This file is part of a collection that (moreso than the rest of the site) are not meant to be detailed or accurate transcriptions of the original recordings. They're just some simple chord charts that I made for my own use, some of them my own arrangements.
"OPERATOR (THAT'S NOT THE WAY IT FEELS)" by Jim Croce From the 1972 album You Don't Mess Around with Jim Words and music by Jim Croce jimcroce.com Transcribed by T-rev www.t-rev.net INTRO: G Bm Am C /B /A D7/F# G Bm C /B /A G C /B /A G Operator, well could you help me place this call Am D7/F# Em D C /B /A See, the number on the match book is old and faded G Bm C /B /A G C /B /A G She's living in L.A. with my best old ex-friend Ray Am D7/F# Em D C /B /A A guy she said she knew well and sometimes hated CHORUS: G C G But isn't that the way they say it goes C D7 Well let's forget all that G Am And give me the number if you can find it C /F# Em Bm D So I can call just to tell 'em I'm fine Am D7 And to show... I've overcome the blow C I've learned to take it well G/B Am C I only wish my words could just convince myself D7 That it just wasn't real C But that's not the way it feels REPEAT INTRO Operator, well could you help me place this call 'Cause I can't read the number that you just gave me There's something in my eyes you know it happens every time I think about the love that I thought would save me REPEAT CHORUS G C No, no, no, no G C That's not the way it feels Operator, well let's forget about this call There's no one there I really wanted to talk to Thank you for your time, you've been so much more than kind You can keep the dime REPEAT CHORUS REPEAT INTRO 2× Transcribed 2022-04-24 by T-rev More tab available at www.t-rev.net 320003 G x24432 Bm x02210 Am x32010 C x2x010 C/B x0x010 C/A 2x0212 D7/F# 022000 Em xx0232 D xx0212 D7 x20033 G/B
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