On The Beat Pete Chords & Lyrics Artist:

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Fm chord Fm7 chord Bb chord C chord Db chord F chord
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How To Play

Key: F minor
 
INTRO
Fm  Fm7  Bb  C
Fm  Fm7  Bb  C
Fm  N.C.
 
VERSE 1
Fm
Up I rush, off to work,
Db              C
Hello Fred, you look half dead.
Fm
Are you coming, are you going?
Db                C
I could never do a double shift.
Fm          Db       C
Hello Fred, get some bed Fred!
 
 
VERSE 2
Fm
Hello Steve, long time no see
Db                C
I like the Stones, still on the thieve?
Fm
Bet you ain't half seen some time,
Db                         C
In your short lived life of crime.
Fm               Db     C
Have you got the time?
 
 
CHORUS
    Fm                       Fm7
I'm on the beat Pete with my size ten feet
  Bb                          C
I wander up and down town for me that's a treat
            Fm                            Fm7
Look at the beauties of the city See that everything’s sweet
    Bb                         C
for me that's a treat ‘Cos I'm on the beat Pete
         Fm                       Fm7
Swing my truncheon merrily try to teach the blind to see
       Bb                               C
Move a lady for a seat a tourist find a sight to see
       Fm                  Fm7
Try to mingle with crowd I wonder if they're proud
    Bb                                       C
Yes that would be treat ‘cos I'm on the beat Pete
     Fm   N.C.
Beat Pete
 
INSTRUMENTAL
Fm    Db C
Fm    Db C
Fm    Db C
Fm    Db C
 
 
VERSE 3
Fm
Hello Snowball, you still drunk?
Db                    C
Here have a smoke and one for lunch,
Fm
A printed person of last week's Times,
 
Bb                           C
Seen a lot of stars and moon shine,
Fm
Spare you a dime?
Bb       C
Hahahahahaha..
Fm
herherherher!
Bb       C
 
 
CHORUS
    Fm                       Fm7
I'm on the beat Pete with my size ten feet
  Bb                          C
I wander up and down town for me that's a treat
            Fm                            Fm7
Look at the beauties of the city See that everything’s sweet
    Bb                         C
for me that's a treat ‘Cos I'm on the beat Pete
         Fm                       Fm7
Swing my truncheon merrily try to teach the blind to see
       Bb                               C
Move a lady for a seat a tourist find a sight to see
       Fm                  Fm7
Try to mingle with crowd I wonder if they're proud
    Bb                                       C
Yes that would be treat ‘cos I'm on the beat Pete
     Fm   N.C.
Beat Pete
 
 
VERSE 4
Fm
Hello Bun been down the oven
Db                    C
What's the rate for a single person
Fm
Is it good? is it sad?
Db                          C
You look unhappy it must be bad
Fm     Db  C
 
VERSE 5
Fm
Hello May been a busy day?
Db              C
All work and no time for play
Fm
Still it's the life you chose I suppose
Db               C
Good luck to you come what may
Fm            Db          C
              Skipity do da days
 
 
CHORUS
    Fm                       Fm7
I'm on the beat Pete with my size ten feet
  Bb                          C
I wander up and down town for me that's a treat
            Fm                            Fm7
Look at the beauties of the city See that everything’s sweet
    Bb                         C
for me that's a treat ‘Cos I'm on the beat Pete
         Fm                       Fm7
Swing my truncheon merrily try to teach the blind to see
       Bb                               C
Move a lady for a seat a tourist find a sight to see
       Fm                  Fm7
Try to mingle with crowd I wonder if they're proud
    Bb                                       C
Yes that would be treat ‘cos I'm on the beat Pete
     Fm  N.C.
Beat Pete
 
 
[Outro - with saxophone getting more and more excitable throughout]
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
     Fm    N.C.
Beat Pete (1 with guitar chimes)
 
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
     Fm    N.C.
Beat Pete (2, with guitar twang, then organ chord)
 
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
     Fm    N.C.
Beat Pete (3, short, with drum roll)
 
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
     Fm    N.C.
Beat Pete (4, drums and piano chords)
 
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
     Fm    N.C.
Beat Pete (5, long saxophone note)
 
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
     Fm    N.C.
Beat Pete (6, guitar descending tune)
 
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
     Fm    N.C.
Beat Pete (7, short again, with echo of sax)
 
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
Fm   Fm7   Bb   C
     F     N.C.
Beat Pete! (8th and last time ending on the major chord)

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