Words & Music:

John Sebastian (Lovin' Spoonful)


G   A   B



C        C/G F       F/C  C   C/G F    F/C   C

Boredom----, hangin' by myself--- in a bleak motel,

C/G F          F/C   C    C/G  C  C/G  G  A  B

Overnight in a small town.


C       C/G F         F/C      C   C/G  F         F/C     C  C/G

Boredom---, my mind's counting time---, trucks go rolling by---

C/G      F         F/C     C     C/G  C  G  A  B  C  D  E

Past the pumps and highway signs



F           F/C        F    F/C       C   C/G  C  C/G

Never was a place that felt less like home

D7                                     G7

Never would have come here if I'd only known


G7          C        C/G          C    C/G

Well it's a one-chap town and i'm all alone

G           G/D              G   G/D

I just cant sit and watch my telephone

    C               C/G             C       C/G

And no one knows my number , and it cant be found

           G       G/D           G        G/D

And theres no good people just a kicking around

      Am                   D7

Well, here we are together machines and me

F                    F/C        G7

I feel as about as a local as a fish in a tree





F           F/C           F    F/C         C

And in this town all the other sounds have ceased.


And the late, late show died long ago.


With a few words from a priest.




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