Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno Chords & Tabs

 

Geno Chords & Tabs

Dexys Midnight Runners Chords & Tabs

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Geno Chords

   
GENO by DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS

Written by Kevin Rowland and Kevin Archer
On 'Searching For The Young Soul Rebels' (Parlophone, 1980)
(c) EMI Music Publishing Ltd. 1980

Chords used:

C#:  9-11-11-10-9-9
B:   799877
F#m: 244222
A:   577655
E:   022100
F#:  244322

C# B (x2)

C#            B                 C#       B
Back in sixty-eight in a sweaty club (oh Geno)
       C#                      B             C#   B
Before Jimmy's machine and the rocksteady rub (oh Geno)
     B                         F#m
On a night when flowers didn't suit my shoes
        B                    F#m
After a week of flunkin' and bunkin' school
    B                  F#m
The lowest head in the crowd that night
    B                             F#m
Just practicin' steps and keepin' out of the fights
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/d/dexys_midnight_runners/geno_crd.html ]
 
A         E          B            F#   
 Academic inspiration you gave me none
A           E              B                 F#
 You were Michael the lover the fighter that won
A             E                   B               F#
 And now just look at me as I'm a-looking down on you
A           E               B                  F#  
 No I'm not being flash it's what I'm built to do

C#
 
C# B (x2)

C#                B                        C#         B
That man took the stage his towel swinging high (oh Geno)
C#              B                     C#        B
This man was my bombers, my dexys, my highs (oh Geno)
        B                             F#m
And the crowd they all hailed you and chanted your name
               B                        F#m
But they never knew like we knew me and you we're the same
    B                      F#m
And now your all over your song is so tame
    B                                  F#m
Brrrr you fed me your bread and I'll remember your name

A         E          B            F#   
 Academic inspiration you gave me none
A           E              B                 F#
 You were Michael the lover the fighter that won
A             E                   B               F#
 And now just look at me as I'm a-looking down on you
A           E               B                  F#  
 No I'm not being flash it's what I'm built to do

A B F# E (x2) A B C#

C#    B
 Oh Geno
C#  B 
 Oh Geno
(rpt. til fade)


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