Transcribed by Nathan Eltis Note he uses the same change technique that he uses in When I First Met your Ma Intro x 2 Verse 1 Elly wrapped her 19 years in a coat from '41 She had the looks that would make a grown man cry From the Diamantina River country, she crossed the dry mid-west From her childhood dreams and sheltered schemes she cut the ties Verse 2 Same chords The commercial man made blunt demands, as they travelled south by east Elly turned into a woman overnight The her sat her down in the heart of town The millionaire's retreat She gazed up the tall, glassed concrete walls of main street Surfers Paradise Chorus 1 If the deck's been marked before the deal You learn to compromise Get to know the cool hand with dice Learn to live off losers, cause they make their mistakes twice Your'e living in high society cos your'e street wise Interlude Just to Survive (who knows what he sings in this little ad lib?) Just to Survive Verse 3 With her big blue eyes and centerfold looks, man she stacked them in All the senators and doctors called her Madam With her fifteen girls she built a world, A pleasured paradise On what a man of God would call the wages of sin Chorus 2 same as before Interlude 2 same as before Verse 4 Now a wealth woman drinks with diamnd rings, sits 20 storeys high And gazes out as the sun lifts from the sea To make it to the top, Elly sacrificed a lot And found that a seven figure sum, much too high a fee Chorus and interlude to fade

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