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Boxes on the Lawn


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Tuning: DADGBD Capo on the third fret D: 000230 G: 550030 A: X02220 Bm: X24432 Play the intro riff when D is marked with a (*) Intro (4x): ----0-0-0--0--0-0-0---0--0-0--- ----3-3-3--3--3-3-3---0--0-0--- ----0-0-0-0h2-2-2-2---0--0-0--- ----0-0-0--0--0-0-0---0--0-0--- ---------------------0h4------- -0----------------------------- D(*) I close up the house now on this sad affair D(*) Very last step of a thousand steps there G And we'll never reach the, ever reach the sky now D(*) I don't care He called me a liar when I told him I loved him And I thought it was plain as the sky above him He called me a liar, yeah, he called me a liar D G A D Now here's these boxes piled up on the lawn D G A D And I say to myself, 'In a little while, I'll be gone D G A Bm And he will just turn back into the house and go on Bm A G And my car will drive away and turn into a song, yeah' He got the lampshade, I got the cat Strange sensation, coming down to that Strange sensation, coming down to that He's got the four walls and I've got the sky of gray He said he'd like to get out of harm's way, get out And now here's these boxes piled up on the lawn And I say to myself, 'In a little while, I'll be gone And he will just turn back into the house and go on And my car will drive away and turn into a song, oh, yeah' D(*) D(*) G D Wants me to understand, yes, he wants me to say How I understand we're better off this way Wants me to pack my things and he wants me go But he sure does care about me, oh, yes, he wants me to know And I got these boxes piled up on the lawn And I say to myself, 'In a little while, I'll be gone And he will just turn back into the house and go on And my car will drive away and turn into a song, yeah


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