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"Affirmative Action (PO #99)"
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unreleased live
(Lou Reed, 1977)

written by Lou Reed

* "Street Hassle" different lyrics/arrangement

May 02, 1977
Groningen, Holland
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        Hey, patrolman number forty-four
        I'd like to see ya more and more, huh
        Hey, patrolman number ninety-nine
        I'd like to make it with you sometime

        There's nothing the lawless would rather see, than a - 
        - patrolman down on, upon his knees sayin'

        Please, please
        please, please

        Street hassle, street hassle
        street hassle, street hassle

        There's nothing the lawless would rather see, than a -
        - patrolman down on, upon his knees

        I think the lawless, she's very hot
        She goes uptown then gets a hormone shot
        Nothing she would rather, rather see
        Than a patrolman down on his knees, sayin' yeah now

        Hey, patrolman number ninety-nine
        hey, officer I'd like to have you sometime
        And patrolman number forty-four
        I'd like you to go down on me some more and then a
        There's nothing the lawless would rather see, than -
        - patrolman down on, upon his knees sayin'

        Please, please
        please, please
        Please, please
        please, please

        Street hassle, street hassle
        street hassle, street hassle
        Street hassle, street hassle
        street hassle, street hassle

        Babe-bang-baby, in the street
        A policeman laying by my feet, yeah
        Hey, what was the thing that you said last night
        That made me go and wanna start a fight
        Oh, when I saw the body in the street
        It made me feel like I would get weaker
        There's nothing the lawless would rather see, than
        Than a patrolman on his knees, ah

        Hey, patrolman number forty-four
        I'd like to really get to see you some more
        Hey, patrolman number ninety-nine, ah
        I'd like to get together with you sometime, down
        There's nothing the lawless would rather see, than a, ah
        patrolman down-down-down on his knees, is that sayin'

        Please, please
        please, please
        Please, please
        please, please

        Street hassle
        street hassle, street hassle
        Street hassle, street hassle
        street hassle, street hassle
        Street hassle, street hassle
        street hassle, street hassle

        Here we were lookin' for a street hassle
        it's not my ...... was a street hassle
        He was lookin' for a street hassle
        we were lookin' for a street hassle
        He was lookin' for a street hassle
        (street hassle)
        He was lookin' for a street hassle
        we were lookin' for a street hassle
        (Street hassle)

        Street hassle, street hassle
        Street hassle, street hassle
        Street hassle

        Street hassle



intro   {A...                  guitar
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           hi-hat
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           drums, sax and keyboard
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Hey, patrolman number forty-four)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (I'd like to see ya more and ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Hey, patrolman number ninety-nine)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (I'd like to make it with you ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (There's nothing the lawless ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Please, please, please, please)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Street hassle, street hassle ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           guitar
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           sax
        {A}{A}{A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (There's nothing the lawless ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (I think the lawless, she's very hot)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (She goes uptown then gets a ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Nothing she would rather ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Than a patrolman down on his ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Hey, patrolman number ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (And patrolman number forty-four ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (There's nothing the lawless ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Please, please, please, please)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Please, please, please, please)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Street hassle, street hassle ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Street hassle, street hassle ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           tempo faster
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
break   {A}{A}{A}{A..

guitar  ..A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Babe-bang-baby, in the street)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (A policeman laying by my feet, yeah)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Hey, what was the thing that ...)
        {A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (That made me go and wanna start ...)

        {A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Oh, when I saw the body in the ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (It made me feel like I would ...)
        {A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (There's nothing the lawless ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Than a patrolman on his knees, ah)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}
        {A}{A}{A}{A}

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Hey, patrolman number forty-four)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (I'd like to really get to see ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Hey, patrolman number ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (I'd like to get together with ...)

        {A}{A}                 (down)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (There's nothing the lawless ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Please, please, please, please)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Please, please, please, please)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Street hassle, street hassle ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Street hassle, street hassle ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Street hassle, street hassle ...)

break   {A}{A}{A}{A/A...

coda    ...A/D}{A}{A/D}{A...
        ...A/D}{A}{A/D}{A}

        {A/D}{A}{A/D}{A}       (Here we were lookin' for a ...)
        {A/D}{A}{A/D}{A}       (He was lookin' for a street ...)
        {A/D}{A}{A/D}{A}       (He was lookin' for a street ...)
        {A/D}{A}{A/D}{A}       (He was lookin' for a street ...)
        {A}                    (Street hassle)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Street hassle, street hassle ...)
        {A}{A}{A.D/A}{D/A...   (Street hassle)
        ...........A.          (Street hassle)



* riff patterns

ex.1

     {A}
 1e ------------------------------
 2B ------------------------------
 3G --2---2------2-x--------------
 4D --2---2------2-x--------------
 5A --0---0------0-x--------------
 6E ---------3v-------------------



ex.2

     {A}
 1e ------------------------------
 2B ------------------------------
 3G --2--2-2--------2-x-----------
 4D --2--2-2--------2-x-----------
 5A --0--0-0h3p0----0-x-----------
 6E -------------3v---------------



ex.3

     {A}
 1e ------------------------------
 2B ------------------------------
 3G --2--2-2--------2-x-----------
 4D --2--2-2--------2-x-----------
 5A --0--0-0h3p0----0-x-5-x-3v----
 6E -------------3v---------------



ex.4

     {A}
 1e ------------------------------
 2B ------------------------------
 3G --2--2-2--------2-x-----------
 4D --2--2-2--------2-x-----------
 5A --0--0-0h3p0----0-x---/12v----
 6E -------------3v---------------



*** please note ***

h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
v - vibrato
^ - harmonics




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transcribed by Shiroh KOUCHI (wildside@mx21.tiki.ne.jp)
http://ww21.tiki.ne.jp/~wildside/
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