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Lyrics and Chords

Intro:
One, two, three, four. One, two...
D7 | D7

Verse 1:
     D7                         D7#9
Let me tell you how it will be:
D7                                      D7#9
  There's one for you, nineteen for me.

Chorus:
D7                C7
  'Cause I'm the taxman,
            G7      D7
Yeah, I'm the taxma-an.

Verse 2:
        D7                             D7#9
Should five per cent appear too small,
D7                                 D7#9
  Be thankful I don't take it all.

[Chorus]

Bridge:
          D7
(If you drive a car, caaar,)
I'll tax the street;
(If you try to sit, siiit,)
      C
I'll tax your seat;

         D7
(If you get too cold, cooold,)
I'll tax the heat;
(If you take a walk, waaaaaalk,)
      C
I'll tax your feet.

Instrumental:
 D7  || D7 - x6
Taxman!

[Chorus]

Verse 3:
      D7
Don't ask me what I want it for,
 D7#9           D7
(Ah-ah, Mister Wilson.*)
If you don't want to pay some more.
 D7#9           D7 ->
(Ah-ah, Mister Heath.**)

[Chorus]

Verse 4:
     D7
Now my advice for those who die,
  D7#9   D7
(Taxman)
Declare the pennies on your eyes.
  D7#9   D7 ->
(Taxman)

[Chorus]

Coda:
     F7                       E7      D7
And you're working for no one    but me.
  D7  || D7 - x5
(Taxman)

Key

key
G
original
key
G
G# F#
transpose
capo
on
0 fret
not in use
C
C#
D
D#
E
F
F#
G
G#
A
A#
B

Chord Fingerings

* Harold Wilson (1916–1995), a British Labour politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1964 to 1970 and from 1974 to 1976 and Leader of the Party from 1963.

** Edward Heath (1916-2005), a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1974 and Leader of the Party from 1965 to 1975.

George Harrison & Eric Clapton

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