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C F C Elope with me Miss Private and we’ll sail around the world Dm Am I will be your Ferdinand and you my wayward girl Dm G How many nights of talking in hotel rooms can you take? Dm G How many nights of limping round on pagan holidays? F Am Oh elope with me in private and we’ll set something ablaze Dm G Am a trail for the devil to erase C F C San Francisco’s calling us, the Giants and Mets will play Dm Am Piazza, New York catcher, are you straight or are you gay? Dm G We hung about the stadium, we’ve got no place to stay Dm G We hung about the tenderloin and tenderly you tell F Am About the saddest book you ever read, it always makes you cry Dm G Am The statue’s crying too and well he may C F C I love you I’ve a drowning grip on your adoring face Dm Am I love you my responsibility has found a place Dm G Beside you and strong warnings in the guise of gentle words Dm G Come wave upon me from the wider family net absurd F Am “You’ll take care of her, I know it, you will do a better job” Dm G Am Maybe, but not what she deserves C F C Elope with me Miss Private and we’ll drink ourselves awake Dm Am We’ll taste the coffee houses and award certificates Dm G a privy seal to keep the feel of 1960 style Dm G We’ll comment on the decor and we’ll help the passer by F Am And at dusk when work is over we’ll continue the debate Dm G Am In a borrowed bedroom virginal and spare C F C The catcher hits for .318 and catches every day Dm Am The pitcher puts religion first and rests on holidays Dm G He goes into cathedrals and lies prostrate on the floor Dm G He knows the drink affects his speed he’s praying for a doorway F Am Back into the life he wants and the confession of the bench Dm G Am Life outside the diamond is a wrench C F C I wish that you were here with me to pass the dull weekend Dm Am I know it wouldn’t come to love, my heroine pretend Dm G a lady stepping from the songs we love until this day Dm G You’d settle for an epitaph like “Walk Away, Renee” F Am The sun upon the roof in winter will draw you out like a flower Dm G Am Meet you at the statue in an hour Dm G Am Meet you at the statue in an hour
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