In The Summertime
2005
auThirsty Merc
AA7DD6E7GG7
7 chords used in this song
Riff (x2)
   D   G  (A)    D  G   (A)
A| --------0-3-5 --------0-3-5
E| --2-3-4------ --2-3-4------
C| 2------------ 2------------
DG7A
DI don't have a G7job A
DG7A
DI never G7liked them A
DG7ADG7A
DI just wanna G7play A in the Dsunshine G7 A
DG7A
DThey said I was G7wrong A
DG7A
DBut I know G7better A
DG7ADG7A
DI live my G7life A like I'm Ddying G7 A
E7
E7Gimme a chance
G7E7
I'll G7do my best to kick and scream and E7dance
G7
When winter comes I'll turn G7around
Chorus
A
ATake me back to the
DD6
Dsweet times D6The hot nights
GD
GEverything is gonna Dbe alright
E7
In the E7summertime
G7
Baby, in the G7summertime
A
And Aeven if I have to wait til
DD6
Dnext year D6I don't care
GD
GAll I know is that I'll Dmeet you there
E7
In the E7summertime
G7
Baby, in the G7summertime
AD
AThat is where I'll be D (Omit line during chorus x2)
DG7A
DI can't G7complain A
DG7A
D'Cos I'm still G7breathing A
DG7ADG7A
DThere's nobody G7breathing Adown my Dneck now G7 A
E7
E7Gimme a go
G7E7
Like an G7open furnace setting fire to E7snow
G7
When winter comes I'll ask the G7crowd
A
To Atake me back to the
Chorus
A
ATake me back to the
DD6
Dsweet times D6The hot nights
GD
GEverything is gonna Dbe alright
E7
In the E7summertime
G7
Baby, in the G7summertime
A
And Aeven if I have to wait til
DD6
Dnext year D6I don't care
GD
GAll I know is that I'll Dmeet you there
E7
In the E7summertime
G7
Baby, in the G7summertime
AD
AThat is where I'll be D (Omit line during chorus x2)
E7
E7So let me run
G7E7
I'll G7dream until my head weighs 16 E7tonnes
G7
And when I wake sometime in G7June
A
I'll say A
Chorus (x2)
A
ATake me back to the
DD6
Dsweet times D6The hot nights
GD
GEverything is gonna Dbe alright
E7
In the E7summertime
G7
Baby, in the G7summertime
A
And Aeven if I have to wait til
DD6
Dnext year D6I don't care
GD
GAll I know is that I'll Dmeet you there
E7
In the E7summertime
G7
Baby, in the G7summertime
AD
AThat is where I'll be D (Omit line during chorus x2)
Finish second time
E7
Baby, in the E7summertime
G7
Baby, in the G7summertime
A7D6
A7That is where I'll D6be
You can play the riff over the chords in the D (verse) section. If you do this, it will probably sound better to include the optional (A) chords.
Otherwise, you can leave them out for a slightly different sound.
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