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Love Shack Tab

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LOVE SHACK
by The B-52's


http://www.angelfire.com/music2/chords/index.html
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Transcribed by Guitar Player Extraordinaire,
Tim Stoll (of Lockport, New York)
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Note: I've included tablature (tab) in 4 different parts for reference throughout this
transcription. There are variations of this tablature in a couple parts of the song, but it
should be easy enough to work them out -even if you're a lame-brain.

Part 1:
(played at the intro)

E-----3--------|
B---b/4--------|
G--------------|
D--------------|
A--------------|
E--------------|


Part 2:
(Played throughout song)

E---8------8----------10-----10---------6---8--8--6-----------------------------|
B---8------8----------10-----11---------6---8--8--6-----------------------------|
G---9------9----------10-----10---------7---7--7--7-----------------------------|
D--10-----10---------10-----12--------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Part 3:
guitar solo parts (main riff):

E---11-----8-----11-----8-------6---6---8-8-6-----------------------------------|
B---b/10---8-----b/10---8-------6---6---8-8-6--8--------------------------------|
G------------------------------------------------b/8----------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Part 4:

E-----11----------|
B---b/10----------|
G-----------------|
D-----------------|
A-----------------|
E-----------------|


Other Chords used in song:

.........E-A-D-G-B-E
........------------------|
C........x-3-2-0-1-0------|
Eb......x-6-5-3-4-3-------|
F........x-8-7-5-6-5------|
Ab......x-11-10-8-9-8-----|
Bb.......6-8-8-7-6-6------|
C.........8-10-10-9-8-8---|


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If you see a faded sign at the side of the road that says

-------------------(C) Play Part 1, then continue with Part 2
15 miles to the... Love Shack!

(Part 2)
Love Shack yeah yeah

I'm headin' down the Atlanta highway, lookin' for the love getaway

Headed for the love getaway, love getaway,

I got me a car, it's as big as a whale and we're headin' on down to the Love Shack

I got me a Chrysler, it seats about 20

So hurry up and bring your jukebox money

----C---------------Eb------------------F-------Ab-------- Play Part 3
The Love Shack is a little old place where we can get together

(Part 3)
Love Shack baby, Love Shack ba-by.

Love baby, that's where it's at,

Love baby, that's where it's at

Play Part 2
Sign says.. (Woo)... stay away fools, 'cause love rules at the Love Shack!

Bb -----C------------Bb---C---------------Bb---C---------------Bb---C -- (Play Part 4)
Well it's set way back in the middle of a field, just a funky old shack and I gotta get back

Play Part 2 here...(refer to other parts thereafter...etc...)

Glitter on the mattress
Glitter on the highway
Glitter on the front porch
Glitter on the hallway

Chorus:

The Love Shack is a little old place where we can get together

Love Shack baby!
Love Shack, that's where it's at!

Huggin' and a kissin', dancin' and a lovin', wearin' next to nothing
Cause it's hot as an oven

The whole shack shimmies!
The whole shack shimmies when everybody's
Movin' around and around and around!

Everybody's movin', everybody's groovin' baby!
Folks linin' up outside just to get down

Everybody's movin', everybody's groovin' baby
Funky little shack! Funky little shack!

Part 3: (Guitar solo=variations of Part 3 tab)

Hop in my Chrysler, it's as big as a whale
and it's about to set sail!

I got me a car, it seats about 20
So come on, and bring your jukebox money.

(Chorus)

1.Bang bang bang on the door baby!
Knock a little louder baby!
2.Bang bang bang on the door baby!
I can't hear you..
3.Bang bang bang on the door baby!
Knock a little louder sugar!
4.Bang bang bang on the door baby!
I can't hear you!
5...
6...
7...
You're what?!!!...

Tin roof, rusted!

Love Shack, baby Love Shack!
Love baby, that's where it's at
Huggin' and a kissin', dancin' and a lovin' at the love shack
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doommaker 160 Feb 12, 2005 07:00 PM

this is fuking ***ehouse!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! eat *** and die jackass! if i ever find u i will introduce ur nose to ur arse!

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jazza42uk 10 Feb 14, 2006 01:31 AM

My, what a very grown-up comment. Did they teach you how to use the exclamation-mark at kindergarten this morning?

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rockon365 10 Jul 10, 2007 06:33 AM

it tastes like poop

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