Catholic Day
(transcribed by Scott Jorgensson)

Main/Bass Riff: 

G ]---------------------------------

D ]---------------------------------

A ]--------------------------5------

E ]---9--9-0-404--5654--44--5-4-----

 - - - - * - * - -* -* - - -***

Gtr:- - -C#- G# - A- G# - - ADG#

(NOTE: The rhythm guitar only plays one quick strum on *)

The second guitar, beginning with the first chorus 
(when it first comes in), doubles the bass riff

Bass Riff notes:

C# = 9 on E

E = 0 open E

G# = 4 on E

A = 5 on E

A# = 6 on E

D = 5 on A


Intro = "Hail to the Chief"

Main Riff x 2

Verse 1:

Kennedy - - -died in - - sixty - three -poor John F.
C# - - -  -E G# E G# - - A - A# - A - - G# --A -- D - - G#


Kennedy - - -died in - - sixty - three -poor John F.
C# - - -  -E G# E G# - - A - A# - A - - G# --A -- D - - G#


Kennedy - - -died in - - sixty - three -poor John F.
C# - - -  -E G# E G# - - A - A# - A - - G# --A -- D - - G#


Kennedy - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - poor John F.
C#
- - -  -E G# E G# - - A - A# - A - - G# --A -- D - - G#


Kennedy 
C# - - -  -E G# E G# - - A - A# - A - - G# --A -- D - - G#


Chorus 1:

No more messing 'round - - -playing with Monroe
F - - - - - - - -C - - - - -A#- - - - - -C -A#


Ooh-ooh playing with Monroe
A


No more turning on - -- the middle-aged ladies
F
- - - - - - - -C - - - - -A#- - - - -C -A#


Ooh-ooh the middle-aged ladies
A


All I remember was - -your sporty young hairstyle
F - - - - - - -C - --- - - -A#- - - - - -C -A#


Ooh-ooh your sporty young hairstyle
A


All I remember was the Catholic Day
F - - - - - - -C -- - -A#


Main Riff x 1

Verse 2:

Kennedy - - -died in - - sixty - three -poor John F.
C# - - -  -E G# E G# - - A - A# - A - - G# --A -- D - - G#


Kennedy's -  wife with his brain on her knee-ee poor Jackie
C# - - -  -E G# E G# - - - A - - A# --- A - - - G# --A -- D - - G#


Kennedy's -  wife with his brain on her knee-ee poor Jackie
C# - - -  -E G# E G# - - - A - - A# --- A - - - G# --A -- D - - G#


Kennedy --- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - poor Jackie
C# - - -  -E G# E G# - - - A - - A# --- A - - - G# --A -- D - - G#


Kennedy
C# - - -  -E G# E G# - - - A - - A# --- A - - - G# --A -- D - - G#


Chorus 2:

No more rocking chair sitting on the front porch
F - - - - - -- -C -- -A#- --- - - - -C ----A#


Ooh-ooh sitting on the front porch
A


No more soft drugs, playing in the space race
F - - - C - -- - - -A#- - --- - - -C ----A#

Ooh-ooh playing in the space race
A


 -
All I remember was your Levi Sta-Prest
F - - - - C - - - - - -- -A#- -C --A#


Ooh-ooh your Levi Sta-Prest
A


All I remember was the Catholic Day
F - - - - - - -C -- - -A#

Break:
(With overdubbed speech by John F. Kennedy)

Bass line:

G ]---------------------

D ]---------------------

A ]----6-605-504-405-50-  (repeats)

E ]---------------------

 - - - * ** ** ** ** - - - (strumming faster with repeat)

Gtr: - D# - D -C# D

Bass line (x1)

Guitar comes in with bass (x 4)

I see the chickens have come home to roost (x 4)
 -
D# - - -D - - - - - - C# - - - - - - - - D


I see the chickens have come home to roost (x 2)
No chords

Repeat Chorus 2


Play first part of the main riff:

Gtr:- - -C#- G# - A- G# - - ADG#


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