Chordproc: Buffalo Springfield

Buffalo Springfield


  1. Bluebird
  2. Do I Have To Come Right Out And Say It?
  3. Expecting To Fly
  4. Flying On The Ground Is Wrong
  5. For What It's Worth
  6. Go And Say Goodbye
  7. Hot Dusty Roads
  8. Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing
  9. Sit Down I Think I Love You

Bluebird

Verse I
D
G
D
Listen to my bluebird laugh,
G
D
She can't tell you why.
G
D
Deep within her heart you see,
C
G
D
C
G
D
C
G
D
She knows only crying, just crying, yeah...
Verse II
G
D
There she sits, a lofty perch,
G
D
Strangest color blue.
G
D
Flying is forgotten how,
C
G
D
C
G
D
C
G
D
She thinks only of you, just you, awwe...
Verse III
D
So get all those blues, must be a thousand hues,
C
G
And each is differently used, you just know.
D
You sit there mesmorized, by the debth of her eyes,
C
G
If you could could catagorize, she's got soul.
C
G
C
G
D
C
G
D
She got soul, she got soul, she got soul...
Verse IV
D
Do you think she loves you?
C
D
Do you think at all?
Verse V
G
D
Soon she's going to fly away,
G
D
Sadness is her own.
G
D
Fill herself a bath of tears,
C
G
D
D
And go home, and go home.



Do I Have To Come Right Out And Say It?

G
C
G
C
G
Do I have to come right out and say it,
C
G
tell you that you look so fine?
C
C/b
C/a
C/g
D
Do I have to come right out and ask you to be mine?
C
G
If it was a game I could play it.
C
G
Tryin' to make it, but I'm losin' time.
C
C/b
C/a
C/g
D
I gotta bring you in. You're overworkin' my mind.
Gmaj7
Fmaj7
Dm7
G
Indecision is crowding me. I have no room to spare.
Dm7
Em7
And I can't believe she'd care.
Gmaj7
Fmaj7
Dm7
G
Like a dream she has taken me, and now I don't know where.
Dm7
Em7
Dm7
Em7
G
And a part of me is scared, the part of me I shared once before.
F
C
Do I have to come right out and say it
F
C
tell you that you look so fine
F
F/e
F/d
F/c
G
Do I have to come right out and ask you to be mine? SOLO: C G C G C C/B C/A C/G D
Gmaj7
Fmaj7
Dm7
G
Indecision is crowding me. I have no room to spare.
Dm7
Em7
And I can't believe she'd care.
Gmaj7
Fmaj7
Dm7
G
Like a dream she has taken me, and now I don't know where.
Dm7
Em7
Dm7
Em7
G
And a part of me is scared, the part of me I shared once before.
F
C
Do I have to come right out and say it
F
C
tell you that you look so fine
F
F/e
F/d
F/c
G
Do I have to come right out and ask you to be mine?
F
C
If it was a game I could play it.
F
C
Tryin' to make it but I'm losin time.
F
F/e
F/d
F/c
G
I gotta bring you in. You're overworkin my mind.
F
C
Do I have to come right out and say it, girl,
F
C
tell you that you look so fine?



Expecting To Fly

C
C
Gm
There you stood on the edge of your feather
F
G
Expecting to fly
C
Gm
While I laughed, I wondered whether
F
G
C
I could wave goodbye
F
Bb
Knowin' that you'd gone
Cm
F
By the summer it was healing
Bb
Cm
We had said goodbye
F
All the years we'd spent with feeling
Bb
Cm
Ended with a cry
Bb
Cm
Babe, ended with a cry
Bb
Cm
Babe, ended with a cry
C
Gm
I tried so hard to stand
F
G
As I stumbled and fell to the ground
C
Gm
So hard to laugh as I fumbled
F
G
C
And reached for the love I found
F
Bb
Knowin' it was gone
Cm
F
If I never lived without you
Bb
Cm
Now you know I'd die
F
If I never said I loved you
Bb
Cm
Now you know I'd try
Bb
Cm
Babe, now you know I'd try
Bb
Cm
Babe, now you know I'd try
Bb
Babe



