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From: Palascqua@aol.com
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 1996 01:50:10 -0400
Subject: "sackcloth and ashes" by the mr. t experience

sackcloth and ashes
the mr. t experience
love is dead

recommended chord chart

    e (022000@1) f# (244222@1)a (x02210@1) b (x24432@1)db   de|----------5---7----------| (xx0231@1)b|----------5---7----------|

alternate chord chart

    e (022000@1) f# (244222@1)a (x02210@1) b (x24432@1) de|--0---2---0-------2--| (xx0231@1)b|--0---2---2-------3--|

intro: a (x02210@1)name="chord_x02210@1">a d (xx0231@1)name="chord_x02210@1">a a (x02210@1)name="chord_022000@1">e a (x02210@1)name="chord_x02210@1">a de/a (xx0231@1)a (x02210@1)name="chord_xx0231@1">d a (x02210@1)name="chord_x02210@1">a e (022000@1)name="chord_x02210@1">a a (x02210@1)name="chord_xx0231@1">d e (022000@1)name="chord_x02210@1">a

a (x02210@1)                                 d (xx0231@1)          ashe (x02210@1)looks pretty good in blue she's worn it out alot
a (x02210@1)                             b (x24432@1)             eyou (022000@1)look good on paper too when actually you're not
a (x02210@1)                           dshe's (xx0231@1)not looking anymore for someone to feel sorry for so
a (x02210@1)      e (022000@1)          adon'cha (x02210@1)come round no more
          a (x02210@1)             a/d     a (x02210@1)            a/e
she's got pretty fake eye-lashes slanted plastic glasses
a (x02210@1)          db/d            eeveryone (022000@1)who passes says she looks beautiful but
a (x02210@1)                                  ddon't (xx0231@1)even think about asking her to dance cause in your
a (x02210@1)            d (xx0231@1)          e (022000@1)                   a (x02210@1)sackcloth and ashes you're never gonna have a chance
              d (xx0231@1)    e (022000@1)asackcloth (x02210@1)and ashes.

a (x02210@1)name="chord_xx0231@1">d a (x02210@1)name="chord_x02210@1">a e (022000@1)name="chord_x02210@1">a a (x02210@1)name="chord_xx0231@1">d e (022000@1)name="chord_x02210@1">a

    a (x02210@1)                               d (xx0231@1)              ashe (x02210@1)smeared you with her fingerprints just because she could
a (x02210@1)                             b (x24432@1)               eshe's (022000@1)not sorry for her sins as long as she looks good
a (x02210@1)                          dhow (xx0231@1)can she have so much fun knowing all the things she's done
      a (x02210@1)        e (022000@1)                    ashe's (x02210@1)bad, she's strong, or maybe she's stupid
              a (x02210@1)          a/d     a (x02210@1)         a/e
but she's got pretty party dresses manic-panic tresses
a (x02210@1)          db   d (xx0231@1)     eshe (022000@1)believes that less is more where you're concerned and
a (x02210@1)                                              d (xx0231@1) you can only dream about the places that she's been cause in your
a (x02210@1)             d (xx0231@1)          e (022000@1)                   a (x02210@1) sackcloth and ashes they're never gonna let you in
f# (244222@1)    e (022000@1)   d (xx0231@1)       a (x02210@1)   f# (244222@1)             e (022000@1)             done (xx0231@1)day maybe you'll be way beyond this silly habit you've put on
f# (244222@1)      e (022000@1)     d (xx0231@1)       a (x02210@1)       f#tough (244222@1)and strong enough and wrong and wrong enough
    e (022000@1)              d (xx0231@1)                     efor (022000@1)long enough to belong there but till that day comes along
          a (x02210@1)           a/d    a (x02210@1)            a/e
you'll be sullen and regretful querulous and fretful
a (x02210@1)      db/d         ecarrying (022000@1)a head full of evil thoughts and there'll be
a (x02210@1)                a/d       a (x02210@1)                    dlots (xx0231@1)of girls and people who want to know where you stand
           a (x02210@1)            d (xx0231@1)          e (022000@1)                   abut (x02210@1)in your sackcloth and ashes you'll never make them understand
a (x02210@1)           d (xx0231@1)   a (x02210@1)             d (xx0231@1)   a (x02210@1)             dsackcloth (xx0231@1)and ashes   sackcloth and ashes   sackcloth and ashes
       e (022000@1)                  athey're (x02210@1)never gonna understand

transcribed by palascqua@aol.com

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