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Kid
from Pretenders
Transcription:
Mike Dare

The song starts out in C. Opening chord progression is: C(032010),
Am(x02210), F(133211), G(320001)

C Am F G C
e------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------
G------------------------------------------------
D--------------0-2-------------------------------
A-----0-2-3--------------------------------------
E--3----------------1----7-7-5-5-3-3-1-1-0-(0)---

C Am F G C
e--------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------3----9-10-----7-9--5-7--3-5--2-3-2-------
A------------0----2-3------------------------------------3-----
E--(0)--1-3----------------------------------------------------


C Am F G
Kid, what changed your mood? You've got all sad, so I feel sad too.

C Am F G
I think I know, some things wherever I go

C9(032030) Am
You think it's wrong. I can tell you do.

F Dm(x00231) G
How can I explain, when you don't want me to.

C Am F G C
e------------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------------------
G------------------------------------------------------------
D--------------0-2-----9-10----7-9--5-7--3-5--2-3-2----------
A-----0-2-3------------------------------------------3-------
E--3---------------1-----------------------------------------

C Am F G
Kid, my only kid, you look so small, gone so quiet

C Am F G
I know you know, what I'm about, I won't deny it.

C9 Am
But you forget. You don't understand.

F Dm G
You've turned your head. You've dropped my hand.

Am F Am F Am F G
All my sorrow, all my blues, all my sorrow - ow -ow


*The song now changes key to E right before to solo. The chord progression
is now: E(022100), C#m(x46654), A(x02220), B(x2444x).

E C#m A B
Shut the light, go away, fool of grace, and cover your face

E C#m A B
Kid, precious kid, you're eyes are blue, but you won't cry

E C#m A B E C#m A B
I know, angry tears today, you won't let them go


Outro Solo (simple, yet effective)
e---------------------------- ---------------------
B---7-------5---------------- (x 3) 9-----7-----4-------- (x 1)
G------------------4-----1--- ------------------4--
D---------------------------- ---------------------
A---------------------------- ---------------------
E---------------------------- ---------------------