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Complete chord sheet / short tabs for bass riff and acoustic guitar pattern / voicings for original key and transposed version./ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgjYeCrnZP8. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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          Stand Up and Sing – Kool & the Gang
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Kool & the Gang
Stand Up and Sing
(Taylor, Bell, Kool & the Gang)

From: "Something Special" (1981)

Too much barree? Transpose this chord sheet -1 to Bm and use a capo
1st fret to match the original key. I added voicings for the transposed
chords below.

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[Main riff] bass
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
  Cm7     Fm7   Bbm7     Db/Eb [ Db ]
G|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|--------1-------|
A|3-----3-------1-|------1-----4---|
E|--------1---1---|----------------|

[Main riff] for acoustic guitar
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
  Cm7     Fm7  Bbm7      Db/Eb [ Db ]
e|3-------1--1--1-|--------1-------|
B|4-------1--1--2-|------x-2-------|
G|3-----3-1--1--1-|------x-1-------|
D|5-----5-1-----3-|------x-1-------|
A|3-----3-3-----1-|------------4---|
E|--------1-------|----------------|

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CHORDS
       original key                        capo 1st fret
       E-A-D-G-B-e                         E-A-D-G-B-e
Cm7    x-3-5-3-4-3                    Bm7  x-2-4-2-3-2
Fm7    1-3-1-1-1-1                    Em7  0-2-0-0-0-0
Bbm7   x-1-3-1-2-1                    Am7  x-0-2-0-1-0
Db/Eb  x-x-1-1-2-1 or x-6-6-6-6-x     C/D  x-x-0-0-1-0
Ab/C   x-3-x-5-4-4                    G/B  x-2-0-0-0-2

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[Intro]
| Cm7 Fm7 | Bbm7 Db/Eb [ Db ] |
(bass only)
| Cm7 Fm7 | Bbm7 Db/Eb [ Db ] |
(bass only)

| Cm7 Fm7 | Bbm7 Db/Eb [ Db ] |
(full band)
| Cm7 Fm7 | Bbm7 Db/Eb [ Db ] |
(full band)


[Chorus]
Cm7       Fm7          Bbm7
Everybody stand up and sing
Db/Eb [ Db ] Cm7            Fm7    Bbm7
   And say I love You
                     (stand up and sing)
[ Bbm7 ]  Db/Eb [ Db ]
 Stand on up     and   sing

Cm7       Fm7          Bbm7
Everybody stand up and sing
Db/Eb [ Db ] Cm7            Fm7    Bbm7
   And say I love You
                     (stand up and sing)
[ Bbm7 ]  Db/Eb [ Db ]
 Oh, yeah


[Verse]
Cm7               Fm7       Bbm7   Db/Eb [ Db ]
Take this time to open your heart
Cm7                Fm7            Bbm7   Db/Eb [ Db ]
Show your feelings right from the start
Cm7               Fm7          Bbm7   Db/Eb [ Db ]
Now's the time to spread love around
Cm7                   Fm7             Bbm7
Show your thanks when your dreams are found
       Db/Eb  [ Db ]
That's why I'm saying


[Chorus]
Cm7       Fm7          Bbm7
Everybody stand up and sing
Db/Eb [ Db ] Cm7            Fm7    Bbm7
   And say I love You
                     (stand up and sing)
[ Bbm7 ]  Db/Eb [ Db ]
 Stand on up     and   sing

Cm7       Fm7          Bbm7
Everybody stand up and sing
Db/Eb [ Db ] Cm7            Fm7    Bbm7
   And say I love You
                     (stand up and sing)
[ Bbm7 ]  Db/Eb [ Db ]
 Oh, yeah


[Middle 8]
Fm7                              Bbm7
Look around at the world it's so fine
Fm7                            Bbm7
All these things were made for you and I
       Fm7                         Ebm7
If you try a little piece you will see
     Ab7    Db        Ab/C           Bbm7   [ Db/Eb ]
That it was meant for you and it was meant for me
Db/Eb           Db/Eb
 That's why I'm saying


