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captain beefheart and his magic band
observatory crest
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difficulty: beginner



                Band: Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band

One of Beefhearts most accessible songs.

RIP Don.

Standard Tuning

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|-----3-2-5-3-7----------------|

|-2-4--------------------(9)/--|

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|-14-12-10--10-12-14-12-10---12--14-12-10---14-12--|

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         D                  C

While the city was busy we wanted to rest

    Bm                        C

She decided to drive up to observatory crest

     D                      C

We'd just saw a concert and heard all the best

   Bm                 C

We went on a ride, we got outside

    D                 C                Bm  C

The sand was hot, she wanted to dance

    D                       C

We went round and round in observatory crest

        Bm                          C

Thought we'd saw flying saucers and all of the rest

D                          C                   D  C  Bm  C

Hans in hi-spain (??) from observatory crest

          D                  C

While the city was busy we wanted to rest

     Bm                      C

She decided to drive up to observatory crest

     D                      C

We'd just saw a concert and heard all the best

        Bm                C

So the only thing to do

       D          C

Was to drive up

            D       C

And watch the city

        D               C

D C (x7)

          D                  C

While the city was busy we wanted to rest

     Bm                      C

She decided to drive up to observatory crest

     D                      C

We'd just saw a concert and heard all the best

        Bm                C

So the only thing to do

       D          C

Was to drive up

            D       C

And watch the city

        D               C

D C (fade out)



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