Flying On The Ground Is Wrong

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Intro
A
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Bm
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Amaj7
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Bm
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A
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Am7
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Am6
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Am
Verse II
A
Bm
Amaj7
Bm
Is my world not falling down
A
Bm
Amaj7
Bm
I'm in pieces on the ground
Bm
And my eyes aren't open A Bm Amaj7 Bm (like intro) And I'm standing on my knees
Chorus
A
E
Bm
But if crying and holding on
D
Bm
And flying on the ground is wrong
A
A+
Then I'm sorry to let you down
D
But you're from
Bm
My side of town
A
Bm
Amaj7
Bm
And I'll miss you
Verse II
A
Bm
Amaj7
Bm
Turn me up or turn me down
A
Bm
Amaj7
Bm
Turn me off or turn me 'round
Bm
I wish I could have met you in a place
A
Bm
Amaj7
Bm
Where we both belong
Chorus
On last line hold on A, omit Bm, Amaj7 and Bm;
Go straight from A to bridge
Bridge
F
G
Em
Am
Sometimes I feel like I'm just a helpless child
F
G
C
Sometimes I feel like a king
E
But, baby
Amaj7
Bm
Amaj7
Since I have changed Bm Amaj7 D (tap guitar top 2x w/finger) D (repeat taps) I can't take nothing home
A
Bm
Amaj7
Bm
City lights at a country fair
A
Bm
Amaj7
Bm
Never shine but always glare
A
Bm
If I'm bright enough to see you
A
Bm
Amaj7
Bm
You're just too dark to care
Chorus
A



For What It's Worth

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A
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Intro
E
A
E
A
Verse
E
A
There's somethin' happenin' here.
E
A
What it is ain't exactly clear.
E
A
There's a man with a gun over there
E
A
A-tellin' me I've got to beware.
Chorus
E
I think it's time we stop.
D
Children, what's that sound?
A
C
Everybody look what's goin' down.
E
A
E
A
Verse
E
A
There's battle lines bein' drawn.
E
A
Nobody's right if everybody's wrong.
E
A
Young people speakin' their minds
E
A
A-gettin' so much resistance from behind.
Chorus
E
I think it's time we stop.
D
Hey, what's that sound?
A
C
Everybody look what's goin' down.
E
A
E
A
Verse
E
A
G
What a field day for the heat.
E
A
G
A thousand people in the street
E
A
G
Singin' songs and a-carryin' signs
E
A
G
Mostly sayin' hooray for our side.
Chorus
E
It's time we stop.
D
Hey, what's that sound?
A
C
Everybody look what's goin' down.
E
A
E
A
Verse
E
A
Paranoia strikes deep.
E
A
Into your life it will creep.
E
A
It starts when you're always afraid.
E
A
Step out of line, the men come and take you away.
Chorus/Outro
E
You better stop.
E
D
Hey, what's that sound?
A
C
Everybody look what's goin'..
E
You better stop.
D
Hey, what's that sound?
A
Everybody look what's goin'..
E
You better stop.
D
Now, what's that sound?
A
Everybody look what's goin'..
E
You better stop.
D
Children, what's that sound?
A
Everybody look what's goin



Go And Say Goodbye

Verse 1
G
F
C
D
You ask me to read this letter that you wrote the night before
G
F
C
D
And you really should know better 'cause she's worth a whole lot more
Chorus
G
C
G
C
G
C
G
Brother you know you can't run away and hide C B/bass Am Am7 D D7 Is it you don't want to see her cry is that why
G
C
G
C
G
C
G
You won't go and say goodbye
Verse 2
G
F
C
D
Then you said the fault was yours and you really were to blame
G
F
C
D
Was as if to close the doors and to hide away in shame
Repeat Chorus
Bridge
A7
D
G
Yes and why tell me why can't you see that it's not right
A7
D
Dsus
D
It's a lie, it's a lie, don't hide your sorrows in the night
Repeat Chorus
Interlude
G
F
C
D
And I know the pain is double, but for her it's even worse
G
F
C
D
You must face her with her trouble, though it's hurting like a curse
Repeat Chorus twice
G
C
G
C
G
C
G
Go and say good, go and say good, go and say goodbye



