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"Claim To Fame"
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album _Rock And Roll Heart_
(Lou Reed, 1976)

written by Lou Reed
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        Talk talk, yak yak
        watch out for that old one track
        Get it up and get it back
        making it upon your back

        No space, no rent
        the money's gone, it's all been spent now
        tell me 'bout your claim to fame

        Now ain't that some claim to fame

        Extra extra, read all about it now
        extra extra, something 'bout the claim to fame
        Ooohhh sweet mama, ooohhh sweet mama
        something 'bout a claim to fame

        Wet lips, dry mouth
        ready for that old hand out now
        ain't that some claim to fame

        Spaced out, spaced dead
        the head's round, the square is pegged
        ain't that some claim to fame

        Now tell me ain't that some claim to fame

        Extra extra, read all about it now
        extra extra, something, something 'bout some claim to fame
        Ooohhh-wheee sweet mama, extra extra, something
        something 'bout a claim to fame

        Yeah now

        I said now extra extra
        something 'bout a claim to fame
        I said now extra extra
        something 'bout a claim to fame
        Ooohhh mama, said now extra extra
        something 'bout a claim to fame
        Extra extra, something 'bout a
        about a, about a, something 'bout a claim to fame
        Extra extra, something 'bout a
        'bout a, 'bout a, something 'bout a claim to fame
        Ooohhh sweet mama
        something 'bout a claim to fame
        Oh, ooohhh sweet mama
        something 'bout a claim to fame
        ....



intro   {F}{Am}{D}{D}

        {F}{Am}{D}{D}        (Talk talk, yak yak ...)
        {F}{Am}{D}{D}        (Get it up and get it back ...)

        {G/C}{D}

        {F}{Am}{D}{D}        (No space, no rent ...)

        {G/C}{D}{G/C}{D}     (- ain't that some claim to fame)

        {F}{F}{A#}{C}        (Extra extra, read all about it ...)
        {F}{F}               (- fame)
        {F}{F}{A#}{C}        (Ooohhh sweet mama ...)
        {F/A#}{C}{F/A#}{C}   (- fame)

        {F}{Am}{D}{D}        (Wet lips, dry mouth ...)

        {G/C}{D}

        {F}{Am}{D}{D}        (Spaced out, spaced dead ...)

        {G/C}{D}{G/C}{D}     (- ain't that some claim to fame)

        {F}{F}{A#}{C}        (Extra extra, read all about it ...)
        {F}{F}               (- fame)
        {F}{F}{A#}{C}        (Ooohhh-wheee sweet mama ...)
        {F}{F}               (- fame, Yeah now)

        key change

        {G}{G}               (I said now -)

        {C}{D}{G}{G}         (- extra extra, something 'bout ...)
        {C}{D}{G}{G}         (- extra extra, something 'bout ...)
        {C}{D}{G}{G}         (- extra extra, something 'bout ...)
        {C}{D}{G}{G}         (- about a, about a, something ...)
        {C}{D}{G}{G}         (- 'bout a, 'bout a, something ...)
        {C}{D}{G}{G}         (- ooohhh sweet mama, something ...)
        {C}{D}{G}{G}         (- ooohhh sweet mama, something ...)
        ... fade out




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