#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------# #This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the # #song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. # #------------------------------------------------------------------------------## From: KROHN Subject: Re: REQ: Polythene Pam / Beatles Date: Mon, 25 Apr 1994 16:50:58 GMT In article <2p9atu$36@news.acns.nwu.edu> mrizzo@merle.acns.nwu.edu (Michael Rizzo ) writes: >In article <2p96f2$j8@infa.central.susx.ac.uk>, >Stephen Eglen wrote: >>Does anyone have the tab and lyrics for Polythene Pam from the Abbey Road >>album? >>Cheers, Stephen Eglen. > >Come on, man. DAE! > > Come on, man, yourself; cut the guy some slack. The lyrics aren't exactly a breeze for anyone outside of the UK (not even sure I've got 'em right), and there's a little more than DAE here. According to _Beatles Complete_ (Hal Leonard publishing, 1987 - a most questionable source): POLYTHENE PAM (The Beatles) D/E A E (x 2) E D A E Well, you should see Polythene Pam D A E She's so good looking but she looks like a man G B Well, you should see her in drag, dressed in her polythene bag C D E Yes, you should see Polythene Pam. C D E Yeah, yeah, yeah D/E A E (x 2) Get a dose of her in jackboots and kilt She's killer diller when she's dressed to the hilt She's the kind of a girl that makes the _News of the World_ Yes, you could say she was attractively built. Yeah, yeah, yeah D/E A E (x2) D A E (x 9?) [Geez, while I'm at it, here's She Came in through the Bathroom Window. Same source:] ltrics corrected by Charlie_Gibbs@mindlink.bc.ca A D She came in through the bathroom window A F#m D protected by a silver spoon A F#m D But now she sucks her thumb and wonders D7 A by the banks of her own lagoon (A) Dm Didn't anybody tell her? A Dm Didn't anybody see? G7 C Sunday's on the phone to Monday G7 C (go to 2/4 for the C) Tuesday's on the phone to me She said she'd always been a dancer Worked in fifteen clubs a day And though I thought I knew the answer Well, I knew but I could not say So I quit the police department and got myself a steady job And though she tried her best to help me she could steal but she could not rob Chorus [Hope this isn't too far wrong] Martin (Ted) Hermary Department of Sociology McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada e-mail: czth@musica.mcgill.ca