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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
Pay attention to this - of the many tabs of this 1966 Troggs protopunker
that I've seen on the net, this is the only one that gets the 'wild thing,
I think I love you' break correct.  Which is all the more amazing when
you see how laughably simple it actually is.

As Dave Marsh said in _The New Book of Rock Lists_: 'Based on their playing
style, the Troggs [troglodytes, i.e. cave dwellers] in question would have
to be considered Neanderthals - Cro-Magnons had art.'  -- AWR


                                "Wild Thing"
                               (Chip Taylor)

Intro:

	-------------|
	-------------|
	-----9r7-----|
	-------------|
	-------------|
	-------------|
	     ^^^ slow reverse bend

	A   D    E
	/ / / /  / / / /

Verse:

	A          D   E   D
	Wild thing        you make my

	A          D   E   D
	Heart sing        you make

	A           D      E     D
	Everything groovy

	A          D     E
	Wild thing       / / /

Break 1:

	guitar:

	     v       v     v     v     v
	-----------|-------------------------|
	--5--5-----|-5-----------------------|
	--5--6-(5)-|-6-----------------------|
	--5--7--5--|-7-----------------------|
	--5--7--5--|-7-----------------------|
	-----------|-------------------------|

	bass:

	     v       v     v     v     v
	-----------|-2-----------------------|
	-----2-----|-------------------------|
	-----------|-------------------------|
	-----------|-------------------------|

	Wild thing, I think I love you

	[above riff]

	But I wanna know for sure

	[above riff]

	Come on and hold me tight

	[above riff]

	I love you

	A   D    E   D    A   D    E   D
	/ / / /  / / / /  / / / /  / / / /

[repeat verse]

[ocarina solo over verse chords - no ocarina tab, but there are only four
 notes to it (E, G, A, and B) and you too should be able to play it within
 five minutes of picking up an ocarina]

Break 2:

	Wild thing, I think you move me
	But I wanna know for sure
	So c'mon and hold me tight
	You move me

	A   D    E   D    A   D    E
	/ / / /  / / / /  / / / /  [hold 4 bars]

[repeat verse]

Coda:

	 A          D   E
	Wild thing
	   D           A          D   E
	C'mon, c'mon, wild thing
	 D                   A
	Shake it, shake it, wild thing  [fade]


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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redone wrote on April 5 2009, 07:25 am

Good one

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Hardship wrote on June 3 2015, 08:54 pm

I think the hammer on the A chord is sufficient for the chorus, otherwise, this is an accurate tab. Not real complicated.

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