You Can Call Me Al

F     C     F
A man walks down the street
        Gm       F           C          F
He says why am I soft in the middle now
       C F
Why am I soft in the middle
   Gm        F          C  F
The  rest of my life is so hard
       C F                 Gm
I need a photo-opportunity
       F           C
I want a shot at redemption
F                 C    F
Don't want to end up a cartoon
     Gm      F    C
In a cartoon graveyard
F                     Gm
Bonedigger Bonedigger
            C         F
Dogs in the moonlight
            Gm       C
Far away my well-lit door
    F
Mr. Beerbelly Beerbelly
Gm               C           F
Get these mutts away from me
                                  Gm             C
You know I don't find this stuff amusing anymore

          F     C         Bb
If you'll be my bodyguard
      F       C    F        C Bb F C F
I can be your long lost pal
               C
I can call you Betty
Bb        F        C
And Betty when you call me
F                  C Bb F C F
You can call me Al

F     C     F
A man walks down the street
        Gm       F           C
He says why am I short of attention
     F          C   F
Got a short little span of attention
   Gm   F             C  F
And  wo my nights are so long
        C  F               Gm
Where's my wife and family
        F     C    F
What if I die here
          C  F
Who'll be my role-model
Gm         F       C
Now that my role-model is
C
Gone Gone
   Gm                   C
He ducked back down the alley
         F                 Gm        C
With some roly-poly little bat-faced girl
     F
All along along
           Gm            C
There were incidents and accidents
           F             Gm      C
There were hints and allegations

          F     C         Bb
If you'll be my bodyguard
      F       C    F        C Bb F C F
I can be your long lost pal
               C
I can call you Betty
Bb        F        C
And Betty when you call me
F            C  Bb F C
You can call me Al
     F     C Bb F C F C Bb F C F
Call me Al

      C     F
A man walks down the street
       Gm        F         C     F
It's a street in a strange world
           C   F           Gm
Maybe it's the Third World
           F              C F
Maybe it's his first time around
                 C   F
He doesn't speak the language
   Gm    F        C  F
He holds no currency
      C F
He is a foreign man
Gm       F       C      F
He is surrounded by the sound
The sound
Gm            C
Cattle in the marketplace
F                           Gm C
Scatterlings and orphanages
          F
He looks around, around
        Gm            C
He sees angels in the architecture
F
Spinning in infinity
        Gm        C
He says Amen! and Halleluiah!

If you'll be my bodyguard...

C    F
Call me
   C  F    Gm      F  C
Na na na na  na na na na
F       Gm C  F       Gm C
Hm, hm,         hm hm

F C Bb F C F C Bb F C
F C Bb F C F C Bb F C

          F     C         Bb F C F C Bb F C F
If you'll be my bodyguard
	               C     Bb F C F C Bb F C F
I can call you Betty
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"Graceland", 1986