[Chorus]
Cm7       Fm7          Bbm7
Everybody stand up and sing
Db/Eb [ Db ] Cm7            Fm7    Bbm7
   And say I love You
                     (stand up and sing)
[ Bbm7 ]  Db/Eb [ Db ]
 Stand on up     and   sing

Cm7       Fm7          Bbm7
Everybody stand up and sing
Db/Eb [ Db ] Cm7            Fm7    Bbm7
   And say I love You
                     (stand up and sing)
[ Bbm7 ]  Db/Eb [ Db ]
 Come on


[Verse]
Cm7                Fm7          Bbm7   Db/Eb [ Db ]
Live your life and love who you are
      Cm7            Fm7        Bbm7   Db/Eb [ Db ]
Cause all of us were born to go far
Cm7               Fm7        Bbm7   Db/Eb [ Db ]
Spread your love around everywhere
Cm7           Fm7           Bbm7   Db/Eb [ Db ]
 Let somebody know that you care baby
     Cm7                  Fm7       Bbm7   Db/Eb [ Db ]
Some people think they've got it so hard
    Cm7            Fm7        Bbm7   Db/Eb [ Db ]
But all of us were born to be stars
Cm7               Fm7          Bbm7   Db/Eb [ Db ]
Now's the time to spread love around
Cm7       Fm7              Bbm7
Show your thanks when your dreams are found
       Db/Eb  [ Db ]
That's why I'm saying


[Chorus]
Cm7       Fm7          Bbm7
Everybody stand up and sing
Db/Eb [ Db ] Cm7            Fm7    Bbm7
   And say I love You
                     (stand up and sing)
[ Bbm7 ]    Db/Eb [ Db ]
 Raise your voice   and   sing

Cm7       Fm7          Bbm7
Everybody stand up and sing
Db/Eb [ Db ] Cm7            Fm7    Bbm7
   And say I love You
                     (stand up and sing)
[ Bbm7 ]  Db/Eb [ Db ]
 Oh, yeah


[Chorus] break
Cm7       Fm7          Bbm7
(instrumental)
Db/Eb  [ Db ] Cm7   Fm7          Bbm7
Stand up and  sing ... and say I love you
Db/Eb  [ Db ] Cm7   Fm7          Bbm7
Stand up and  sing ... and say I love you
Db/Eb  [ Db ] Cm7   Fm7          Bbm7       Db/Eb  [ Db ]
Stand up and  sing ... and say I love you

| Cm7 Fm7 | Bbm7 Db/Eb [ Db ] |
Oh oh oh oh let it ring
| Cm7 Fm7 | Bbm7 Db/Eb [ Db ] |
Oh oh oh oh from your heart
| Cm7 Fm7 | Bbm7 Db/Eb [ Db ] |
Oh oh oh oh touch somebody's hand
| Cm7 Fm7 | Bbm7 Db/Eb [ Db ] |
Oh oh oh oh and say I love you


[Middle 8]
Fm7                              Bbm7
Look around at the world it's so fine
Fm7                            Bbm7
All these things were made for you and I
       Fm7                         Ebm7
If you try a little piece you will see
     Ab7    Db        Ab/C           Bbm7   [ Db/Eb ]
That it was meant for you and it was meant for me
Db/Eb           Db/Eb
 That's why I'm saying


[Chorus]
Cm7       Fm7          Bbm7
Everybody stand up and sing
Db/Eb [ Db ] Cm7            Fm7    Bbm7
   And say I love You
                     (stand up and sing)
[ Bbm7 ]  Db/Eb [ Db ]
 Come on

Cm7       Fm7          Bbm7
Everybody stand up and sing
Db/Eb [ Db ] Cm7            Fm7    Bbm7
   And say I love You
                     (stand up and sing)
[ Bbm7 ]  Db/Eb [ Db ]
 Stand on up     and   sing


[Outro]
| Cm7 Fm7 | Bbm7 Db/Eb [ Db ] |
(repeat and fade, lead vocals ad lib)

Everybody stand up and sing, come and sing along with me
Stand up and sing, everybody stand up and sing
Everybody stand up and sing, come and sing along with me
And say I love You (everybody stand up and sing)
I love you, I love you stand up and sing
I love you (everybody stand up and sing)
I love you, say I love you, I love you... yeah




            
            
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