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What I Like About You - The Romantics (1979)
Written By: Jimmy Marinos, Wally Palmar, and Mike Skill.
Chorded By: Skidaddy, Esq., G.Q.

4/4 TIME @ 166 BPM (2 Min. 48 Sec.) in 'A'.

Chords Used:
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             GUITAR             KEYBOARD
        E  A  D  G  B  e     Bass|  Chord
       ------------------    --------------
Es4  -  x  7  9  9 10  7      E    B-E-A
E*   -  x  7  9  9  9  7      E    B-E-G#
A5   -  x  0  7  9 10  x      A    A-E-A
G*   -  x  x  0  0  0  x      -    G-B-D
D*   -  x  5  7  7  7  5      D    A-D-F#
As4  -  x  0  2  2  3  0      A    A-D-E
A    -  x  0  2  2  2  0      A    A-C#-E
E    -  0  2  2  1  0  0      E    B-E-G#
D    -  x  x  0  2  3  2      D    A-D-F#
G    -  3  5  5  4  3  3      G    B-D-G
B    -  7  9  9  8  7  7      B    B-D#-F#

INTRO: [16 M]
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'INTRO' Guitar TAB (2 Measure Repeat for 1st 8 measures) -

NOTE: Only play 3 'A' chords at end of 2nd measure the first time through.
      Play the 'A' chord only once after the first time through.

  Es4 E*  A5     G* D*  G*As4 A      Es4 E*  A5     G* D*  G*As4 A
e|7---7------------|5-----0---0-0-0-|7---7------------|5-----0---0-----|
B|10--9---10--10-0-|7---0-3---2-2-2-|10--9---10--10-0-|7---0-3---2-----|
G|9---9---9---9--0-|7---0-2---2-2-2-|9---9---9---9--0-|7---0-2---2-----|
D|9---9---7---7--0-|7---0-2---2-2-2-|9---9---7---7--0-|7---0-2---2-----|
A|7---7---0---0----|5-----0---0-0-0-|7---7---0---0----|5-----0---0-----|
E|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|----------------|
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4  +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4  +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

'INTRO' Chords -

 1 + 2+ 3+4+  1+ 2  + 3 +4+ 1 + 2+ 3+4+  1+ 2  + 3 +4+…
|Es4 E* A5 G*|D* G* As4 A  |Es4 E* A5 G*|D* G* As4 A  |


|Es4 E* A5 G*|D* G* As4 A  |Es4 E* A5 G*|D* G* As4 A     |
                                                    Hey!…

 1 2 3 4  1+2+ 3 + 4  +   1 2 3 4  1+2+3+4 + …
|E   A   |D  As4 A       |E   A   |D  A       |E   A   |D  As4 A       |
                 Uh,… huh…               Hey!…                 Uh,… huh…

|E   A   |D      A             |
…           What I like a-bout…

VERSE #1: [8 M]
--------

|E      A   |D  As4      A        |E   A   |D  A    |
 you,…          you hold me… tight…

|E               A          |D          As4 A           |
 Tell me I’m the on-ly one,… wan-na come… o-ver to-night…

|E   A      |D  A    |
…       Yeah…

CHORUS #1: [8 M]
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|E         A            |D     As4  A  |E               A             |
 Keep… on… whis-per-in’… in… my… ear…   Tell me all the things… that I…

|D       A                        |E   A   |D            As4    A      |
… wan-na hear… ‘cause that’s true,…          that’s what I like a-bout…

|E      A   |D      A             |
 you…          What I like a-bout…

VERSE #2: [8 M]
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|E     A    |D         As4     A           |E    A    |D  A            |
 you,…        you real-ly know how to dance…               When you go…

|E          A             |D           As4    A         |
 up… town,… jump a-round,… think a-bout… true ro-… mance…

|E   A      |D  A    |
…       Yeah…

CHORUS #2: [12 M]
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|E         A            |D     As4  A  |E               A             |
 Keep… on… whis-per-in’… in… my… ear…   Tell me all the things… that I…

|D       A                         |E   A   |D            As4    A      |
… wan-na hear,… ‘cause that’s true,…          that’s what I like a-bout…

|E     A   |D             A            |E     A   |D            As4    A      |
 you…        That's what I like a-bout… you…        That's what I like a-bout…

|E     A  D|…         G|
 you…       Wow!…

GUITAR SOLO: [8 M]
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|G      D|…      G|…      A|…       |…D   A B|…E B    |B       |B          |
                                                                       Hey!

HARMONICA SOLO: [16 M]
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 1 2 3 4  1+2+ 3 +4+ 1 2 3 4  1+2+3+4+…
|E   A   |D  As4 A  |E   A   |D  A    |E   A   |D  As4 A  |


|E   A   |D  A    |E   A   |D  As4 A  |E   A   |D  A    |


|E   A   |D  As4 A  |E   A   |D      A             |
                                What I like a-bout…

VERSE #3: [8 M]
--------

|E     A   |D         As4     A        |E   A   |D  A    |
 you…        You keep me warm at… night…

|E             A           |D             As4     A         |
 Nev-er wan-na let you go,… know you make me feel al-… right…

|E   A      |D  A    |
…       Yeah…

CHORUS #3: [8 M]
---------

|E         A            |D     As4  A  |E               A             |
 Keep… on… whis-per-in’… in… my… ear…   Tell me all the things… that I…

|D       A                         |E   A   |D            As4    A      |
… wan-na hear,… ‘cause that’s true,…          that’s what I like a-bout…

|E     A   |D           A              |
 you…        That's what I like a-bout…

REFRAIN: [12 M]
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|E     A   |D             As4   A     |E     A   |
 you…        That's what I like a-bout… you…

|D             A            |E     A   |
  That's what I like a-bout… you…

|D             As4   A        |E        A      |
  That's what I like a-bout…   you…
                      [That's… what… I… like…]

|D             A              |E        A      |
  That's what I like a-bout…   you…
                      [That's… what… I… like…]

|D             As4   A        |E        A           |D    A       |
  That's what I like a-bout…   you…                          Hey!…
                      [That's… what… I… like… a-bout… you…]

CODA: [12 M]
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|E   A   |D  As4 A       |E       A      |D      A       |
                 Uh-… huh…   Hey!…  Hey!…   Hey!…   Hey!…
                                                   [Hey!…]

|E   A   |D  As4 A     |E      A   |D  A       |
              Uh-… huh…  Brrr…            Hey!…
                                         [Hey!…]

|E   A   |D  As4  A    |E   A   |D  A       |
               Uh-… huh…               Hey!…
                                      [Hey!…]


            
            
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