Camper Van Beethoven
Song about Patty Hearst, who was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army and forced to help them rob banks.

Uke chord shapes for the
unusual chords...

Eb     Cm   Bbmaj7
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Bbmaj7-A Bbmaj7-A

Dm             E
Oh, my beloved Tania
      Gm                    A                              Dm
How I long to see your face photographed in fifteen second intervals
In a bank in San Leandro
Gm                 A
A Polaroid of you, Cinque (pronounced sink-you)
       Bbmaj7       A
With a seven-headed dragon
     Bbmaj7   A
In a house in Daly City
         Dm              E
Don't be sad, my beloved Tania
              Gm                         Eb
They say your father never liked Stephen Weed anyway
Hired a detective
   Cm                A7
To follow him around  

Oh, my beloved revolutionary sweetheart
I can see your newsprint face turn yellow in the gutter
It makes me sad
How I long for the days when you came to liberate us from boredom
From driving around
from the hours between five and seven in the evening
My beloved Tania,
We carry your guns deep within our hearts
For no better reason than our lives have no meaning
And we want to be on television.


Dm E Gm A
Dm E Gm A Bbmaj7 A Bbmaj7 A
Dm E Gm Eb D Cm A7

(I like to do this last bit with an alternating thumb and pinch.  It gives it a Russian folk sound.  I start slow and speed up with each verse until the the last A7 where I slow down again then strum down one string at a time through the Bbmaj7.)

Dm               E
 T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P
---1-1-1---1-1-1---4-4-4---4-4-4  etc.

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