Best The Animals Songs

14 Best The Animals Songs (list with chords & lyrics)

Are you looking for the most awesome The Animals songs ever released? Superb! You have come to the correct place. We have put together our picks for the best The Animals songs for you to listen to right now!

We’ve included the best tracks with their words and guitar tabs, so you can sing and play along with these classics too.

When I Was Young

When I Was Young Guitar Chords & Lyrics
    Em                 D
The rooms were so much colder then
   Em           D
My father was a soldier then
    Em              D
And times were very hard,
           Em
When I was young, when I was young
 
  Em                  D
I smoked my first cigarette at ten
    Em           D
And for girls, I had a bad yen
    Em            D
And I had quite a ball,
           Em
When I was young
 
     G                   Em
When I was young, it was more important
G
Pain more painful
Em
Laughter much louder
D                Em    D
Yeah, when I was young
           Em
When I was young
 
  Em                D
I met my first love at thirteen 
Em                D
She was brown and I was pretty green 
    Em                D              Em
And I learned quite a lot when I was young, When I was young
 
Gm F 3x
 
     Bb                  Gm
When I was young, it was more important
Bb
Pain more painful
Gm
Laughter much louder
F                Gm    F           Gm
Yeah, when I was young, when I was young
 
   Gm                F
My faith was so much stronger then
Gm               F
I believed in my fellow men
    Gm            F
And I was so much older then,
           Gm
When I was young 3x
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Sky Pilot

Sky Pilot Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Intro (acapella):
 
	He blesses the boys as they stand in line
	They smell of gun grease  and their bayonets they shine
	He's there to help them all that he can
	To make them feel wanted, he's a good holy man
 
	[band enters]
 
	bass:
 
	 F
	 v       v       v       v         v       v       v       v
	8h10----8h10----8h10----8h10-----|-----8-----------8-------10------
	---------------------------------|-8-10--------8-10----------------
	---------------------------------|---------------------------------
	---------------------------------|---------------------------------
	(man)
 
Chorus:
 
	 Bb    Eb  Bb
	Sky... pilot
	 Bb    Eb  Bb
	Sky... pilot
	Cm                  Bb
	   How high can you fly
	       Cm                              Bb
	You'll never (never) (never) reach the sky
 
Verse 1:
 
	    Cm                                  Eb
	He smiles at the young soldiers, tells them it's all right
	    Cm                         Eb
	He knows of their fear in the forthcoming flight
	 Cm                         Eb
	Soon there'll be blood and many will die
	 Cm                       F
	Mothers and fathers back home they will cry
 
[repeat chorus]
 
Verse 2:
 
	He mumbles a prayer and it ends with a smile
	The order is given, they move down the line
	But he stay'll [sic] behind and he'll meditate
	But it won't stop the bleeding or ease the hate
 
Verse 3:
 
	And the young men move out into the battle zone
	He feels good, with God you're never alone
	He feels so tired and he lays on his bed
	Hopes the men will find courage in the words that he said
 
[repeat chorus]
 
Interlude:
 
	2:49  twin guitar solo over Bb
	3:10  sound effects enter
	3:56  bagpipes enter, guitars fade
	5:01  bagpipes and effects fade; acoustic guitar and bass enter
 
	Eb                [4X; strings enter 3rd time]
	/ / / /  / / / /
 
Verse 4:
 
	You're soldiers of God, you must understand
	The fate of your country is in your young hands
	May God give you strength, do your job real well
	If it all was worth it, only time it will tell
 
Verse 5:
 
	In the morning they returned  with tears in their eyes
	The stench of death drifts up to the skies
	A young soldier so ill  looks at the Sky Pilot
	Remembers the words, "Thou shalt not kill"
 
[repeat chorus, 2X]
 
Coda [repeat to fade]:
 
	        Cm            Eb               Bb
	You'll never (never) (never) reach the sky
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Boom Boom

Boom Boom Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Intro]
| F    | F    | F    | F    |
| Bb   | Bb   | F    | F    |
| C    | Bb   | F    | F    |
 
[Verse 1]
N.C.                 F
Boom, boom, boom, boom
N.C.                      F
Gonna shoot you right down
N.C.           Bb
Take you in my arms
N.C.               F
I'm in love with you
N.C.             C Bb
Love that is true
N.C.                  F
Boom, boom, boom, boom
 
