Bee Gees

Bee Gees
I Started A Joke (Guitar chord)

"I Started A Joke"
(Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb)

Intro:

(acoustic guitar [open D] w/bass):

D
v v v v
---------7-5-4---
---------------7-
-----------------
-----------------

G Bm C D [2X]
/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Verse 1:

G Bm
I started a joke
C D G Bm C
Which started the whole world crying
D G Bm C
But I didn't see
D [1, 4: G Bm C D ; 2, 3: G]
That the joke was on me, oh no

Verse 2:

I started to cry
Which started the whole world laughing
Oh, if I'd only seen
That the joke was on me

Chorus:

Em Bm
I looked at the skies
C G
Running my hands over my eyes
Bm Em
And I fell out of bed
/D Am
Hurting my head
D [N.C.]
From things that I'd said

Verse 3:

'Til I finally died
Which started the whole world living
Oh, if I'd only seen [4: oh, yeah]
That the joke was on me

[repeat chorus]

[repeat verse 3]

Coda:

(D) G Bm C D
That the joke was on me
G Bm C D G [end cold]
Oh...


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

OptimusPrime

Submitted by OptimusPrime at Sun 18 Nov, 2001 11:14 pm

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Language: English

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