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"Charley's Girl"
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album _Coney Island Baby_
(Lou Reed, 1976)

written by Lou Reed
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        Everybody said that you'd better watch out
        man, she's gonna turn you in
        And me, you know that I thought that I lucked out
        and now look at the trouble that I'm in
        you know you'd better -

        Watch out for Charley's girl
        watch out for Charley's girl
        Watch out for Charley's girl
        watch out for Charley's girl

        It happened on New Year's Eve
        they said everybody had to leave
        They had a warrant in their hand
        they wanted to bust the whole band
        I said if I ever see Sharon again
        I'm gonna punch her face in
        you know you're, you'd better -

        Watch out for Charley's girl
        hey now now
        watch out for Charley's girl
        you know she'll turn you, turn you in
        Watch out for Charley's girl
        watch out for Charley's girl
        she'll turn you in you'd better, huh
        Watch out, you'd better -
        watch out, you'd better -
        you'd better watch out, you'd better
        you'd better watch out for -
        Charley's girl




intro   {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}
        {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}

        {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}   (Everybody said that ...)
        {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}   (And me, you know, that ...)

chorus  {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}   (Watch out for Charley's ...)
        {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}   (Watch out for Charley's ...)

        {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}

        {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}   (It happened on New ...)
        {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}   (They had a warrant ...)
        {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}   (I said if I ever see ...)

chorus  {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}   (Watch out for Charley's ...)
        {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}   (Watch out for Charley's ...)

        {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}   (- huh, Watch out, you'd ...)
        {E/E.B}{A/A.B}{E/E.B}{A/A.B}   (Charley's girl)
        ... fade out




* 16-beat rhythm

   ______  ______  ______  ______
| / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / | 1/16
  o                           o     (chord change timing)


   ___  ___  ___  ___    ___  ___  ___  ___
| //// //// //// //// | //// //// //// //// |
  o                o    o                o
 {E        /E.     B  }{A        /A.     B  }




* intro and chorus

      {E         / E.           B}   {A       /  A.   B}
 1e -----------------------------------------------------
 2B --7h9-x-9-9--x-9-x-9-x-9--7-7-----5/7--5-\---5/7--x--
 3G --8h9-x-9-9--x-9-x-9-x-9--8-8-----6/8--6-\---6/8--x--
 4D --------------------------9-9-----7/9--7-\---7/9--x--
 5A -----------------------------------------------------
 6E -----------------------------------------------------

  {E         / E.           B}   {A       / A.    B}
-----------------------------------------------------
--7h9-x-9-9--x-9-x-9-x-9--7-7-----5/7--5-------------
--8h9-x-9-9--x-9-x-9-x-9--8-8-----6/8--6---13r11-9---   ...
--------------------------9-9-----7/9--7-------------
-----------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------



*** please note ***

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








======================================================
"Charley's Girl"
(single version)
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7" single
(Lou Reed, 1976)

album _El Lado Salvaje - Los Grandes Exitos 1972-1986_
(Lou Reed, 1999)

* different mix
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        (Watch out for Charley)
        (watch out for Charley)

        Everybody said that you'd better watch out
        man, she's gonna turn you in (watch out for Charley)
        And me, you know that I thought that I lucked out
        and now look at the trouble that I'm in
        you know you'd better -

        Watch out for Charley's girl (watch out for Charley)
        watch out for Charley's girl (watch out for Charley)
        Watch out for Charley's girl (watch out for Charley)
        watch out for Charley's girl (watch out for Charley)

        It happened on New Year's Eve
        they said everybody had to leave
        They had a warrant in their hand (watch out for Charley)
        they wanted to bust the whole band (watch out for Charley)
        I said if I ever see Sharon again
        I'm gonna punch her face in
        you know you're, you'd better -

        Watch out for Charley's girl (watch out for Charley)
        hey now now
        watch out for Charley's girl (watch out for Charley)
        you know she'll turn you, turn you in
        Watch out for Charley's girl (watch out for Charley)
        watch out for Charley's girl (watch out for Charley)
        she'll turn you in you'd better, huh
        Watch out, you'd better -
        watch out, you'd better - (watch out for Charley)
        you'd better watch out, you'd better
        you'd better watch out for - (watch out for Charley)
        Charley's girl (watch out for Charley)
        Charley's girl now (watch out for Charley)
        Watch out for Charley's girl now (watch out for Charley)
        watch out for, watch out for Charley's girl
        (watch out for Charley)




* chords: same as _Coney Island Baby_ version








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"Charley's Girl"
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unreleased live
(Lou Reed, 1975)

* different lyrics

Jul 07, 1975
Perth, Australia
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        Everybody said that she's the one
        watch out even though she looks like fun
        She'll turn you in
        she knows a detective and his name is Jim
        you'd better, you'd better-better -

        Watch out, watch out for Charley's girl
        watch out for Charley's girl
        Watch out for Charley's girl
        watch out for Charley's girl

        When I heard about it instead
        I was glad that he wasn't dead
        When they knocked upon my door
        you know I'd been there before

        They had a search warrant to get it
        but it was all for him
        He once said you'd better help me out
        'cause Sharon's a bitch and she won't even help me out
        she'll turn me in, you'd better-better -

        Watch out, watch out for Charley's girl
        hey, watch out for Charley's girl
        she'll turn you in, you'd better -
        Watch out for Charley's girl
        watch out for Charley's girl
        Watch out

        Watch out for Charley's girl
        watch out for Charley's girl
        you'd better better better better -
        Watch out for Charley's girl

        You'd better watch out, you'd better -
        you'd better watch out
        you'd better watch out
        you'd better watch out
        You'd better watch out
        you'd better watch out

        Watch out for Charley's girl




* chords: same as _Coney Island Baby_ version




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thanks: Kirill Rodionov (thaumaturge@chat.ru)
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"Charley's Girl"

Everybody said that you'd better watch out
Man, she's gonna turn you in
And me, you know, that I thought that I looked out
Now look at the trouble that I'm in

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