N.C.                    F
I  like the way you walk
N.C.                    F
I  like the way you talk
N.C.                   Bb
When you walk that walk
N.C.                   F
And you talk that talk
N.C.            C Bb
You knock me out
N.C.             F
Right off of my feet
 
[Chorus]
F
Come on and shake (shake it baby)
F
Shake it up baby (shake it baby)
            Bb
Come on now baby (shake it baby)
             F
I don't mean maybe (shake it baby)
                  C
You're drivin' me crazy (shake it baby)
Bb            F
Come on, come on, yeah (shake it baby)
F
Come on and shake (shake it baby)
F
Shake it up baby (shake it baby)
     Bb
Ahh, shake (shake it baby)
Bb           F
I don't mean maybe (shake it baby)
              C
Come on, come on (shake it baby)
Bb         F
Alright, alright (ahh)
 
[Instrumental]
| F    | F    | F    | F    |
| Bb   | Bb   | F    | F    |
| C    | Bb   | F    | F    |
 
| F    | F    | F    | F    |
| Bb   | Bb   | F    | F    |
| C    | Bb   | F    | F    |
 
[Verse 2]
N.C.        F
The way you walk
N.C.           F
The way you talk
N.C.                  Bb
When you walk that walk
N.C.                       F
When you're talkin' that talk
N.C.               C Bb
You knockin' me out
N.C.                F
Right off of my feet
 
N.C.                F
I  need you right now
N.C.             F
I  mean right now
N.C.               Bb
I  don't mean tomorrow
N.C.             F
I  mean right now
N.C.           C Bb
Come on, come on
N.C.                    F
Come on, shake it up baby
 
[Chorus]
F
Come on and shake (shake it baby)
F
Shake it up baby (shake it baby)
F           Bb
Come on now baby (shake it baby)
            F
Come on now baby (shake it baby)
            C                    Bb
Come on and shake (shake it baby)
           F
Alright, alright (ahh)
F
Shake, shake, shake, shake it up baby (shake it baby)
      Bb                               F
Whoa! Shake, shake, shake, shake it up baby (shake it baby)
            C
Come on now baby (shake it baby)
Bb         F
Alright, alright
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House Of The Rising Sun

House Of The Rising Sun Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Intro]
| Am | C | D | F |
| Am | E | Am | E |
 
 
[Verse 1]
      Am   C        D          F
There is a house in New Orleans
      Am       C      E
They call the "Rising Sun"
         Am       C       D           F
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
    Am     E         | Am | C | D | F | Am | E | Am | E |
And God, I know, I'm one                (organ plays E7)
 
 
[Verse 2]
   Am     C     D        F
My mother was a tailor (organ: F7) 
    Am       C        E
She sewed my new blue jeans (organ: E7) 
   Am     C     D        F
My father was a gambling man
Am      E     | Am | C | D | F | Am | E | Am | E |
Down in New Orleans.             (organ plays E7)
 
 
[Verse 3]
        Am   C       D       F
Now the only thing a gambler needs (organ: F7) 
     Am       C     E
Is a suitcase and a trunk (organ: E7) 
        Am   C     D         F
And the only time, he's satisfied, 
   Am        E    | Am | C | D | F | Am | E | Am | E |
Is when he's on a drunk              (organ plays E7)
 
 
[Solo]
| Am | C | D | F |
| Am | C | E | % |
| Am | C | D | F |
| Am | E |
| Am | C/E | D | F |
| Am | E | Am | E |
 
 
[Verse 4]
   Am     C          D           F
O, mother, tell your children (organ: F7) 
       Am      C      E
Not to do what I have done (organ: E7) 
Am         C        D           F
Spend your lives in sin and misery
       Am       E     | Am | C | D | F | Am | E | Am | E |
In the House of Rising Sun              (organ plays E7)
 
 
[Verse 5]
            Am       C      D            F
Well, I got one foot on the platform (organ plays F7)
    Am         C      E
The other foot on the train (organ: E7) 
    Am    C       D     F
I'm going back to New Orleans (organ: F7) 
   Am        E        | Am | C | D | F | Am | E | Am | E |
To wear that ball and chain              (organ plays E7#9)
 
