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Do the Crawl (CBS October 22, 1988)

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Em G D A C
Em G D A C
  
On the 
Em
lot, in the 
D
back
  
A small brick 
C
wall, the windows 
Bm
cracked
  
And he 
Em
hides, then he 
D
climbs
  
On his 
C
creepy 
Bm
crawl
  
In the 
Em
den, ten photos 
D
hung
  
Mom and 
C
dad, girl and 
Bm
son
  
You’ll see them 
Em
all before he’s 
D
done
  
With his 
C
creepy 
D
crawl
Do the crawl
Em G D A C
  
A shiny 
Em
watch, string of 
D
pearls
  
It’s not 
C
yours or mine, it’s the 
Bm
world’s
  
There’s mom and 
Em
dad, and there’s the 
D
girl
  
Of this 
C
creepy 
Bm
crawl
  
And there’s 
Em
junior in his 
D
bed
  
Pillow 
C
cloaked under his 
Bm
head
  
Picture a 
Em
strange-shaped shadow 
D
spreading
  
on his 
C
bedroom 
D
wall
Em
All through the 
G
sticky summer 
D
nights they heard this 
A
rumb
C
ling
Em
Said a few 
G
voices on the 
D
line, said they need 
A
humb
C
ling
  
Sick and 
A
stumb
C
ling
  
Headed 
G
home from their 
D
separate 
C
parties
  
In the 
Em
black of his little 
D
cape
  
Who might he 
C
be? What might he 
Bm
take?
  
What might he 
Em
do if you 
D
awake
  
to his 
C
creepy 
D
crawl?
  
We were 
G
ignorant 
D
of un
C
fairness
  
We were 
G
happy we 
D
were na
C
ïve
  
I was so 
G
sucking up 
D
self-a
C
wareness
  
But now I 
A
grieve
  
Now I can be
C
lieve
I can believe it all
Em G D A C
Em G D A C
  
White hot 
Em
air, desert 
D
day
  
Such a 
C
long distance he 
Bm
came
  
Some little 
Em
babe, aged 15 
D
months
  
With no 
C
name and not claimed by any
Bm
one
  
Now he’s just a 
Em
speck in the haze of 
D
heat
  
But just 
C
wait, take a seat, here he 
Bm
comes
  
Beneath a 
Em
hot and hateful 
D
sun
  
On his 
C
creepy 
D
crawl
  
On his 
C
creepy 
D
crawl
  
Yeah you can do the 
C
crawl, the crawl, the crawl, the crawl
  
They do the 
D
crawl, the crawl, the crawl (etc.)
  
Right up until you 
C
fall
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