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"Dirty Blvd."
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album _New York_
(Lou Reed, 1989)

written by Lou Reed
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        Pedro lives out of the Wilshire Hotel
        he looks out a window without glass
        The walls are made of cardboard, newspapers on his feet
        his father beats him 'cause he's too tired to beg

        He's got 9 brothers and sisters
        they're brought up on their knees
        it's hard to run when a coat hanger beats you on the thighs
        Pedro dreams of being older and killing the old man
        but that's a slim chance he's going to the boulevard

        He's going to end up, on the dirty boulevard
        he's going out, to the dirty boulevard
        He's going down, to the dirty boulevard

        This room cost 2,000 dollars a month
        you can believe it man it's true
        somewhere a landlord's laughing till he wets his pants
        No one here dreams of being a doctor or a lawyer or anything
        they dream of dealing on the dirty boulevard

        Give me your hungry, your tired your poor I'll piss on 'em
        that's what the Statue of Bigotry says
        Your poor huddled masses, let's club 'em to death
        and get it over with and just dump 'em on the boulevard

        Get to end up, on the dirty boulevard
        going out, to the dirty boulevard
        He's going down, on the dirty boulevard
        going out

        Outside it's a bright night
        there's an opera at Lincoln Center
        movie stars arrive by limousine
        The klieg lights shoot up over the skyline of Manhattan
        but the lights are out on the Mean Streets

        A small kid stands by the Lincoln Tunnel
        he's selling plastic roses for a buck
        The traffic's backed up to 39th street
        the TV whores are calling the cops out for a suck

        And back at the Wilshire, Pedro sits there dreaming
        he's found a book on magic in a garbage can
        He looks at the pictures and stares at the cracked ceiling
        "At the count of 3" he says, "I hope I can disappear"

        And fly fly away, from this dirty boulevard
        I want to fly, from dirty boulevard
        I want to fly, from dirty boulevard
        I want to fly-fly-fly-fly, from dirty boulevard

        I want to fly away
        I want to fly
        Fly, fly away
        I want to fly
        Fly-fly away (Fly a-)
        fly-fly-fly (-way, ooohhh...)
        Fly-fly away (I want to fly-fly away)
        fly away (I want to fly, wow-woh, no, fly away)



intro   {G/D}{A/D}{G/D}{A/D}
        {G/D}{A/D}{G/D}{A/D}

        {G/D}{A/D}{G/D}{A/D}   (Pedro lives out of the Wilshire ...)
        {G/D}{A/D}{G/D}{A/D}   (The walls are made of cardboard ...)

        {G/D}{A/D}{G/D}{A/D}   (- brothers and sisters, they're ...)
        {G/D}{A/D}{G/D}{A/D}   (- dreams of being older and ...)

        {G/D}{A/D}{G/D}{A/D}   (- on the dirty boulevard, he's ...)
        {G/D}{A/D}{G/D}{A/D}   (- down, to the dirty boulevard)

        ....




* intro (right channel: Mike Rathke)

     {G   /   D }   {A    /  D }  {G   /   D }   {A    /  D    }
 1e -------------------------------------------------------------
 2B -------------------------------------------------------------
 3G -------------------------------------------------------------
 4D -------------------------------------------------------------
 5A -------------------------------------------------------------
 6E ----------------------------------------------------------0--

 {G    /   D }      {A    /  D } {G    /  D }      {A    /  D    }
-------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------0-2-4-5---5/7-7-7v-------------0-2-4-5---5/7-7-7----7\--
----0-2-4--------------------------0-2-4---------------------------
--3----------------------------------------------------------------



* riff (left channel: Lou Reed)

     {G      / D }      {A      / D }
 1e --x-3-x-x--2---x-x---------2----2-2-x--
 2B --x-0-x-x--3---x-x---2-0-x-3----3-3-x--
 3G --x-0-x-x--2---x-x---2-2-x-2----2-2-x--   ...
 4D --x-0-x-x--0---x-x---2-2-x-0----0-0-x--
 5A --x-2-x-x------------0-0-x-------------
 6E --x-3-x-x------------------------------



*** please note ***

h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
v - vibrato
^ - harmonics







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"Dirty Blvd."
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album _Perfect Night Live In London_
(Lou Reed, 1998)
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        Ah, Pedro lives out of the Wilshire Hotel
        looks out a window without glass
        Walls are made of cardboard, newspapers on his feet
        you're men, beats him 'cause he's too tired to beg