 
[Verse 6]
            Am   C        D             F
Well, there is a house in New Orleans (organ: F7) 
     Am        C      E
They call the "Rising Sun"  (organ: E7) 
         Am       C       D           F
And it's been the ruin of many a poor boy
    Am     E7      | Am | C | D | F7 | Am | E7 |
And God, I know, I'm one
 
 
[Coda]
| Am | Dm | Am | Dm | Am | Dm |
(a tempo)
| Am | Dm | Am | Dm | Am
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Roadrunner

Roadrunner Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[intro]
 F7                  Bb7
    Yeah, baby,     come on baby,
F7           C7   Bb7     F7   C7
yeah oh,     Oh,  oh
 
[Verse one]
F7
I'm a roadrunner baby, Can't keep up with me, oh, oh
Bb7                              F7
I'm a roadrunning mad, You can't keep up with me, yeah
C7                           Bb7                     F7
Come on and lets have a race And baby, baby you will see
C7
Oh, take my hand baby
 
[Verse two]
F7                   F7
                          Yeah Yeah
        Bb7                                 F7
take my hand baby. I want to prove to you, That I'm a roadrunning man,
                C7                  Bb7                    F7
yeah I want to tell you something I'm the fastest in the land
C7
Oh, Come one take my hand baby, yeah
 
[Solo]
 
F7        Bb7        F7
C7    Bb7   F7   C7
                 Now listen to me baby
 
[Verse three]
F7                       F7
                        Oh Oh,
            Bb7
why don't you move up a bit slowly
            F7
Let this man by, let me by
          C7
I want to give my love to you
Bb7                      F7       C7
To put some dirt in your eye       Oh Oh
 
[Verse four]
 F7
 baby, come over baby Can't keep up with me, oh, oh
Bb7                                           F7
I'm a roadrunning man, You can't keep up with me, ah
C7                             Bb7
Come on and let's have a race, and baby, baby,
F7                     C7
baby, baby baby baby baby
 
[Verse five]
F7
Oh, oh yeah, come on baby, yeah
Bb7                                    F7
I'm a roadrunning man, Can't keep up with me, yeah
C7                           Bb7                     F7
Come on and lets have a race And baby, baby you will see
C7
Oh, I'll say it one more time now
 
[outro]
F7                          F7
                            Oh, oh,
        Bb7                        F7
bye bye baby.  I've got to put you down, oh yeah
            C7                         Bb7
I've got to put you down I'll see you baby,
                        F7                C7     F7
I'll see you somewhere hanging around, oh
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Baby Let Me Take You Home

Baby Let Me Take You Home Guitar Chords & Lyrics
INTRO: A G A
 
#1.
A                    G
Baby, can I take you home..?
D                     F
Baby, let me take you home.
     A
I'll love you all my life,
        D
you can bet I'll treat you right..
          A           E        A    E
if you'll just let me take you home.
 
#2.
A                      G
Baby, can I dance with you?
D                      F
Baby, can I dance with you?
     A                    D
I'll do anything, in this godlmighty world,
          A           E          A   E
if you'll just let me dance with you.
 
A D A D   A E A E
 
#3.
A                    G
Baby, can I take you home..?
D                     F
Baby, let me take you home.
     A
I'll love you all my life,
        D
you can bet I'll treat you right..
          A           E        A    E
if you'll just let me take you home.
 
A D A D   A E A E
 
#4.(SPOKEN:AD LIB:)
      A                       G
Well, when I saw you, baby, I couldn't ignore you.
      D                  F
And I wanted you, for my girl.
A                          D
And when you said, yeah, I just couldn't care, about
A       E            A       E
anybody else in this world, alone.
A                           G               D
You smiled at me, baby, and I could see, my life
             F
planned out ahead.
    A                   D
You took my hand and it felt so good,
    A       E        A
and this is what you said..
 
#5.
A                     G
Baby, won't you be my man?
D                     F
Baby, won't you be my man?
          A                    D
Yes, I'll be your man and I'll do the best I can.
A         E       A   E
I want to be your man.
 
