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"Crackin' Up"
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rehearsal
(The Velvet Underground, 1966)

written by
Ellas McDaniel ("Crackin' Up")
Lou Reed ("Venus In Furs")

Jan 03, 1966
The Factory, NYC
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        (Shiny shiny, shiny boots of leather)
        (to get right into ....)

        Baby, somethin' 'bout the money I spend
        ........

        (Whiplash girlchild in the dark)
        (Whiplash girlchild in the dark)

        ........

        (Comes in bells, your servant, don't forsake him)
        (Comes in bells)

        ........

        (Your servant)

        ........

        (Don't forsake him)

        Baby, somethin' 'bout the money I spend

        (Strike dear mistress and cure his heart)

        (Strike)
        (dear mistress and cure his heart)

        (Strike dear mistress)
        (Strike dear)

        (Cure his heart)

        (....... first verse, second verse)

        (Downy sins of streetlight fancies)

        (Downy sins of streetlight fancies)
        (streetlight)
        (of streetlight)
        (fancies)

        (chase the costumes)

        (She must wear)



* all the strings downtuned a whole-tone

 1d ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from e to d)
 2A ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from B to A)
 3F ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from G to F)
 4C ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from D to C)
 5G ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from A to G)
 6D ----- * downtuned a whole-tone (from E to D)



intro   {E/A}{E/A.

        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   (Shiny shiny, shiny boots of leather ...)
        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   (Baby, somethin' 'bout the money I spend)
        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   ( ...)
        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   (Whiplash girlchild in the dark ...)
        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   ( ...)

        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   ( ...)
        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   ( ...)

        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   (Comes in bells, your servant ...)
        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   (Comes in bells ...)

        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   ( ...)
        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   (Don't forsake him ...)

        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   (Strike dear mistress and cure his heart)
        {E}{A.             (Strike dear mistress and cure his heart)

        {E}{A/B}{E...      (Strike dear mistress, Strike dear)

        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   ( ...)
        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   (Cure his heart)

        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   ( ...)
        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   (Downy sins of streetlight fancies ...)
        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   ( ...)
        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   (of streetlight ...)
        {E}{A/B}{E}{A/B}   (chase the costumes)
        {E........         (She must wear)




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