Night By Night chords – Steely Dan

 Night By Night
| G/A        | F/A         | Am7            |           |
^ ^ ^   ^ ^ 
| F F6     |E7+9+5     | C D C Am7 
It's a beggars life, said the Queen of Spain
G/A 
But don't tell it to a poor man
F6 
'Cause he's got to kill for every thrill
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E7+9+5          C D      C
The best he can
Am7 
Everywhere around me
G/A 
I see jealousy and mayhem
Fmaj7 F6 
Because no men have all their peace of mind
^ ^ ^  ^ ^ 
E7+9+5          C D      C
To carry them
Dm7 
Well I don't really care
Em7 
If it's wrong or if it's right
Fmaj7 
But until my ship comes in
Em7 Dm7 G     | Am7        |          |
I'll live night by ni - ight
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| F F6     |E7+9+5     | C D C Am7 
When the joker tried to tell me
G/A 
I could cut it in this rube town
Fmaj7 F6 
When he tried to hang that sign on me
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E7+9+5          C D      C
I said Take it down
Am7 
When the dawn patrol got to tell you twice
G/A 
They're gonna do it with a shotgun
Fmaj7 F6         
Yes, I'm cashing in this ten-cent life
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E7+9+5          C D      C
For another one
Dm7 
Well I ain't got the heart
Em7 
To lose another fight
Fmaj7 
So until my ship comes in
Em7 Dm7 G     | Am7        |          |
I'll live night by ni - ight
| G/A        | F/A         | G/A        | F/A         |
^ ^ ^  ^ ^
| Am7        |           | F F6     |E7+9+5     | C D C 
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| Am7        |           | F F6     |E7+9+5     | C D C Dm7 
Well I don't really care
Em7 
If it's wrong or if it's right
Fmaj7 
But until my ship comes in
Em7 Dm7 G     | Am7        |          |
I'll live night by ni - ight
^ ^ ^  ^ ^
| F F6     |E7+9+5     | C D C 
Night by     niiiight
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| Am7        |            | F F6     |E7+9+5     | C D C 
Night by     niiiight
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| Am7        |            | F F6     |E7+9+5     | C D C    
Night by     niiiight
Transcription and chart
Peter Kruger
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