A D A D   A E A
 
OUTRO:
A                     D              A              D
Oh, come on, come on, baby..come on, baby, come on, baby.
                  A
come on, come on, baby.
                   D                           A
Baby, say you feel alright..baby, say you feel alright.
        D             A
It's so good..it's so good..
     D        A
It's alright..alright..(x6)(End.)
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Monterey

Monterey Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Intro:
 
	bass:
 
	(Am)
	 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
	-----------------|-----------------|-----------------
	-----5-7-----5-6-|-7---------------|-------0---------
	-5-7-----5-7-----|-----0-----------|-0-2-3-----3---2-
	-----------------|-----------------|-----------------
 
	Am      Bm        [8X; continue into verse]
	 v   v   v   v
	-----------------
	-----------------
	-0---0---2-------
	-----------0---3-
 
Verse 1:
 
	     Am     Bm       Am      Bm  Am  Bm
	The people came and listened
	 Am           Bm        Am    Bm  Am  Bm
	Some of them came and played
	  F                      Esus4         E
	Others give flowers away, yes they did
	         Am      Bm  Am  Bm
	Down in Monterey
	         Am      Bm  Am  Bm
	Down in Monterey
 
Verse 2:
 
	Young gods smiled upon the crowd
	Their music being born of love
	Children danced night and day
	Religion was being born
	Down in Monterey
 
foo:
 
	bass [as per verses] w/drums and sound effects:
 
	     (Am) (Bm)         (Am)     (Bm)     (Am) (Bm) (Am) (Bm)
	The Byrds      and the Airplane      did fly   [w/guiro]
	Oh, Ravi Shanknar's [sic] music made me cry    [w/sitar]
	The Who exploded into fire and light           [w/feedback]
	Hugh Masekela's music was black as night       [w/trumpet]
	The Grateful Dead blew everybody's mind
	Jimi Hendrix, baby believe me, set the world on fire
	His majesty, Prince Jones, smiled as he grooved among the crowd
	Ten thousand electric guitars were groovin' real loud
	You wanna find the truth in life
	Don't pass music by
	And you know   I would not lie
	No, I would not lie
	No, I would not lie
	Down in Monterey
 
	bass:
 
	[N.C.]                              Am
	 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v     v v v v   v   v   v   v
	-----------------|-----------------|---------|------------------
	-----------------|-----------------|---------|-----5-7-5-7-5-5--
	-----------------|-----------------|-0-------|-5-7--------------
	-0-2---3---4-----|-0-1---2---3---4-|---------|------------------
 
	                                       Monterey!
 
	[instrumental break - sitar solo over Am Bm]
 
Verse 3:
 
	Three days of understanding
	Of moving with one another
	Even the cops grooved with us
	Do you believe me, yeah
	Down in Monterey
 
Coda:
 
	         Am        Bm  [continue]
	Down in Monterey, yeah
	Down in Monterey
	Down in Monterey, yeah
 
	Am [N.C.]                       Am [N.C.]
	I think that maybe I'm dreamin'
 
	 Am      Bm  [continue]
	Monterey
	Monterey
	Down in Monterey
	Down in Monterey
	Did you hear what I say
	Down in Monterey [fade]
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See See Rider

See See Rider Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Intro:  G  
 
 
Verse 1
   C
Oh see, See See Rider,
Girl see, what you've done.
    F
Oh, oh, See See Rider,
C
See what you've done now.
       G
You've gone away and left me,
      F                           C                  G
Lord, now, and now the blues have come, oh yes, they do.   0:41
 
 
Verse 2
             C
Oh, well I'm goin', goin' away baby,
And I won't be back till fall.
         F
Oh yes I am, going away baby,
      C
And I won't be back till fall.
     G
If I get me a good lookin' woman,
        F                      C      G
No, no, no, I won't be back at all, alright.   1:14
 
 
Bridge
      C
And I see, See See Rider, I love you, yes I do,
And there isn't one thing darlin',
I would not do for you.
You know I want you See See,
I need you by my side,
F                    C
See See Rider, owww, keep me satisfied.  1:36
 
 
Chorus
             F                             C
Yeah See See Rider, See See Rider, See See Rider,
                   G              F
See See Rider, See Rider, See See Rider,
            C
You keep on ridin', keep on riding.
                          G
Here I come baby, look out, beat it, all right,
                                   ]
Don't lose it now, come on, come on, yeah.    2:09
 
 
 
Interlude < instrumental >   F    C     G     F     C        2:30
 
          < with voice >
G
  Here she comes, she's all right, 
She's so fine, she's all mine,
                ]
See See, come on, can we take a ride now, hey.   2:42
 
 
Instrumental < verse chords >    3:12
          C
           F
      C
     G
        F                      C       G
 
