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Long Tall Shorty

As performed by The High Numbers, 1964

>Unreleased, available on Live At The Marquee, 1964/65

Written by Donald Covay/Herbert Abramson ©1964 Medal Music Inc

 

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transcribed by

litgo@aol.com 02-25-2001

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A 57xxxx

A6 59xxxx

A7 5 10 xxxx

D 10 12 xxxx

D6 10 14 xxxx

E 12 14 xxxx

E6 12 16 xxxx

E7 x9897x

 

A A6 A A6...

They call me Long Tall Shorty 'cause I know what love is all about

D D6... A

They call me Long Tall Shorty 'cause I know what love is all about

E E6 D D6 A A6 A A6 E7

Well, I tell you where the lights go, oh, when they go out

 

Girl, when you get lonely, dial 4-2-4-6-8-9

Yeah, well, girl, when you get lonely, dial 4-2-4-6-8-9

Ah, your troubles will be over

Yeah, I'll even give you back your dime

Oh, yeah

 

A D A

I like 'em long, I like 'em tall

I like 'em short, baby, and that ain't all

Yeah, and when I die, don't bury me deep

Just put some pretty women to my head, to my feet

Tell all the world now to come and peep

A

Long Tall Shorty now has gone to sleep

D A

It's alright now, Long Tall Shorty's in your town

E E6 D A E7

Well, I want to tell all you women, yeah, you never can hold me down

 

[interlude]

 

A A6 A7 A6...

I like 'em long, I like 'em round

I like 'em white, and I like 'em brown

Yeah, and when I die, don't bury me deep

Just put some pretty women to my head and to my feet

Tell all the world now, to come and peep

Long Tall Shorty now has gone to sleep

 

It's alright now, Long Tall Shorty's in your town

Well, I want to tell all you women, yeah, you never can hold me down

 

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litgo@aol.com

 

 

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