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Leonard Cohen - Everybody Knows


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Intro:
C#m 
Ab 
C#m 
C#m

          
C#m                           
Everybody knows that the dice are loaded
          
A                               
Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed
          
C#m                       
Everybody knows that the war is over
           
A                      
Everybody knows the good guys lost
           
F#m                 
Ab   
Everybody knows  the fight was fixed
              
B                    
C#m
The poor stay poor,  the rich get rich
              
D    
Ab
That's how it goes   
           
C#m 
Everybody knows
          
C#m                           
Everybody knows that the boat is leaking
           
A                         
Everybody knows that the captain lied
          
C#m                    
Everybody got this broken feeling
           
A                            
Like their father or their dog just died
          
F#m                
Ab     
Everybody talking   to their pockets
          
B              
C#m       
Everybody wants a box of chocolates
                
D    
Ab
And a long stem rose   
           
C#m 
Everybody knows

           
C#m                       
Everybody knows that you love me baby
           
A                      
Everybody knows that you really do
           
C#m                           
Everybody knows that you've been faithful
   
A                          
Ah give or take a night or two
          
F#m                     
Ab  
Everybody knows   you've been discreet
                       
B     
But there were so many people
                
C#m 
You just had to meet
              
D       
Ab
Without your clothes    
               
C#m 
And everybody knows

           
E                  
B   
Everybody knows,   everybody knows
              
C#m   
B
That's how it goes   
A          
E   
Everybody knows
           
E                  
B   
Everybody knows,   everybody knows
              
C#m   
B
That's how it goes   
A          
E         
C#m
Everybody knows         

              
C#m                         
And everybody knows that it's now or never
           
A                       
Everybody knows that it's me or you
              
C#m                        
And everybody knows that you live forever
   
A                             
Ah when you've done a line or two
          
F#m               
Ab    
Everybody knows the deal is rotten
          
B                   
C#m   
Old Black Joe's still pickin' cotton
                     
D    
Ab
For your ribbons and bows   
              
C#m  
And everybody knows

               
C#m          
And everybody knows that the
C#m             
Plague is coming
           
A                         
Everybody knows that it's moving fast
           
C#m                              
Everybody knows that the naked man and woman
           
A                           
Are just a shining artifact of the past
          
F#m                 
Ab  
Everybody knows  the scene is dead
                       
B             
C#m
But there's gonna be a meter on your bed
              
D      
Ab
That will disclose     
                
C#m 
What everybody knows

              
C#m                         
And everybody knows that you're in trouble
           
A                            
Everybody knows what you've been through
                 
C#m                   
From the bloody cross on top of Calvary
A                     
To the beach of Malibu
           
F#m                   
Ab
Everybody knows it's coming apart  
              
B                   
C#m  
Take one last look at this Sacred Heart
           
D     
Ab
Before it blows    
              
C#m  
And everybody knows
Bridge:
A C#m C#m C#m x4

           
E                  
B   
Everybody knows,   everybody knows
              
C#m   
B
That's how it goes   
A          
E   
Everybody knows
           
E                  
B   
Everybody knows,   everybody knows
              
C#m   
B
That's how it goes   
A          
E   
Everybody knows
           
E                  
B   
Everybody knows,   everybody knows
              
C#m   
B
That's how it goes   
A          
E   
Everybody knows
           
E   
Everybody knows

Ending:
C#m C#m A C#m x4
Leonard Cohen
The Stranger SongBird on the WireThe PartisanSo Long, MarianneSeems so Long Ago, NancyDance Me To The End Of LoveLover lover loverYou Know Who I AmA Bunch of Lonesome HeroesTeachers
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