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Typed out by Fritz Mayr/Guitar Player from Silent Cry
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                  CONCRETE AND STEEL (ZZ TOP)
        (Words+Music by Billy Gibbons,Dusty Hill,Frank Beard)


  Intro Riff:
  D5   Em5  G5     Em5   D5     Em5 D5  
E----I-----------------I---------------I
B----I------8---8------I---------------I
G--7-I--9---7---7---9--I--7--7---9---7-I
D--7-I--9-----------9--I--7--7---9---7-I
A----I-----------------I---------------I
E----I-----------------I---------------I

Intro:   D5 I Em5 G5 Em5 I D5 Em5 D5 I Em5 G5 Em5 I D5 Em5 D5 I

         Em5  G5        Em5    D5        Em5
1.Verse: Hard and cold, like a street of gold
              D5                  C5
         its easy to find but so hard to hold
         Em5    G5         Em5    D5       Em5
         smooth and strong but it wont last long
                  D5                      C5
         when the rust sets in, shell be good as gone

            Em5    D5/E  Em5               D5 Dsus4 Em5
Chorus:  Concrete!       concrete and steel
         Esus4     Em5     D5/E  Em5
         its like concrete      
         D5  Dsus4  Em5        Esus4
         hey baby   whats the deal

         Em5     G5       Em5      D5    Em5              
2.Verse: a heart of stone make you feel alone
             D5                        C5
         but what can you do when your hand is blown
         Em5  G5      Em5       D5       Em5
         hard as ice, its like tumblin dice
                    D5                   C5
         before you fall for her boy you better think twice

           Em5    D5/E  Em5               D5 Dsus4 Em5
Chorus:  Concrete!       concrete and steel
         Esus4     Em5     D5/E  Em5
         its like concrete      
         D5  Dsus4  Em5        Esus4
         hey baby   whats the deal

Guitar Solo: Bm5 I Bm5 I C5 I D5 I Bm5 I Bm5 I C5 I D5 I
             E5 D5 I E5 D5 I E5 D5 I E5 D5 I E5 D5 I E5 D5 I
             E5 D5 I E5 D5 I

         Em5  G5        Em5   D5      Em5
3.Verse: dark as night,       diamond bright,
         D5                C5
         never seen such a strange delight
         Em5   G5      Em5  D5      Em5
         slick as glass and just as fast
         D5                        C5
         youll feel the pain, but it wont last 

           Em5    D5/E  Em5               D5 Dsus4 Em5
Chorus:  Concrete!       concrete and steel
         Esus4     Em5     D5/E  Em5
         its like concrete      
         D5  Dsus4  Em5        Esus4
         hey baby   whats the deal