transcription from jonimitchell.com
Free Man In Paris
Guitar chords transcribed by Julie P. Wilks
Tuning: EADGBE "Joni" Tuning: E55545
These are the (easy) chords for Free Man in Paris (Joni's version anyway). +++++++++++++++++ A D The way I see it he said, you just can't win it, C G Everybody's in it for their own gain; you can't please 'em all, F A There's always somebody putting you down, D I do my best and I do good business, C There's a lot of people asking for my time, G They're tryin' to get ahead; F A they're tryin' to be a good friend of mine, Chorus F I was a free man in Paris, G I felt unfettered and alive, C Asus4 There was nobody callin' me up for favours A and no-ones future to decide, F You know I'd go back there tomorrow G C but for the work I've taken on, Asus4 D A stokin' the star maker machinary behind the popular songs. Instrumental bit ... (mix it about a bit!) Em9 A Em9 A Em9 A C D F C D G A C D F C D G A Verse 2: A D I deal in dreamers and telephone screamers, C G Lately I wonder what I do it for; if I had my way, F A I'd just walk through those doors, and wan-der, D down the Champs Elysees; C going cafe to cabaret, thinking G how I'd feel when I find, F A that very good friend of mine Chorus: End instrumental bit ... A C D F C D G A
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