Hot Dusty Roads

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A
G
D
Daug
I don't tell no tales about no hot dusty roads
A
D
A
E7
I'm a city boy and I stay at home
A
G
D
Daug
I make no excuses I just don't want to roam
A
D
A
E7
And I don't like being alone
A
G
D
Daug
I give you loving and a place to take off your shoes
A
E7
It does surprising things for a case of the blues
A
G
D
Daug
It ain't no club, you don't have to pay no dues
A
D
A
E7
You just love me and I love you
D
And if you take some pride in being alive
A
G
If you're interested in looking inside
A
Ab
G
Of yourself
D
Just drop on by, baby ask me why
G
E
D7sus2
At least you don't have to be by yourself
A
G
D
Daug
Just come knock, most likely I'll be there
A
Then you look around
E
Find a comfortable chair
A
G
And then you sit, and you might think about
D
Daug
A
E7
Why he's there, I can't tell you why, only where
Solo
A
G
D
Daug
A
D
A
E7
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Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing

Capo II
Cmaj7
F
Cmaj7
F
Cmaj7
F
Who's that stomping all over my face?
Cmaj7
F
Where's that silhouette I'm trying to trace?
Cmaj7
F
Who's putting sponge in the bells I once rung
Cmaj7
F
And taking my gypsy before she's begun
Am
Dm
To singing the meaning of what's in my mind
Am
Dm
Before I can take home what's rightfully mine.
Am
Dm
Joinin' and listenin' and talkin' in rhymes
Am
Dm
Stoppin' the feeling to wait for the times.
F
G
Who's saying baby, that don't mean a thing,
Am
C
Dm
Dm
Em
F
'Cause nowadays Clancy can't even sing.
Cmaj7
F
Cmaj7
F
Cmaj7
F
And who's all hung-up on that happiness thing?
Cmaj7
F
Who's trying to tune all the bells that he rings?
Cmaj7
F
And who's in the corner and down on the floor
Cmaj7
F
With pencil and paper just counting the score?
Am7
Dm
And who's trying to act like he just in between?
Am7
Dm
The night isn't black, it can only be screened.
Am7
Dm
Don't bother looking, you're too blind to see
Am7
Dm
Who's coming on like he wanted to be.
F
G
Who's saying baby, that don't mean a thing,
Am
C
Dm
Dm
Em
F
'Cause nowadays Clancy can't even sing.
Cmaj7
F
Cmaj7
F
Cmaj7
F
And who's coming home on the old ninety five?
Cmaj7
F
Who's got the feeling to keep him alive,
Cmaj7
F
Though havin' it, sharin' it ain't quite the same
Cmaj7
F
It ain't no gold nugget, you can't lay a claim
Am7
Dm
Who's seeing eyes through the crack in the floor
Am7
Dm
There it is baby, don't you worry no more
Am7
Dm
Who should be sleepin', but is writing this song
Am7
Dm
Wishin' and a-hopin' he weren't so damned wrong.
F
G
Who's saying baby, that don't mean a thing,
Am
C
Dm
Dm
Em
F
'Cause nowadays Clancy can't even sing.
F
G
Who's saying baby, that don't mean a thing,
Am
C
Dm
Dm
Em
F
'Cause nowadays Clancy can't even sing.



Sit Down I Think I Love You

G
C
D
G
C
G
D
G
C
D
G
Sit down, I think I love you;
C
G
D
anyway I'd like to try
C
D
G
I can't stop thinking of you;
C
G
D
if you go I'll know I cry
C
Can't you see that I'm a desperate man?
G
I can hide, just being around
C
You want to know what they say about 'the bird in the hand',
D
and that's why, I ain't leaving without you
G
C
D
G
So if you want someone to love you;
C
G
D
pretty baby, I'm your guy
C
D
G
It's not much I'm asking of you;
C
G
D
just a 'please give me a try' Solo
C
Can't you see that I'm a desperate man?
G
I can hide, just being around
C
You want to know what they say about 'the bird in the hand',
D
and that's why, I ain't leaving without you
G
C
D
G
So if you want someone to love you;
C
G
D
pretty baby, I'm your guy
C
D
G
It's not much I'm asking of you;
C
G
D
G
just a 'please give me a try'
C
D
G
D
Sit down, I think I love you
C
D
G
D
Sit down, I think I love you
C
D
G
D
Sit down, I think I love you
C
D
G
D
Sit down, I think I love