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Ray's Dad's Cadillac

Guitar chords transcribed by Marian Russell  Printer-friendly version of this piece
Tuning: DACF#AD   "Joni" Tuning: D73635

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The song is in 6/8 time.  Here is the strumming pattern and
count for the first measure of the first chord.  The pattern 
is used throughout the song, except where otherwise noted.

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count:  1  2  3  4  5  6

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Ray's dad's Cadillac


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Ray's dad's Cadillac


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                Ray's dad's  Cadil -


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-lac          Rollin' past the    rink past the record shack


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Pink fins in the    falling ran    Rollin' to the


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blue lights past the water mains


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Ray's dad's Cadil-    lac    Weekends we get


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Ray's dad's Cadil-    lac   


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Rock 'n roll in the dashboard


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Romance in the back of


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Ray's dad's Cadillac


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Ray's dad's Cadillac


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                Ray's dad    teaches


math - Zero, I'm a dunce I'm a decimal in his class
Last night's kisses won't erase
Zero, I just can't put the numbers in their place
Ray's dad's Cadillac, last night we had
Ray's dad's Cadillac
Rock 'n roll in the dashboard
Romance in the backseat of 


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002300               00 11 12 00   007800    002300
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Ray's dad's Cadillac


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Ray's dad's Cadillac


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Bridge:

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When it comes to mathematics I've got static in the attic


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"No, Sir, nothin's clear!"  I'll be 


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blackboard blind on   Monday    dreamin' of blue  runways


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On the edge of here    A little atmosphere


Last verse:

Blue lights out on airport road
Motown, in a field in a farmer's grove
Big planes comin' overhead
Lowdown,
You can see the bolts
See the tire treads

Ray's dad's Cadillac
Weekends we get
Ray's dad's Cadillac
Oh, little darlin'
Rock 'n roll in the dashboard
Romance in the back seat of


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002300               00 11 12 00   007800    002300
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Ray's dad's Cadillac


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002300               00 11 12 00   007800    002300
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Ray's dad's Cadillac


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002300               00 11 12 00   007800    002300
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Ray's dad's Cadillac


Outtro:

[fade out with this figure:]

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© 1991 Crazy Crow Music BMI

 

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