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...A MESSAGE TO YOU, RUDY... by The Specials
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*from 'The Specials' (1979)*

x = mute strings with hand


[Intro]

      C                F        G
e|--x-3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x--5-x-5-x--7-x-7--|
B|--x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x--6-x-6-x--8-x-8--|
G|--x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x--5-x-5-x--7-x-7--|
D|--x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------| (x4)


[Verse 1]

C                         F  G
 Stop your messin' around,
C                            F  G
 Better think of your future.
C                                F         G           C    F  G
 Time you straightened right out, creatin' problems in town.


[Chorus]

   C     F          G       C     F          G
Ru-dy, a message to you, Ru-dy; a message to you.

[Interlude]

C, F  G (x2)


[Verse 2]

C                         F  G
 Stop your foolin' around,
C                                F  G
 Time you straightened right out.
C                            F               G          C    F  G
 Better think of your future, or else you'll wind up in jail.


[Chorus]

   C     F          G       C     F          G
Ru-dy, a message to you, Ru-dy; a message to you.


[Solo]

C, F  G (x4)


[Verse 3]

C                          F  G
 Stop your messin' around,
C                            F  G
 Better think of your future.
C                                F         G           C    F  G
 Time you straightened right out, creatin' problems in town.


[Chorus]

   C     F          G       C     F          G
Ru-dy, a message to you, Ru-dy; a message to you.


[Verse 4]

C                          F  G
 Stop your messin' around,
C                            F  G
 Better think of your future.
C                                F         G           C    F  G
 Time you straightened right out, creatin' problems in town.


[Chorus]

   C     F          G      C
Ru-dy, a message to you, Ru-dy;
  F          G       C
A message to you, Ru-dy...

(Repeat to Fade)


(Chord Diagrams)


   C       F       G

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 xx5553  xxx565  xxx787

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| x  Dead note

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rudie92 21 Apr 08, 2010 03:51 PM

I watched a video of them playing it on youtube a few times and I'm pretty sure Lynval plays them as power chords.

I posted up a power chord version, but I used your chords as a starting point otherwise I never would've got it, so thanks for posting.

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rudie92 21 Apr 08, 2010 03:51 PM

I watched a video of them playing it on youtube a few times and I'm pretty sure Lynval plays them as power chords.

I posted up a power chord version, but I used your chords as a starting point otherwise I never would've got it, so thanks for posting.

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rudie92 21 Apr 08, 2010 03:52 PM

oops sorry double posted, haven't got the hang of this yet :)

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