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Graham Parker Three Martini Lunch Lyrics

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This was originally on the OLGA -- this is my version based on that. 
Sorry I've lost the original author credit.

Thanks to babysnakes@webtv.net (Moribund The Burgermeister)
for the corrections which resulted in this version. For a different
version, go here.

INTRO:
\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \
A Amaj9 D A Asus2 Amaj9

\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \
A Amaj9 Asus4 A Asus2 A

A F#m D A
I live near Hollywood out in the Canyon
D A D E
It's a good life if you're winnin' it's a killer if you're not
A F#m D A
My wife up and left last night, couldn't stand another fight
D A D E
The studio boss fired me, my future's been shot by

Chorus:
A F#m E
The Three Martini Lunch
D A D E
Things will get better soon, I gotta hunch
A F#m E D A
The three martini lunch, wasting another afternoon
D E A (then riff as in intro)
Punching a hole in my life

A F#m D A
I came from the backwoods my prospects seemed real good
D A D E
For actor or director the future looked bright
A F#m D A
But I ran in with a bad crowd and since then it's just been down
D A D E
Alone in the Canyon my only companion

Chorus

A F#m D A
I know what they're saying yeah I'll never get back again
D A D E
I pushed my luck this time and I'm on the skids
A F#m D A
But I know what I'm doing I just can't stop doing it
D A D E
Me and my companion, hell bent to ruin it

Chorus

Coda

D A
Wasting another afternoon
D E A F#m E
Punching a hole in my li............fe
D A
Wasting another afternoon
D E A
Punching a hole in my life


A 002220
Amaj9 002100
D 254232
D 000232
E 022100
Asus4 002230
F#m 244222





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