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The Band - The Shape I'm In (Chord)
Submitter: kraziekhat (141) on 11/18/14
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The Shape I'm In:The Band.
#121 on BB Hot 100 on CAPITOL Records in 1971.
Album - Stage Fright - #6 RPM Canada, #15 in UK
and #5 on BB Hot 200.

INTRO: Gm7 Bb Eb C Gm7 F

#1.
G
Go out yonder, peace in the valley..
G
come downtown, have to rumble in the alley.
D                      Em7       G  C G
Oh, you don't know the shape I'm in.

#2.
G
Has anybody seen my lady?
G
This living alone will drive me crazy.
D                      Em7       G
Oh, you don't know the shape I'm in.

BRIDGE:
C            G                Am7 C
I'm gonna go down by the water.
C                      D       Em7 C
But I ain't gonna jump in, no, no.
C            D                   Em7
I'll just be looking for my neighbor
F          D
and I hear that's where she's been, oh!

#3.
G
Out of nine lives, I spent seven.
G
Now, how in the world do you get to Heaven?
Dm               D        Em7       G
Ohhhh, you don't know the shape I'm in.


INTERLUDE: C Cm Bb G D G..C Gm G D G G7

BRIDGE:
C            Gm             C
I just spent 60 days in the jailhouse..
                 G
for the crime of having no dough.
C              D               Em7
Now, here I am back out on the street..
F                       D
for the crime of having nowhere to go.

#4.
G
Save your neck or save your brother.
G
Looks like it's one or the other.
D                      Em7       G  F G
Oh, you don't know the shape I'm in.

#5.
G
Now, two young kids might start a ruckus.
G
You know they feel you trying to shuck us.
D                      Em7       G
Oh, you don't know the shape I'm in.

OUTRO:

Gm C Gm C Bb G..D Em7 G..G F G D Em7 G F..G D Em7 G.. 

G D Em7 G Gm..G D Em7 G.



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