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The Stranglers - London Lady
Tabbed By: Reecy
Email: Bushhead81@Hotmail.com

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)



LONDON LADY
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Transcription by: Richard Stanforth (rtstanforth@hotmail.com)
Date of Transcription: 1st April 2002

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intro: C D G F
*bass and drums enter* C D G

  (intro riff)

           C           D          G
E-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------5--5h7p5-5h7p5-5h7p5-5h7p5-|
A-------3-5-3-------5-7-5------5-7----------------------------|
E---3-5---------5-7--------5-7--------------------------------|

            C           D         G               F
E-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------5--5h7p5-5h7p5-3h5p3-3h5p3-|
A-------3-5-3-------5-7-5------5-7----------------------------|
E---3-5---------5-7--------5-7--------------------------------|

           C           D          G         F
E-------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------1----1---------|
G----------------------------------------------3p2--2---------|
D----------------------------------5--5h7p5----3----3---------|
A-------3-5-3-------5-7-5------5-7----------------------------|
E---3-5---------5-7--------5-7--------------------------------|


C          D
Little lady with Dingwalls bullshit
G                    F
Ah, you're so stupid, Foetid brainwaves
C           D
Little lady, what really happens
G                    F
When you see mirrors, you get the shivers


G (N.C.)   G  F            G (N.C.)  G  (N.C.)
  Ahhhh...    (keyboards)    (bass)     (drums)


C             D
Making love to the Mersey tunnel
G                        F
With a sausage, have you ever been to Liverpool?
C                      D
Please don't talk much, it burns my ears
G                           F
Tonight you've talked for a thousand years


G
Plastics real when you're real sick
F
Plastics real when you're real sick
E5
Plastics real when you're real sick
Eb
Plastics real when you're real sick

(play the above twice)

G Bb F

G                                  Bb       F
Tell me what you've got to look so pleased about

G Bb F

G                                  Bb       F
Tell me what you've got to look so pleased about


G F E5 F G F E5 F
                Oh!

C           D
London lady, why did you lay me?
G                             F
Your head is crowded with the names you've hounded
C                    D
The lines around your eyes they show me
G               F                         G                      Bb F
You realise the party's over London Lady, party's over London Lady
G                                  Bb        F    G Bb F
Tell me what you've got to look so pleased about
G                                  Bb        F
Tell me what you've got to look so pleased about


G Bb F (x7)

note: Hugh plays a kind of 'anti solo' here, where he just attacks
his guitar and plays randomly, unfortunately, it's really low in the
mix so more time is needed to decipher it :)

end on F.


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