in the air
|E / B+/D# B-/D
When the Chinatown patrol came down
|C#7 / NC /B
To bring a little order there
They came in undercover
|B+ /D#
To the laundry's back room
|E / B+/D# B-/D
And right there before their eyes
|C#7 / NC B |
Was a Shanghai saloon
E Fo7 |B/F# G#- |
Shoot out in Chinatown
E Fo7 |B/F# F# |
They lined them up against the wall
E Fo7 |B/F# G#- |
They're gonna turn the place upside down
B/F# E |intro 2 ms.
Till you won't recognize it at all
Streets were wide open
Till the break of dawn
'Twas Frisco in its heyday
Imported from Hong Kong
For about five dollars
Or one thousand yen
You could gamble n ramble in a brothel
Or take it to the opium den
Shoot out in Chinatown
They nailed up every door
They're gonna level it to the ground
And close it up for evermore
Confucius had once stated
All across the land
Below the surface, crime and love
They go hand in hand
The fire dragons burn
Buddha's lost his smile
But swears that we will meet again
In just a little while
B/F# E add2 |B5 under far east jam fade
Till you won't recognize it at all

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