Song Name: Too Damn Happy

Songwriter: John Mabey/Leo Joseph

Copyright: 2003

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Lyrics:

Too Damn Happy to Sing the Blues (Joseph/Mabey)2003



Key: possibly E7 RIFF

Intro /E/E/A/drums in A/E/E/ fill -AG(hang)F#E into verse

V1
E lemme tell ya was a long time ago
Thought I knew how to play but what did I know
A 'Bout pain and suffering and neck in the noose?
I was Too Damn Happy to Sing The Blues (tdh)

/E/fill -AG(hang)F#E into verse


V2 I've been almost happy most of my time
Taking up space just left of the line/A/
Then a chick like you crossed my path
Took my rock'n roll and gave it a heart

/E/ TDH -/E/ now I'm TDN TSTBWC

Bridge /Ab/ Ab/ Ab/ Ab/
Well I aint feelin' sad
and I aint feelin' blue
I got no reason to be mad
'Cos I got my hands all over you/A/
I'm just too damn happy to sing the blues to you/E/
Too damn happy

Instrumental bit /F#/AbA / A, Ab,B/B/fill to E

V4 Well, got my smile and got my wealth
Took 3 kinds of herbs to improve my health
/A/Collected my prescription
And I got you ---- offa the shelf/E/ Too damn happy
I'm just too damn happy (TDH)
-- to sing the blues wit choo.




M8 up to B/B/B/B/B/AG-E
I've been feelin alone
Made this a house outa my home
Things they started to slide
Down, down, down down
it was quite a riiiiddddeeeee
/E/ too damn happy
/A/ TDH I'm Just too damn happy to sing t b wit choo

/E/E/ then into solo with strait kick open HH 2/4 SNARE and accents
/FF#G/F F#G/FF#G/GA/Bb/Bb/Bb/Bb/A-G-F#-E/
Too damn happy - TDHappy


V5

The blues knocked on my door one day and said "Hey buddy won't you come out to play?"
So I took my guitar and I gave it a pluck /A/
I looked straight through the flattened 5th and said da da da -drums

Stop "You're just plain outta luck." /E/


Ch: 'Cos I'm too damn happy (TDH) I'm too damn happy (TDH)
I'm just too damn happy (TDH)
Too damn happy to sing the blues wit choo.

TDHTSTBWcho (Too damn happy)
/A/ I'm just too damn happy -/A/ TDHTSTBWcho
/E/ sing the blues wit choo (TDH)
/A/ IJTDH TSTBWchoo
/E/ STBWcchoo STOP ----