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Happiness Is a Warm Gun


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Happiness Is a Warm Gun

Composer(s) : Lennon and McCartney
Year : 1968

Alan W. Pollack 's "Notes On" Happiness Is a Warm Gun

 

               
                (Am7)                (Am6)                (Em9)
||--3-----------------|--2-----------------|--2-----------------|
||--------------1-----|--------------1-----|--------------0-----|
||--------2-----------|--------2-----------|--------0-----------|
||-----2-----------2--|-----2-----------2--|-----2------------2-|
||--0--------0--------|--0--------0--------|--2--------2--------|
||--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|

                (Em)               2x (Dm)       (slower)  (Am)
|--0-----------------||------------1-------|--------------------|
|--------------0-----||----------3---3-----|-------------0------|
|--------0-----------||----2---2-------2---|--------2--------2--|
|-----2-----------2--||--0---0-------------|--------------------|
|--2--------2--------||--------------------|---0----------------|
|--------------------||--------------------|--------------------|
			(this goes on during, "She's well acquainted...)


                (Am)                LEADS:
|------------0-------|                     |----------|----8----|
|----------1----1----|                     |----12----|----10---|
|-------2----------2-|                     |----10----|----9----|
|----2---------------|                     |----------|---------|
|-0------------------|                     |----------|---------|
|--------------------|                     |----------|---------|




LEADS:    

  (bend-bend-release)    (bend.  bend-release)    (bend-bend-release)
|----------------------|----------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|-------------------------|
|--7-b(10)---3----3----|--5-b(7)--5-b(7)--3---|--7-b(9)--3----3--5b(7)--|
|--------------5-------|--------------------5-|------------5------------|


                 (bend)   (bend-release)
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|---7--3-----3---5-b(7)---5-b(7)----3-----|
|---------5----------------------------5--|        



      Am9       Am6    Em              Am                     Em
She's not a girl   who misses much        Du du du du du du      Oh yeah

Dm
 She's well acquainted with the touch of the velvet hand
                    Am
 like a lizard on a window pane               The
Dm                                                    Am
man in the crowd with the multicolored mirrors on his hobnail boots
Dm                                                   Am
Lying with his eyes while his hands are busy working overtime
Dm                                                             Am
 A soap impression of his wife which he ate and donated to the national trust


double tempo, 3/4 time, "-" equals one measure

A7 - - - - - - C - Am -

A7       -              -           -           -           -       -
I need a fix 'cause I'm goin' down, down to the bits that I left up town
C        -              -          -
I need a fix 'cause I'm goin' down.

A7              C            -    A7              G7           -
Mother Superior jump the gun,     Mother Superior jump the gun.     (3X)

half tempo, still 3/4 time, lyrics in () are spoken, with "oo" etc in back

C      Am        F        G7  C     Am        F           G7
  Happiness is a warm gun      Happiness is a warm gun, mama
Cmaj7   Am7      F       G7     C      Am7     F              G7      C
(When I hold you   in my arms    And I feel my finger on your trigger     I
Am7    F              G7
know nobody can do me no harm, because)

Happiness  is a warm gun mama, etc,   (same chords, C Am F G7)



Ook op The Beatles [White Album]:

ChordsNotes On
Back in the U.S.S.R. Back in the U.S.S.R.
Dear Prudence Dear Prudence
Glass Onion Glass Onion
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Wild Honey Pie Wild Honey Pie
The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill
While My Guitar Gently Weeps While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Happiness Is a Warm Gun Happiness Is a Warm Gun
Martha My Dear Martha My Dear
I'm So Tired I'm So Tired
Blackbird Blackbird
Piggies Piggies
Rocky Raccoon Rocky Raccoon
Don't Pass Me By Don't Pass Me By
Why Don't We Do It in the Road Why Don't We Do It in the Road
I Will I Will
Julia Julia
Birthday Birthday
Yer Blues Yer Blues
Mother Nature's Son Mother Nature's Son
Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey
Sexy Sadie Sexy Sadie
Helter Skelter Helter Skelter
Long, Long, Long Long, Long, Long
Revolution 1 Revolution 1
Honey Pie Honey Pie
Savoy Truffle Savoy Truffle
Cry Baby Cry Cry Baby Cry
Can You Take Me Back Can You Take Me Back
Revolution 9 Revolution 9
Good Night Good Night

Ook op Anthology 3:

ChordsNotes On
A Beginning 
Happiness Is A Warm Gun (Kinfauns Home Demo)
Helter Skelter (Edited Take 2)
Mean Mr. Mustard (Kinfauns Home Demo)
Polythene Pam (Kinfauns Home Demo)
Glass Onion (Kinfauns Home Demo)
Junk (Kinfauns Home Demo)
Piggies (Kinfauns Home Demo)
Honey Pie (Kinfauns Home Demo)
Don't Pass Me By (Takes 3 & 5)
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Good Night (Rehearsal & Take 34)
Cry Baby Cry (Take 1)
Blackbird (take 4)
Sexy Sadie (Take 6)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Demo)
Hey Jude Hey Jude
Not Guilty (Take 102)
Mother Nature's Son (Take 2)
Glass Onion Glass Onion
Rocky Raccoon (Take 8)
What's The New Mary Jane (Take 4)
Step Inside Love / Los Paranoias 
I'm So Tired (Takes 3, 6 & 9)
I Will (Take 1)
Why Don't We Do It In The Road (Take 4)
Julia (Take 2)
I've Got A Feeling (Savile Row)
She Came In Through The Bathroom Window (Rehearsal) (Savile Row)
Dig A Pony (Savile Row)
Two Of Us (Savile Row)
For You Blue (Savile Row)
Teddy Boy (Savile Row)
Medley: Rip It Up / Shake, Rattle And Roll / Blue Suede Shoes (perkins) (savile Row) 
The Long And Winding Road (Savile Row)
Oh! Darling (Savile Row)
All Things Must Pass (Demo)
Mailman, Bring Me No More Blues (Savile Row)
Get Back (Live at the Rooftop Concert)
Old Brown Shoe (Demo)
Octopus's Garden (Takes 2 & 8)
Maxwell's Silver Hammer (Take 5)
Something (Demo)
Come Together (Take 1)
Come And Get It (Demo)
Ain't She Sweet (Jam)
Because Because
Let It Be (Savile Row)
I Me Mine (Take 16)
The End (Remix)

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