Transpose up (k) Transpose down (j) Cycle song versions (v) Toggle Nashville chords (n) Toggle lyrics only (z) Toggle modulation (m) ------------------------- Jump to artists index (i) Jump to song index Jump to tunings index Jump to folk index Jump to theory page ------------------------- Toggle multicolumn Toggle dark mode Find song (f) Find tuning (n) Random song (r)

Flamin' Groovies : Flamingo
1970


  1. Headin' For The Texas Border

  2. Second Cousin
  3. Childhood's End
  4. Jailbait
  5. She's Falling Apart

Headin' For The Texas Border

|
E
|
G
A
| ...
E
Heading for the Texas border
G
A
E
|
G
A
|
E
|
G
A
| 'Cause I'm trying to avoid the law
A
Heading for the Texas border
C
D
E
|
G
A
|
E
|
G
A
| 'Cause I'm trying to avoid the law
B
A
When I pull right into Houston
E
|
G
A
|
E
|
G
A
| Gonna see ya my ma and pa
And I'll tell them fancy stories 'Bout all them cities I have seen And I'll tell them fancy stories 'Bout all them cities I have seen Well, all the way from New York City Down to, I said a-New Orleans
E7
But I won't tell 'bout the heartache And I won't tell 'bout the pain And I won't tell 'bout the times I had to sleep out in the rain
A
Well, I'm going to El Paso to get my mojo pressed
E7
B
Then I'll pack my bags and head out for the North West
|
E
|
G
A
|
E
|
G
A
| |
A
|
A
|
E
|
G
A
|
E
|
G
A
| |
A
|
A
|
E
|
G
A
|
E
|
G
A
| |
B
|
A
|
E
|
G
A
|
E
|
G
A
|
I got a gal in Dallas I got a gal in Yucca Flats I got a gal in Dallas I got a gal in Yucca Flats Well, there's an old-time girl named Alice With a 50 inch Cheshire cat Well let us drink a toast to Texas And to all the travelling men Let us drink a toast to Texas And to all the travelling men Well, with that I'll say goodbye, friend Till I pass your way again Well, I don't know where I'm going And I know I just don't care But I've got to keep on ramblin' 'fore I find my self somewhere Where the sheriff knows the number And the people, well, they know my kind So, I'll hit the road the way a travellin' man can unwind


Second Cousin

A
Well, she's as sweet as maple sugar
D
And as cool as seaside air
E
She got the kind of body, oh yeah
D
A
That make a bald man tear his hair
She got a degree in philosophy And a voice like cherry cream And when she calls positions Well you know I gotta make the team
A
A
Well she's my second cousin
G
D
On the good old Catholic side
E
D
A
And they say that loving her is out of line
Well she's my second cousin On the good old Catholic side I'm gonna make my second cousin my first bride
D
A
Well that motivation's rolling and my folks have left an open door
D
E
I'm gonna see my baby and my baby's gonna follow me home
Her mother says I'm crazy And her father says beware And the parson thinks that the idea stinks But I, well I just don't care We're gonna catch ourselves an aeroplane And gonna take off for the sky And we won't touch down on Earth again Till the next Fourth of July Well she's my second cousin On the good old Catholic side And they say that loving her is out of line Well she's my second cousin On the good old Catholic side I'm gonna make my second cousin my first bride


Childhood's End

Capo:
I
A
You came to me and I could see
D
A
A kind of hope in your eyes
A
If you can see the love in me
E
A
Then I hope you won't lie
E7
'Cause I can tell, girl, that you fell
D
A
From the dreams of your childhood
E7
The fun is gone, it's all put on
D
E
And now you can't even smile
Don't laugh so loud out in the crowd 'Cause, girl, you'll only fall harder Just wait alone for night to come And let the sheets hide your shame


Jailbait

D
Runnin' around all over town Just get you back where you started
G
D
Don't ask my name, it's all the same to you
A
G
D
A7
Too late, jailbait, baby what you tryin' to do?
Acting obscene, being fourteen Just get you deep into trouble Don't call on me, baby I won't call you Too late, jailbait, baby what you tryin' to do?
G
I said now baby, what you tryin' to do?
D
Tell me that's a-what you tryin' to do, alright now
G
Said baby, what you tryin' to do?
G7
D
A7
Just tryin' to get closer to you
Guitar solo over verse chords
Runnin' around all over town Just get you back where you started Don't ask my name, it's all the same to you Too late, jailbait, baby what you tryin' to do? I said now baby, what you tryin' to do? I said now baby, what you tryin' to do? I said now baby, what you tryin' to do? Just tryin' to get closer to you I said now baby, what you tryin' to do? I said now baby, what you tryin' to do? I said now baby, what you tryin' to do? Just tryin' to get closer to you


She's Falling Apart

D
She's up where the sun is shining Because she can't begin to cry She's can dream, and the dream can make her happy Even though she lives a lie
She's my foundation She keeps me standing And now she's falling apart Walk alone, there she stands within her garden Talking to the flowers she knows Child of light, stranded in a world of darkness Tell me how you'll watch them grow She's my foundation She keeps me standing And now she's falling apart