Romeo is Bleeding
ROMEO IS BLEEDING [Chords] Bm = x2443x F#9 = xx4354 A capo on the second fret makes it somewhat easier, allowing you to play Am = x0221x E9 = xx2132, which can be alternated to an E7 on thge last beat of the chord by changing one finger to x20132 [Verse] Bm F#9 Romeo is bleeding, but not so as you'd notice, Bm F#9 He's over on 18th street as usu - al Bm F#9 Lookin' so hard a - gainst the hood of his car Bm F#9 And puttin' out a cigarette in his hand [Verse] Bm F#9 For all the pachucos at the pumps At Romero's Paint and Body Bm F#9 They're all seein' how far they can spit, well, it was just another night Bm F#9 And now they're huddled in the brake lights of a fifty-eight Bel-Air Bm F#9 And listenin' to how Romeo killed a sheriff with his knife Bm F#9 And they all jump when they hear the sirens, But Romeo just laughs Bm F#9 "All the racket in the world ain't never gonna save that Coppers' ass Bm F#9 He ain't never gonna see another summertime for gunnin' down my brother Bm F#9 Leavin' him like a dog, beneath a car without his knife" [Verse] Bm F#9 Romeo says," Hey man, gimme a cigarette", and they all reach for their pack Bm F#9 Frank - ie lights it for him and pats him on the back Bm F#9 An' throws a bottle at a milk truck, and as it breaks, he grabs his nuts Bm F#9 An' they all know, they could be just like Romeo if they only had the guts [Verse] Bm F#9 Romeo is bleeding, but no - body can tell Bm F#9 An' he sings along with the radi With a bul - et in his chest Bm F#9 An' he combs back his fenders they all agree it's clear Bm F#9 That ev - rything is cool, now that Ro - meo is here [Verse] Bm F#9 Romeo is bleeding and he winces now an' then Bm F#9 And he leans against the car door, feels the blood in his shoes Bm F#9 Someone's cryin' at the 5 Points, the phone booth by the store Bm F#9 Romeo starts his engines, the blood off the door [Verse] Bm F#9 And he brodies through the signal With the radio full blast Bm F#9 Leavin' the boys there__ hikin' up their chi - nos Bm F#9 And now they're all tryin' to stand like Romeo, with the Moon cut like a sickle Bm F#9 And they're talkin' now in Spanish, all a - bout their hero [Verse] Bm F#9 Romeo is bleeding as he gives the man his ticket Bm F#9 And he climbs the balcony at the mo - vies Bm F#9 And he'll die without a whimper like e - very hero's dream Bm F#9 Like an an - gel with a bullet and Cag - ney on a screen [Bridge] Bm F#9 Bm F#9 Romeo is bleed - ing Romeo is bleed - ing Hey, man Bm F#9 Bm F#9 Romeo is bleeding Hey man, Romeo is bleeding... [Outro] Bm F#9 Bm F#9 Romeo is bleed - ing Romeo is bleed - ing Hey, man Bm F#9 Bm F#9 Romeo is bleeding Hey man, Romeo is bleeding... Bm F#9 Bm F#9 Hey, pachuco! Hey, pachuco! Bm F#9 Bm F#9 Dáme esa pistola, hombre! Hago la lucha! Bm F#9 Bm F#9 Ay, que pinche pancho! Vamos a dormir, hombre!