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I will post chords from 'Pink Floyd Anthology' (published by Warner Bros. Publications Inc., 1980) in four parts, as follows Part 1: from Early Singles and the Piper Part 2: from ASOS, More and Ummagumma Part 3: from AHM and Meddle Part 4: from OBC This first part contains the following songs: See Emily Play Paint Box Julia Dream Matilda Mother The Gnome Scarecrow Bike See Emily Play - -------------- Words and Music by Syd Barrett G D/F# Am/E N.C. Emily tries but misunderstands, ah-ooh. Cmaj7 Am G She's often inclined to borrow somebody's dream till tomorrow. E There is no other day. D E Let's try it another way. D E N.C. A You'll lose your mind and play free games for May. G See Emily play. G D/F# Am/E N.C. Soon after dark Emily cries, ah-ooh. Cmaj7 Am G Gazing through trees in sorrow, hardly a sound till tomorrow. E There is no other day. D E Let's try it another way. D E N.C. A You'll lose your mind and play free games for May. G See Emily play. G D/F# Am/E N.C. Put on a gown that touches the ground, ah-ooh. Cmaj7 Am G Float on a river forever and ever, Emily. E There is no other day. D E Let's try it another way. D E N.C. A You'll lose your mind and play free games for May. G D See Emily play. Paint Box - --------- Words and Music by Rick Wright Em(addF#) Last night I had too much to drink, Em/D Cmaj7 Sitting in a club with so many fools, playing to rules. F Am Trying to impress but feeling rather empty, F F/G C Em(addF#) I had another drink. Em(addF#) What a way to spend that evening! Em/D Cmaj7 They all turn up with their friends, playing the game F Am There in the scene. Oh, I should have been F F/G C Far____ away. B Bb A Ab G F# F E Getting up, I feel so bad. Remembering what's been before, Cmaj7 D9 I open the door to an empty room. Em(addF#) Then I forget. Em(addF#) The telephone rings, and someone speaks. Em/D Cmaj7 She would very much like to go out to a show, F Am So what can I do? I can't think what to say. F F/G C Em(addF#) She sees through anyway. Em(addF#) Out of the front door I go. Em/D Cmaj7 F Traffic's moving rather slow. Arriving late, there she waits, Am F F/G C Looking very angry, as cross as she can be. B Bb A Ab G F# F E Getting up, I feel so bad. Remembering what's been before, Cmaj7 D9 I open the door to an empty room. Then I forget. D9 Ah________. Julia Dream - ----------- Words and Music by Roger Waters Am C E Am Sunlight bright upon my pillow, lighter than an eiderdown. Dm C E Am Will she let the weeping willow wind his branches round? Am Dm C E Am Julia dream, dreamboat queen, queen of all my dreams. Am C E Am Every night I turn the light out, waiting for the velvet blind. Dm C E Am Will the scaly armadillo find me where I'm hiding? Am Dm C E Am Julia dream, dreamboat queen, queen of all my dreams. G Bm F Am G Bm F D Am C E Am Will the misty master break me? Will the key unlock my mind? Dm C E Am Will the following footsteps catch me? Am I really dying? Am Dm C E Am Julia dream, dreamboat queen, queen of all my dreams. Matilda Mother - -------------- Words and Music by Syd Barrett B A/B Gmaj7/D F#(addB) Bsus4 Asus2 G6 F#7sus4 There was a king who ruled the land. Bsus4 Asus4 G6 F#7sus4 His Majesty was in command. Bsus4 Asus2 G6 F#7sus4 Bsus4 Asus2 G6 F#7sus4 With silver eyes the scarlet eagle showered silver on the people. G D A G D E Oh____, mother, tell me more. N.C. Why'd you have to leave me there, B Hanging in my infant air, waiting? N.C. You only have to read the lines of scribbly black and ev'rything shines. Bsus4 Asus2 G6 F#7sus4 Across the stream with wooden shoes, Bsus4 Asus2 G6 F#7sus4 Bells to tell the king the news, Bsus4 Asus2 G6 F#7sus4 Bsus4 Asus2 G6 F#7sus4 A thousand misty riders climb up higher once upon a time. G D A Wondering and dreaming. G D E The words have different meanings. A G E F# Yes, they did. Bsus4 Asus4 G6 F#7sus4 Of all the time spent in that room, Bsus4 Asus2 G6 F#7sus4 The doll's house darkness, old perfume, Bsus4 Asus2 G6 F#7sus4 Bsus4 Asus2 G6 F#7sus4 And fairy stories held me high on clouds of sunlight floating by. G D A G D E Oh____, mother, tell me more. A G E Tell me more. The Gnome - --------- Words and Music by Syd Barrett D A D C A C A I want to tell you a story 'bout a little man, if I can, D A D C A C A A gnome named Grimble Grumble. And little gnomes stay in their homes, G D Bb7 C F A7 D Eating, sleeping, drinking their wine. D A D C A C A He wore a scarlet tunic, a bluegreen hood; it looked quite good. D A D C A C A He had a big adventure amidst the grass, fresh air at last. G D Bb7 C F A7 D Wining, dining, biding his time. G C/G F A/E E G D G D And then one day, hooray, another way for gnomes to say, "Hooray!" D A D C/G A C/G A Look at the sky; look at the river. Isn't it good? D A D C/G A C/G A Look at the sky; look at the river. Isn't it good? G D Bb7 C F A7 D Winding, finding places to go. G C/G F A/E E G D G D And then one day, hooray, another way for gnomes to say, "Hooray!" Scarecrow - --------- Words and Music by Syd Barrett D A C A G The black and green scarecrow, as ev'ryone knows, A D A Stood with a bird on his hat and straw ev'rywhere. D He didn't care. G Am G A He stood in a field where barley grows. D A C A G His head did no thinking, his arms didn't move, A D A D Except when the wind cut up rough and mice ran around on the ground. G Am G A He stood in a field where barley grows. D A C A G The black and green scarecrow is sadder than me__. A D A But now he's resigned to his fate's, 'cause life's not unkind. D He doesn't mind. G Am G A He stood in a field where barley grows. Bike - ---- Words and Music by Syd Barrett G C7 I've got a bike. You can ride it if you like. G It's got a basket, a bell that rings and things to make it look good. D G I'd give it to you if I could, but I borrowed it. D You're the kind of girl that fits in with my world. I'll give you anything, everything if want things. G C7 I've got a cloak. It's a bit of a joke. G There's a tear up the front. It's red and black. I've had it for months. D G If you think it could look good, then I guess it should. D You're the kind of girl that fits in with my world. I'll give you anything, everything if you want things. G C7 I know a mouse, and he hasn't got a house. G I don't know why. I call him Gerald. D G He's getting rather old, but he's a good mouse. D You're the kind of girl that fits in with my world. I'll give you anything, everything if you want things. G C7 I've got a clan of gingerbread men. G Here a man, there a man, lots of gingerbread men. D G Take a couple if you wish. They're on the dish. D You're the kind of girl that fits in with my world. I'll give you anything, everything if you want things. G C7 I know a room of musical tunes. G Some rhyme, some ching. Most of them are clockwork. D G Let's go into the other room and make them work.

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