Whistling In The Dark

  A                       Em 
A woman came up to me and said 
     A                        Em 
"I'd like to poison your mind 
     A                          Em 
With wrong ideas that appeal to you 
       A                Em 
Though I am not unkind" 
    A                          Em 
She looked at me, I looked at something 
 A                       Em  
Written across her scalp 
    A                                   Em 
And these are the words that it faintly said 
     A                      A7 
As I tried to call for help: 

        D                     Em             A 
There's only one thing that I know how to do well 
         Bm                       G 
And I've often been told that you only can do 
          A              D 
What you know how to do well 
              G      A 
And that's be you, 
               G     A 
Be what you're like, 
            G      E7 
Be like yourself, 
           A                  F 
And so I'm having a wonderful time 
                   C                    Dm 
But I'd rather be whistling in the dark 
  Bb                  C 
Whistling in the dark 
 C                   Dm 
Whistling in the dark 
 Bb                  C 
Whistling in the dark 
 C                  Dm 
Whistling in the dark 
 Bb                  C 
Whistling in the dark 
         C                        Dm 
There's only one thing that I like 
            Bb                   C 
And that is whistling in the dark 
  
 D  Em C  D 
ah ah ah ah 
 D  Em C  D 
ah ah ah ah 

  A                      Em 
A man came up to me and said 
     A                       Em 
"I'd like to change your mind 
   A                           Em 
By hitting it with a rock," he said, 
        A                 Em 
"Though I am not unkind." 
   A                          Em 
We laughed at his little joke 
           A                   Em 
And then I happily walked away 
    A                              Em 
And hit my head on the wall of the jail 
          A                     A7 
Where the two of us live today. 

        D                     Em             A 
There's only one thing that I know how to do well 
          Bm                      G 
And I've often been told that you only can do 
          A              D 
What you know how to do well 
              G      A 
And that's be you, 
               G     A 
Be what you're like, 
             G      E7 
Be like yourself, 
             A                F 
And so I'm having a wonderful time 
                   C                   Dm 
But I'd rather be whistling in the dark 
  Bb                C 
Whistling in the dark 
 C                  Dm 
Whistling in the dark 
 Bb                 C 
Whistling in the dark 
 C                  Dm 
Whistling in the dark 
 Bb                  C 
Whistling in the dark 
         C                       Dm 
There's only one thing that I like 
            Bb                 C 
And that is whistling in the dark 

         D                    Em             A 
There's only one thing that I know how to do well 
          Bm                       G 
And I've often been told that you only can do 
          A              D 
What you know how to do well 
              G      A 
And that's be you, 
               G      A 
Be what you're like, 
             G      E7 
Be like yourself, 
             A                F 
And so I'm having a wonderful time 
                   C                  Dm 
But I'd rather be whistling in the dark 
  Bb                C 
Whistling in the dark 
 C                  Dm 
Whistling in the dark 
 Bb                 C 
Whistling in the dark 
 C                  Dm 
Whistling in the dark 
 Bb                 C 
Whistling in the dark 
  C                 Dm 
Whistling, whistling 
   Bb               C 
Whistling in the dark 

 D  Em C  D 
ah ah ah ah 
 D  Em C  D 
ah ah ah ah  

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