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The Jean Genie Chords

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The Jean Genie

	  INTRO:  E...continue main riff for most of the song. 

A small Jean Genie snuck off to the city 
Strung out on lasers and slash back blazers 
Ate all your razors while pulling the waiters 
Talking bout Monroe and walking on Snow White 
New York's a go-go and everything tastes right poor little Greenie 

Chorus 1: 
B                           A 
Jean Genie lives on his back 
B                              A 
Jean Genie loves chimney stacks 
B                                       A 
He's outrageous, he screams and he bawls 
B                       B Bb A   G D  A  G D 
Jean Genie let yourself go...o! 

Sits like a man but he smiles like a reptile  
She loves him, she loves him but just for a short while 
She'll scratch in the sand, won't let go his hand 
He says he's a beautician and sells you nutrition 
And keeps all your dead hair for making up underwear poor little Greenie 

Chorus 2 

He's so simple minded he can't drive his module 
He bites on the neon and sleeps in the capsule loves to be loved, loves to be loved 


Chorus 3 + 4 



INTRO: The guitar just strums an 'E' chord at the 12th fret for two bars while  
the bass does the run down.  

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MAIN RIFF: E G A G E---------- B----0-2-0- G----0-2-0- D-222--0--- A-222------ E-000------ There is a bit of fast tremolo picking sometimes which is the 7th fret of the 'A' string, the 'E' note, down to the 5th fret, 'D' SOLO: Solo Section by jltc008 e|--------------------------------------------------------------| B|-------8------------------------------------------------------| G|-----7---9----7-6-----------------------7-9-------------------| D|-7s9--------------7h9-----11-9-11-9p7h9-----------------------| A|--------------------------------------------------------------| E|--------------------------------------------------------------| e|------------12----12--1212--1212------------1212---------------| B|---------------------------------------------------------------| G|-----9-11s13----13--13----13----13-119-9-13----13-11--9h11p9---| D|-/11-----------------------------------------------------------| A|---------------------------------------------------------------| E|---------------------------------------------------------------| e|----1212--1212--1212--1212--1212--1212--1212--1212--1212--1212-1212-| B|-/12----12----12----12----12----12----12----12----12----12----12----| G|--------------------------------------------------------------------| D|--------------------------------------------------------------------| A|--------------------------------------------------------------------| E|--------------------------------------------------------------------| e|---12121212121212----------------------------------------------| B|-12----1212121212----------------------------------------------| G|------------------999999999999999999---------------------------| D|------------------999999999999999999---------------------------| A|---------------------------------------------------------------| E|---------------------------------------------------------------| The last lick continues until he goes to an 'E' in the first position and after a couple of bars jumps up to the 7th fret 'E' The phrasing of the solo and the details are left up to you as usual!!! Chorus: 12 bar bluesy type style. It sort of punches with the words. B A B A B Bb A E------------------------------------------------------------------- B------------------------------------------------------------------- G---------------------------------------2222-2-/12-11-2222-2-/12-11- D-446464-6464-22-446464-6464-22-444-333-2442-2--------2442-2-------- A-222222-2222-00-222222-2222-00-222-111-0000-0--------0000-0-------- E-------------------------------------------------------------------

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