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When The Going Gets Tough Chords

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When The Going Gets Tough: Billy Ocean

When the going gets tough. 
The tough get going, 
tough, tough, 
huh, huh, huh hoh
When the going gets tough, 
the tough gets ready, 
tough, tough, huh, huh,

G  Em, G  Em

G        Em       G        Em
Yeah     ooh,      do do do da
G                  Em         
I got something to tell you.  
G                  C
I got something to say
          G                 Em      
I'm gonna put this dream in motion.  
          G                   C
Never let nothing stand in my way
                    G     Em         
When the going gets tough.            
    D          G    Em  D
The tough gets going.

              G                Em  
I'm gonna get myself cross the river.  
           G                    C
That's the price I'm willing to pay. 
          G                  Em   
I'm gonna make you stand and deliver. 
            G                         C
And give me love in the old-fashioned way, woh
D   Em           C                   
Dar-lin.    I'll climb any mountain.  
D   Em           C      D
Dar-lin.    I'll do anything

(CHORUS)
G                 Em               D
Ooh, (ooh). Can I touch you (can I touch you).
    G                           Em  D
And do the things that lovers do.
G                 Em              D    
Ooh,( ooh). wanna hold you (wanna hold you).  
  G                         Em    D
I gotta get it through to you. oooh
             G                      Em
And when the going gets tough. (The tough gets going)
         D                      C
When the going gets rough. (The tough gets rough)
C                        G Em, G Em 
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey   

          G                Em 
I'm gonna buy me a one-way ticket.  
G                       C
Nothing's gonna hold me back.
     G                        Em
Your love's like a slow train coming (slow train coming).
          G                       C
And I can feel it coming down the track (woah)
D   Em           C                   
Dar-lin.    I'll climb any mountain.  
D   Em           C      D
Dar-lin.    I'll do anything

(CHORUS)
    
    Em        D                      G
Hit it.  wooh woh oh oh  Yeah, yeah, yeah,

(Sax bit)

D   Em            C
Dar-lin.     I'll climb any mountain.  
D   Em            C
Dar-lin.     I'll swim any sea.
D   Em            C 
Dar-lin.     I'll reach for the heavens. 
D   Em            C                D
Dar-lin.     With you lovin' me.   Oooh (oooh)

G                 Em               D   
Ooh, (ooh). Can I touch you (can I touch you). 
    G                           Em D
And do the things that lovers do.
G                 Em              D
Ooh,( ooh). wanna hold you (wanna hold you).  
  G                       Em
I gotta get it through to you. oooh

         G                  Em                       
When the going gets tough. (Going gets tough).  
D                  C
going gets rough. (Going gets rough). 
         G
When the Going gets tough..........

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paldrive 154 wrote on December 30 2014, 07:11 am

Transpose +5 with capo 4, or +7 with capo 2, for original song key.

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