Nico, Lou Reed & John Cale - Little Sister (1967) Transcribed 27/12-2015 by Jon Malmin (firstname.lastname@example.org) Tuning: Standard (Capo 3rd fret!) These chords are for guitar with a capo on the 3rd fret. The song is in the key of F major, so if you want to play it on piano for example, the chords would be F and Bb (instead of D and G, respectively). In the original version, Lou fingerpicks the chords in quite a varied way, so just experiment with the notes. If I were to strum the chords, this is the strumming pattern I would use (the time signature is 6/8. Dots denote sixteenth notes): 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 . 6 . D D U D U D D U D U [Intro] D G (x2) [Verse 1] D G Don't call me home, little sister D G Before the night is done D G My love and I are fleeing D G Running into the sun [Chorus] D G Turn to fly, go away D G Little bird, please don't stay D G Fare thee well [Verse 2] D G Take up all your jewels and gold D G Bury them away in the earth D G Let your memory reduce them to dust D G But don't forget the knife that was thrust [Chorus] D G Turn to fly, go away D G Little bird, please don't stay D G Fare thee well [Interlude] D G (x4) [Verse 3] D G Frozen kiss by the fountain D G Running into the sea D G Where shadows choose their horrors D G Designed for music [Chorus] D G Turn to fly, go away D G Little bird, please don't stay D G Fare thee well [Outro] D G The song then ends on a D chord.