The Locomotive is Motivated and Driven

[intro - Missy spoken - Rachel pluckin]

The most noble
motorable
Locomotive motorist
was notable
for having loco motives.

[strum: 6, down, up, slow-down-hammer-on, up, slap, up]

E
They were a-freight of new ideas
              A
So he had to train them otherwise
D                                                    A
Train ‘em to change their minds.
D                                                   A7
Train ‘em to switch their ties.

[strum: down down up, up down up]

                        G                      A
And it was rail-rude of them
              E
to be doing him like that.
  G                                        A
Rail raaaaaaaaaaaail-rude
               E
To be doing him like dat! [harmonize]

E
The locamotive
is motivated
            A
and driiiiiiven....
It’s driven....
By
            E
engineers.

A
Not 1 not 2 not 3, not 4
but seven
            E
engineers.

           A
Not buccaneers
           D
Not pioneers
           A
Not cavaliers
           E
Not musketeers

[same...]
Not volunteers 
Not gondaliers
Not souvenirs
Not auctioneers
         G     A                 E (harmonize)
But eeeeeengineeeeers

A
Jux-depot’ed 
                E
At the station.
              A                          D
Tryin’ get dem dang discount fares
          A
And he’s a train wreck,
D
Steaming from the ears
                      A                           G
Trying to keep dem engineers
            E
on traaaaaaack. [harmonize - Rachel low]

E
The locamotive
is motivated 
             A
and driiiiiven...
It’s driven....
By 
Not 8, 9, 10,
engineers
But ‘leven.

(DO WHAT???)

          A                 D
Not civil engineers
            A                         E
Not ‘lectrical engineers
          A                              D
Not aerospace engineers
             A                        E
Not chemical engineers
           G                                              A
But raaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaail
           E
engineers [harmonize]

A
Jux-depot’ed
               E
at the station.
              A                                                           D
Dryin' up dem tears, steaming from the ears
         A
cos he’s a train wreck
    D
an' as a matter of fack,
                 A                            G
Couldn't get dem engineeeeeers
              E
on traaaaaaaaack. [harmonize]

The End

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