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