Artist Counting Crows
Album Hard Candy
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Chords in this song

D chordG chordAbadd9 chord

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Abadd9Abadd9 chord                  BbBb chord                   EbEb chord
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
Abadd9Abadd9 chord                                EbEb chord
With a pink hotel, a boutique, and a swingin' hot spot


EbEb chord
Don't it always seem to go
         Abadd9Abadd9 chord
That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone
Abadd9Abadd9 chord                 BbBb chord                   EbEb chord
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot


EbEb chord
Ooooh, bop bop bop
Abadd9Abadd9 chord
Ooooh, bop bop bop


Abadd9Abadd9 chord                                EbEb chord
They took all the trees, and put em in a tree museum
Abadd9Abadd9 chord                                  EbEb chord
And they charged the people a dollar and a half to see them


No, no, no
EbEb chord
Don't it always seem to go
         Abadd9Abadd9 chord
That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone
Abadd9Abadd9 chord                  BbBb chord                   EbEb chord
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot


EbEb chord
Ooooh, bop bop bop
Abadd9Abadd9 chord
Ooooh, bop bop bop


       Abadd9Abadd9 chord                      EbEb chord
Hey farmer, farmer, put away your DDT
                Abadd9Abadd9 chord
I don't care about spots on my apples
                     EbEb chord
Leave me the birds and the bees

Please
EbEb chord
Don't it always seem to go
         Abadd9Abadd9 chord
That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone
Abadd9Abadd9 chord                  BbBb chord                   EbEb chord
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
              Abadd9Abadd9 chord             BbBb chord               EbEb chord
Hey now, they paved paradise to put up a parking lot


Why not?
EbEb chord
Ooooh, bop bop bop
Abadd9Abadd9 chord
Ooooh, bop bop bop


Solo
   Abadd9Abadd9 chordEbEb chord - x3 -
   Abadd9Abadd9 chord - let ring -
          
                          EbEb chord
Listen, late last night, I heard the screen door slam
    Abadd9Abadd9 chord        BbBb chord              EbEb chord
And a big yellow taxi took my girl away


EbEb chord
Don't it always seem to go
         Abadd9Abadd9 chord
That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone
Abadd9Abadd9 chord                  BbBb chord                   EbEb chord
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot


     EbEb chord
Well, don't it always seem to go
        Abadd9Abadd9 chord                       Abadd9Abadd9 chord
That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone
Abadd9Abadd9 chord                  BbBb chord                   EbEb chord
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot


Why not?
    Abadd9Abadd9 chord              BbBb chord                   EbEb chord
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot

Hey hey hey
Abadd9Abadd9 chord              BbBb chord                   EbEb chord
Paved paradise and put up a parking lot


EbEb chord
Ooooh, bop bop bop
Abadd9Abadd9 chord
Ooooh, bop bop bop
Abadd9Abadd9 chord
I don't wanna give it

Why you wanna give it
            EbEb chord
Why you wanna giving it all away

Hey, hey, hey
Abadd9Abadd9 chord
Now you wanna give it

I should wanna give it
            EbEb chord
Now you wanna giving it all away
Abadd9Abadd9 chord
I don't wanna give it

Why you wanna give it
            EbEb chord
Why you wanna giving it all away
        Abadd9Abadd9 chord
Hey, hey, givin it all,
BbBb chord        EbEb chord                Abadd9Abadd9 chord
givin it all....away
          EbEb chord                Abadd9Abadd9 chord
Why do you want me?
          EbEb chord
Why do you want me?
Abadd9Abadd9 chord                  BbBb chord                   EbEb chord
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot


Outro: Abadd9Abadd9 chordEbEb chord - fade out -    
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