Personality Crisis

This is Cool. The Dolls got it rocking right from the beginning with this one; first album, first song and Johnny kept it going throughout his solo career. If you ever sit back and start to wonder, what is cool? This is Cool. Written by Thunders/Johansen you can find this in a number of places including New York Dolls, Bootlegging The Bootleggers and Live at the Lyceum Ballroom.
The sound sample included here (DD's Crisis - 179KB) shows the basic rhythm pattern for the song and the fingering for the lead . The tabs for it are at the bottom of the page. It starts in C and gets into a Chuck Berry shuffle. If your not familiar with the fingering for the shuffle just drop me a line..DD.

Personality Crisis

intro..C..D..G..C..D

G
Well we can't take it this week

G
and her friends don't want another speach

CDG
hoping for a better day to hear what she's got to say

CDG
all about that Personality Crisis you got it while it was hot

CDG
but now frustration and heartache is what you got

(that's why they talk about Personality)

G
But now your tryin to be some no you got to do some

G
wanna be someone who cow wow wows

CDG
but you think about the times you did they took every ounce

CDG
when it sure got to be a shame when you start to scream and shout

CDG
you got to contradict all those times you were butterflyin about you were butterflyin

CDG
all about that Personality Crisis you got it while it was hot

CDG
but now frustration and heartache is what you got

(break)

CDG
And your a prima ballerina on a spring afternoon

CDG
change on into the wolfman howlin at the moon hooowww

CDG
all about that Personality Crisis you got it while it was hot

CDG
but now frustration and heartache is what you got

G
now with all the crossin fingers that mother nature says

G
your mirrors get jammed up with all your friends

CDG
that personality everything starts to bend

CDG
Personality when your mind starts to bend

CDG
Personality impression of a friend, of a friend, of a friend, of a friend, of a friend

CDG
Personality wonderin how celebrities ever met look and find out on television

CDG
Personality Crisis you got it while it was hot

CDG
frustration and heartache is all you got don't you worry

CDG
Personality Crisis please don't cry

CDG
it's just a Personality Crisis please don't stop

C
because you walk a Personality

DG
talk a Personality

THE LICK(DD's Crisis)

CDG

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CDG

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Have fun with it....DD


Transcribed by Duane Day


Last modified: March 18, 1997
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