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F>  artist:  Ben Folds Five
R>  song:    The Last Polka
.>  album:   Ben Folds Five
T>  transc.: Brent Ritchey (mxpx281@hotmail.com)
A>  
B>  (most all of the chords are backed by an obvious
N>  polka "om-pah" rhythm, hence the title.  So most 
A>  bass notes should be played in fifths on every 1st 
B>  and 3rd beat. [DmDm
] would be D-A-D-A, [GmGm
] would be B>  G-D-G-D, etc. A7#5#9 is voiced: C#-F-G-C) E>   R>  INTRO .>  (pound)                                                                       C>  [DmDm
][GmGm
][DmDm
] /[DD
] /[DD
] /[EE
] /[FF
] /[GG
] /[AA
] /[BbBb
] /[BB
] /[CC
] O>  [DmDm
][GmGm
] /[FF
] /[EE
][DmDm
] M>   ->  VERSE 1 F>          [DmDm
]              [GmGm
]               [DmDm
] R>  Well, she crept back in the house at half past three. .>          [DmDm
]            [GmGm
]           [DmDm
] T>  Shook her head to see him snoring in his    sleep. A>  [DmDm
][EmEm
][FF
] [F#dim] [GmGm
]            [Gm7Gm7
] B>  "If he really    loved me," she said, N>  [AmAm
]             [A7b9]        [DmDm
] A>     "I wouldn't have to be so mean." B>   B>  /[DD
] [DmDm
]/- [Am7Am7
] [DmDm
]/- [Gm7Gm7
] [F/AF
] [Dm/CDm
] E>  /[DD
] [DmDm
]/- [Am7Am7
] [Dm/CDm
] /[DD
][DmDm
][Am7Am7
] [DmDm
]/- R>  /[DD
] [DmDm
]/- [Am7Am7
] [DmDm
]/- [Gm7Gm7
] [F/AF
] [Dm/CDm
] .>  /[DD
] [DmDm
]/- [Am7Am7
] [Dm/CDm
] /[DD
][DmDm
] C>   O>  VERSE 2 M>  [Am7Am7
]      [DmDm
]              [GmGm
] ->      He's a heap of junk that pours from his F>     [DmDm
]       C/A [DmDm
][Am7Am7
] [DmDm
]/- R>  Top    drawer. .>  He sometimes likes to spread it out around the floor. T>  It's evidence of what he was like. A>  He likes to remember when. B>   N>  [DmDm
][C#C#
]+ [F/CF
] [Dm/BDm
] A>   B>  CHORUS B>  [BbBb
] E>     Sha la la, sha la li lo li, R>     [CC
]            [FF
]   [FF
][Gm7Gm7
] [F/AF
] .>  The end is growing near. C>  [BbBb
]                                [CC
] O>     And we're treading water now and M>  [CC
]              [FF
]      [FF
][Gm7Gm7
] [F/AF
] ->  Holding back our   tears. F>  [BbBb
] R>  And the day is rising. .>       [CC
]            [DmDm
]   /[CC
]    T>  We're sinking sha la    li lo li. A>   B>  [Bdim7] [AA
][DmDm
] [A/C#A
] [DmDm
][FF
][F#F#
][GG
](pound) N>   A>  INTERLUDE B>  /[BbBb
] [AmAm
]/- [Am/FAm
] [Am/BbAm
] [FF
]/- [FF
] [F/AF
] [DmDm
]/- B>  /[BbBb
] [AmAm
]/- [Am/FAm
] [Am/BbAm
] [FF
]/- [FF
] [F/AF
] [DmDm
]/- E>  /[DD
] [AmAm
]/- [AmAm
] [Am/DAm
] [FF
]/- [FF
] [F/CF
] [DmDm
]/- R>  /[DD
] [AmAm
]/- [AmAm
] [Am/DAm
] [FF
]/- [Csus4Csus4
] /[CC
] [DmDm
]/- .>  /[BbBb
] [AmAm
]/- [Am/FAm
] [Am/BbAm
] [FF
]/- [FF
] [F/AF
] [DmDm
]/- C>  /[BbBb
] [AmAm
]/- [Am/FAm
] [Am/BbAm
] [FF
]/- [F/BbF
] /[AA
] [DmDm
]/- O>  /[GG
] [BbBb
]/- /[GG
] [BbBb
]/- /[GG
] [BbBb
]/- /[GG
] [BbBb
]/- M>  /[AA
] [CC
]/- /[AA
][Am7Am7
][A7A7
