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TRA LA LA [fast version]

WORDS & MUSIC:   Earl P. Reinhalter



INTRO RIFF:  A - Asus4 - A - Aadd9  (twice)

            E
      I.  I will not speak
                     D      A
          unless I'm spoken to.
                 E          D  A
          tra la la, tra la la la.
                   E
          when the wind is weak,
               D        A
          I am standing still.
                 E          D  A
          tra la la, tra la la la.
             E
          in dark of night,
              D             A  (intro riff)
          you won't see me around.

            E
     II.  I will not sing
                  D      A
          until I have a song.
                 E          D  A
          tra la la, tra la la la.
            E
          I will not bring
                    D     A
          what does not belong.
                 E          D  A
          tra la la, tra la la la.
          E
          there's enough
             D              A  (intro riff)
          pollution in this world.

                   Fmaj7(add-5)
BRIDGE:   too many words
               G6
          like fugitive birds
               Cmaj7
          have spoken themselves
                  Aadd9
          with no source.
               Fmaj7(add-5)
          they smile at the scarecrows
              G6
          and pile up in silos
               Cmaj7
          like Weimar money
                      D6add9   A  (intro riff)
          between the wars.


            E
    III.  I will not rise
                   D         A
          until specifically called.
                 E          D  A
          tra la la, tra la la la.
            E
          I won't disguise
             D       A
          my lead as gold.
                 E          D  A
          tra la la, tra la la la.
                E
          but I want that prize
              D              A  (intro riff)
          one day before I'm old.


INSTR:      Fmaj7(add-5) - G6 - Cmaj7 - Bm - Aadd9 - G6
 (like      Fmaj7(add-5) - G6 - Cmaj7 - E - D6add9
 bridge)    A  (riff)


                 E          D  A
ENDING:   tra la la, tra la la la.
                 E          D  A
          tra la la, tra la la la.
                 E          D  A
          tra la la, tra la la la.
                 E          D  (triplet)   A
          tra la la, tra la la----------   la.

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