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Author
Fever
The McCoys
Written by Eddie Cooley and Otis Blackwell (under the pseudonym John 
Davenport); released as a single with "Sorrow" as the B-side.

Intro:
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  (drums)


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Verse:
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A|----------------1-----------1--|----------------1-----------1--|
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      Ne- ver know how much I love    you,
  ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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  ne- ver know how much I     care.
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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  When you put your arms  a - round   me,             I   get a
  ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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D|-------------------------------|----------------3--------------|
A|5------------------------------|--------5---5-----------5------|
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  fever that's so hard    to  bear.   You give me fe  -   ver
  ooooooo
Refrain:
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                                       when  you  kiss me,
     (you give me fe  -   ver)

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  fe- ver when you hold   me tight,
                                     (you give me fe  -   ver)

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  Fever                               in  the mor  -  ning,


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  fe- ver all     through the night.

Verse:
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       Sun lights up  the     day  -  time,
  ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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       Moon lights up the     night,
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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       I    light up when you call        my  name,  'cause I know
  ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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D|-------------------------------|----------------3--------------|
A|5------------------------------|--------5---5-----------5------|
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      you're gonna treat me right.    You give me fe  -   ver
  ooooooo
Refrain:
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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3-------1------|
E|3-----------3------------------|-------------------------------|
                                     when you kiss    me,
     (you give me fe  -   ver)

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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3-------1------|
E|3-----------3------------------|-------------------------------|
  fe- ver when you hold   me tight,
                                     (you give me fe  -   ver)

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  Fever                               in  the mor  -  ning,


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  fe- ver all     through the night.

Break (solo):
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E|3---3-------3------------------|-------------------------------|



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E|3---3-------3------------------|-------------------------------|



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Verse:
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          Every - bo  -   dy's            got the fe  -   ver,


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          that is some -  thing   you all     know,


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          Fe- ver isn't                   such a  new     thing,


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  fe- ver started long    time a- go.

Outro:
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                                          Ba- by, turn on     your
     (you give me fe  -   ver)

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  lovelight,                              let it  shine on    me,
                 (yeah,       yeah!)

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                                      Oh, ba- by, turn on     your
                 (yeah,       yeah!)

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  lovelight,                          and let it  shine on    me,
                 (yeah,       yeah!)

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                                      Oh, just a little bit high-
                 (yeah,       yeah!)

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  er,                                 and just a little bit bright-
                 (yeah,       yeah!)

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  er, baby!
                 (yeah,       yeah!)

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      You give me fe  -   ver,


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  yeah,   yeah,   yeah,   yeah,       you give me fe  -   ver,


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  yeah,   yeah,   yeah,   yeah,       you give me fe  -   ver,


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  yeah,   yeah,   yeah,   yeah,       you give me fe  -   ver.


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