Coasters - Run Red Run Chords & Tabs

 

Run Red Run Chords & Tabs

Coasters Chords & Tabs

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Run Red Run Chords

   
Run Red Run:The Coasters.
#29 on R&B and #30 BB Hot 100 on
ATCO records in 1959.

INTRO: F Fm

#1.
Fm                                        Bb
Oh, Red went and bought himself a monkey..got him from 

a pawn shop broker.
C                         Bb                 Ab
Taught that monkey how to guzzle beer and he taught him 
                 Fm   
how to play stud poker.
     F                                                 Bb
Last night when they were gambling in the kitchen, the monkey, 
       
he was taking a beating.
    C                             Bb
The monkey said Red, I'm going to shoot you dead, because I 
C         F
know darn well you been cheating.

CHORUS:
Fm        F                     Eb       F
Well, run Red run, because he's got your gun and he's aiming 

it at your head.
G       Bb                F#                     Fm
Run Red run, because he's got your gun, and he's aiming it at 

your head.
F          C                           Bb
You better get up and wail, you better move your tail, before he 
F        Fm      F
fills it full of lead.

#2.
    Eb         F                             Bb
Oh, Red jumped up and started to move like a P80-Saber Jet.
   C                                Bb              Gm
He zoomed around the corner, and he disappeared and everybody started 
   Fm
to fade.
Fm                            Bb
The race was on, you know the chase was on, and Red he sure could run.
            C                               Bb
But, let me tell you sport, don't sell that monkey short, because he's a 
F
travelling son of a gun.
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CHORUS:
Fm        F                     Eb                    F
Well, run Red run, because he's got your gun and he's aiming 

it at your head.
G       Bb                F#                     Fm
Run Red run, because he's got your gun, and he's aiming it at 

your head.
F          Cm                          Bbm
You better get up and wail, you better move your tail, before he 
F        Fm      F
fills it full of lead.


INTERLUDE: Fm F Gm F..G Gm F G F..C Dm

#3.
    F                       Fm           Gm   Bb           F
The monkey trapped Red in a parking lot..down along the Avenue.
    G                               Bb                     Fm       F#
The monkey said, Red, you've made a man out of me, now I'm going to make a 
Ab            F
monkey out of you.
F                                             Bb
Give me your car keys and give me your watch, give it to me or I'll 

shoot.
C                              Bb                    F
Going to put on your brand new Stetson hat and go to town in your new 

brown suit.

CHORUS:
Fm        F                     Eb                    F
Well, run Red run, because he's got your gun and he's aiming 

it at your head.
Bb                        F                      Fm
Run Red run, because he's got your gun, and he's aiming it at 

your head.
F          G                           Bb
You better get up and wail, you better move your tail, before he 
A        C       F
fills it full of lead.

OUTRO:

F  Gm F Bb Gm F..(Fade.)


A fifties smash from Kraziekhat.

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