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Rockin' Into The Night - .38 Special (1980)
Written By: Jim Peterik, Gary Smith and Frank Sullivan.
Chorded By: Skidaddy, Esq., G.Q.

4/4 TIME @ 128 BPM (3 Min. 57 Sec.) in 'G'.

Chords Used: I also included 'ACOUSTIC' chords for an acoustic version.
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             GUITAR             KEYBOARD             ACOUSTIC
        E  A  D  G  B  e     Bass|  Chord        E  A  D  G  B  e
       ------------------    ---------------    ------------------
G    -  3  5  5  4  3  3      G    G-B-D         3  2  0  0  3  3
Bb   -  x  1  3  3  3  1      Bb   F-Bb-D        x  1  3  3  3  1
C    -  x  3  5  5  5  3      C    G-C-E         x  3  2  0  1  0
E    -  0  2  2  1  0  0      E    E-G#-B        0  2  2  1  0  0
F    -  1  3  3  2  1  1      F    F-A-C         1  3  3  2  1  1
F#   -  2  4  4  3  2  2      F#   F#-A#-C#      2  4  4  3  2  2
D    -  x  5  7  7  7  5      D    A-D-F#        x  x  0  2  3  2
Em   -  x  7  9  9  9  7      E    G-B-E         0  2  2  0  0  0
Bm   -  7  9  9  7  7  7      B    F#-B-D        x  2  4  4  3  2
Em7  -  x  7  9  7  8  7      E    G-B-D-E       0  2  2  0  3  0
NC   -  NO CHORD

INTRO: [16 Measures]
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|G       |…   Bb   |C            |…   E F F# |G       |…   Bb   |
                      Ooh,…  rock-in'…                      

|C           |… E F F# |G       |…   Bb   |C       |… E F F# |
   Oh,… yeah…

|G       |…   Bb   |C       |Bb F C Bb |

VERSE #1: [16 M]
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|G               |D                    |Em          |C                 |
      Cruis-… in' down… the mo-tor-way…       Got my girl by my side…

|G                           |D         |Em              |Bm                 |
    We're both a lit-tle anx-… ious…       Ooh,…   we got love on our mind…

|C                        |Em7             |D                          |
 Wait-in',…  an-ti-ci-pat-… in',…   for the fi-re-… works… in the night…

|G    F             |C                 |Em7                |
…      Well, I swear…    we were do-in' eigh-ty…    when we

|F                         |Bb F    C   Bb   |
 saw… those… mo-tel… lights…    And we… were…

CHORUS #1: [8 M]
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|G                   |…            Bb          |C                       |
 rock-… in'… in-… to… the… night,… rock-in'… in-to… the night… Woo-hoo,…

|C       E F F# |G                   |…            Bb          |
 rock-in'…       Rock-… in'… in-… to… the… night,… rock-in'… in-

|C                    |Bb F C Bb |
-to… the night…  Yeah…

VERSE #2: [16 M]
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|G           |D                    |Em           |C                   |
      Out… on the… back streets…          tak-in' love where I can,…

|G                         |D        |Em              |
    I found a sweet ma-don-… na…        Ooh,…   with a

|Bm                        |C                        |Em7               |
 bi-ble in her hand… She's… wait-in',…  an-ti-ci-pat-… in',…   well, for

|D                          |G    F            |C              |
 some-one… to save… her soul…     Well, I ain't… no…    new mes-

|Em7              |F                               |Bb F    C   Bb   |
-si-ah,…   but I'm close e-nough for rock and… roll…    And we… were…

CHORUS #2: [10 M]
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|G                   |…            Bb          |C                       |
 rock-… in'… in-… to… the… night,… rock-in'… in-to… the night… Woo-ooh,…

|C       E F F# |G                   |…            Bb          |
 rock-in'…       Rock-… in'… in-… to… the… night,… rock-in'… in-

|C                           |D                       |F                  |
-to the night…  And it's more…  than that,…  yes, it's more…  than that…

|Bb F C Bb |

GUITAR SOLO: [8 M]
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|G       |D       |Em      |C       |G       |D       |Em      |Bm      |

VERSE #3: [8 M] Repeat last 8 measures Of 'VERSE #1' -
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|C                        |Em7             |D                          |
 Wait-in',…  an-ti-ci-pat-… in',…   for the fi-re-… works… in the night…

|G    F             |C                 |Em7                |
…      Well, I swear…    we were do-in' eigh-ty…    when we

|F                         |Bb F C   Bb   |
 saw… those… mo-tel… lights…     We… were…

CHORUS #3: [16 M]
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|NC                  |…             |…          |C    E  F    F# |
 rock-in',…  rock-in'…    in-to… the night,…      ooh,…  yeah…

|G                   |…   Bb        |C          |…     E F F#   Bb F |
 Rock-in',…  rock-in'…    in-to… the night,…       ooh,…   rock-in'…

|G                   |…   Bb        |C         |…    E       F    F#   |
 Rock-in',…  rock-in'…    in-to… the night…      Gon-na rock it,… yeah…

|G                   |…   Bb        |C         |…          E F     Bb   F C   |
 Rock-in',…  rock-in'…    in-to… the night…     Yeah, yeah,… yeah, yeah,… rock

INTERLUDE: [8 M]
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|G       |…   Bb   |C       |… E F F# |G       |…   Bb   |C       |Bb F C Bb |
 on…

CHORUS #4: [20 M] 'CODA' - Original fades out after 2nd measure, 6th line,
---------                  so just hold the final 'C' chord to end.

|G                   |…            Bb          |C                       |
 Rock-… in'… in-… to… the… night,… rock-in'… in-to… the night… Woo-ooh,…

|C       E F F# |G                   |…            Bb          |
 rock-in'…       Rock-… in'… in-… to… the… night,… rock-in'… in-

|C                  |…    E F    Bb  F   C     |G                   |
-to the night…   Woo-ooh,…  rock-in' the night… Rock-… in'… in-… to…

|G            Bb          |C                     |…       E   F      F#    |
 the… night,… rock-in'… in-to… the night. Yes,…   rock-in'… a-way to-night…

|G                   |…            Bb          |C                   |Bb F C Bb | 
 Rock-… in'… in-… to… the… night,… rock-in'… in-to… the night… Yeah…

|G                   |…            Bb          |C               |…       |
 Rock-… in'… in-… to… the… night,… rock-in'… in-to… the night…

*** Optional Ending (Staccato 'G' chord 1/4 note to end) ***

|G                   |…            Bb          |C               |Bb F C Bb |G |
 Rock-… in'… in-… to… the… night,… rock-in'… in-to… the night…

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