Intro: Bm    Ab    A    Gb 

Verse:
Bm 
sweeping the floors, open up the doors, yeah
Gb 
turn on the lights, getting ready for tonight
A
nobody's romancing 'cause its too early for dancin
Ab 
but here comes the music


Dbm
bright lights flashing to cover up your lack of so
Gb
many people, so many problems, so many reasons
               A
to buy another round, drink it down
               Ab
just another night on the town


Dbm
with the big man, money man, better than the other man
Gb
he got the plan with the million dollar give a damn
A
when nobody understands he'll become a smaller man
Ab
the bright lights keep flashing, the women keep on dancing

Chorus:
Dbm		Ab					     
with the clowns, yeah, yeah, yeah...
			 A	     Gb
they pick me up when I'm down yeah-yeah
Dbm		Ab				             	
the rodeo clowns, yeah, yeah, yeah 
			 A	    Gb
they pick me up when I'm down

			
Dbm
the disco ball spinning, all the music and the women
Gb
the shots of tequila, man they'll say that they need ya,
A
but what they really need 
Ab
is just a little room to breathe
	

Dbm
teeny bopping disco queen, she barely understands
Gb
her dreams of bellybutton rings and other kinds of things
A
symbolic of change but the thing that is strange
Ab
is that the changes occurred...

and now she's just a part of the 


Dbm         Ab                                          
herd....yeah, yeah, yeah, man I thought 
A		   Gb
that you heard...yeah, yeah
	    Dbm      Ab	
the changes occurred, yeah, yeah, yeah, -yeah-
		   A    Gb
just a part of the herd
	

Dbm               
lights out, shut down, late night, wet ground
Gb
you walk by look at him, but he cant look at you, yeah
A
you might feel pity but he only feels the ground
Ab
you understand moods but he only knows let down
Dbm
by the corner there's another one
Gb
reaching out a hand, coming from a broken man, yeah
A
you try to live but he's done trying
Ab			 Dbm    Ab
not dead, but definitely dying

Chorus:
		     A	         Gb	
with the rest of the clowns.....yeah, yeah
Dbm	           Ab	                      A      Gb
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmmm...Mmmmm with the rest of the clowns....

Solo: Dbm  Gb  A  Ab   


Bm 
sweeping the floors, open up the doors, yeah
Gb 
turn on the lights, getting ready for tonight
A
nobody's romancing 'cause its too early for dancing
Ab 
but here comes the music
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