Can We Still Be Friends : Todd Rundgren /stele parody


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Money is my gun in this war, but
Can we still be friends? [Todd Rundgren /stele parody]
I can't stop, I buy more and more, but
Can we still be friends?
D C G D G 1,3
Em G Em D 2,4

D C Bm7
I see my fires kill and burn
D Am7 D
But gasoline makes my wheels turn
D Am7 Bm7
Species die one by one
C A A7 C D7
I know they could all be gone

D C G D G
Material addiction is no mistake, but
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends? (can we still be friends)
D C G D G
Extinction's never easy to take, but
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends? (can we still be friends)

D C Bm7
Can I stop this sad affair
D Am7 Bm Bm7
Stop buying crap and show I care
D Am7 Bm7
Stop wasting time and making you hurt
C A A7 C D7
Stop making this a hell on earth

G D G D G D D A D A D A A E A E A E E D 2x

D C G D G
La la la la, la la la la
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends?
D C G D G
La la la la, la la la la
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends?

D C Bm7
Money breaks our sweet dream
D Am7 Bm Bm7
With mother nature's dying screams
D Am7 Bm7
Even memories will be gone
C A A7 C D7
If I don't sing a true love song
G D G D G D D A D A D A A E A E A E E D . . . .

Can We Still Be Friends / eco logical parody
Todd Rundgren 1978 / stele 2017

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Can We Still Be Friends / eco logical parody
Todd Rundgren 1978 / stele c17

D C G D G
I can't stop, I buy more and more, but
I can't stop gotta an addiction that kills you, but
I gotta play this game some more, but
We can't play this game anymore, but
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends?
D C G D G
Money is my gun killing you in this war, but
We like our stuff, I know you think we are at war, but
I know you think we are at war, but
I know you think we are at war, but
Buying things kills you
Buying things
Things just can't go on like before, but
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends?

D C Bm7
I start the fires but do not learn
I start fires but do not learn
I had something to learn
D Am7 D
Cos burning oil makes my wheels turn
Now it's time for the wheel to turn
D Am7 Bm7
Species die one by one
Things are said one by one
C A A7 C D7
Before you (I) know they could all be gone
Before you know it's all gone

D C G D G
Material addiction is no mistake, but
(I admit I make mistakes, but)
Let's admit we made a mistake, but
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends? (can we still be friends)
D C G D G
Extinct's never easy to take, but
Heartbreak's never easy to take, but
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends? (can we still be friends)

D C Bm7
It's my strange sad affair
It's a strange sad affair
D Am7 Bm Bm7
You probably think I just don't care
Sometimes seems like we just don't care
D Am7 Bm7
Don't think I can stop the hurt
Don't waste time feeling hurt
C A A7 C D7
We've been through hell together

G D G D G D D A D A D A A E A E A E E D 2x

D C G D G
La la la la, la la la la
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends?
D C G D G
La la la la, la la la la
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends?

D C Bm7
My money broke our dream
We awoke from our dream
D Am7 Bm Bm7
Buying things is not what it seems
Buying things is not (as innocent) what it seems
Things are not always what they seem
D Am7 Bm7
Memories will be gone
Even memories will be gone
Memories linger on
C A A7 C D7
I want to make this a sweet song
It's such a sweet sad new song
It's like a sweet sad old song
G D G D G D D A D A D A A E A E A E E D . . . .

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D C G D G
We can't play this game anymore, but
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends?
D C G D G
Things just can't go on like before, but
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends?

D C Bm7
We had something to learn
D Am7 D
Now it's time for the wheel to turn
D Am7 Bm7
Things are said one by one
C A A7 C D7
Before you know it's all gone

D C G D G
Let's admit we made a mistake, but
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends? (can we still be friends)
D C G D G
Heartbreak's never easy to take, but
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends? (can we still be friends)

D C Bm7
It's a strange sad affair
D Am7 Bm Bm7
Sometimes seems like we just don't care
D Am7 Bm7
Don't waste time feeling hurt
C A A7 C D7
We've been through hell together

G D G D G D D A D A D A A E A E A E E D 2x

D C G D G
La la la la, la la la la
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends?
D C G D G
La la la la, la la la la
Em G Em D
Can we still be friends?

D C Bm7
We awoke from our dream
D Am7 Bm Bm7
Things are not always what they seem
D Am7 Bm7
Memories linger on
C A A7 C D7
It's like a sweet sad old song

G D G D G D D A D A D A A E A E A E E D . . .

AND AND AND AND AND AND AND AND AND AND AND

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Capo at 7th, transpose +7,(or leave like this to sing with baritones!)
(I had to shift by 7.4 steps in Guitar Trainer to match original)
Ask if you want chord fingering help.

FM7 /C FM7 /C Am /E Am /G
We can't play this game anymore, but can we still be friends?
FM7 /C FM7 /C Am /E Am /G
Things just can't go on like before, but can we still be friends?

FM7 Em7 Dm7 - /G C
We had some-thing to learn, now it's time for the wheel to turn
/G F Em7 Dm7 G7sus-G7
Things are said, one-by-one, before you know it's all gone

FM7 /C FM7 /C Am /E Am /G
Let's admit we made a mistake, but can we still be friends? (can we still be friends)
FM7 /C FM7 /C Am /E Am /G
Heartbreak's never easy to take, but can we still be friends? (can we still be friends)

FM7 Em7 Dm7 - /G C
It's a strange sad affair, sometimes seems like we just don't care
/G F Em7 Dm7 G7sus-G7
Don't waste time, feeling hurt, we've been through hell together

Am Em7 Dm7 G x2

FM7 /C FM7 /C Am /E Am /G
La la la la, la la la la, can we still be friends?
FM7 /C FM7 /C Am /E Am /G
La la la la, la la la la, can we still be friends?

FM7 Em7 Dm7 - /G C
We awoke from our dream, things are not always what they seem
/G F Em7 Dm7 G7sus-G7
Memories linger on, it's like a sweet sad old song

Am Em7 Dm7 G x2

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Info:
Todd Rundgren
www.todd-rundgren.com/
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Todd_Rundgren
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