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Cat Stevens – Portobello Road
Stevens, Fowley - Portobello Road
Transcribed by Michael F Sullivan

A lot of this is played arpeggio but it really wouldn't be very
Useful to transcribe it all here.  Just fool around with the
Chords on your own.

Intro

(while whistling)

E-----------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------|
G-------5-----5-----------4-----5-----5-----5---------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------|
A----3-----3-----3--3--2-----3-----3-----3------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------|

Part A.

C            F       G       C

Getting hung up all day on smiles

F          G        C

Walking down Portobello Road for miles

F G

Greeting strangers in Indian boots

FG

Yellow ties and old brown suits

Am   G

Growing old is my only dan - ger

Part B.

C       F           G      C

Cuckoo clocks and plastic socks

F   G       C

Lampshades of old antique leather

F          G      Am

Nothing looks weird, not even a beard

F   G

Or the boots made out of feathers

F       C

I keep walking miles

F               C

'til I feel a broom beneath my feet

F       C

Or the hawking eyes

G                G7

Of an old stuffed bull across the street

F           G       C

Nothing's the same if you see it again

F      G       C

It'll be broken down to litter

F       G       Am

Oh and the clothes everyone knows

F            G

That that dress will never fit her

Part C.

C            F       G       C

(whistling...)

F          G        C

(...whistling...)

F       G Am

(...more whistling)

F F  G G G G G G G G G G G G

(all strummed downward quickly)

Repeat parts A and B and then part A again with the last line:

Am                 G          C   F G C

Growing old is my only dan - ger

Outro (while whistling)

E-----------------------------------------------------------|
B---------1-----1-----0-------------------------------------|
G---------0-----2-----0-------------------------------------|
D------2-----3--------------2-------------------------------|
A---3--------------------3-----3----------------------------|
E------------------3----------------------------------------|

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