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Homburg
(Gary Brooker - Keith Reid)

Intro:

        F      F7/Eb     Dm       G7/B      C        C7
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Verse 1:

        F                 G7/F
        Your multilingual     business friend
        Bb/F                     F
        Has packed her bags and fled
        F                       G7/F
        Leaving only ash-filled ashtrays
                Bb/F               F
        And the lipsticked unmade bed
             Dm          Gm
        The mirror, a reflection
             F/C                   C
        Has climbed back upon the wall
        F                          G7/F
        For the floor she found descended
        Bb/F                     F
        And the ceiling was too tall

Chorus:

               F                Bb
        Your trouser cuffs are dirty
                   G                  C
        And your shoes are laced up wrong
               A7                   Dm      F/C
        You'd better take off your homburg
                     Bb              F
        'Cause your overcoat is too long

[repeat intro]

Verse 2:

        The town clock in the market square
        Stands waiting for the hour
        When its hands they won't turn backwards
        And on meeting will devour
        Both themselves and also any fool
        Who dares to tell the time
        And the sun and moon will shatter
        And the signposts cease to sign

[repeat chorus]

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[repeat intro; fade]

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

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