When We Were Kings Chords & Lyrics Artist:

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A chord E chord D chord F sharp minor chord G chord
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  A                    E
Tommy got off at the Texaco
 D                   A
Came bustin' in to Norma's Cafe
Said come on man we gotta go
 D                           A
You know how those part girls hate to wait
Filled up his daddy's trunk with ice and beer
 D                  A
Yeah he was always stealin' the old man's car
Radio never came in too clear
        D                   A
So I'd bang out one on my piece of junk guitar
     F#m     G
Yeah we ruled from the blacktop
 D                       A
To the levee where the party never stopped
Yeah there was power in the night
      F#m                  G
The spirit was alive when we would sing
 A         E        D     G
Sha na na na na na na na
When We were kings
   A                          E
Sittin' around the fire one night Tommy called my name
D                        A
I turned around he said hey what do ya think
Had his arm around the prettiest girl I'd ever seen
D                           A
He kissed her hard and took another drink
I say you must be an angel puttin' up with this guy
 D                    A
She laughed and said play me some Rolling Stones
I couldn't let that chance go by
      D                            A
Yeah I sang her "You Can't Always Get What you Want"
Repeat Chorus
 A          E
That was the fall of '69
D                  A
I guess Uncle Sam was hedging his bet
Tommy's number came up he said "Hey I'll be fine"
  D                          A
"I'll teach 'em a lesson they'll never forget"
Angel and I went to wave goodbye
D                              A
I guess we'd always thought we'd see him again
You know I took her out after that a couple of times
D                        A
We always just wound up talkn' 'bout him

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