Standard guitar tuning:EADGBECapo on 1 fret
ChorusGGo if you want to go Go, if you want to go But I won't Dfollow Just so you know GLeave, if you want to leave But I won't Dbe here When you come home I'm gonna Cmove to San FranGcisco CLook up some old Gfriends I'm gonna Cget me a navy Gpea coat And an Fold Mercedes CBenz B♭This old town keeps Fshrinking There's too B♭many people in my Fjunk I'm gonna Cdo a lot of drinking Cause it don't Dhurt when I'm drunk Repeat Chorus I'm gonna Crent me an old VicGtorian CDown in the Lower GHaight I'm gonna Cget me an old acGcordion And play for the Ftourists on the golden Cgate I'm gonna B♭plant a little Fgarden B♭Paint my bathroom Fblue I'm gonna Ctry real hard To get Dover you
Bridge 1CHere in the city, Glife it dont move so slow CThere's plenty of good people I Gknow CUp in north beach they drink Gspicy Italian liqueur... CDown on market there's a lot of Dhobos and hustlers...
Instrumental breakChords same as chorus
Bridge 2CDown in Hayes Valley, there's a Glot of real good restaurants CDeep in the tenderloin, you can Ghave anything you want COver in the mission it's Galways a sunny day CTheres a real good baseball town but my Dteam is across the bay Repeat Chorus GWhen you come home