 
Verse 2 repeated
          C
Well, I'm goin, goin' away baby,
And I won't be back till fall.
           F
Oh yes I'm goin', going away baby,
      C
And I won't be back till fall.
     G
If I find me a good lookin' woman,
        F                      C
No, no, no, I won't be back at all.         3:42
 
 
Outro:
And that's the truth baby,
                       G
Listen, I'm going, all right,
Somebody told me, somebody told me,
I'm Joe Jackson, I'm leavin'
                    C ]
Alright, alright,        Owww!  4:01
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Bring It On Home To Me

Bring It On Home To Me Guitar Chords & Lyrics
       G                D7
If you ever change your mind
      G        G7           C
About leaving, leaving me behind
    G                                C
Oh, bring it to me, bring your sweet loving
D7                  G   C  G D7
Bring it on home to me, oh yeah
 
           G                 D7
You know I laughed, when you left
          G         G7          C
But now I know I've only hurt myself
    G                                C
Oh, bring it to me, bring your sweet loving
D7                  G   C     G     D7
Bring it on home to me, yeah, yeah, yeah
 
              G              D7
I'll give you jewelry, money too
           G        G7              C
and that's not all, all I'll do for you
    G                                C
Oh, bring it to me, bring your sweet loving
D7                  G   C     G     D7
Bring it on home to me, yeah, yeah, yeah
 
              G              D7
You know I'll always be your slave
          G        G7           C
Until I'm dead and buried in my grave
    G                                C
Oh, bring it to me, bring your sweet loving
D7                  G   C     G     D7
Bring it on home to me, yeah, yeah, yeah
 
       G                D7
If you ever change your mind
      G        G7           C
About leaving, leaving me behind
    G                                C
Oh, bring it to me, bring your sweet loving
D7                  G   C     G     D7
Bring it on home to me, yeah, yeah, yeah
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Its My Life

Its My Life Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Capo: 1st fret

Dm G   Dm G
 
       Dm        G         Dm      G
It's a hard world to get a break in
        Dm         G          Dm   G
All the good things have been taken
    Dm                     C    Bb
But girl there are ways to make certain things pay
C          Dm                         C    Bb
Though I'm dressed in these rags I'll wear sable
     C   D
Some day
 
Hear what I...
 
G F
   say I'm gonna ride the serpent
G F
   No more time spent sweatin' rent
G F
   Hear my command I'm breakin' loose
G F
   It ain't no use
G F
   Holdin' me down
       G
Stick around
But baby (but baby)
Remember (remember)
 
C       Dm            F         G
It's my life and I'll do what I want
C       Dm            F            G
It's my mind and I'll think what I want
F           G
Show me I'm wrong
F            G
Hurt you sometime
    F                           G   F\G
But someday I'll treat you real fine
 
            Dm   G          Dm     G
There'll be women and their fortunes
         Dm  G          Dm     G
Who just love to mother orphans
    Dm                  C   Bb
Are you gonna cry, when I'm squeezin' 'em dry
C      Dm        C         Bb
Takin' all I can get, no regrets
     C   D
When I...
 
       G  F
Openly lie
 
   And leave only money
G F
   Believe me honey, that money
 
G F
   Can you believe, I ain't no saint
G F
   Who complains
G F
   So girl cut out
    G
Any doubt
But baby (but baby)
Remember (remember)
 
C       Dm            F         G
It's my life and I'll do what I want
C       Dm            F            G
It's my mind and I'll think what I want
F           G
Show me I'm wrong
F            G
Hurt you sometime
    F                           G   F\G
But someday I'll treat you real fine
 
 C       Dm           F          G
(It's my life and I'll do what I want) Don't push me
(It's my mind and I'll think what I want) It's my life
(It's my life and I'll do what I want) And I can do what I want
(It's my mind and I'll think what I want) You can't tell me
(It's my life and I'll do what I want)
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Weve Gotta Get Out Of This Place

Weve Gotta Get Out Of This Place Guitar Chords & Lyrics
In this dirty old part of the city, where the sun refuses to shine,
 
people tell me there ain't no use in tryin'.
 
Bb B  C
        Now my girl you're so young and pretty, 
Bb B  C
        And one thing I know is true, 
Bb B  C                            Bb B  C
        You'll be dead before your time is due, I know it. 
 
