Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
IntroAm F Dm G Sha la Amla la la lFa laG uh huh...G AmI was down at the New FAmsterdamDm staring at this Gyellow-haired girl Mr. AmJones strikes up a conversFation with this Gblack-haired Gflamenco dancer AmShe dances while his Ffather plays guitaDmr. She's suddenly Gbeautiful We Amall want something Fbeautiful,G I wish I was beautifGul So come Amdance this silence Fdown through the morning Dm Sha la la laG la la la la Amyeah F uh hGuh... G Am Cut up, FMaria! Dm Show me some of them GSpanish dances Am Pass me a Fbottle, Mr. GJones G Am Believe in Fme.Dm Help me believe in Ganything 'Cause AmI want to be Fsomeone who beGlieves G CMr. JFones and mGe tell each other Gfairy tales C Stare at the beautiful Fwomen "She's Glooking at you. GAh, no, no, she's looking at me." CSmiling in the Fbright lights,G coming through in Gstereo When Ceverybody loFves you,G you can never be Glonely AmI will paint my Fpicture.Dm Paint myself in Gblue and red and black and gray Am All of the beautiful Fcolors are very, very Gmeaningful G (you know) AmGray is my favorite coloFr IDm felt so symGbolic yesterday Am If I knew PiFcasso IG would buy myself a Ggray guitar and play CMr. JFones and Gme look into the Gfuture C Stare at the beautiful Fwomen "She's Glooking at you. GUh, I don't think so. She's looking at me." CStanding in the Fspotlight GI bought myself a Ggray guitar When Ceverybody loFves me,G I will never be Glonely Am I wilAml never be Flonely I Dmwill never be Glonely Am I want to be a lion. FEverybody wants to pass as cats Am We All want to be big, big stars, but Gwe got different reasons for that. Am Believe in me because I Fdon't believe in anything And AI want to be someone to Gbelieve, to believe, to believe. CMr. FJones and mGe stumbling through the Gbarrio Yeah we Cstare at the beautiful Fwomen "She's Gperfect for you, man,G there's got to be somebody for me." C I want to be Bob FDylan Mr.G Jones wishes he was someoneG just a little more funky When Ceverybody lovesF you, son,G that's just about as Gfunky as you can be. C Mr. FJones and me Gstaring at the vGideo WChen I look at the teleFvision, I want to Gsee me staring right back at me. CWe all want to be big stFars, but we Gdon't know why, Gand we don't know how. ButC when everybody lFoves me, I'm Ggoing to be just about as Ghappy as I can be. CMr. FJones and meG, we're gonna be big stars.....