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FARMER IN THE CITY
(Remembering Pasolini)
(Engel)
By: Scott Walker
Covered by Martin Tielli
We Didn't Even Suspect That He Was the Poppy Salesman
 
 
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Do i hear
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Em
i'll give you
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Em
Do i hear
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Em
i'll give you
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Em
This night you
are mistaken
 
      F
i'm a farmer
in the city
 
Em
Dark farm
houses
against the
sky
 
G
Every night
     Em
i must wonder why
 
 
Em
Harness on the
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left nail keeps
wrinkling wrinkling
 
     Em
Then higher above
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me - e e  so o
   Em
e e e  so o o
 
Em
Can't go by
a man from
Rio
 
C
Can't go by
a man from
Vigo
 
G
Can't go by
a man from
Ostia
 
Bm
Hey Ninetto
 
Em
Remember that
dream
 
we talked about
it
so many times Em Em Em Em
 
 
Em
And if i'm not
mistaken
 
        F
We can search
from farm to
farm
 
Em
Dark farm houses
against our eyes
 
G
Every night i
    Em
must realize
 
Em
Harness on the
left nail
 
      F
keeps withering withering
 
     Em
Then higher above
      G
me e e  so o
    Em
e e e so o o
 
Em
Can't go by
a man in
this shirt
 
C
Can't go by
a man in
that shirt
 
G
Can't go by
a man with brain
grass
 
Bm
go by his long
long eye
gas
 
Em
And i used
to be a
citizen
 
 
Bm
i never felt
 
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the pressure
 
i knew nothing
of the horses
 
Bm
Nothing of the
thresher
 
Em
Paulo
take me with
you
 
Em
it was the
journey of
a life
 
Em
Do i hear
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i'll give you
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Do i hear
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i'll give you
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