Bb B  C
        Watch my daddy in bed a-dying,
Bb B  C                            Bb B  C
        Watch his hair bin turning grey, Yeah
Bb B  C                                   Bb B  C
        He's been working and slavin' his life away, oh yes, I know it
 
C7 C6 C                          C7        C6 C
          Yeah…..  He’s been working so hard 
                  C7 C6 C
          Yeah….  I've been workin' too, baby.
                        C7 C6 C
          Yeah….  Every night and day yeah yeah yeah yeah
 
CHORUS
F              Bb          C
  We gotta get out of this place..
F                            G    C
   If it's the last thing we ever do. 
F              Bb          C
  We gotta get out of this place.. 
Dm
Girl, there's a better life, for me and you.
 
F Eb Bb C   F Eb Bb C
 
Bass only
Now my girl you're so young and pretty,
Bb B  C                         Bb B  C
        And one thing I know is true, 
                                    Bb  B   C
        You'll be dead before your time is due, I know it. 
Bb B  C                         Bb B  C
        Watch my daddy in bed a-dying, 
                             Bb  B  C
Watch his hair bin a turning grey,  yeah
                                  Bb  B  C
He's been working and slavin' his life a-way
 
I know he’s bin working so hard
 
C7 C6 C                         C7 C6 C
      Yeah.. I been workin' too baby yeah
              C7 C6 C
Every day baby
C7 C6 C      C7 C6 C
   whoooaaa.       yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.
 
CHORUS
F              Bb          C
  We gotta get out of this place..
F                            G    C
   If it's the last thing we ever do. 
F              Bb          C
  We gotta get out of this place.. 
Dm
Girl, there's a better life, for me and you.
 
F  Eb  Bb  C
      Somewhere  baby
F  Eb  Bb  C.
      Somehow I know it I know it,
 
CHORUS
F              Bb          C
  We gotta get out of this place..
F                            G    C
   If it's the last thing we ever do. 
F              Bb          C
  We gotta get out of this place.. 
Dm
Girl, there's a better life, for me and you.  
F  Eb   Bb        C      F Eb              Bb C                 F Eb  Bb  C
     Be-lieve me baby..    I know it, baby      you know it, too
 
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Im Crying

Im Crying Guitar Chords & Lyrics
Capo: 1st fret

E                 D                E        (E G A) 2x
aaaaaaaahhhhhhhh  aaaaaaaaahhhhhh  aaaaahhhh 
E                 D                E        (E G A) 2x
Aaaaaaahhhhhhhhh  aaaaaaaaahhhhhh  aaaaahhhh 
 
 
        E                           (E G A)
I don't hear your knock upon my door
        E                       (E G A)
I don't have your loving anymore
      A                                   (A C D)
Since you've been gone I'm hurting inside
      E                       (E G A)
But I want you baby by my side
 
    B     (B D E)
I'm crying
    A     (A C D)
I'm crying
        E     (E G A)
Hear me crying
        E     (E G A)
Hear me crying
 
E                 D                E        (E G A) 2x
aaaaaaaahhhhhhhh  aaaaaaaaahhhhhh  aaaaahhhh 
E                 D                E        (E G A) 2x
Aaaaaaahhhhhhhhh  aaaaaaaaahhhhhh  aaaaahhhh 
 
    E                              (E G A)
I'm lonely through baby every night
     E                               (E G A)
Yeah I know you didn't treat me right
     A                         (A C D)
Well now my tears begin to fall
       E                           (E G A)
Well I want you baby and that's all
 
    B     (B D E)
I'm crying
    A     (A C D)
I'm crying
        E     (E G A)
Hear me crying
        E     (E G A)
Hear me crying
 
E                 D                E        (E G A) 2x
aaaaaaaahhhhhhhh  aaaaaaaaahhhhhh  aaaaahhhh 
E                 D                E        (E G A) 2x
Aaaaaaahhhhhhhhh  aaaaaaaaahhhhhh  aaaaahhhh 
 
 
E                 D                E        (E G A) 2x
aaaaaaaahhhhhhhh  aaaaaaaaahhhhhh  aaaaahhhh 
E                 D                E        (E G A) 2x
Aaaaaaahhhhhhhhh  aaaaaaaaahhhhhh  aaaaahhhh 
 
        E                           (E G A)
I don't hear your knock upon my door
        E                       (E G A)
I don't have your loving anymore
      A                                 (A C D)
Since you've been gone I'm hurting inside
      E                      (E G A)
But I want you baby by my side
 
