You Never Can Tell (C'est La Vie)
1964
usChuck Berry
C5G
2 chords used in this song
C5
It was a C5teenage wedding and the old folks wished them well
G
You could see that Pierre did truly love the mademoiGselle
And now the young monsieur and madame have rung the chapel bell,
C5
"C'est la vie", say the old folks, it goes to show you never can C5tell
They furnished off an apartment with a two room Roebuck sale
G
The coolerator was crammed with TV dinners and ginger Gale,
But when Pierre found work, the little money comin' worked out well
C5
"C'est la vie", say the old folks, it goes to show you never can C5tell
They had a hi-fi phono, boy, did they let it blast
G
Seven hundred little records, all rock, rhythm and Gjazz
But when the sun went down, the rapid tempo of the music fell
C5
"C'est la vie", say the old folks, it goes to show you never can C5tell
They bought a souped-up jitney, 'twas a cherry red '53,
G
They drove it down to Orleans to celebrate the anniversaGry
It was there that Pierre was wedded to the lovely mademoiselle
C5
"C'est la vie", say the old folks, it goes to show you never can C5tell
Instrumental
       C
A| -02 302-0----
E| 3-- ---3-03-0
C| --- -------0-
              G
A| -02 302-0----
E| 3-- ---3-0321
C| --- ---------
A| --01 2-0------
E| -3-- -3-030321
C| ---- ---------
                C
A| --01 2-0------
E| -3-- -3-03-10-
C| ---- -----2--0
C5
They had a C5teenage wedding and the old folks wished them well
G
You could see that Pierre did truly love the mademoiGselle
And now the young monsieur and madame have rung the chapel bell,
C5
"C'est la vie", say the old folks, it goes to show you never can C5tell
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§Chuck Berry[ C ]
Emmy Lou Harris[ Bb ]
Bruce Springsteen[ G ]