Bobby Bare - Alimony Guitar Chords

Bobby Bare

country, country gospel, country rock, cowboy western

Chords: G, D, C, A, E, Bm, Em, B, Gb
Alimony:Bobby Bare.
#18 on BB Hot Country on RCA Records
in 1975.


INTRO: G

 
#1.
G        D        C
Alimony, alimony..work till my fingers are 
A          
bloody and bony.
G               E                  A
Me, oh, my, oh, goodness sake, I'm paying
    D     G    C D G
for my mistake.


#2.
G                            C
Alimony, I call it alimoney, you married men 
    A
may think it funny.
     G                E
Till one fine day you awake, and find you're
A          D       G    Bm Em
paying for your mistake.


BRIDGE:
D                   G      D
Every Friday when I get my pay, I put in an
  D                         G        Em
I put it in an envelope and mail it away.
D                    G
Same old song with a little more blues in it.
A                       D
I'm paying for it while someone else's using it.


CHORUS:
G        D          C
Alimony, alimony, I thought I bought steak and it 
    A
was all baloney.
G               E                  A
Me, oh, my, oh, goodness sake, I'm paying
    D     G    
for my mistake.



INTERLUDE: G E A D G E

 
CHORUS:
A        G  A       D
Alimony, alimony, I thought I bought steak and it 
    B
was all baloney.
A               Gb                 B
Me, oh, my, oh, goodness sake, I'm paying
    E     A  
for my mistake.


OUTRO:
      Gb      E                A
every payday..paying for my mistake, yes, I am..(Fade.)




A seventies smash from Kraziekhat.

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