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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#

From: Andrew Rogers
Subject: j/jackson_j_j/but_its_alright.crd

A US hit twice - once in 1966, again in 1969 - for soul singer J. J. Jackson.


                           "But It's Alright"
                           (Jackson / Tubbs)

Intro:

	(guitar w/reverb, 6X [band enters 3rd time]):

	 A       C#m Bm
	 v   v   v   v
	-5---5-----9-777-|
	-5---5-----9-777-|
	-6---6-----9-777-|
	-7---7----11-999-|
	-7---7----11-999-|
	-5---5-----9-777-|

Verse 1:

	 A             C#m Bm     A      C#m Bm
	You don't know        how I feel
	 A                C#m Bm     A      C#m Bm
	You'll never know        how I feel
	 A            C#m Bm     A          C#m Bm
	When I needed you    to come around
	 A             C#m Bm      A           C#m Bm
	You always try        to bring me down

	           C#m          Bm
	Oh, but I know, girl, believe me when I say that
	C#m      Bm                   E
	You are surely, surely gonna pay, girl

	     A             C#m Bm       A        C#m Bm
	But it's all right        all right girl
	         A      C#m Bm      A             C#m Bm
	You can hurt me        but it's all right

Verse 2:

	Hey now, one day ah, you will see
	You'll never find a guy like me
	Who'll love you right both day and night
	You'll never have to worry 'cause it's all uptight

	Oh, but I'm tellin' you girl and I know it's true
	That I was made to love only you

	But it's all right, all right girl
	You can hurt me, but it's all right
	Go on, yeah

[Repeat verse w/glockenspiel solo over first four lines]

	Oh, oh, yeah
	My my my baby, wow, yeah!

	     A             C#m Bm       A        C#m Bm  [key changes to Bb]
	But it's all right        all right girl
	          Bb            Dm Cm      Bb        Dm Cm
	Hey, say it's all right       all right girl

Verse 3 (in Bb):

	     Bb               Dm Cm              Dm    Cm
	Now there's one thing       I wanna say, hey, yeah
	        Bb        Dm Cm         Bb          Dm Cm
	You'll meet a guy       who'll make you pay
	       Bb           Dm Cm      Bb          Dm Cm
	He'll treat you bad       and make you sad
	    Bb            Dm Cm      Bb          Dm Cm
	And you will lose       the love you had

	           Dm     Cm
	Oh, but I hate to say I told you so, but
	Dm              Cm7/F                F
	Baby, you gotta gotta reap what you sow

Coda:

	     Bb            Dm Cm      Bb        Dm Cm  [continue]
	But it's all right       all right girl
	You are payin' now, but it's all right
	So goodbye, now, goodbye, girl
	You're payin' now, say bye-bye
	You hurt me once, you hurt me twice
	Oh, but-a baby, that don't cut no ice
	Hey, goodbye, baby [fade]


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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massbassman 41 wrote on July 14 2010, 02:58 pm

I believe it modulates up a full step (i.e., A to B). Thoughts?

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captain423 10 wrote on July 9 2013, 05:19 pm

You are correct sir, it does modulate up a full step.

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Poekicker 41 wrote on January 20 2015, 07:34 pm

Lack of accuracy. In the second of the song, after the solo, it modulates to B, not to Bb. So the whole tab from that point on is a half step flat.

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