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Free Mr jones tab for the acoustic guitar. Learn to play Counting Crows with easy chords for beginners
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Chord C (x,3,2,0,1,0)
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Chord Dm (x,x,0,2,3,1)
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Chord F (1,3,3,2,1,1)
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Chord G (3,2,0,0,3,3)
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Chord Am (x,0,2,2,1,0)
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Intro :
Am Am  F F  Dm Dm  G G                Am Am     F F   G G  G G
            sha la la la la la la


1st verse :
Am Am                     F F        Dm Dm               G G 
 I was down at the New Amsterdam staring at this yellow haired girl
    Am Am                          F F                 G G               G G
Mr. Jones strikes up this conversation whith this black haired flamenco dancer
Am Am                   F F                Dm Dm                  G G 
She dances while his father playes guitar, she's suddenly beautiful
   Am Am                 F F        G G                 G G
We all want something beautiful and I wish I was beautiful



2nd Verse :
        Am Am                 F F                        Dm Dm       G G 
So come dance this silence down through the morning,  sha la la la la la
Am Am      F F  G G        G G
   Yeah,     Uh huh...yeah
Am Am        F F   Dm Dm                     G G    
 Cut up Maria! Show me some of them spanish dances.
Am Am          F F          G G         G G
  Pass me a bottle, Mr. Jones
Am Am           F F  Dm Dm                  G G 
  Believe in me, help me believe in anything
      Am Am           F F                   G G          G G
Cause I want to be someone who believes, yeah !



Chorus :
C C  F F            G G                G G
 Mr Jones and me tell each other fairy tales
Am Am                      F F            G G                 G G
 Stare at the beautiful women, She's looking at you,Ah no,no she's looking at me
Am Am              F F             G G                   G G
 Smiling in the bright lights, comming through in sterio
     Am Am            F F     G G                 G G
When everybody loves you, you can never be lonely



3rd Verse :
        Am Am              F F       Dm Dm                G G 
 Oh and I will paint my picture, paint my self in blue and red and black & grey
Am Am                      F F                 G G        G G
   All of the beautiful colors are very very meaninful
                   Am Am                  F F      Dm Dm          G G 
Yeah well you know grey is my favorite color I felt so symbolic yesterday
Am Am           F F             G G            G G
 If I knew Picasso I would buy myself a grey guitar and play

Chorus :
C C   F F            G G              G G
 Mr. Jones and me look into the future
Am Am                      F F            G G                   G G
 Stare at the beautiful women, “she's looking at you, Uh, I don't think so, she's looking at me."
Am Am               F F        G G                G G
 Standing in the spotlight I bought myself a grey guitar
     Am Am           F F     G G                  
When everybody loves me, I will never be lone....(ly)



Bridge :
         Am Am                  F F
(lone)...ly, I will never be lonely
              Am Am           G G
So I’ll never gonna be lonely
Am Am                    F F
 I want to be a lion, hey, everybody wants to pass as cats
Am Am                                   G G
 We all want to be big big stars, but we got diffrent reasons for that.
Am Am                        F F
  Believe in me because I don't believe in anything
     Am Am                             G G
and I want to be someone to believe, to believe, to believe.



Chorus :
C C   F F            G G                      G G
 Mr. Jones and me stumbling through the barrio
       Am Am                      F F             G G                             G G
Yeah we stare at the beautiful women, "She's perfect for you, Man, there's got to be Somebody for me."
Am Am                F F         G G                          G G
 I want to be Bob Dylan, Mr Jones wishes he was someone just a little more funky
Am Am               F F            G G                     G G
When everybody loves you, son, that's just about as funky as you can be.



Chorus :
C C   F F            G G               G G
 Mr. Jones and me staring at the video
       Am Am              F F                 G G      G G
When I look at the television, I want to see me staring right back at me.
Am Am                 F F                 G G                      G G
 We all want to be big stars, but we don't know why, and we don't know how.
         Am Am          F F           G G                         G G
But when everybody loves me, I'm going to be just about as happy as I can be.



Ending :
C C         F F      G G>let ring
Mr. Jones and me, we're gonna be big stars.....

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