Excitable boy    (video)

 

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1. Well, he went down to dinner in his Sunday best,

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    excitable boy, they all said. 

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    And he rubbed the pot roast all over his chest,

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    excitable boy, they all said. 

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    Well, he's just an excitable boy.

 

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2. He took in the four a.m. show at the Clark,

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    excitable boy, they all said. 

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    And he bit the usherette's leg in the dark,

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    excitable boy, they all said. 

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    Well, he's just an excitable boy.

 

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+  Oo, wah, oo, oo oo, excitable boy (2x)           +  A - D

 

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3. He took little Suzie to the junior prom,

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    excitable boy, they all said. (excitable boy).

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    And he raped her and killed her and he took her home,

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    excitable boy, they all said. (excitable boy).

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    Well, he's just an excitable boy.

 

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4. After ten long years, they let him out of the home,

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    excitable boy, they all said (excitable boy).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    And he dug up her grave and filled a cage with her bones,

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    excitable boy, they all said (excitable boy).

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    Well, he's just an excitable boy.

 

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+  Oo, wah, oo, oo oo, excitable boy ! (4x)

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Warren Zevon)