The Waterboys

I Can See Elvis

The Waterboys

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I Can See Elvis

	  		
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F# G#m B F# I can see Elvis... skinny like he was... back in fifty-seven F# G#m B razor-quiffed and leather-squeezed... sideburns flickering in the breeze F# that blows across the vale of heaven (riff) F# G#m B F# I can see Elvis... throned like a king... astride a golden Harley F# G#m B smoking a reefer he just rolled... full of acapulco gold F# with Hendrix, Dean and Marley (riff) F# G#m B I can see Elvis(doo-wap) prowling like a cat(doo-wap) F# across a funky bandstand (doo-wap) F# G#m Keith Moon behind him banging drums (doo-wap) B Charlie Parker all thumbs (doo-wap) F# John Lennon doing handstands (doo-wap) (riff)(doo-wap)
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Solo on acoustic F# G#m B F# G#m e|------------------------------------------------------------------| B|------------------9---------------------------------------------9~| G|-----8~--8-11-8----11-8----11-8--8-------8----8-----8----8-11-8---| D|-8-11-------------------11-----11----8-11-8-11--8-11-8-11---------| A|------------------------------------------------------------------| E|------------------------------------------------------------------| G#m B F# e|--------------------9r-------------------------------| B|-11-9--9-11---11-9------11-9--9-11---9br-------------| G|-----11-----------11--------11----8-----11-8---------| D|--------------------------------------------11-8-----| A|------------------------------------------------11-9-| E|-----------------------------------------------------|
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F# G#m B I can see Elvis... talking philosophy and law F# with Joan Of Arc and Plato F# G#m quizzing Shakespeare on his plays B showing Crazy Horse and Marvin Gaye F# how to dance the mashed potato (riff) F# G#m I can see Elvis (doo-wap) B high and low and high (doo-wap) F# and low and high he's hunting (doo-wap) F# G#m looking for a special prey (doo-wap) B who only just arrived up here today (doo-wap) F# break out the bunting (doo-wap) (riff) (doo-wap) F# G#m (mute) B I can see Elvis... he's writin' something down F# in a litle leather journal F# G#m and here are all the words he wrote: B F# (riff) "I am gonna slit the throat of that skinflint, the Colonel" F# G#m (riff) B (riff) F# (riff) I can see Elvis... I can see Elvis... I can see Elvis... F# G#m (riff) B (riff) F# (riff) I can see Elvis... I can see Elvis... I can see Elvis... Elvis... Elvis solo organ + electric guitar over F# G#m B F#

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