        He's got 9 brothers and sisters
        they're brought up on their knees
        hard to run when a coat hanger his young five
        Pedro dreams of being older and killing the old man
        slim chance he's going to the boulevard

        Get it, get it, get it, to the dirty boulevard
        I'm gonna get out, to the dirty boulevard
        Going down, to the dirty boulevard
        get it out

        This room cost 2,000 dollars a month
        you can believe it, baby, it's true
        somewhere a landlord's laughing till he wets his pants
        wets his pants
        No one dreams of being a doctor or a lawyer or anything
        they just dream of dealing on the boulevard

        Give me your hungry, your tired your poor I'll piss on
        that's what the Statue of Bigotry says
        Ah, your poor huddled masses
        what a we just call club 'em to death, get it over with
        dump 'em on the boulevard

        And get it out, huh
        I'm going down
        Get it, get it, get it out
        going down

        You ever had rage in your heart
        you ever had some rage in your heart
        You ever had rage in your heart
        every, ever had rage in your heart

        Outside it's a bright night, there's an opera
        at Lincoln Center
        The klieg lights shoot up over the Manhattan skyline
        but the lights are out on the Mean Streets, ah

        Small kids stands by the Lincoln Tunnel
        selling plastic roses for a buck
        Traffic's backed up to 39th street
        the TV whores are calling the cops out get a suck

        Back at the Wilshire, Pedro sits there dreaming
        found a book on magic in a garbage can
        Looks at the pictures, looks at stares at the cracked ceiling
        by the count of 3, I'll get out here

        And fly away
        I want to fly
        Fly away
        I want to fly

        From this dirty boulevard, fly-fly
        (Fly-fly, fly away)
        I want to get out here, get out, get out here
        (Fly-fly, fly away)
        I want to fly, fly, fly, fly
        (Fly-fly, fly away)
        get, get, get-get, get, get, get out here now
        (Fly-fly, fly away)
        I'm fly, I'm fly, I'm fly away
        (Fly-fly, fly away)
        get out here, get out here, get out here
        (Fly-fly, fly away)
        Hey, gimme-gimme-gimme go, gimme-gimme-gimme go
        (Fly-fly, fly away)
        gimme-gimme-gimme go, fly, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah
        (Fly-fly, fly away)
        Fly, fly, fly, fly
        (Fly-fly, fly away)
        fly, fly, I wanna get it, get it, get it
        (Fly-fly, fly away)
        Fly, fly, away, ha
        (Fly-fly, fly away)

        I wanna fly, fly-fly-fly-fly-fly
        I wanna fly, fly, fly, fly, fly, fly away



* chords: same as _New York_ version




* riff 1

     {G  /   D}  {Asus4 /  D}
 1e --3------2-------------2-------
 2B --0------3------3------3-------
 3G --0------2------2------2-------
 4D --0------0------2------0-------
 5A --2-------------0--------------
 6E --3----------------------------



* riff 2

     {G  /   D}    {A   /  D}
 1e --3------2-------------2-------
 2B --0------3------2------3-------
 3G --0------2------2------2-------
 4D --0------0------2------0-------
 5A --2-------------0--------------
 6E --3----------------------------




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thanks: Manuel Rodriguez (mmanucko@hotmail.com)
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In the lyrics of Dirty Blvd in "Perfect night", you can read

Ever had rasing your heart
ever had some, rasing your heart
Ever had rasing your heart
... ever had rasing your heart


I think that what Lou says is:

You have rage in your heart.
Ever have some rage in your heart
Ever have rage in your heart
Ever have some rage in your heart.


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transcribed by Shiroh KOUCHI (wildside@mtci.ne.jp)
http://w3.mtci.ne.jp/~wildside/lou_reed/index.html
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The above is solely MY INTERPRETATION of this great song, in a format aimed at learning guitarists.
No attempt has been made to copy or reproduce the artist's or publisher's sheet music for the song, 
if such exists.

It can be used for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. To play the song as it should be played, you should 
purchase the official sheetmusic for the song. You should also purchase and listen to the song to learn 
the rhythm and timing of the song - this is essential if you wish to play the song with any degree of accuracy

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