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Here at the western world

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                    Here At The Western World  -  Steely Dan
                -----------------------------------------------


                                not released on any of their studio albums
                                - crops up on Steely Dan compilations etc

                                transcribed by Howard Wright
                                Howard@jmdl.com



Intro :
---------

   A          C#m7               A                D

E--0-----2----4---2--0---2---4------5---5/7---4---3---2------
B--2-----4----5---4--2---4---5------7---7/9---5---5---3------
G------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------


    F#m   F#m11     A/D     E/A   Bm7

E----2----0---------9--------------------------------------
B----2----0------------10----9-----7----------------------------
G----2----2------------------9-----7------------------------
D----4----4---------0--------9-----7-------------------------
A----4----4------------------0----------------------------
E----2----2------------------------7----------------------

     ^    ^
     ^    ^
Use your thumb for the lowest note



Verse 1:
---------


C#m11       Bm11      Gmaj7     F#m11
Down at the Lido they welcome you

     G           Bm7
with sausage and beer.

C#m11        Bm11      Gmaj7        F#m11
Klaus and Maruska have been there, too.

    Bm7        D/G             E/A
But lately he spends his time here.


little riff :

E---9--------7------------------------
B-----10-------9-----------------------
G--------11------9-------------------
D-------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------
E------------------------------------



D
Hanging with the Mayor and all his friends,

           A      B/A   E/A*   B/A    A
and nobody cares.

D
Where the sailor shuts out the sunrise

                    A   E/A**    A   E/A**    A
blacked out on the stairs.




Chorus :
---------


C#m7         F#m
Knock twice, rap with your cane.

C#m7               F#m
Feels nice, you're out of the rain.

E            D           E/D   Dmaj7  
We've got your skinny girl,

G           Bm7      A
here at the Western World.



(Repeat Intro)


Verse 2:
---------

Ruthie will give you the silver key
to open the red door.
Put down your jackson and you will see
the sweetness you've been crying for.

In the night you hide from the madman
you're longing to be.
But it all comes out on the inside
eventually.


Chorus :
---------


Knock twice, rap with your cane.
Feels nice, you're out of the rain.
We've got your skinny girl,
here at the Western World.


Solo :
------

F#m7   B   F#m7   B   F#m7   B   F#m7   B

G   A/G   G   A/G   A   B/A   A

Then play the little riff - and back into a repeat of an earlier
bit :



In the night you hide from the madman
you're longing to be.
But it all comes out on the inside
eventually.


Then play another chorus, followed by :



   A          C#m7               A                D

E--0-----2----4---2--0---2---4------5---5/7---4---3---2------
B--2-----4----5---4--2---4---5------7---7/9---5---5---3------
G------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------


    F#m   F#m11     

E----2----0-----------------------------------------------
B----2----0-----------------------------------------------
G----2----2-----------------------------------------------
D----4----4-----------------------------------------------
A----4----4----------------------------------------------
E----2----2----------------------------------------------

	
	


Chord Shapes :
---------------


I don't think I missed any chords - but if I did, let me know !


EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE  
9x997x     7x7750     3x445x     244200     320003

 C#m11       Bm11      Gmaj7      F#m11       G



EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE  
x24232     3xx232     5xx454     xx0232     x02220

 Bm7        D/G         E/A        D          A



EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE  
x0444x     x0645x     x02100     x46454     244222

  B/A        E/A*       E/A**      C#m7      F#m



EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE  
022100     xx0454     xx0675     242222     x24442

  E          E/D       Dmaj7      F#m7        B



EADGBE    
3x222x

 A/G


	
	

Authors

Person Music Lyrics
Donald Fagen Yes Yes
Walter Becker Yes Yes

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