Cool for Cats (Difford/Tilbrook)
These are the basic chords, you can "jazz it up" by placing subtlties like placing a quick Em between the C and Am. I like to play the C that is after the Eb,on the 3rd fret.
G

The Indians send signals

         Em

From the rocks above the pass

    C

The cowboys take positions

       Am

In the bushes and the grass

    Eb

The squaw is with the Corporal

       Cm

She is tied against the tree

    Eb

She doesn't mind the language

         Cm

It's the beating she don't need

    Eb

She lets loose all the horses

         C

When the Corporal is asleep

       G

And he wakes to find the fire's dead

    Em

And arrows in his hats

    C

And Davy Crockett rides around

    F

And says it's cool for cats

              Em

it's cool for cats





    G

The Sweeney's doing ninety

             Em

'Cos they've got the word to go

     C

They get a gang of villans

     Am

In a shed up at Heathrow

        Eb

They're counting out the fivers

         Cm

When the hand cuffs lock again

Eb

In and out of Wandsworth

         Cm

With the numbers on their names

     Eb

It's funny how their missus'

       C

Always look the bleeding same

    G

And meanwhile at the station

          Em

There's a couple of likely lads

    C

Who swear like how's your father

            F

And they're very cool for cats

                 Em

They're cool for cats





   G

To change the mood a little

          Em

I've been posing down the pub

   C

On seeing my reflection

    Am

I'm looking slightly rough

  Eb

I fancy this, I fancy that

  Cm

I wanna be so flash

  Eb

I give a little muscle

      Cm

And I spend a little cash

    Eb                          C

But all I get is bitter and a nasty little rash

    G

And by the time I'm sober

     Em

I've forgotten what I've had

    C                            F

And everybody tells me that it's cool to be a cat

         Em

Cool for cats





G

Shake up at the disco

      Em

And I think I've got a pull

  C

I ask her lots of questions

        Am

And she hangs on to the wall

  Eb

I kiss her for the first time

    Cm

And then I take her home

    Eb

I'm invited in for coffee

      Cm

And I give the dog a bone

    Eb

She likes to go to discos

    C                                                      C

But she's never on her own  (Occasional live version "and she goes there on

her own")

  G

I said I'll see you later

    Em

And I give her some old chat

    C

But it's not like that on the TV

F

When it's cool for cats

              Em

It's cool for cats

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