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Maxwell's Silver Hammer

The Beatles

(1969) Abbey Road

{title: Maxwell's Silver Hammer }
{artist: The Beatles}
{album: (1969) Abbey Road }
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{c:Verso 1}
[C]Joan was quizzical [A7]studied pataphysical [Dm]science in the home
[G7]Late nights all alone with a test tube [C]oh oh oh [G7]oh
[C]Maxwell Edison [A7]majoring in medicine [Dm]calls her on the phone
[G7]Can I take you out to the pictures [C]Jo-o-o-o [G7]an
But [D7]as she's getting ready to go a [G7]knock comes on the door

{soc}
{c:Estribillo}
[C]Bang Bang Maxwell's silver hammer came [D7]down upon her head
[G7]Bang bang Maxwell's silver hammer
Made [Dm]sure that [G7]she was [C]dead [G7][C]
{eoc}

{c:Verso 2}
[C]Back in school again [A7]Maxwell plays the fool again
[Dm]Teacher gets annoyed
[G7]Wishing to avoid an unpleasant [C]sce-e-e- [G7]ene
[C]She tells Max to stay [A7]when the class has gone away
[Dm]So he waits behind [G7]writing fifty times I must not be [C]so o o [G7]o
But [D7]when she turns her back on the boy he [G7]creeps up from behind

{soc}
{c:Estribillo}
[C]Bang Bang Maxwell's silver hammer came [D7]down upon her head
[G7]Bang bang Maxwell's silver hammer
Made [Dm]sure that [G7]she was [C]dead [G7][C]
{eoc}

{c:Verso 3}
[C]P.C. Thirtyone [A7]said we caught a dirty one [Dm]Maxwell stands alone
[G7]Painting testimonial pictures [C]oh oh oh [G7]oh
[C]Rose and Valerie [A7]screaming from the gallery [Dm]say he must go free
The [G7]judge does not agree and he tells them [C]so-o-o- [G7]o
But [D7]as the words are leaving his lips a [G7]noise comes from behind

{soc}
{c:Estribillo}
[C]Bang Bang Maxwell's silver hammer came [D7]down upon his head
[G7]Bang bang Maxwell's silver hammer
Made [Dm]sure that [G7]he was [C]dead [G7][C]
{eoc}

{c:Final}
[C]Sil [E7]ver [Am]Hamm[C7]er [F][C][G7][C]