Good on you, son    (video)

 

††† C - Am - F (3x)- C†††††††† +C - Am - F (3x)- C†††††††† +Am

 

†††† Am†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††F

1. Flash goes a little hummingbird, a darting, whirring thread,

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††† at the screen door by his lemon tree,

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†† out here with the quick and the dead.

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††† Designer blinds above LA frame the perfect view,

††† Am†††† - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

††† itís gonna be another day of sun and shameless blue.+ Am - F

 

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2. By his cutting block the time has come for the fruit there by the juicer,

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††† he grinds fresh coffee for himself, heís meeting a producer.

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††† LA Times lies on the stone, warming there like bread,

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††† hey, whatís not to like out here with the quick and the dead.

 

††† C†††††††††††††† †††††††††Am

Good on you, son, good on you,

††† ††††F†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G

the Camden Shuffle and the old one-two,

†† C†††††††††††††† †††††††††††Am††††††††††††††††† F†††††††††† G

good on you, son, good on you, a-ha, oh, yeah !

†† C††††††††††††† †††††††††††Am

Good on you, son, good on you,

†††††† F††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† E

the Camden Shuffle and the old one-two.†††††††† +Am - F - D - F (4x)

 

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3. ††††††You wanna know what happiness is in his eye is a hunterís gleam,

†††† Am††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† F

††† something to look forward to, this catís gonna get the cream.

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††† The Skin of a mango is so smooth, itís smoother than the devil,

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††† cut it, slice it, chop it up to the rhythm of a Cockney rebel.

 

(percussion)†††††† + Am - F - D - F (8x)††††† + Am - F - D - F (4x)

 

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4. Back in Blighty thereís a flat on a grimy sink estate,

†††† Am††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† F

††† thatís why he walked out of that and went to the Golden State.

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††† Left the backie and the beer where he was born and bred,

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††† now heís cutting it out here with the quick and the dead.

 

†††† C†††††††††††††††††††††††† Am

Good on you, son, good on you,

†††††††† F†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††G

the Camden Shuffle and the old one-two,

††† C††††††††††††††††††††††††† Am††††††††††††††††† F†††††††††† G

good on you, son, good on you, a-ha, oh, yeah !

††† C††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††Am

What would you have had him do,

†††††††† F††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† E

the Camden Shuffle and the old one-two ?†††††† + Am - F - D - F

 

†††† C†††††††††††††††††††††††† Am

Good on you, son, good on you,

†††††††† F†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G

the Camden Shuffle and the old one-two,

††† C††††††††††††††††††††††††† Am††††††††††††††††† F†††††††††† G

good on you, son, good on you, a-ha, oh, yeah !

††† C†††††††††††††††††††††††† Am

Good on you, son, good on you,

†††††††† F††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† E

the Camden Shuffle and the old one-two.

 

+Am - F - D - F (8x)†††† +Am - F - D - F (4x)†† +Am

 

(orig. = capo 3rd)††† (Mark Knopfler)