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BAD NEWS COMES TO TOWN

TUNING: EADGBE

SUBMITTED BY: Charlie Coombs NOTES: Performed live 1982-11-02 for the first time with the Blue Notes CHORDS:
E
D
A
Dm
C
B
NOTES: The horn part can be approximated on the guitar like this: E D A E E-x-x----0- B-9-7-2--0- G-x-x-2--1- D-9-7-2--2- A-x-x-0--2- E-x-x----0- INTRO: E D A E (x3) E D Dm C B A E D Bad news is come to town A E D He's walking three feet off the ground A E He's ordering another round. E D Bound by his own ideas, Dm C B Lost, doesn't know where she is found. Bad news is fighting mad He went and lost the biggest prize he ever had But a prizefighter can't be sad When he smiles under golden lights and lamps Taking daylight fights again and again. SOLO (same chord progression) Bad news is come to town He's walking three feet off the ground He's ordering another round. Bound by his own ideas, Lost, doesn't know where she is gone. Bad news is fighting mad He went and lost the biggest prize he ever had But a prizefighter can't be sad When he smiles under golden lights and lamps Taking daylight fights again and again. SOLO (same chord progression) A E D Bad news is come to town. END ON: A