Lets Make The Water
Here's a nice little "folk" song from Zappa. Supposedly all events actually took place. The song is played rather fast in a possible 2/4 time signature with most chords taking two beats. Comments are welcome. Enjoy. Jeff Henscheid Let's Make the Water Turn Black--Mothers of Invention From "We're only in it for the Money" Intro Chords: C(major with added notes) Arpeggios on piano VERSE 1: C Em/B Am Now believe me when I tell you that my song is really true Dm Em Fm G I want everyone to listen and believe C Em/B Am It's about some little people from a long time ago Bb Eb Ab G And all the things the neighbors didn't know C Em/B Am Early in the morning Daddy Dinky went to work Dm Em Fm G Selling lamps and chairs to San Ber'dino Squares C Em/B Am And I still remember mama with her apron and her pad Bb Am D Feeding all the boys in Ed's Cafe CHORUS: G F G Am Whizzing and pasting and pooting through the day G Am Bm D Ronnie helping Kenny helping burn his poots away G F Eb D And all the while on a shelf in a shed C Ab G Kenny's little creature's on display VERSE 2: C Em/B Am Ronnie saves his numies on a window in his room Dm Em Fm G A marvel to be seen; dysentery green C Em/B Am While Kenny and his buddies had a game out in the back F G Am LET'S MAKE THE WATER TURN BLACK! BRIDGE: Em A We see them after school in a world of their own Em A To some it might seem creepy what they do... Em C B The neighbors on the right sat and watched them every night Em D I bet you'd do the same if they was you (CHORUS) VERSE 3: C Em/B Am Ronnie's in the Army now and Kenny's taking pills Dm Em Fm G Oh! How they yearn to see a bomber burn! C Em/B Am Color flashing, thunder crashing, dynamite machine! F G Am Wait till the fire turns green... F G Am Wait till the fire turns green... F G A(major) WAIT TILL THE FIRE TURNS GREEN!