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 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE (Bassline)
                    As recorded by Gladys Knight and the Pips
                   (From the 1967 Album EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE)

Words and Music by Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong

  Q=112
              N.C.
 4/4
              Gtr I
  W           H    Q  E. S   E Q.   +E. S E E
|----------||--------------|------------------|
|----------||--------------|------------------|
|----------||-3----------3-|-3-3----(3)-1---1-|
|----------||--------------|--------------3---|


  H    Q  E. S   E Q.   +E  E E E
|--------------|--------------------||
|--------------|--------------------||
|-3----------2-|-3-3----(3)-----1---||
|--------------|------------1-3-----||


   Verse
    C7
   4/4
    E S S S S E S S S S E E   E E E E E E E E
||--------------------------|-----------------|
||o-------------------------|-------------2-3-|
||o-3-----3---3-----3---3---|-3-3-----3-3-----|
||------3---3-----3---3---3-|-------3---------|


  G7                   F7
  E. S E E +E  E E E   E. S E E +S  S S S E. S
|--------------------|-------------------------|
|-5------5-(5)---5-4-|-3--3-----------3--------|
|----5---------------|------3-------3---3----0-|
|------3-------3-----|--------1-(1)-------1----|


  C7
  E S S S S E S S S S E E   E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|-----------------|
|-------------------------|-------------2-3-|
|-3-----3---3-----3---3---|-3-3-----3-3-----|
|-----3---3-----3---3---3-|-------3---------|


  G7                   F7
  E. S E E +E  E E E   E. S E E +S  S S S E E
|--------------------|------------------------|
|-5------5-(5)---5-4-|-3--3-----------3-------|
|----5---------------|------3-------3---3-----|
|------3-------3-----|--------1-(1)-------1-3-|


  1.
  Am                        F7
  E E E S S +S  S E E S S   E S S E E S S E E E
|-----2---2-(2)-2---2-0---|---------------------|
|---2---2---------2-----2-|-3---------3-------0-|
|-0-----------------------|-----3---3---3---0---|
|-------------------------|-------1-------1-----|


  C7                        F7
  E S S S S S S E E E S S   E Q  E +E  Q  E
|-------5-----------------|--------------------||
|-----5---5-2-------------|---------------0----||
|-3-----------3-----3-3---|---0--1-(1)-2-------||
|---------------0-3-----0-|-1------------------||


 Chorus
  C7                    F7
  Q  E. S S S S S E E   E Q  E +E  Q  E
|---------5-----------|-----------------|
|-------5---5-2-------|---------------0-|
|-3--3----------3-----|---0--1-(1)-2----|
|-----------------0-3-|-1---------------|


  C7                    F7
  Q  E. S S S S S E E   E Q  E +E  Q  E
|---------5-----------|-------------------|
|-------5---5-2-------|---------------0---|
|-3--3----------3-----|---0--1-(1)-2------|
|-----------------0-3-|-1-----------------|


  C7                       F7
  E S S E. S S S S S E E   E E E. S E E E E
|-------5--3-5-----------|------------------|
|---x-5--------5-2-------|------------------|
|-3----------------3-----|--------0---0-1-2-|
|--------------------0-3-|-1-0-1----3-------|


  C7
  E. S S S S S E E E S S   E E +E. S E E E E
|------5-----------------|-------------------|
|----5---5-2-------------|-------------------|
|-3----------3-----1-3---|---------0---0-1-2-|
|--------------0-3-----3-|-1-0-(0)---3-------|


  C5
  E E E E E E E S S   E E E E E E E S S
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-x-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-1-|
|-------------------|-------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   S E S +E  E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------------||
|-----------------|----------------------o||
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-------------0-1-2--o||
|-----------------|---1-2-(2)-3-4---------||


  2.
  Am                        F7
  E E E S S +S  S E S S E   E. S E S S +S  S E E E
|-----2---2-(2)-2---2-2---|------------------------|
|---2---2---------2-----2-|-3--------3-(3)-------0-|
|-0-----------------------|----3---3-------3---0---|
|-------------------------|------1-----------1-----|


  C7                          F7
  E S S E S S S S S S S S E   E Q  E +E  Q  E
|-----3-5---3-5-3-----------|-------------------||
|-----------------5---------|---------------0---||
|-3-----------------0-3-----|---0--1-(1)-2------||
|-----------------------0-3-|-1-----------------||


 Chorus 2
  C7                        F7
  E S S E S S S S S S E E   E Q  E +E  Q  E
|-------5---3-5-3---------|-----------------|
|-----x-----------5-------|---------------0-|
|-3-----------------0-----|---0--1-(1)-2----|
|---------------------0-3-|-1---------------|


