Virginia Avenue

Chords and lyrics for Virginia Avenue by Tom Waits

 
Well,  
Fm 
I’m 
 
walking
Bb7 
down 
 
Virgin
Fm 
ia 
 
Av
Bb7 
e – nue,
Fm 
Trying to find som
Bb7 
ebody to tell  
Fm 
my 
 
troub
Bb7 
les 
 
to
Bbm 
Harold’s club i
Eb7 
s closing and everybo
Bbm 
dys 
 
goi
Eb7 
ng on home
Ab7 
What’s a poor boy t
C7 
 
do??
 
Fm 
I’ll just ge
Bb7 
t back into m
Fm 
y short, ma
Bb7 
ke it back to the fort,
Fm 
Sleep off all the
Bb7 
crazy 
 
lizards
Fm 
inside 
 
of
Bb7 
my 
 
brain
Bbm 
there’s got to be som
Eb7 
e place tha
Bbm 
t’s 
 
better
Eb7 
than 
 
this,
 
this  
Ab7 
life I’m leading is driving me  
C7 
insane
 
and let me tell you im  
Fm 
dreaming
 
Fm 
let me tell you
Bb7 
that I’m dreaming to the twilight
 
this  
Fm 
town has got me
Bb7 
down
Fm 
I’ve seen all the
Bb7 
highlights I’ve be
Fm 
en walking a
Bb7 
ll 
 
around
Bbm 
I won’t make  
Eb7 
a fuss, I’ll tak
Bbm 
e a Grey
Eb7 
hound 
 
bus
Ab7 
carry me away from here, tell me
C7 
, what have I got to lose??
 
Fm 
cause I’m  
Bb7 
walking on d
Fm 
own 
 
C
Bb7 
olumbus Ave – nue
Fm 
The bars are all
Bb7 
closing cause it
Fm 
‘s 
 
quarter
Bb7 
to 
 
two
Bbm 
every town  
Eb7 
I go to is lik
Bbm 
e a lock with
Eb7 
out a key
 
the  
Ab7 
blues i leave behind is catchin
C7 
g up on me
 
let me tell you they’re catching u
Fm 
p on me
Bb7 
 
they’re catching up  
Fm 
on 
 
m
Bb7 
e, catching up  
Fm 
on 
 
 
Bb7 
me
 
catching up on  
Fm 
me,
Bb7 
catching up  
Fm 
on 
 
me