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/ The Police / Zenyatta Mondatta (1980) / Don't Stand So Close to Me guitar tab

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From Sun May  4 10:18:43 1997
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 1997 09:24:28 PDT
From: Mark Offen
Subject: Tab "Dont stand so close to me" by "the Police"

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"Don't Stand So Close to Me" by The Police
Words and music: Sting
Transcribed by Mark Offen

Verse 1:

Eb     F  Eb     Eb   F  Eb
Young teacher   the subject

Gm   F          Gm  F
Of school girl Fantasy.

Eb   F    Eb   Eb   F  Eb
She wants him   so badly,

Gm      F       Gm      F
Knows what she wants to be.

Eb  F   Eb   Eb       F  Eb
Inside her   there's longing,

Gm    F         Gm    F
This girl's an open page

Eb    F  Eb    Eb         F    Eb
Book marking    she's so close now.

Gm    F      Gm        F
This girl is half his age.


D       A   D      A       Bm       A        D7      Em
Don't stand Don't stand so Don't stand so close to me

D       A   D      A       Bm       A        D7      Em D7 Em
Don't stand Don't stand so Don't stand so close to be.

Verse 2

Eb    F     Eb  Eb  F  Eb
Her friends are so jealous

Gm   F       Gm        F
You know how bad girls get

Eb   F     Eb  Eb     F Eb
Sometimes it's not so easy

Gm  F     Gm       F
To be the teacher's pet

Eb   F  Eb  Eb  F  Eb
Temptation frustration

Gm  F      Gm       F
so bad it makes him cry

Eb   F   Eb  Eb    F   Eb
Wet bus stop she's waiting

Gm  F      Gm       F
His car is warm and dry


Verse 3

Loose talk in  the class room
to hurt they try and try.
Strong words in the staff room
the accusations fly
It's no use   he sees her
he starts to shake and cough
just like the old man
in that book by Nabakov.


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The Police albums
1983 Synchronicity
1981 Ghost in the Machine
1980 Zenyatta Mondatta
1979 Reggatta de Blanc
1978 Outlandos d'Amour
Zenyatta Mondatta tabs
01Don't Stand So Close to Me tabbass tab
02Driven to Tears tabbass tab
04Canary in a Coalmine tabbass tab
05Voices Inside My Head tabbass tab
07De Do Do Do, De da da Da tabbass tab
08Behind My Camel tabbass tab
09Man in a Suitcase tabbass tab
10Shadows in the Rain tabbass tab
11The Other Way of Stopping tabbass tab