Sunday, October 20, 2013

r/raiders/indian_reservation.crd INDIAN RESERVATION written by John D. Loudermilk performed by Paul Revere and the Raiders A7 - 2 - / / D / / / 2 / / / 3 G They took the whole Cherokee nation D Put us on this reservation (for rest of verse, repeat pattern of above 2 lines): Took away our ways of life The tomahawk and the Bowie knife Took away our native tongue And taught their English to our young And all the beads we made by hand Are nowadays made in Japan CHORUS: G (break) / D (break) / Cherokee people, Cherokee tribe G (break) / A7 D So proud to live, so proud to die Verse 2: They took the whole Indian nation Locked us on this reservation Though I wear a shirt and tie I'm still a red man deep inside (chorus) Verse 3: But maybe someday when they've learned The Cherokee nation will return (vocal crescendo): D Will return, will return, will return, will return! INTRO: (howls) Who is that i see walking in these woods? Why it's little red ridding hood VERSE: Em G Hey there little red ridding hood A you sure are lookin good C D Em your everything a big bad wolf could want D listen to me little red ridding hood i don't think little big girls should go walking in these spooky old woods alone (howls) CHORUS: G Em what big eyes you have the kind of eyes that drive wolves mad A so just to see that you don't get chased D i think i ought to walk with you for a ways what full lips you have they sure to lure someone bad so until you get to grandma's place i think you ought to walk with me and be safe VERSE: i'm gonna keep my sheep suit on until i'm sure that you;ve been shown that i can be trusted walking with you alone (howls) little red ridding hood I'd like to hold you if i could but you might think i'm a big bad wolf so i wont (howls) Chorus: what a big heart i have the better to love you with little red ridding hood even bad wolves can be good i'll try to keep satisfied just to walk close by your side maybe you'll see things my way before we get to grandma's place VERSE: little red ridding hood you sure are lookin good you're everything a big bad wolf could want (howls) I mean bad Bad ___\ Not Your Steppin' Stone:Paul Revere And The Raiders. Album - Midnight Ride - #9 in 1966. INTRO: E G A C (x2) CHORUS: E G A C E G A C I..I..I..I..I'm not your steppin' stone. E G A C E G A C I..I..I..I..I'm not your steppin' stone. #2. E G A C You're trying to make your mark in soci..ety. E G A C You're using all the tricks that you used on me. E G A C You're reading all those high fashion maga..zines. E G A C The clothes you're wearin' girl, are causing public scenes. I said... CHORUS: E G A C E G A C I..I..I..I..I'm not your steppin' stone. E G A C E G A C..E G E I..I..I..I..I'm not your steppin' stone. G E G E Not your stepping stone... (x4) E G A C (x2) CHORUS: E G A C E G A C I..I..I..I..I'm not your steppin' stone. E G A C E G A C..E G E I..I..I..I..I'm not your steppin' stone. __ The Legend Of Paul Revere:Paul Revere And The Raiders. INTRO: E #1. E A E In a little town in Idaho, way back in '61. A E F# B A man was fryin' burgers, gee, it seemed like lots of fun. E E7 A B But to his friend the bun-boy, he confessed his miser....y.. A E B E 'I think I'd like to start a group, so, come along with me.' CHORUS: A B And all you...sta..aa..tions, across the na..aa..tion.. F# A E please, play our records for your congre...gation. #2. E A E The band soon started boomin', they were rakin' in the coins.. A E F# B they found a few musicians and persuaded them to join. E E7 A And Paul Revere decided, since they had such new-found B fa..aa..me.. A E B E 'We need a fancy title,' and the Raiders they became. CHORUS: A B And all you...sta..aa..tions, across the na..aa..tion.. F# A E please, play our records for your congre...gation. #3. E A E They soon packed up for Hollywood to reap their fortunes there.. A E F# B streets aren't really paved with gold and you can't live on air. E E7 A And then Dick Clark approached them, said, "I know a thing or B tw..oo..oo. A E B E I'll put you on a TV show and make big stars of you.' CHORUS: A B And all you...sta..aa..tions, across the na..aa..tion.. F# A E please, play our records for your congre...gation. #4 E A E Now things are goin' groovy, and we really can't complain.. A E F# though the pace of rock and rollin' nearly drives us B all insane. E E7 A B And everybody's pushin', sayin', 'Give it all you can!' A E B E Come to think of it, our business manager's our biggest fan. OUTRO: A B And all you...sta..aa..tions, across the na..aa..tion.. F# A E please, play our records for your congre...gation. E..(Fade.)

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