C G/B Sixty-nine was cheapo wine, Am Have a good time, E7 What your sign? F C Float up to the Roundhouse Dm F G On a Sunday afternoon. C G/B In Seventy we all agreed Am E7 A King's Road flat was the place to be F G C G 'Cause Chelsea girls are the best in the world for company. C G/B In Seventy-one all the people come Am E7 Bust a few seats but it's just in fun (oh...) F C Take the Mick out of Top of the Pops Dm F G We play better than they do C G/B (yeah, yeah, yeah) In Seventy-two we was born to lose Am E7 We slipped down snakes into yesterday's news F I was ready to quit G But then we went to Croydon C Em Do you remember the Saturday gigs? F G We do, we do C Em Do you remember the Saturday gigs? F G We do, we do C Em E/G# F The tickets for the fantasy were twelve and six a time Faug F A fairy tale on sale (Same - see bottom - bridge for next change) Oh, Seventy-three was a jambouree We were the dudes and the dudes were we. (oh oh oh oh oh) Did you see the suits and the platform boots? (oh dear, oh boy, ...) In Seventy-four on the Broadway tour We didn't much like dressing up no more Don't wanna be hip - but thanks for a great trip. Do you remember the Saturday gigs? We do, we do Do you remember the Saturday gigs? We do, we do But now the kids pay a couple of quid 'Cause they need it just the same It's all a game A grown-up game But you got off on those Saturday gigs And we did, we did 'Cause you got off on those Saturday gigs And we did, we did And we got off on those Saturday gigs And you did, you did And we got off on those Saturday gigs 'Cause you did, you did Don't you ever forget us We'll never forget you We're going to sleep now You better be good, right? (ha ha ha) See you next time [...?] So long for now BRIDGE: C --> F# --> D --> G# --> E --> A --> F --> G that's it! i've got the leads too, but that's too long a transcription. gotta leave something up to the imagination, right!
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Transcribed by Joe Eglash
Joe emailed me to say: "I've got some corrections for the chords of Saturday Gigs. I'm a professional guitarist and also, I've watched Andy York and Ian play them from 5 feet away! Also, it includes some of the variations on the album. Not too complicated."