Dreams of the everyday housewife    (video)    (midi)

 

    G ~

 

             G

1. She looks in the mirror and stares at the wrinkles

            - C

    that         weren't there yesterday.

                                                           G       

    and thinks of the young man that she almost married,

        C                  B7            Am                B7

    what would he think if he saw her this way ?

 

             G

2. She picks up her apron in little girl fashion,

          C

    as something comes into her mind.

                                              G            

    Slowly starts dancing, remembering her girlhood,

            C            B7                 Am           D      - D7

    and all of the boys she had waiting in line.

 

        G                   Am                G            Am

Oh, such are the dreams of the everyday housewife,

        G               Am         G                 D

you see everywhere any time of the day,

                                               C                                    G    - Am - G - Am

an everyday housewife who gave up the good life for me.

 

(orig. moves up a full note capo 2nd here)  + G

 

               G

3. The photograph album she takes from the closet,

              C

    and slowly turns the page,

                                                 G       

    and carefully picks up the crumbling flower,

           C                B7                  Am                  B7

    the first one he gave her, now withered with age.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

              G

4. She closes her eyes and touches the house dress,

            - C

    that          suddenly disappears,

                                                       G

    and just for the moment she's wearing the gown,

              C                  B7             Am             D       - D7

    that broke all their minds back so many years.

 

        G                   Am                G            Am

Oh, such are the dreams of the everyday housewife,

        G               Am         G                 D

you see everywhere any time of the day,

                                               C                                    G    - Am - G - Am

an everyday housewife who gave up the good life for me.

 

(orig. moves up a full note capo 4th here)

 

+ CHORUS 

 

(orig. moves up a full note capo 6th here)

 

+ CHORUS  ....

 

 

    (Glen Campbell)