She Don't Use Jelly

Words & Music:

Wayne Coyne, Steven Drozd, Ronald Jones

& Michael Ivins (The Flaming Lips)


I changed the attribution of this to "The Flaming Lips" (who wrote it) after being flamed by a correspondent.  However, the version that hooked me on this song (a great pseudo-lounge cover) was, in fact, by the Ben Folds Five.


CM7               Gm7

I know a girl who thinks of ghosts

CM7                        Gm7

She'll make you breakfast, she'll make you toast.

FM9               Fm9add6 Em7           A7b6

But she don't use butter, she don't use cheese.

Dm7           Fm/Ab

She don't use jelly or any of these.

         CM7   Gm7   F   Fm    CM7   Gm7     F      Fm

She uses Va----------se--line, Va------------se-----line!


Em7   A9   Dm7   G9   Em7   A9   Dm7   F   Fm9add6


I know a guy who goes to shows.

When he's at home and he blows his nose.

He don't use tissues or his sleeve.

He don't use napkins or any of these.

He uses magazines, magazines.


Em7   A9   Dm7   G9   Em7   A9   Dm7   F   Fm9add6


I know a girl who reminds me of Cher

She's always changing the color of her hair

She don't use nothing you buy at the store

Bbmaj9         Bm7      D/E

She likes her hair to be real orange

         AM7   Em7   D    Dm    AM7   Em7   D    Dm

She uses tan–--------ger--ines, tan–--------ger--ines,

CM7   Gm7   F    Fm    CM7   Gm7   F    Fm

Tan–--------ger--ines, tan–--------ger--ines


CM7   Gm7  [and out]


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