Christmas In Cape Town Chords & Lyrics Artist:

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Am chord Em7 chord F chord C over G chord G chord C chord C7/E chord Em chord F/A chord C/E chord G/B chord A chord D chord E chord D5 chord Eb chord Bb chord Eb-5 chord AmM7 chord Am7 chord Am/F chord AmM7/F chord Am7/F chord Am/D chord AmM7/D chord Am7/D chord Fadd#11 chord
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[Christmas Intro]
  Am  Em7 F   C/G  F   G   C   C7/E Am  Em  F   C    F/A C/E G
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
e|----------------|--------0---3---|8-------5-------|----------------|
B|1---0-----------|1---3-----------|----8-------5---|6---5---3-------|
G|--------2---0---|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 
[Riff]
       C       G/B      A                C       G        F
  4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
e-----|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B-----|----------------|--2-1-2-1-2-----|----------------|----------------|
G-----|----------------|--2-2-2-2-2-----|----------------|----------------|
D-----|----------------|--2-2-2-2-2-----|0---------------|----------------|
A-0-2-|3---2-0---0-2---|0-----------0-2-|--3-2-0-----0-2-|0-----------0-2-|
E-----|--------3-------|----------------|--------3-------|--3-1-----------|
  C       G/B      D                E
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|----------------|----------------|----1-----------|
D|----------------|--0-4-----------|--2-------------|
A|3---2-0---0-2---|0---------------|2---------------|
E|--------3-------|----------------|----------------|
 
 
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
CHORDS
          E-A-D-G-B-e
C/G       3-x-2-0-1-0
C7/E      0-3-2-3-1-x
F/A       x-0-3-2-1-x
C/E       0-3-2-0-1-x
 
D5        x-x-0-2-3-x
 
Eb-5      x-6-7-8-8-x
 
AmM7      x-0-2-1-1-0
Am7       x-0-2-0-1-0
 
Am/F      x-x-3-2-1-0
AmM7/F    x-x-3-1-1-0
Am7/F     x-x-3-0-1-0
 
Am/D      x-x-0-2-1-0
AmM7/D    x-x-0-1-1-0
Am7/D     x-x-0-0-1-0
 
G/B       x-2-0-0-0-3
 
Fadd#11   1-3-3-2-0-x
 
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
[Christmas Intro]
| Am Em7 F C/G |
| F G C C7/E |
| Am Em F C |
| F/A C/E G   |
 
 
INTRO
| Am F | G Em |
| Am F | G Em |
 
 
VERSE
Am     F
 Every night
G         Em
 In Jungletown
Am       C              G        D5 E
 All the boogies in the street
Am  F
 Radios 
G          Em
 Turned up very loud
        F
Playin' Dancing Queen
     Eb   Bb  F C
They love our music
 
 
INTERLUDE
Am       F                  G
 La, la, la, la, la la, la, la, la, la
D5      E
La, la, la, la 
Am       F                  G
 La, la, la, la, la la, la, la, la, la
D5      E
La, la, la, la 
 
 
VERSE
Am            F   G               Em
 This English girl from the North somewhere
Am          C             G       D5 E
 Is staying with me at my place
Am           F
 Drinkin' up all my beer
G                      Em
Talkin' about the poor niggers all the time
F
   It's a real disgrace, she says
 
 
BRIDGE
Am           F                         G
 I tell her, Darling, don't talk about things
               Em
You don't understand
Am           F
 I tell her, Darling, don't talk about something
G                        Em
You don't know anything about
Am           F
 I tell her, Darling, if you don't like it here
   G                Eb-5
Go back to your own miserable country
 
 
CHORUS
     Am           AmM7             Am7         AmM7
It's Christmas in Cape Town but it ain't the same
Am/F                 AmM7/F          Am7/F       AmM7/F
 Oh, the boys on the beach are still blowin'
Am/D            AmM7/D               Am7/D   AmM7/D
 And the summer wind still kicks the clouds around
 
 
[Riff]
| C G/B | A | C G | F |
| C G/B | D | E |
 
 
[Middle 8]
F
  You know my little brother, babe
Am
  Well, he works out at the diamond mine
F
  I drove him out there at five this mornin'
Am
  The niggers was waitin' in a big long line
Fadd#11
  You know those big old lunch pails they carry, man
      Am
With a picture of Star Wars painted on the side
         Fadd#11
They were starin' at us real hard with their big ugly yellow eyes
 
 
BRIDGE
         | Am F |  G     Em |
You could feel it   This time ...
         | Am F |  G     Eb-5 |
You could feel it
 
 
CHORUS
     Am           AmM7             Am7         AmM7
It's Christmas in Cape Town but it ain't the same
Am/F            AmM7/F       Am7/F    AmM7/F
 The stores are open all the time
Am/D        AmM7/D              Am7/D                 AmM7/D
 And little kids on skateboards cut in and out of the crowd
 
 
INTERLUDE
        | Am             F           | G Em |
And the Christmas lights still shine
 
| Am F | G Em |
 
 
VERSE
Am               F                 G
 Myself, I don't like to drink the way
           Em
I used to, man, you know
Am                C              G   D5 E
 It don't seem to get me high
Am                  F
 And the beer don't taste the way it
         G               Em
Ought to taste somehow
      F
And I don't know why
 
 
BRIDGE
Am             F            G
 Don't talk to me about the planes
          Em
Man, I've heard it
Am           F             G    D5 E
 Just take a look around
Am                 F
 What are we gonna do
            G          Em
Blow up the whole damn country?
Fadd#11
I don’t know
 
 
CHORUS
     Am           AmM7      | Am7 AmM7 |
It's Christmas in Cape Town
     Am/F         AmM7/F    | Am7/F AmM7/F |
It's Christmas in Cape Town
     Am/D         AmM7/D    | Am7/D AmM7/D |
It's Christmas in Cape Town
 
 
[Riff]
| C G/B | A | C G | F |
| C G/B | D | E |
 
 
[Christmas Outro]
| Am Em7 F C/G |
| F G C C7/E |
| Am Em F C |
| F/A G C |

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