Maxwell’s Silver Hammer

The Beatles

{t:Maxwell’s Silver Hammer}
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[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-[G7]oan 
But [D7]↓ as she's getting ready to go ↑↓↑
A [G7]↓ knock comes on the door ↑↓ ↓↓


[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]↓


*{c:KAZOO - Sil-ver ham-mer…}
|:   [C]↓ [E7]↓/[Am]↓ [C7]↓/[F]↓[F]↓/[C]↓[G7]↓[C]↓/

[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 ↑↓ ↓↓ 


[C]Bang Bang Maxwell's silver hammer came [D7]down upon her head 
[G7]Bang Bang Maxwell's silver hammer 
Made [Dm]sure that she was [G7]dead 


{c:KAZOO - Bang, bang Maxwell’s silver hammer came down upon…}
|:   [C] / [C] / [D7] / [D7]/ [G7] / [G7] / [Dm] [G7]/ [C]↓[G7]↓[C]↓/ 
{c:KAZOO - Sil-ver ham-mer…}
|:   [C]↓ [E7]↓/[Am]↓ [C7]↓/[F]↓[F]↓/[C]↓[G7]↓[C]↓/


[C]P.C. Thirty-one [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 ↑↓ ↓↓


[C]Bang Bang Maxwell's silver hammer came [D7]down upon his head 
[G7]Bang Bang Maxwell's silver hammer 
Made [Dm]sure that he was [G7]dead


(KAZOO - Bang, bang Maxwell’s silver hammer came down upon…)  
|:   [C] / [C] / [D7] / [D7] / [G7] / [G7] / [Dm] [G7] / [C]↓[G7]↓[C]↓/ 
[C]↓ Sil-[E7]↓ver [Am]↓ Ham-[C7]↓mer /[F]↓[F]↓/[C]↓[G7]↓[C]↓



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