You Little Fool

Chords and lyrics for You Little Fool by Elvis Costello

G 
 
C 
 
G 
 
G 
Daddy’s best  
C 
girl in the world is  
D 
not supposed to have a boyfriend
C 
But she’s never  
Bm 
wanted at home
Am7 
C 
Other girls  
G 
are allowed  
Am7 
to wear their makeup
 
She sneaks  
C 
out her lipstick  
Bm 
powder and comb
D 
D 
She surrounds his name with  
G 
hearts and flowers
C 
G 
Talks on the telephone for  
C 
hours 
 
 
G 
and 
 
 
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hours
 
G 
And 
 
 
D 
two on a  
G 
string
 
The  
C 
words of love have an  
D 
imitation 
 
ring
 
D 
You 
 
 
C 
little 
 
fool
G 
I suppose  
D 
that your go
C 
ing to stay  
G 
all 
 
night
D 
You 
 
 
C 
little 
 
fool
G 
Don’t look at me  
D 
that way  
C 
you know it  
G 
isn’t 
 
right
D 
You 
 
 
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little 
 
fo
G 
ol, you little fo
D 
ol, 
 
 
C 
you little fool
 
E 
They say  
A 
no news  
A7 
is 
 
good
D 
news
 
The  
E 
little 
 
 
A 
girl wants  
A7 
inform
D 
ation
D 
Mother just  
C 
gives her  
G 
some 
 
 
E 
pills to  
A 
choose
 
And  
F 
says go and  
Bb 
use 
 
your
C 
imagination
 
G 
Daddy’s best  
C 
girl in the world  
D 
says just look what I have got
 
As she  
C 
sits beside him  
Bm 
on the high stool
Am7 
s
C 
With his arms  
G 
around her neck,  
Am7 
snowball in one hand
 
And the  
C 
other full of  
Bm7 
imitatio
D 
 
jewels
 
She fingers a  
D 
string of pearls
G 
An imitation but  
C 
he’ll 
 
 
G 
never 
 
 
C6 
know 
 
it
 
Imitation  
G 
lashes 
 
 
D 
flutter 
 
a
G 
bove
C 
Looking for an imi
D 
tation of  
Em 
love