  C7                            F7
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   E Q  E +E  Q  E
|-------5---3-5-3-------------|-------------------|
|-----x-----------5-----------|---------------0---|
|-3-----------------0-3-------|---0--1-(1)-2------|
|-----------------------0-3-2-|-1-----------------|


  C7                            F7
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   E Q  E +E  Q  E
|-------5---3-5-3-------------|-----------------|
|-----x-----------5-----------|---------------0-|
|-3-----------------0-3-------|---0--1-(1)-2----|
|-----------------------0-3-2-|-1---------------|


  C7                          F7
  E S S E S S S S S S S S E   E Q  E +E  Q  S S
|-------5---3-5-3-----------|----------------------||
|-----x-----------5---------|---------------0------||
|-3-----------------0-3-----|---0--1-(1)-2----x----||
|-----------------------0-3-|-1--------------------||


  C5
  E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E S S
|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------------||
|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------------||
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-/3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----||
|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------3--||


 Bridge
  F7
  Q  S E S +E  E E E   Q  S S S S S E. E S S   Q  S E S +E  E E E
|--------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------||
|----------------1-2-|-3--3-1----------------|--------------0-1-2----||
|----0-0-1-(1)-3-----|--------3-0---3--1-3---|----0-1-3-(3)----------||
|-1------------------|------------1--------0-|-1---------------------||


  Q  S E S +E  E E S S   Q  S E S +E  E E E   E Q  E +E  Q  E
|----------------------|--------------------|------------------||
|-3--3-------------1-3-|--------------0-1-2-|-3-------------0--||
|------0-1-(1)-2-3-----|----0-1-3-(3)-------|---0--1-(1)-2-----||
|----------------------|-1------------------|------------------||


 Chorus 3
  C7                          F7
  E S S E S S +S  S S S E E   E Q  E +E  Q  E
|-------5---5-(5)-5---5-----|-----------------|
|-----5-------------5-------|---------------0-|
|-3-------------------------|---0--1-(1)-2----|
|-----------------------0-3-|-1---------------|


  C7                          F7
  E S S E S S S S S S S S E   E Q  E +E  Q  S S
|-------5---3-5-3-----------|---------------------|
|-----5-----------5---------|---------------------|
|-3-----------------0-3-----|---0--1-(1)-2--5-----|
|-----------------------0-3-|-1---------------3---|


  C7                          F7
  E S S E S S S S S S S S E   E Q  E +E  Q  E
|-------5---3-5-3-----------|-----------------|
|-----5-----------5---------|---------------0-|
|-3-----------------0-3-----|---0--1-(1)-2----|
|-----------------------0-3-|-1---------------|


  C7                        F7
  E S S E S S E S S S S E   E Q  E +E  E E E
|-------5---3-5---3-5-----|---------------------||
|-----5---------------5---|-3------------1-3----||
|-3---------------------3-|---0--1-(1)-3--------||
|-------------------------|---------------------||


  Am                         F7
  Q  +S  S S S +E  E E S S   E E +S  S S S E E E E
|-2--(2)-0-------------2---|-----------------------|
|----------2---------2---2-|-3-3-(3)-0-------------|
|------------0-(0)-0-------|-----------3-0---0-1-2-|
|--------------------------|---------------1-------|


  C7                        F7
  E S S E S S S S S S E E   E Q  E +E  Q  S S
|-------5---3-5-----------|---------------------||
|-----5---------5---------|---------------0-----||
|-3---------------3-------|---0--1-(1)-2----x---||
|-------------------0-3-2-|-1-------------------||


  C7                          F7
  E S S E S S S S S S S S E   E Q  E +E  Q  S S
|-------5---3-5-3-----------|-------------------|
|-----x-----------5---------|---------------0---|
|-3-----------------0-3-----|---0--1-(1)-2----x-|
|-----------------------0-3-|-1-----------------|


  C7                          F7
  E S S E S S S S S S S S E   E Q  E +E  Q  S S
|-------5---3-5-3-----------|----------------------|
|-----x-----------5---------|----------------------|
|-3-----------------x-3-----|---0--1-(1)-2--5------|
|-----------------------x-3-|-1---------------3----|


  C7                          F7
  E S S E S S S S S S S S E   E Q  E +E  Q  E
|-------5---3-5-3-----------|-----------------*|
|-----x-----------5---------|---------------0-*|
|-3-----------------0-3-----|---0--1-(1)-2----*|
|-----------------------0-3-|-1---------------*|
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