Walk on the Wild Side

Lou Reed
Chords used in this song: C, Dm, F
C
Dm
F
[Intro]
C  F  4x


[Verse]
C                          F
Holly came from Miami, F.L.A.
C                                 F
Hitchhiked her way across the U.S.A.
C                    Dm
Plucked her eyebrows on the way
F                        Dm
Shaved her legs and then he was a she

She says


[Chorus]
C                            F
Hey babe, take a walk on the wild side
C                                  F
Said hey honey, take a walk on the wild side


[Interlude]
C  F  2x


[Verse]
C                          F
Candy came from out on the island
C                                   F
In the backroom she was everybody's darling
C             Dm
But she never lost her head
F                 Dm
Even when she was giving head

She says


[Chorus]
C                            F
Hey babe, take a walk on the wild side
     C                            F
Said hey babe, take a walk on the wild side
                      C
And the colored girls go
                   F
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do
                         C
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do-do-do
                   F
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do
                         C
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do-do-do
                   F
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do
                         C
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do-do-do
                   F
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do
                         C  F  C  F
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do


[Verse]
C                              F
Little Joe never once gave it away
C                        F
Everybody had to pay and pay
C                   Dm
A hustle here and a hustle there
F                Dm
New York City is the place where

They say


[Chorus]
C                            F
Hey babe, take a walk on the wild side
C                                F
Said hey Joe, take a walk on the wild side


[Interlude]
C  F  2x


[Verse]
C                                  F
Sugar Plum Fairy came and hit the streets
C                                    F
Looking for soul food and a place to eat
C           Dm          F                    Dm
Went to the Apollo, you should have seen him go, go go

They said


[Chorus]
C                             F
Hey Sugar, take a walk on the wild side
C                                 F
Said hey babe, take a walk on the wild side
            C   F  C  F
All right... huh


[Verse]
C                        F
Jackie is just speeding away
C                                F
Thought she was James Dean for a day
C                Dm
Then I guess she had to crash
F                 Dm
Valium would have helped that fast

She said


[Chorus]
C                            F
Hey babe, take a walk on the wild side
C                                  F
Said hey honey, take a walk on the wild side
                          C
And the colored girls say
                   F
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do
                         C
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do-do-do
                   F
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do
                         C
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do-do-do
                   F
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do
                         C
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do-do-do
                   F
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do
                         C
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do
                   F
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do
                         C
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do
                   F
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do
                         C
Do do-do, do-do do-do-do-do


[Outro]
C  F  6x
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