] ->   F>  VERSE 3 R>  In a minute it will all be coming down. .>  And they know it now, but no one makes a sound. T>  It's such a shame to ruin this bright, lazy sunny day. A>   B>  CHORUS N>  Sha la la, sha la li lo li, the end is growing near. A>  And we're treading water now and holding back our tears. B>  And the day is rising, we're sinking, sha la li lo li. B>   E>  [Bdim7] [AA
] [Bdim7] [DmDm
] [A/C#A
] [DmDm
][FF
][F#F#
][GG
] R>   .>  BRIDGE C>   [BbM7BbM7
](add2)        [A/C#A
]                        [DmDm
] O>  My              my, the cruelest lies are often told       M>  [A/C#A
]       [DmDm
] ->  Without a word.      F>   [BbM7BbM7
]add2)        [A/C#A
] R>  My              my, the kindest truths are .>  [DmDm
] [A/C#A
] [DmDm
]    [A/C#A
]   [DmDm
] A7#5#9 [Gm7Gm7
] T>  of- ten   spoke, but     ne- ver        heard. A>   B>  INTERLUDE N>  (pound) /[BbBb
] [AmAm
]/- [Am/FAm
] [Am/BbAm
] [FF
]/- [FF
] [F/AF
] [DmDm
]/- A>  /[BbBb
] [AmAm
]/- [Am/FAm
] [Am/BbAm
] [FF
]/- [FF
] [F/AF
] [DmDm
]/- B>  /[DD
] [AmAm
]/- [AmAm
] [Am/DAm
] [FF
]/- [FF
] [F/CF
] [DmDm
]/- B>  /[DD
] [AmAm
]/- [AmAm
] [Am/DAm
] [FF
]/- [Csus4Csus4
] /[CC
] [DmDm
]/- E>  [Am/BbAm
] [Am/FAm
] [Am/BbAm
] [Am/FAm
] [Am/BbAm
] [Gm7Gm7
][Am7Am7
][A7A7
] R>   .>  VERSE 4 C>  She said, "You've been pushing me like I was a sore tooth. O>  You can't respect me 'cause I've done so much for you." M>  He said, "Well I hate that it's come to this, ->  But baby I was doing fine, F>     [DmDm
]              [C#C#
]+    R>  How do you think that I survived .>      [F/CF
]          [Dm/BDm
] T>  The other twenty-five before you?" A>   B>  CHORUS N>  Sha la la, sha la li lo li, the end is growing near. A>  And we're treading water now and holding back our tears. B>  And the day is rising, we're sinking, sha la li lo li. B>   E>  [G7G7
] [F#F#
] [GG
] [Bdim7] [Bbdim] [Bdim] [Dm7Dm7
] [C#mC#m
] [DmDm
] [F6sus4] [Edim] [Fb5] R>  [G7G7
] [F#F#
] [GG
] [Bdim7] [Bbdim] [Bdim] [Dm7Dm7
] [C#mC#m
] [DmDm
] [F6sus4] [Edim] [Fb5] .>  [G7G7
] [F#F#
] [GG
] [DmDm
] [Dsus2Dsus2
] [DmDm
] [FF
] C>             Da da     da da, yeah! O>   M>  OUTRO ->  /[BbBb
] [AmAm
]/- [Am/FAm
] [Am/BbAm
] [FF
]/- [FF
] [FF
]/- [DmDm
]/- F>  /[BbBb
] [AmAm
]/- [Am/FAm
] [Am/BbAm
] [FF
]/- [FF
] [FF
]/- [DmDm
]/- R>  /[DD
] [AmAm
]/- [AmAm
] [Am/DAm
] [FF
]/- [FF
] [F/CF
] [DmDm
]/- .>  /[DD
] [AmAm
]/- [AmAm
] [Am/DAm
] [FF
]/- [Dm/CDm
] T>  [Am/BbAm
] /[BbBb
] [Am/FAm
] [Am/BbAm
] [FF
]/- [FF
] [F/AF
] [DmDm
]/- A>  /[BbBb
] [AmAm
]/- [Am/FAm
] [Am/BbAm
] [FF
]/- [F/BbF
] /[AA
] [DmDm
]/- B>  /[DD
] [AmAm
]/- [AmAm
] [Am/DAm
] [FF
]/- [FF
] [F/CF
] [DmDm
]/- N>  /[DD
] [AmAm
]/- [AmAm
] Ddim [DmDm
] [Dm/CDm
] [AmAm
] A>  [Dm7/BbDm7
] B>   B>  This transcription © copyright 1999, Brent Ritchey.
Song Chord Charts:
Dm
Gm
D
E
F
G
A
Bb
B
C
Em
Gm7
Am
Am7
C#
F#
Csus4
A7
BbM7
G7
Dm7
C#m
Dsus2

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Ben B.
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(9 years ago)
this is great! i love ben folds and now i dont have to figure out the chords by my self.... i have this! thanks

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