Teenage lament 74    (video)

 

††† G - Am - G - Em (3x)

 

††† G††††††††† ††††Am†† †††††††††††††G†††††††††††† Em

1. ††††What a drag it is this gold lame jeans,

G†††††† †††††††††††Am††††††† ††††††††††††G††††††††††††††††† ††††††Em

††† is this the coolest way to get through your teens?

G†††††† †††††††††††††††††Am††††† ††††††††††G††††††††††††††††††† Em

††† Well, I cut my hair weird, I read that it was in,

G†††††††††††††††††† †††††Am††† †††††††††††††††††††G†††††††††††††††††††††††††††Em

††† I looked like a rooster that was drowned and raised again.

 

G†††††††††††††† ††††††††††D††† †††††††††††- G†††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††Em††† D

††† What are you gonna do ? ††††††Tell you what Iím gonna do !

G††††††††††††††††† ††††Em†† D††- G†††† †††††††††††††Em†† †††††††Am - B7

††† Why donít you get away ?†††††† Iím gonna leave toda...........y.

 

+G - Am - G - Em

 

†† G†††††††††† Am††††††††††††††† ††††††††G††††††††††††††††††††††††† Em

2.††† I ran into my room and I fell down on my knees,

G††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††Am††††††††††††† G††††††††††††† ††††Em

††† well, I thought that fifteen was gonna be a breeze.

G†††††††††† ††††††††††††††††Am††††††††† G††††††††††††††††††† Em

††† I picked up my guitar to blast away the clouds,

G††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Am

††† somebody in the next room yelled,

††††††††††††††††††††† G†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Em

††† ďYou gotta turn that damn thing down !Ē

 

G†††††††††††††††††††††††† D††††††††††††††† - G††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Em†††† D

††† What are you gonna do ?††††††† Tell you what Iím gonna do !

G††††††††††††††††††††††† Em†††† D†† ††- G†††††††††††††††††† Em††††††† Am - B7

††† Why donít you get away ?††††††† Iím gonna cry all da...........y.

 

††† C†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Em

+ †††††And I know trouble is brewing out there,

C†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D

††† but I can hardly care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Em

††† They fight all night about his private secretary,

Am†††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††D - D7

††† lipstick stain, blond hai.......r.

 

+G - Am - G - Em (4x)

 

G††††††††††††††††††††††††† D†††††††††††††† - G††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Em†††† D

††† What are you gonna do ?††††††† Tell you what Iím gonna do !

G†††††††††††††††††† ††††††Em†††† D†† - G†††††††††††††††††† Em

††† Why donít you run away,††††††† Iím gonna leave today.

 

Am††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††D

+†††† But even I donít know what Iím gonna do,

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D7

††† donít know what Iím gonna do,

 

G†††† †††††††††††††††††††††D†††††††††††††† - G††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Em†††† D

††† What are you gonna do ?††††††† Tell you what Iím gonna do !

G††††††††††††††††††† †††††Em†††† D†† - G†††††††††††††††††† Em†††††† Am

††† Why donít you run away,††††††† Iím gonna leave today.

 

G†††††††††††††††††††††††† D††††††††††††††† - G†††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††Em†††† D

††† What are you gonna do ?††††††† I tell you what Iím gonna do !

G†††††††††††††††††††††††† Em††† D†† ††- G†††††††††††††††††† †††††††Em†††Am

††† Why donít you get away ?†††††† Well, Iíd rather cry all day !

 

+G - D- G - Em - D (6x) Ö.

 

 

††† (Alice Cooper)