Stranded In A Limousine


written and performed by Paul Simon
from "Greatest Hits, Etc."
Transcribed by Erik Strom.


                   E7     
 He was a mean individual

                            
 He had a heart like a bone

                    A7                             E7   
 He was a naturally crazy man and better off left alone

                                       
Well, he stopped one night at a traffic light

    A7                     Bbdim
And when that light turned green

         E/B      C#m7   
He was a mean individual

F#m7          B7   E7   
Stranded in a limousine


               E7  
Hey, hey, hey, hey

                                
 All the children on the street

                                A7           
 They come running out of their front doors 

                                              E7   
Running out their back doors, flying on their feet

                           
They said Mama oh, Papa oh

A7              Bbdim
See what I have seen

          E/B      C#m7   
There's a mean individual

F#m7          B7   E7   
Stranded in a limousine

                    A7      
Then everybody came running

                E7         
 Everybody said Lord, Lord

               Gdim    
 Everybody was gunning

                           G7/F#   
 they're gonna divvy up the reward

B7        E7              
   A-then wah wah wah wah wah wah wah

          A7                Bbdim 
There's a siren, a flashing light

        E/B      C#m7
But the mean individual

    F#m7            B7       E
Had vanished in the black of night


               E7  
Hey, hey, hey, hey

                              
 They wondered where to begin

                     A7           
 'Cause he left that neighborhood

                                  E7   
Just like a rattlesnake sheds its skin

                                     
Well they searched the roofs 

                             
and they checked out the groups

         A7               Bbdim
And then photographed the scene

       E/B      C#m7   
Of the mean individual

F#m7          B7   E7   No chord 
Stranded in a limousine



Instrumental:

E7           


A7     E7           


A7  Bbdim  E/B C#m7 F#m7 B7 E7


                    A7      
Then everybody came running

                E7         
 Everybody said Lord, Lord

               Gdim    
 Everybody was gunning

                           G7/F#   
 they're gonna divvy up the reward

B7        E7              
   A-then wah wah wah wah wah wah wah

          A7                Bbdim 
There's a siren, a flashing light

        E/B      C#m7
But the mean individual

    F#m7            B7       E
Had vanished in the black of night

    E        C#m7
The mean individual

    F#m7            B7       E
Had vanished in the black of night

    E        C#m7
The mean individual

    F#m7            B7       E                 
Had vanished in the black of night



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