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Brown Sugar Chords

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D G D G B D
I know it looks difficult but I've put it all as chords!

TUNING

Open G – D G D G B D

CHORDS

C*	x x 14 12 16 x
G*	x x 12 12 12 x
C	x x 5 5 5 x
F	x x 7 5 7 x
A#5	x x x 3 6 x
D#5	x x x 4 6 x
Csus4	x x 5 5 6 x
G#5	x x x 1 1 x
D5	x x x 2 3 x
E5	x x x 4 5 x
Bb5	x x x 3 3 x
D#	x x 5 3 4 x
F*	10 10 10 10 10 10 
Bb	x x 3 3 3 x
G	x 0 0 0 x x
E7sus4	0 0 0 4 0 0
Am7/E	0 0 2 0 1 0

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INTRO
||:  C*  G*  C  |  C  F  C  |  C*  G*  C  |  C  F  C  :||

||:  A#5  D#5  C  |  C  Csus4  G#5  |  G#5  D5  G#5  D5  E5  Bb5  Csus4  |  Csus4  C  D#  :||

VERSE ONE

C
Gold coast slave ship bound for cotton fields
F*
Sold in a market down in New Orleans
C
Scared old slaver knows that hes doing alright
Bb			 C
Hear him whip the women just around midnight

CHROUS

G  E7sus4  G   Am7/E    G
               Brown    Sugar
C    Csus4		C    Csus4   C
How come you taste so good?   
G  E7sus4  G   Am7/E    G
               Brown    Sugar
C    Csus4	       C    Csus4   C
Just like a young girl should

A#5  D#5  C  |  C  Csus4  G#5  |  G#5  D5  G#5  D5  E5  Bb5  Csus4  |  Csus4  C  D#  

VERSE TWO

C
Drums beating, cold English blood runs high
F*
Lady of the house wondering when its gonna stop
C
House boy knows that hes doing alright
Bb		        C
You should’a heard him just around midnight 

CHROUS TWO

G  E7sus4  G   Am7/E    G
               Brown    Sugar
C    Csus4		C    Csus4   C
How come you taste so good?   Now
G  E7sus4  G   Am7/E    G
               Brown    Sugar
C   Csus4	        C    Csus4   C
Just like a young girl should   Now

INSTRUMENTAL

||:  A#5  D#5  C  |  C  Csus4  G#5  |  G#5  D5  G#5  D5  E5  Bb5  Csus4  |  Csus4  C  D#  :||

A#5  D#5  C  |  C  Csus4  G#5  |  G#5  D5  G#5  D5  E5  Bb5  Csus4  |  Csus4  C  D# 

A#5  D#5  C  |  C  Csus4  G#5  |  G#5  D5  G#5  D5  E5  Bb5  Csus4  |  C 

VERSE THREE

G  E7sus4    G   Am7/E    G
 Oh come on      Brown    Sugar
C   Csus4		C  Csus4   C
How come you taste so good?   Now
G  E7sus4          G   Am7/E    G
 Oh got me feeling     Brown    Sugar
C    Csus4	       C    Csus4   C
Just like a black girl should
VERSE THREE

C
Ah, I bet your mamma was a tent show queen
F*
And all her boyfriends were sweet sixteen
C
I’m no school boy but I know what I like
Bb		       C
You shoulda heard me just around midnight

CHROUS FOUR

G  E7sus4  G   Am7/E    G
               Brown    Sugar
C   Csus4	      C  Csus4   C
How come you taste so good?   Baby
G  E7sus4  G   Am7/E    G
Oh             Brown    Sugar
C    Csus4	        C   Csus4   C
Just like a young girl should   Yeah
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VariousThings wrote on March 23 2012, 11:06 pm

The chord listed at the start as

"C*=x x 14 12 16 x"

is wrong; it sounds far too dissonant.

I think it's meant to be:
"x x 14 12 13 x", i.e. a Gsus4 (or an Am7 without the root).

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dctopboots wrote on April 2 2012, 10:10 am

your right...it's a typo mate

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