Choirgirl chords and lyrics

by Cold Chisel

  • Choirgirl was written by Tod Hunter, keyboard player from the Australian band - Cold Chisel.
  • Recorded: March-April, 1980
  • Released: June 2nd, 1980
  • Album: East
  • Music: C Major in 4/4 time at ~ 98 bpm.
  • Chords: C, Dm, Dm7, Em, G, G6, G7, Am, Am7

Choirgirl by Cold Chisel

Intro: 4/4 ||    C   |   Am   |  Dm7  |   C   ||

       C                     Am          Dm7                   C
   1. Look-ing like a choir-girl__ She’s cry-ing like a re-fu-gee
       G6                    Am          Dm7                   C
      Look-ing like a choir-girl__ She’s cry-ing like a re-fu-gee
    Dm     Am7      G
      One nurse to hold her 
    Dm     Am7      Dm7                G              Em
      One nurse to wheel her down the cor-ri-dors of heal-ing
                    Am                  G7                    C
      And I've been try-in’__ But she's cry-ing like a re-fu-gee
  
     C                 Am     Dm7                     C
2. Loves me like a sis-ter__ Loves me like an on-ly child
    G6                 Am         Dm7                     C
   Loves me like a sis-ter__ She loves me like an on-ly child
 Dm      Am7             G
   She's my con-nec-tion__ Yeah
 Dm          Am7      Dm7             G               Em
   I'll hold on__ And ne-ver, ne-ver, ne-ver let her down
                   Am         G7                      C
   'Cause she's a-lone__ She loves me like an on-ly child


    Dm7
** (Suf-fer little child-ren)__ Suf-fer little child-ren
    Am7
   (Send that lit-tle child to me)__ Send that lit-tle child to me
 Dm7
   (All day the doc-tor)__ All day the doc-tor
  G
   He hand-les his res-pon-si-bi-li-ty

       C                     Am    Dm7                   C
Solo: Look-ing like a choir girl__ Cry-ing like a re-fu-gee
       C                     Am    Dm7                   C
      Look-ing like a choir girl__ Cry-ing like a re-fu-gee


** Dm      Am7              G
     She's my con-nec-tion__ Yeah
   Dm          Am7      Dm7             G               Em
     I'll hold on__ And ne-ver, ne-ver, ne-ver let her down
                    Am              G7                    C
    'Cause she's a-lone__ And she's cry-ing like a re-fu-gee

         Em                   Am7          G7                    C
Chorus: Look-ing like a choir-girl__ She’s cry-ing like a re-fu-gee
         Em                   Am7          G7                          C
        Look-ing like a choir-girl__ She’s cry-ing like a re-fu-gee-ee-ee
        
        (Yes she is) 
                                                               
Outro: ||   G  |   Am   |  Dm7  |  C  |   G  |   Am   |  Dm7  |  C  ||

C Major

Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
White Numbered Circles: Optional Notes
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
R: Root Note

Right Handed Charts:

Left Handed Charts:

Cold Chisel

Origin: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
Music Styles: Pub rock, hard rock, rock and roll
Active Years: 1973–1984, 1998, 2003, 2009–present
Band: Original line-up

  • Jimmy Barnes- Lead Vocals
  • Don Walker - Keyboards, vocals
  • Ian Moss - Guitar, vocals
  • Steve Prestwich - drummer (died January 16th, 2011)
  • Les Kaczmarek - bassist (died December 5th, 2008)

Cold Chisel

coldchisel.com

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