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The goodbye look

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Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 10:16:40 -0700 (PDT)
From: Charles Seymour 
Subject: f/fagen_donald/the_goodbye_look.crd

Song: The Goodbye Look
Artist: Donald Fagen
Album: The Nightfly
Transcribed by: Charles Seymour


Intro
Dm  E  Gm  A7  Dm  D
G  E  Am  F  B7
Am  B7  F  Em  Am
Fmaj7  B7  Em7  A7
Dm7  G6  Em  A7
Dm7  G6  Cmaj7

Verse 1:
Am  Am/maj7  Am7  F13
The surf was easy...
F#aug   G    F
On this... 
Em   A7   F  E7#5
I remember... 
Em  Cmaj7   F6  Dm7   Em7
The laughter... 

Verse 2 (same as above except for last line):
Now the Americans... 
The embassy's... 
There's been talk... 
Em7  Dm7  G  Em  C
Behind the big... 

Interlude:
F              C
The rules... 
F              C
It's not... 
B7   Em7  Dm7   G7   Em7   C   E7#5
It's all new... 
 
Verse 3 (same as Verse 2):
Last night I dreamed... 
I've had this fever... 
Wake up darling... 
With his stupid... 

Chorus:
Fmaj7   B7
I know... 
Em7      A7
I read... 
Dm7   G6   Em   A7
I believe.... [x2]

Fmaj7   B7   Em7   A7   Dm7   G6   
                               Won't you pour me... 
Am7   G6   Fadd9   C   F   E7#5  Cmaj7  

Solo:
Cmaj7   F   Cmaj7   A7  
Fmaj7   E7#5   Em  F#   C#   G  
[repeat]

Verse 4 (same as Verse 2):
I know a fellow... 
A skinny man... 
Cause tonight... 
Behind the big... 

Chorus

Outro:
C  Em   F  Am  G  [repeat and fade]

	
	

Authors

Person Music Lyrics
Donald Fagen Yes Yes

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