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Fish & Whistle I been thinking lately about the people I meet The carwash on the corner and the hole in the street The way my ankles hurt with shoes on.

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1 Fish & Whistle I been thinking lately about the people I meet The carwash on the corner and the hole in the street The way my ankles hurt with shoes on my feet and I’m wondering if I’m gonna see tomorrow I was in the army but I never dug a trench I used to bust my knuckles on a monkey wrench Then I’d go to town and drink and give the girls a pinch but I don’t think they ever even noticed me On my very first job I said thank you and please They made me scrub a parking lot down on my knees Then I got fired for being scared of bees and they only gave me fifty cents an hour Father forgive us for what we must do You forgive us we'll forgive you We'll forgive each other till we both turn blue Then we'll whistle and go fishing in Heaven CFCFCGCFCG FC C Fish and whistle, whistle and fish eat everything that they put on your dish and when we get through we’ll make a big wish that we never have to do this again Again Again GCD7G (Souvenirs LP Version) CFCFCGCFCGC CAPO 2 ) Same picking pattern as above CG On the Souvenirs version, it’s hard to hear a distinct picking pattern during the chorus, so I just strum along

2 {t:Fish and Whistle} {st:(John Prine)} # [G]On my very first job I said [C]"thank you" and [G]"please" They [C]made me scrub a [G]parking lot [D]down on my knees [G]Then I got fired for [C]being scared of bees And they [G]only give me [D]fifty cents and [G]hour {ci:Repeat Chorus} {ci:Instrumental:} [G] [C] [G] [C] [G] [D] [G] [C] [G] [D] [G] # [D]Fish and whistle Whistle and fish [G]Eat every thing that they put on your dish And [C]when we get through we'll [G]make a big wish That we [A7]never have to do this [D7]again Again? Again??? {ci:Repeat Chorus} {ci:Ending:} [G]We'll whistle and go [D]fishing in [G]Heaven [G]We'll whistle and go [D]fishing in [G]Heaven {ci:Repeat and fade:} [G] [C] [G] [C] [G] [D] [G] [C] [G] [D] [G]

3 {t:Sabu Visits the Twin Cities Alone} {st:(John Prine)} # {ci:Intro:} [G] [C] [D7] [G] [G] [C] [D7] [G] # The [G]movie wasn't really doing do [C]hot Said the [D7]new producer to the old big [G]shot It's dying on the edge of the Great Mid[C]west Sa[D7]bu must tour or forever [G]rest {ci:Chorus:} {soc:} [G]Hey look Ma here comes the elephant boy [C]Bundled all up in his corduroy [D7]Headed down south towards Illinois From the jungles of East St. [G]Paul {eoc:} His [G]manager sat in the office [C]alone St[D7]aring at the numbers on the tel[G]ephone Wondering how a man could send a child [C]actor To vi[D7]sit in the land of the wind chill fa[G]ctor {ci:Repeat Chorus:} {ci:Instrumental:} [G] [C] [D7] [G] [G] [C] [D7] [G] # S[G]abu was sad the whole tour st[C]unk The ai[D7]rlines lost the elephant's tr[G]unk The roadie got the rabies, the scabies and the [C]flu They was [D7]low on morale but they was high on [G]– {ci:Repeat Chorus:} {ci:Ending:} From the [D7]jungles of East St. [G]Paul From the [D7]jungles of East St. [G]Paul


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