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PAYOLA BLUES

TUNING: EADGBE

SUBMITTED BY: Fredrik Johansson CHORDS:
B7
C
G
F
INTRO: B7 (arpeggiated) This one's for you Al Freed, VERSE 1: C C Wherever you go, whatever you do, 'Cause the things they're doing today F Will make a saint out of you C Payola blues. G I've got the payola blues F C Even though I already paid my dues. VERSE 2: C Listen to me Mr. D.J., hear what I've got to say F If a man is making music, they ought to let his record play. C Payola blues G No matter where I go F C I never hear my record on the radio. VERSE 3: (same chords as before) Well, here's three thousand, that ought to get it on. Well, thanks a lot man! I love your new song. Payola blues No matter where I go I never hear my record on the radio. (And it goes like this.) SOLO: (verse chords) VERSE 4: I got a brand new record company, new manager too. Got a great new record, I can't get through to you. Payola blues No matter where I go I never hear my record on the radio. VERSE 5: How about this new Mercedes Benz, that ought to get it on. Well, thanks a lot man! I'll play it all day long. Payola blues No matter where I go I never hear my record on the radio. SOLO: (verse chords) VERSE 6: I've got the payola blues, payola blues I'm paying those payola blues No matter where I go I never hear my record on the radio.