Secret Agent Man

Words & Music:

P. F. Sloan and S. Barry


Intro & transition riff [can sub open E string for 5th fret on B string]:

E |-----------------|----------------------

B |-----5-----5---5-|-----5----5----5------

G |-4/5----5----5---|-5/6----5----5--------

D |-----------------|----------------------

A |-----------------|----------------------

E |-----------------|----------------------



Em                Am              Em

There's a man who leads a life of danger.

   Em                 B7

To everyone he meets, he stays a stranger.

     Em                    Am

With every move he makes another chance he takes.

Em                Am            Em

Odds are he won't live to see tomorrow.



       Bm    Em           Bm    Em

Secret agent man!  Secret agent man!

        C           B7                         Em

They've given you a number and taken away your name.


Beware of pretty faces that you find.

A pretty face can hide an evil mind.

Oh, be careful what you say or you'll give yourself away.

Odds are you won't live to see tomorrow.




Swingin' on the Riviera one day.

Then layin' in a Bombay alley next day.

Oh, don't you let the wrong word slip while kissing persuasive lips.

Odds are you won't live to see tomorrow.




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