Mott the Hoople

Marionette(Chords)

Mott the Hoople

Key: F

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	        Intro: F 

Verse 1:

F C F Bb F No puppet, no liar, won't bend my lips to wire - No C Don't pressurize me so F C F Bb F Don't gamble, with my life, or you won't live to do it twice C Oh take some good advice from me Eb And let the wires rock
Interlude: Eb Ab Eb Ab

Verse 2:

G C All dressed in black so nobody sees you A D Smile in the wings, tell me I please you B E G C Am Call me a king and watch for the wordworm to choke me G C B And you're like a giraffe, the performance is poor A D Watch the audience laugh as my head hits the floor B E D When I'm broken in half you still reach for the floor

Bridge:

D STOP! B I've had enough of this Em D Db A The pantomime's reversed A B I need -you feed E G I greed - you bleed
Gb Marionette - I ain't one yet Db Gb Teacher's pet - Well you'd better forget it Gb Marionette - I ain't one yet Db Gb Teacher's pet - Go check your stocks and shares D B E A And when the coffin comes make sure there's room for two B You lied - I led E I died -You're dead Gb Marionette - I ain't one yet Db Gb Teacher's pet - You'd better forget it Gb Marionette - I ain't one yet Db Gb Teacher's pet - go check your product
Interlude: F

Verse 3:

F C F Bb F A traitor, deceiver, a groovy disbeliever I thought C A puppet was a thing cheap-taught - No way F C F Bb F Creator, conceiver, romantic love receiver - caught Breakdown F 'Who are you' F Bb 'The nerve' C I wanna get out, I wanna get out, I wanna get out, I wanna get out, I wanna get C Out, AHHHHH!
Guitar Solo: Eb Ab Eb Ab (x2)

Verse 4:

Eb G Cm Bm Oh he wanna play chords to the chick on the street A D He wanna play words to a world that don't speak B Em D C G He wanna play people who play hide 'n' seek when they don't talk G D G He wanna play a riff to the man with the wires A G He wanna play lead but his hand's getting tired B E D He just wanna play but don't know how to say - STOP

Bridge:

D B OK, the show's been fun Em G A But my wood's begun to warp B They won -I'm done A G New one - begun
Gb Marionette - I did my best Db Gb Teacher's pet - It just couldn't last Gb Marionette - Get me out of this mess Db Gb Teacher's little pet - It happened so fast Gb Marionette - Now I need a rest Db Gb Teacher's pet - Where's my sanity gone - Mother? Gb Marionette - I did my best Db Gb F Teacher's little pet - I'm just like all the others
Outro F C They gambled, with my life F Bb F And now I've lost my will to fight C Oh God these wires are so tight.... Eb Ab Eb F I'm just a marionette

Written by Ian Hunter

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