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COLLECTING

WORDS & MUSIC:   Earl P. Reinhalter



        INTRO:  E(no 3rd)
                E - F#/E - G/E - F#/E
                E - F#/E - G/E - F#/E
                E - D/E - F/E - E - D/E


                       A           Bsus4/A
     CHORUS A:  I'm collecting, collecting.
                C/A        Bsus4/A
                I'm saving everything.
                   A           Bsus4/A
                collecting, collecting,
                C/A           Bsus4/A
                'til I've got everything.


                          A                 Bsus4/A
            I.  there's a rare one, mint condition.
                C/A       Bsus4/A
                I haven't got one yet.
                       A            Bsus4/A
                I will pay you book value
                C/A        Bsus4/A
                just to complete my set...


                              A           Bsus4/A
     CHORUS B:  'cause I'm collecting, collecting
                C/A           D/A  E  (into instrumental)
                'til I've got everything.


 INSTRUMENTAL:  E - D/E - F/E - E - D/E  (twice)


                A             Bsus4/A
           II.  first edition used Band-Aids,
                C/A                 Bsus4/A
                numbered and signed razor blades,
                A        Bsus4/A
                souvenir toilet bowls
                C/A           Bsus4/A
                and proof set buttonholes.


                       A           Bsus4/A
     CHORUS C:  I'm collecting, collecting
                C/A        Bsus4/A
                I'm saving everything.
                   A           Bsus4/A
                collecting, collecting
                C/A           D/A  E  (into instrumental)
                'til I've got everything.


 INSTRUMENTAL:  E - D/E - F/E - E - D/E  (twice)


                E        D/E
       BRIDGE:  I know a millionaire,
                F/E           E  D/E
                a rags to riches guy.
                E         D/E            F/E   E   E/D
                saved for all his life,
                E  D/E
                until at last
                F/E  E   D/E  Bsus4(no 3rd)
                he   has  no  past.


 INSTRUMENTAL:  A (no 3rd)
                E (no 3rd)
                E - F#/E - G/E - G#/E


                          A       Bsus4/A   C/A   Bsus4/A
     CHORUS D:  he was collecting


                            A           Bsus4/A
     CHORUS E:  why am I collecting, collecting?
                C/A      Bsus4/A
                why am I saving things?
                   A           Bsus4/A
                collecting, collecting
                C/A               Bsus4/A
                when I can't have everything.
                           A           Bsus4/A
                but I'm collecting, collecting
                C/A           D/A  E
                'til I've got everything.


                E
       ENDING:  I know a millionaire...

                I know a millionaire...


                E - D/E - F/E - E - D/E
                E - D/E - C/E
                D/E - C/E - B/E - Bb/E - A

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