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St. Vincent

Happy Birthday Johnny(Chords)

St. Vincent

Key: Bb
verse 1 
Bb 
Remember one Christmas I gave you Jim Carroll 
Bb/A 
Intended it as a cautionary tale 
Gm 
You said you saw yourself inside there 
F 
Dog-eared it like a how-to manual 
Bb 
Remember one summer we walked in Times Square 
Bb/A 
I showed you the zombies with hundred-inch stares 
Gm 
You took a Bic, set your hotel on fire 
F 
We took the blame, took the bags to the train 

Eb F Happy Birthday, Johnny Gb Gm F Wherever you are Eb F Happy Birthday, Johnny Bb Wherever you are
verse 2 Bb The last time you called it was on New Years' Eve Bb/A You asked me for dough to get somethin' to eat Gm Since we last spoke, you live on the street F Yeah, I wouldn't believe all the shit that you seen
Eb F Happy New Year, Johnny Gb Gm F Is it 23? Eb F Happy New Year, Johnny Bb Are the lights on the trees?
verse 3 Bb When I said, Let me think, and you yelled through your teeth Bb/A Accused me of actin' like all royalty Gm Always for show, no true charity F You saw me on magazines and TV verse 4 Bb But if they only knew the real version of me Bb/A Only you know the secrets, the swamp, and the fear Gm What happened to blood, our family? F Annie, how could you do this to me? Outro Eb F Gb Gm F Of course, I blame me Eb F When you get free, Johnny Bb I hope you find peace

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