Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap Chords

 
         
         
         
         
3
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1
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7 fr
         
         
         
         
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4
3
1
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
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1
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10 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
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3
1
12 fr
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
         
         
         
         
2
3
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
2
4
1
7 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
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2
1
2 fr
         
         
         
         
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X
1
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3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
3
2
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1
4 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
X

12 fr
         
         
         
         
1
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4
1
1
1
         
         
         
         
X
3
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
4
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
X
3
4
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
10 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3

12 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
X
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
2
2 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
4
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
4
4
4
X
7 fr
         
         
         
         
4
3
1
1
1
X
7 fr
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4

10 fr
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
12 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3
5 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
         
         
         
         
X
2
3
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
1
1
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
1
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
X
3
2
4
1
2 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
4
4
4
7 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
4
2

9 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
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12 fr
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
4
2
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
X

Fm

variations
         
         
         
         
1
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1
1
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4 fr
         
         
         
         
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X
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2
         
         
         
         
X
X
3
1
1
1
9 fr
         
         
         
         
X
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3
4
2
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6 fr
         
         
         
         
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4
3
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7 fr
         
         
         
         
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X
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3
         
         
         
         
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3
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4 fr
         
         
         
         
4
3
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1
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4 fr
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
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4

9 fr
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3
11 fr
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
No chord
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo
GThere was a lot of rocking going Emon that night Cruising time for the young, bright lights Just down past the gasworks, by the meat factory door The fCive lamp boys were coming on strong GThe Saturday night city beat had alEmready started and the The pulse of the corner boys just sprang into action And young Billy watched it under the yellow street light And said tonightC of Dall nights there's gonna be a fEmight GBilly don't like it living here iEmn this town (He Says) Traps have been sprung long before he was born (He Says) Hope bites the dust behind all the closed doors And pus and grime ooze from its scab-crusted sores There's screamiCng and crying in the high-rise blocks It's a ratG trap, Billy, but you're aDlready caught And you canEm make it if you want to or you need it bad enough You're yoCung and good-looking and you're acting kind of tough Anyway it's GSaturday night, time to see wDhat's going down Put on a bEmright suit, Billy, head for the right side of town It's oCnly eight o'clock, but you're already bored You don't Gknow what it is, but there's Dgot to be more You'd better Emfind a way out, hey, kick down that door It's a raCt traCp, D and you've been caughEmt AmIn this town Billy says everybody's trying to tell you Emwhat to do In this town Billy says everybody says you gotta follow rules You walk up Amto the traffic lights You switch from your left to your right You push in that button, and that button comes alight and it's WDalk, don't walk, walk, don't walk Talk, don't tEmalk, talk, don't talk Walk, don't walk, walk, don't walk Talk, don't talk, talk, don't talk Hey! AmBilly, take a walk, take a walk, take a walk EmBilly take a walk, take a walk, take a walk AmBilly take a walk, take a walk, take a walk EmBILLY! , take a walk with meGee! Em

G Em

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C and D are played over this GWell little Judy's tryin' to watch EmTop Of The Pops, but Mum an' Dad had told her that she'd never stop She takes of her collar walks down to the street It's cold on the road but it's got that home beat Deep Cdown in her pocket she finds 50p Hey is Gthat anyway for a Dyoung girl to be I gonna Emget out of school work in a cell factory Oh with the hours godC gave me Give myself a little easyG movin' an na na na na nDa na na na na na. Em Her mindEms made up she Amwalks down the road Her haFmnds in her pockets coat Bbuttoned against the cold She fEminally finds Billy down the AmItalian café When he's drunk Cit's hard to understand what Billy Says But the he mumbleGs in his coffee then Dsuddenly roars IT'S A RAT TREmAP JUDY, AND WE'VE BEEN CAUGGHT! Em

G Em

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