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Hang On Sloopy bass

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Hang On Sloopy
The McCoys
Written by Wes Farrell and Bert Russell; released as a single with "I Can't 
Explain It" as the B-side, and on the album "Hang On Sloopy".

Intro:
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A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|------------------------10\----|
  (drums)


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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|


Refrain:
G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  Hang                    on,     Sloopy,         Sloopy, hang on!


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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|



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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  Hang                    on,     Sloopy,         Sloopy, hang on!


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E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|


Verse:
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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  Sloopy      lives       in  a   ve- ry      bad      part  of


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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  town,                                                       And
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  eve  -  ry- bo  -   dy,     yeah,       tries to put my Sloopy


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  down.
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  Sloopy,     I       don't   care            what your daddy do,


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E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
                                                             'Cause
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  you know,       Sloopy,     girl,       I'm in  love    with you.


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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--|
E|3-----------3------------------|-------------------------------|
                                      And so  I   sing out:
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
Refrain:
G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
  Hang                    on,     Sloopy,         Sloopy, hang on!


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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|



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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3---3----------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
  Hang                    on,     Sloopy,         Sloopy, hang on!


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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|


Verse:
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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  Sloopy  wears a red dress,  yeah,           as  old  as    the


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  Nil,                                                    But when
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  Sloopy  wears   red dress,  yeah,   you know it gives me   the
              that

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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
  chills,         oh,         oh.
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
  Sloopy, when I  see you     wal  -  kin',       walkin' down the


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A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
  street,                                                 I   say
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
  don't worry,    Sloopy      girl,       you be- long    to  me.


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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3-/|5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--|
E|3-----------3------------------|-------------------------------|
                                      And so  I   sing out:
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
Refrain:
G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---5---3---2------|
E|3-----------3------------------|----------------------------5--|
  Hang                    on,     Sloopy,         Sloopy, hang on!


G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---5---3---2------|
E|3-----------3------------------|----------------------------5--|



G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---5---3---2------|
E|3-----------3------------------|----------------------------5--|
  Hang                    on,     Sloopy,         Sloopy, hang on,


G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
                  yeah,   yeah,   yeah,   yeah!

Break (solo):
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A|----------------3---3-------3--|5---5-------5---3---3----------|
E|3---3-------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|



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A|----------------3---3-------3--|5---5-------5---3---3----------|
E|3---3-------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|



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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3---3-------3--|5---5-------5---3---3---2------|
E|3---3-------3------------------|----------------------------5--|



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A|----------------3---3-------3--|5---5-------5---3---3---2------|
E|3---3-------3------------------|----------------------------5--|



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A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|


Verse:
G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  Sloopy, let your hair down, girl,           let hang down  on
                                                it

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A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  me,
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  Sloopy, let your hair down, girl,           let hang down  on
                                                it

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A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5\-----|
  me,             yeah,                           Come on,
  oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
  Sloopy,                                     oh, come on,
             (come on,    come on)

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A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
  Sloopy,                                   Well, come on,    Sloo-
             (come on,    come on)

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E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
      py,                                   well, come on,    Sloo-
             (come on,    come on)

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A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
      py,                                 Well, it feels  so
             (come on,    come on)

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A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
  good,                               you know it feels   so
             (come on,    come on)

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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---3--------------|
E|3-----------3------------------|------------------------5---4--|
  good,                             Well, shake   shake   shake it,
             (come on,    come on)            it,     it,

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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3--|5-----------5---5---3---2------|
E|3-----------3------------------|----------------------------5--|
  Sloopy,                             oh, shake   shake   shake it,
             (come on,    come on)            it,     it,

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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3-----------3-/|5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--|
E|3-----------3------------------|-------------------------------|
  yeah!
             (come on,    come on)

G|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|5---5---5---5---5---3---2------|
E|----------------------------5--|


Refrain:
G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3---3-------3--|5---5-------5---3---3---2------|
E|3---3-------3------------------|----------------------------5--|
  Hang                    on,     Sloopy,         Sloopy, hang on,


G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3---3-------3--|5---5-------5---5---3---2------|
E|3---3-------3------------------|----------------------------5--|
          yeah,   yeah,   yeah,   yeah,   yeah,   yeah!   Oh,


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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3---3-------3--|5---5-------5---5---3---2------|
E|3---3-------3------------------|----------------------------5--|
  hang                    on,     Sloopy,         Sloopy, hang on!


G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3---3-------3--|5---5-------5---5---3---2------|
E|3---3-------3------------------|----------------------------5--|
                  yeah,   yeah,   yeah,   yeah,   yeah,   yeah!

Outro:
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D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------3---3-------3--|5---5-------5---5---3---2------|
E|3---3-------3------------------|----------------------------5-\|
  Hang                    on,     Sloopy,         Sloopy, hang on!


G|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|--------------------3---3------|----5---5-----------3---3------|
E|3---3---3----------------------|-------------------------------|



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EVILxHEMI 269 Jun 11, 2014 08:27 PM

Thank you for posting this tab! It was very well done and I enjoyed playing it on my bass. :)

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