A Banda chords

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D6/9            A7                     F#m7           B7      E7/9           A7         D6/9 
Estava à toa na vida, O meu amor me chamou, Pra ver a banda passar, Cantando coisas de amor
                A7                    F#m7           B7      E7/9           A7         D6/9 
A minha gente sofrida, Despediu-se da dor, Pra ver a banda passar, Cantando coisas de amor
        Dmaj7               A7                  D7/9         D7      Gmaj7 
O homem sério que contava dinheiro parou, O faroleiro que contava vantagem parou
      F#7                  B7                  E7/9               A7 
A namorada que contava as estrelas parou, Para ver, ouvir e dar passagem
       Dmaj7              A7                  Am7          D7    Gmaj7 
A moça triste que vivia calada sorriu, A rosa triste que vivia fechada se abriu
        F#7              B7                      E7/9           A7         D6/9 
E a meninada toda se assanhou, Pra ver a banda passar, Cantando coisas de amor
        Dmaj7                   A7                           D7/9       D7      Gmaj7 
O velho fraco se esqueceu do cansaço e pensou, Que ainda era moço pra sair no terraço e dançou
       F#7                B7                   E7/9             A7 
A moça feia debruçou na janela, Pensando que a banda tocava pra ela
          Dmaj7                   A7                     Am7         D7       Gmaj7 
A marcha alegre se espalhou na avenida e insistiu, A lua cheia que vivia escondida surgiu
        F#7               B7                     E7/9           A7         D6/9 
Minha cidade toda se enfeitou, Pra ver a banda passar, Cantando coisas de amor
                  A7                       F#m7        B7        E7/9              A7      D6/9 
Mas para meu desencanto, O que era doce acabou, Tudo tomou seu lugar, Depois que a banda passou
                   A7                       F#m7           B7      E7/9           A7        D6/9 
E cada qual no seu canto, Em cada canto uma dor, Depois da banda passar, Cantando coisas de amor

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A Banda chords transcribed by Bossa Nova GuitarTM, 1998-2016

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