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E                                   D        A   E
I once had a girl, or should I say, she once had me
E                                      D    A    E
She showed me her room, isn't it good, Norwegian wood

    Em                                         A
She asked me to stay and she told me to sit anywhere
   Em                                           Gbm   B
So I looked around and I noticed there wasn't a chair

E                               D        A   E
I sat on a rug, biding my time, drinking her wine
E                                       D         A   E
We talked until two, and then she said, it's time for bed

xG|-4-6-4-2-----2-------2-----| -x2-

    Em                                               A
She told me she worked in the morning and started to laugh
  Em                                                Gbm   B
I told her I didn't and crawled off to sleep in the bath

E                              D         A   E
And when I awoke, I was alone, this bird had flown
E                                D    A    E
So, I lit a fire, isn't it good, Norwegian wood

xG|-4-6-4-2-----2-------2-----| -x2-
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  1. Effie Trinket

    I love how this song is pretty much a literal burn. It’s about Lennon’s affair, and how it ended with burning down her “Norwegian wood” walls (her house/flat).

    (isn’t it good, Norwegian wood=isnt it good to BuRn)

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