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"CROCODILE ROCK" by Elton John www.eltonjohn.com
From his 1973 album Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player
Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin
Transcribed by T-rev www.t-rev.net
Original in G

  G
I remember when rock was young
       Em
Me and Suzie had so much fun
        C
Holding hands and skimming stones
       D
Had an old gold Chevy and a place of my own

But the biggest kick I ever got
Was doing a thing called the Crocodile Rock
While the other kids were rocking round the clock
We were hopping & bopping to the Crocodile Rock

       Em
   Well Crocodile Rocking is something shocking
             A
   When your feet just can't keep still
 D
   I never knew me a better time
         G
   And I guess I never will
      E
   Oh Lawdy mama those Friday nights
        A
   When Suzie wore her dresses tight
 D                                      F C F C F
   And the Crocodile Rocking was out of sight----

G               Em              C               D
La, la la la la la, la la la la la, la la la la la

But the years went by and the rock just died
Suzie went and left us for some foreign guy
Long nights crying by the record machine
Dreaming of my Chevy and my old blue jeans

But they'll never kill the thrills we've got
Burning up to the Crocodile Rock
Learning fast as the weeks went past
We really thought the Crocodile Rock would last

Transcribed 2019-07-09 by T-rev
More tab available at www.t-rev.net

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"CROCODILE ROCK" by Elton John www.eltonjohn.com
From his 1973 album Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player
Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin
Transcribed by T-rev www.t-rev.net
Transposed from original G to D

  D
I remember when rock was young
       Bm
Me and Suzie had so much fun
        G
Holding hands and skimming stones
       A
Had an old gold Chevy and a place of my own

But the biggest kick I ever got
Was doing a thing called the Crocodile Rock
While the other kids were rocking round the clock
We were hopping & bopping to the Crocodile Rock

       Bm
   Well Crocodile Rocking is something shocking
             E
   When your feet just can't keep still
 A
   I never knew me a better time
         D
   And I guess I never will
      B
   Oh Lawdy mama those Friday nights
        E
   When Suzie wore her dresses tight
 A                                      C G C G C
   And the Crocodile Rocking was out of sight----

D               Bm              G               A
La, la la la la la, la la la la la, la la la la la

But the years went by and the rock just died
Suzie went and left us for some foreign guy
Long nights crying by the record machine
Dreaming of my Chevy and my old blue jeans

But they'll never kill the thrills we've got
Burning up to the Crocodile Rock
Learning fast as the weeks went past
We really thought the Crocodile Rock would last

Transcribed 2019-07-09 by T-rev
More tab available at www.t-rev.net

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