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Better Tell Him No:The Starlets.
#38 on BB Hot 100 on PAM Records
in 1961.
***(Later changed their name to The Angels,
    of ' My Boyfriend's Back' fame.)***

INTRO:
 Ab
(Mama?) (What?) (I wanna ask you somethin')
        Eb
(Yeah?)

#1.
Ab
Mama, if I meet a real fine boy and he says 

that I'm his pride and joy.
Db
Oh, if he walks me in the pale moon light.
Ab
Oh, when he say he wanna hold me tight.
            Eb             Db
What must I say, Mama, oh, tell me what must 
  Ab
I say?

#2.
              Abm
(Whoaaa-ohhh) Tell him no, girl, tell that man..

tell him no, make him understand.
Db
Unless he's got a preacher in his plan, tell him 
Ab                          Eb
no, you better tell him, no.

#3.
Ab
But, Mama, if he say he love me so, and he say he'll 

never let me go.
Db
Oh, if he tell me that tonight's the night.
Ab
Oh, when he's gonna make me see the light.
            Eb             Db                  Ab
What must I say, Mama, oh, tell me what must I say?
 Ab   Db     Ab
(What must I say?)

#4.
Ab
Tell him no, girl, and take my advice, keep his hands 
               Db
off the merchandise.
Db                                                 Ab
Unless he's thinking about choosing rice, tell him no, 
                       Eb
you better tell him no.

BRIDGE:
Db
Mama, he's fine.
        Ab              Fm
Girl, I hate to see you cryin'.
      Db     Bbm
If he go, he won't come back.
        Bb                          Eb
There's another train moving on the very same track.

#5.
Ab
Ohhh, but maybe, maybe I can let him go or maybe when 

he stay I'll feel aglow.
Db                                       Ab                       
If I tell him no, what's on my mind, oh, still he say 

he wanna hold me tight.
            Eb             Db                  Ab
What must I say, Mama, oh, tell me what must I say.
 Ab   Db     Ab
(What must I say?)

#6.
Ab
Whoa-oh, tell him no, girl, and play your part, don't 
                            Db
wanna see you with a broken heart.
                                                 Ab
Get the ring before the romance starts, tell him no, 
                       Eb
you better tell him no.

OUTRO:
Db                              Ab
Tell him no, girl, tell him no..tell him no, girl, tell 

him no.
Db                              Ab
Tell him no, girl, tell him no..tell him, tell him, tell 

him no..(Fade.)



A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.


            
            
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