Rock the Casbah – Clash Loading

Rock the Casbah è una canzone dei Clash, presente nel loro album del 1982 Combat Rock. Dopo essere stato pubblicato come singolo, riuscì, ad entrare in una Top 10 americana, raggiungendo la posizione numero 8 nella Billboard Hot 100. Dopo Should I Stay or Should I Go, fu il singolo della band più venduto al mondo.

Accordi della Canzone

INTRO
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REm               |LAm      SOL6      |
MIm      FA       |MIm      LAm       |
REm               |LAm      SOL6      |
MIm      FA       |MIm      LAm       |
                           Now the...

VERSE 1
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LAm                        |MIm                    |
King told the boogie men,              "You have to
SOL                        |REm                    |
let that raga drop."                (clap,clap) The
LAm                        |MIm                    |
oil down the desert way                    has been
SOL                        |REm                    |
shakin' to the top.                 (clap,clap) The
LAm                        |MIm                    |
Sheik he drove his Cadillac,              he went a
SOL                        |REm                    |
cruisin down the ville.             (clap,clap) The
LAm                        |MIm                    |
Muezzin was a standing                       on the
FA                         |FA                     |
rad-i-A-tor   grill–A-ill – A-ille.       (Whoa!!!)

CHORUS
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REm                   |LAm         SOL6        |
Shareef don't like it!               (clap,clap)
MIm         FA        |MIm         LAm         |
Rock   the  Casbah!    Rock   the  Casbah!
REm                   |LAm         SOL6        |
Shareef don't like it!               (clap,clap)
MIm         FA        |MIm         LAm         |
Rock   the  Casbah!    Rock   the  Casbah!

VERSE 2
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   LAm                        MIm
By order of the prophet,
    SOL                       REm
"We ban that boogie sound!         (clap,clap)
  LAm                         MIm
Degenerate the faithful
          SOL                 REm
with that crazy Casbah sound."     (clap,clap)
        LAm                           MIm
But the Bedouin, they brought out the electric camel drum.
    SOL                         REm
The local guitar picker got his guitar picking thumb.
   LAm                      MIm
As soon as the Shareef had cleared the square,
FA                   FA
They began to wail-a-ail-ail!     (Ohhh!!!)

CHORUS
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REm                   |LAm         SOL6        |
Shareef don't like it!               (clap,clap)
MIm         FA        |MIm         LAm         |
Rock   the  Casbah!    Rock   the  Casbah!
REm                   |LAm         SOL6        |
Shareef don't like it!               (clap,clap)
MIm         FA        |MIm         LAm         |
Rock   the  Casbah!    Rock   the  Casbah!

VERSE 3
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    LAm                MIm
Now over at the temple
         SOL                 REm
Oh, they really pack em in.
    LAm                      MIm
The in crowd say, "It's cool,
            SOL              REm
to dig this chanting thing!"
           LAm                   MIm
But as the wind changed direction
        SOL                   REm
and the temple band took five
    LAm               MIm
The crowd got a whiff
        FA            FA
of that crazy Casbah jive!!!

CHORUS
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REm                   |LAm         SOL6        |
Shareef don't like it!               (clap,clap)
MIm         FA        |MIm         LAm         |
Rock   the  Casbah!    Rock   the  Casbah!
REm                   |LAm         SOL6        |
Shareef don't like it!               (clap,clap)
MIm         FA        |MIm         LAm         |
Rock   the  Casbah!    Rock   the  Casbah!

VERSE 4
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    LAm                             MIm
The King called up his jet fighters,
          SOL                            REm
He said, "You better earn your pay - ay.
     LAm                                 MIm
Drop your bombs down between the Minarets,
         SOL                 REm
down the Casbah way - yay."
   LAm                     MIm
As soon as the Shareef was chauffeured out of there,
    SOL                     REm
the jet pilots tuned to the cockpit radio blare.
   LAm                     MIm
As soon as the Shareef was outta their hair,
    FA                FA
The jet pilots wail – ail - ailed.   (Ahhh!!!)

OUTRO CHORUS
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REm                    LAm  SOL6
Shareef don't like it!
MIm       FA      MIm      LAm
Rock the Casbah! Rock the Casbah!
(ripeti, fino...)

REm                       LAm              SOL6
Shareef don't like it! He thinks it's not kosher!
MIm      FA      MIm       LAm
Rock the Casbah! Rock the Casbah!
REm                         LAm               SOL6
Shareef don't like it! Fundamentally he can't take it!
MIm      FA      MIm       LAm
Rock the Casbah! Rock the Casbah!
REm                        LAm            SOL6
Shareef don't like it! You know he really hates it!
MIm      FA      MIm      LAm
Rock the Casbah! Rock the Casbah!

(Ripeti gli stessi accordi Sfumando...)
REm                     LAm    SOL6
Shareef don't like it!
MIm       FA       MIm       LAm


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