“Avocado”

by Joe Credit iii

 

Long instrumental intro-  (mostly a blues riff on the E/Em chord).

 

notes:   B-g’-e-d-e-d- B-d-A  (bend the g)

            E- g’-e-d-e-d- A-d-B 

 

E  G  D (repeat)

 

E  G  F#  F (tacit…)    “It’s a m*f*in’ avocado....”

 

  E                         G        D    E                           G            D

1.   Its a breakin’ branch,             there’s a faerie on the phone

E                       G     D    E                     G         D          (E G D 4x)

  Coffee in my hand,           puppy on a gilded throne

 

  E                      G    D    E                          G         D

2. Portrait on a wall,           pentacle in a broken window

E                    G         D    E                            G               D         E

   Minnesota pinecone,          a frame drum made by a child

 

          E   G                D/F#                        F

Ch:    Forever Spring,     little flowers on ev’rything

E        G                 D/F#                 F

Your hair is blonde,     tomorrow maybe grey

E       G                 D/F#                        F

Ah, -mazing grace,    empty bottles upon my shelf

E      G                   D/F#                          F                     (E G D 4x)

Ah, long black hose,    carries water to someplace else

 

  E                       G     D    E                            G       D

3. Its a highway sign,             green table and easy chair

  E                        G     D    E                           G              D

    Smiles all the time,            still talking but nobody’s there

 

 

Instrumental (16 bars) then Ch

 

Repeat v. 1, 2, & Ch.