Sir Rockaby

By Frank Black

From the album Teenager of the Year


[intro]

A    G    A    F

open C (strum once then put little finger on B string, third fret,
        strum then take the finger off and strum again)


[verse 1]]
             C   B     F  
   You got a sad face, you don't show it
G                        C
   And you're smiling it too
C          B     F
   Even in deep, deep outer space
G          G#            C  
   There's something for you 


[chorus]
                  F    Em
   I'm Sir Rock-a-by
G                C
   And rockin' I am
                  F    Em
   I'm Sir Rock-a-by
G                C
   And rockin' I am


[verse 2]
                  C    B      F
   The world is a rock that's spinning so fast
G                 C
   It'll give you jim-jams
C             B    F    
   I'm just a real love diplomat
G        G#               C
   Won't give you no flim-flams


[repeat chorus]


[bridge]
C B  F
G    C
C B  F
G G# C

A    G    A    F


[verse 3] - palm muted, really bass only
            C     B    F
   How many stars girl can you both count
G                 C
   And then classify?
C               B    F
   I'm standing here in this big swirl
G          G#         C
   Singing this lulla-by


[repeat chorus]


[outro]
                  F    Em   G   C
   I'm Sir Rock-a-by