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Shakin’ Street
Written by: Fred “Sonic” Smith
Performed by: The MC5

               Verse Rhythm                                Chorus  Rhythm
     Riff At beginning of Verses

   E   E  E    A  A    D  D  D   A  G  G  G G G A
e|-0---0--0----0--0----2--2--2-|-5--2--3--3-3—3\5|-------------------------|
B|-0---0--0----2--2----3--3--3-|-5--2--3--3-3-3\5|-------------------------|
G|-1---1--1----2--2----2--2--2-|-6--4--4--4-4-4\6|-------------------------|
D|-2---2--2----2--2----0--0--0-|-7--5--5--5-5—5\7|-------------------------|
A|-2---2--2----0--0----x--x--x-|-7--5--5--5-5—5\7|-4------5----------------|
E|-0---0--0----0--0----x--x--x-|-5-/3--3--3-3—3\5|---5-3----5-3h5p3-0~-----|

Verse
E                                          A                D                          E
Little Orphan Annie and Sweet Sue too,They've been coming around ,Gives 'em s
A                     D              E                                              A
          D               E
somethin' to do. Their mamas all warned 'em not to come to town. It got into their
                              A                D
blood, Now they gonna get down .


Chorus
A       G                                  A      A     G
            A        A      G
Shakin' street it's got that beat. Shakin' street where all the kids meet . Shakin'
                                 A        A                  G
street it's got that sound. Shakin' street say you gotta get down .


Verse 2
 E                                                 A              D                     E
Streetlight Sammy decided to make the trip. All the way from New Jersey , On his
 A                D           E                                         A
  D                E
girlfriend's tip. He pulled into town and met Skinny Leg Pete. Said come here, boy I
            A               D            E
               D
heard about the streets. I heard about the place where all the kids go , Now, I'm
    E                               A                 D
a-bout to flip , I just gotta know about .


Bridge
A5                                                                             A5
                                                                     A5
Well the kids on shakin' street never give in . 'Cause all of their lives they've been
in sin.  You know that they're bad ,
  A5                                              B
 D
You know that they're mad . They take for the takin' ,They shake for the shakin' .    HA!

Verse 3
E                                                       A            D
      E                                    A           D                        E
The folks keep complaining they find it so shockin' . All the kids wanna do is just keep
rockin' . They ain't got no time to
 A                  D                       E                                A
    D                    E                                  A                D
          E
think about stoppin' . They gotta get down and do a little stompin' . Now Sally Baker
to shake her shaker . And Bobby
                       A               D
C. says he's gonna take her to.


Chorus
A       G                                  A      A     G
            A        A      G
Shakin' street it's got that beat. Shakin' street where all the kids meet . Shakin'
                                 A        A      G
         E
street it's got that sound. Shakin' street say you gotta get down .


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_jUqozpuTk

Here’s a video I uploaded for the song from the “Kick  out the Jams” Dvd. Its gives a
 example of the rhythm. Shakin Street Was written and performed by Fred “Sonic” Smith of
MC5. Rest in Peace Fred and Rob.


Chords

   Verse        Chorus       Bridge

  E    A    D     A    G     A5    B    D
e|0----0----2-|---5----3--|--------2----2------|
B|0----2----3-|---5----3--|--------4----3------|
G|1----2----2-|---6----4--|--------4----2------|
D|2----2----0-|---7----5--|--7-----4----0------|
A|2----0----x-|---7----5--|--7-----2----x------|
E|0----0----x-|---5----3--|--5-----x----x------|
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