“Mr Jones” Chords are presented on this page. It’s a song from Counting Crows. Enjoy!
Standard Tuning Intro: Am F Dm G Sha la la la la la Am F G La la la Uh huh Verse 1: Am F I was down at the New Amsterdam, Dm G Staring at this yellow-haired girl Am F Mr. Jones strikes up a conversation G With a black-haired flamenco dancer Am F Dm She dances while his father plays guitar G She's suddenly beautiful Am F G We all want something beautiful G Man I wish I was beautiful Am F So come dance this silence down through the morning Dm G Am F G Sha la la la la la la la yeah Uh huh Am F Dm Cut up, Maria! G Show me some of them Spanish dances Am F G Pass me a bottle, Mr. Jones Am F Believe in me Dm G Help me believe in anything Am F G 'Cause I want to be someone who believes Chorus 1: C F G Mr. Jones and me tell each other fairy tales C F Stare at the beautiful women G "She's looking at you. Ah, no, no, she's looking at me." C F Smiling in the bright lights, G Coming through in stereo C F When everybody loves you, G You can never be lonely Verse 2: Am F Well, I'mma paint my picture Dm G Paint myself in blue and red and black and gray Am F G All of the beautiful colors are very-very meaningful Am F Dm Yeah well you know gray is my favorite color G I felt so symbolic yesterday Am F If I knew Picasso G I would buy myself a gray guitar and play Chorus 2: C F G Mr. Jones and me look into the future C F Yeah we stare at the beautiful women G "She's looking at you. I don't think so. She's looking at me." C F G Standing in the spotlight I bought myself a gray guitar C F When everybody loves me, G A I will never be lonely Bridge: (strum only once each chord) Am Fmaj7 I will never be lonely Am G Said I'm never gonna be lonely Verse 3: (strum only once each chord) Am I want to be a lion. F Hey, everybody wants to pass as cats Am We all want to be big, big stars, G Yeah but we got different reasons for that. Am F Believe in me 'cause I don't believe in anything Am G (start strumming) And I want to be someone to believe, to believe, to believe yeah... Chorus 3: (strum normally) C F G Mr. Jones and me stumbling through the barrio C F Yeah we stare at the beautiful women G "She's perfect for you, man, there's got to be somebody for me." C F I wanna to be Bob Dylan G Mr. Jones wishes he was someone just a little more funky C F When everybody loves you, G Oh son, that's just about as funky as you can be C F G Mr. Jones and me staring at the video C F When I look at the television, G I wanna to see me staring right back at me C F We all want to be big stars, G But we don't know why, and we don't know how C F But when everybody loves me, G I wanna be just about as happy as I can be. Outro: C F G Mr. Jones and me, we're gonna be big stars