Gasoline Alley bred    (video)

 

    G - Bm - G7 - C - G ~

 

       G                                                    Bm                                     G7

1. Woman get your hair out of curlers, time to get your butt out of bed,

     G7                                           C

    get down your hats and your baggage, my child,

    Am                                     D

    going back home, getting back to the homestead.

     G                                                      Bm                                 G7

    I’m gonna heat me some water, and put a shine upon my shoes,

     G7                                        C

    telephone my Ma, keep the room above Joe’s,

      Am                                                   D

    ‘cause we’re coming back, coming back to the homestead,

    Am                                           D

    everything is packed, getting back to the homestead,

Am              - C                           D

    this time,        this time we’ll stay, baby !

 

G                                              C                                            G

    I know that we could have made it, we had ideas in our heads,

           G                                             C

and I wish somehow we could have saved it,

                                          G

but we’re Gasoline Alley bred.

            - G                                              C                                         G

Yet the        years haven’t really been wasted, and I know it in my head,

              G                                      C

we did good for the life that we’ve tasted,

                      - C                         - Cm                            G

cause we’re        Gasoline Alley,        Gasoline Alley bred.

 

+  G - Bm - G7 - C - G

 

       G                                                       Bm                                 G7

2. Woman you can really believe it, I did everything a man could do,

        G7                                  C

    breaking my back just to make us a dime,

     Am                                             D

    that won’t mean a damn, when no one wants to know you..

       G                                                         Bm                                  G7

    Woman I know how you’re feeling, I’ve seen the hurt upon your face,

     G7                                   C

    how many times do you think that I’ve cried?

      Am                                         D

    knowing every day that your heart was getting broken,

     Am                                      D

    holding back your pride till you were nearly chokin’,

Am     C                     D

    oh, oh, let’s get away, baby.

 

G                                              C                                            G

    I know that we could have made it, we had ideas in our heads,

           G                                             C

and I wish somehow we could have saved it,

                                          G

but we’re Gasoline Alley bred.

             - G                                             C                                         G

Yet the        years haven’t really been wasted, and I know it in my head,

              G                                      C

we did good for the life that we’ve tasted,

                      - C                         - Cm                            G

cause we’re        Gasoline Alley,        Gasoline Alley bred.

 

                     F                                 G

+  Gasoline Alley, Gasoline Alley bred ! (3x)

 

 

(orig. = capo 3rd)    (The Hollies)