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Counting Crows - Mr. Jones

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Intro:
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Dm 

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Am

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Dm
I was down at the New Amsterdam   
                   

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Staring at this yellow-haired girl
      
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Mr. Jones strikes up a conversation
         

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With a black-haired flamenco dancer
          
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You know she dances
            
F            
Dm  
While his father plays guitar
                    

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She's suddenly beautiful
        
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And we all want
             
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Something beautiful  
                      

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Man, I wish I was beautiful
          
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So come dance the silence down
                    
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Through the morning   
          

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Sha-la-la-la-la-la-la, yeah    
 

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Uh huh, yeah   
          
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Dm
Cut up, Maria    
  
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Show me some of
        

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Am
Them Spanish dances    
            
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Am
Pass me a bottle, Mr. Jones      
           

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Dm
Believe in me    
                      

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Help me believe in anything
       
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'Cause I wanna be someone
              

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Who believes   
 

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C
Yeah   

 
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Mr. Jones and me  
  

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Tell each other fairy tales
         
C              
F          
And we stare at the beautiful women
         

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She's looking at you
                              
C
Ah, no, no, she's looking at me
                
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Smilin' in the bright lights   
                    

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Coming through in stereo
        
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When everybody loves you   
                   

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You can never be lonely

       
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Well, I'm gon' paint my picture   
                  

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Paint myself in blue and
                        
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Red and black and gray    
                        
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All of the beautiful colors are
        

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Very, very meaningful
  

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Yeah, well, you know
  
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Gray is my favorite color
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I felt so symbolic yesterday    
            
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If I knew Picasso
         

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I would buy myself
                   
C  
A gray guitar and play

 
C   
F           

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Mr. Jones and me  
  

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G                   
Looked into the future
         
C              
F          
And we stare at the beautiful women
         

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G          
She's looking at you
                              
C
Ah, no, no, she's looking at me
                 
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Standing in the spotlight   
                    

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I bought myself a gray guitar
        
C        
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When everybody loves me    
                   

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Am
I will never be lonely    
Bridge:
Am Am Am Am x4

                  
F   
I will never be lonely
           
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Am
Said I'm never gonna be lonely   
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I wanna be a lion
  
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Am 
Yeah, everybody wanna pass as cats
Am                            
We all wanna be big, big stars
        

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Yeah, but we got
                           
Am
Different reasons for that   
  
Am         
Believe in me
           
F                      
'Cause I don't believe in anything
    
Am                      

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And I wanna be someone to believe
 

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G                     
C
To believe, to believe  
Bridge:
Am Am Am Am x4

 
C     
F          

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G
Mr. Jones and me   
    

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G                       
Stumbling through the barrio
       
C         
Yeah, we stare at
               
F   
The beautiful women
         

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She's perfect for you
 

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G                             
Man, there's got to be somebody
        
C
For me   
                
F   
I wanna be Bob Dylan
      

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G                        
Mr. Jones wishes he was someone
          

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G             
Just a little more funky
  
C             
F             

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When everybody loves you, ah son
  

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That's just about as funky
               
C
As you can be   
      
F           

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Mr. Jones and me   
   

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Staring at the video
         
C             
F     
When I look at the television
               

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I want to see me
                          
C
Staring right back at me   
                 
F       
We all wanna be big stars
         

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But we don't know why
 

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And we don't know how
             
C       
F     
But when everybody loves me
          

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G            
I'm wanna be just about
                     
C
As happy as I can be  
      
F           

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Mr. Jones and me   
  

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G                     
We're gonna be big stars

Ending:
Am Am Am Am x4
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