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A
(Riff 1)(X2)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|--0-h1--1--1--1---0-h1--1--1--1--|

These are tied half notes (quavers)

B

Chord sequence(Chords)
F   F    F  Bb  C  C  C  Bb

(Where played twice there is an additional 1 bar rest
at the end of the first sequence before repeating it.)

C
(Riff 2)(X2)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|--0-h1--1--1--1---0-h1--1--1--1--|
E|---------------------------------|

(These are also tied half notes (quavers))

(Where there are brackets, you should ignore the parts
inside them if playing solo. In the original there are
two guitars, and at these points the two overlap.)

(Summertime Blues, as performed by Eddie Cochran)

(NOTE THAT THE LETTERS  REFER TO THE ABOVE LABELLED
SECTIONS,
!NOT CHORDS!)

A x2(4) B x2
A I'm gonna raise a fuss
A I'm gonna raise a holler

(A)B
A'Bout a workin' all summer
A
Just to try to earn a dolllar

(A)B
C
Well time to call my baby, try to get a date
A
My boss says "no dice son you gotta work late"

C
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a'gonna do
But there ain't no cure for the summertime
blues

A x2(4) B x2
A
Well my Mom and Poppa told me
A
Son you gotta make some money

(A)B
A
If you wanna use the car
A
to go a'ridin next sunday

(A)B
C
Well I didn't go to work, told the boss I was
sick
A
"But you can't have the car 'cause you didn't
work late"
C
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a'gonna do
-But there ain't no cure for the summertime
blues

A x2(4) B x2
A
I'm gonna take two weeks
A
Gonna have a fine vacation

(A)B
C
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a'gonna do
But there ain't no cure for the summertime
blues

A x2(4) B x2
A
I'm gonna take my problem to the United Nations
C
Well I called my congressman and he said
"Whoah!"
"I'd like to help you son but you're too young
to vote'

A x2(4) B x2
C
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a'gonna do
But there ain't no cure for the summertime
blues

A x2(8) B x6


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swinghead 42 Jun 05, 2008 09:24 AM

its terrible, first in a key then it changes... what did you listen to?

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swinghead 42 Jun 05, 2008 09:48 AM

oh sorry i didnt pay attention, anyway ...its wrong!

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foo_benyiri 352 Oct 18, 2008 05:29 PM

???!!

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