    B     (B D E)
I'm crying
    A     (A C D)
I'm crying
        E     (E G A)
Hear me crying
        E     (E G A)
Hear me crying
 
E                 D                E        (E G A) 2x
aaaaaaaahhhhhhhh  aaaaaaaaahhhhhh  aaaaahhhh 
E                 D                E        (E G A) 2x
Aaaaaaahhhhhhhhh  aaaaaaaaahhhhhh  aaaaahhhh 
 
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Dont Let Me Be Misunderstood

Dont Let Me Be Misunderstood Guitar Chords & Lyrics
[Intro]
 
       2X:
 
        Bm                     Em
        e---------------------|-------------------|
        B---------------------|---------2-3-2-----|
        G-4-4-2-4-4-2-4-------|---4-2-4-----------|
        D---------------------|-------------------|
        A---------------------|-------------------|
        E---------------------|-------------------|
 
 
[Verse 1]
 
         Bm                 A
        Baby, do you understand me now
        G                           F#
          Sometimes I feel a little mad
              Bm                                   A
        Well don't you know that no-one alive can always be an angel
        G                                   F#
          When things go wrong I seem to be bad
 
 
[Chorus]
 
        D                      Bm                  A
        I'm just a soul who's intentions are good
        G           [N.C.]                     Bm
        Oh Lord   please don't let me be misunderstood
 
        Bm                     Em
        e---------------------|-------------------|
        B---------------------|---------2-3-2-----|
        G-4-4-2-4-4-2-4-------|---4-2-4-----------|
        D---------------------|-------------------| x2
        A---------------------|-------------------|
        E---------------------|-------------------|
 
 
[Verse 2]
 
         Bm                 A
        Baby, sometimes I'm so carefree
        G                           F#
        With a joy that's hard to hide
              Bm                                   A
        And sometimes it seems that all I have to do is worry
        G                                   F#
        And then you're bound to see my other side
 
 
[Chorus]
 
        D                      Bm                  A
        I'm just a soul who's intentions are good
        G           [N.C.]                     Bm
        Oh Lord   please don't let me be misunderstood
 
        Bm                     Em
        e---------------------|-------------------|
        B---------------------|---------2-3-2-----|
        G-4-4-2-4-4-2-4-------|---4-2-4-----------|
        D---------------------|-------------------| x2
        A---------------------|-------------------|
        E---------------------|-------------------|
 
 
[Bridge]
 
        Bm    A  [first 3 beats as per intro]
        / / / /
 
        G            A       G           A
          If I seem edgy, I want you to know
         G            A               D     Bm/F#
        That I never mean to take it out on you
        G                 A             G       A
          Life has it's problems and I get my share
             G                        F#
        And that's one thing I never mean to do, 'cause I love you
 
Verse 3:
 
         Bm                 A
        Oh, oh, oh, baby, don't you know I'm human
        G                           F#
        Have thoughts like any other one
        Bm                                   A
        Sometimes I find myself long regretting
        G                                   F#
        Some foolish thing, some little simple thing I've done
 
[Chorus]
 
        D                      Bm                  A
        I'm just a soul who's intentions are good
        G           [N.C.]                     Bm
        Oh Lord   please don't let me be misunderstood
 
        Bm                     Em            (fade)
        e---------------------|-------------------|
        B---------------------|---------2-3-2-----|
        G-4-4-2-4-4-2-4-------|---4-2-4-----------|
        D---------------------|-------------------|
        A---------------------|-------------------|
        E---------------------|-------------------|
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Dont Bring Me Down

Dont Bring Me Down Guitar Chords & Lyrics
C Bb F C 2x fuzz tone
 
C                 F7
When you complain, and criticize
C                 F7
I feel I m nothing in your eyes
C                    F7
It makes me feel like giving up
C                         F7
Because my best just ain't good enough
 
G7                G
Girl I want to provide for you
    G7                    G
And do all the things you want me to
 
C      Bb                 C
Oh, oh no, don't bring me down
    Bb
I'm beging you darling
C      Bb                 G7
Oh, oh no, don't bring me down
 
C         F7
Sacrifices I will make
C                 F7
I'm ready to give, as well as take
C                  F7
One thing I need is your respect
C                        F7
One thing I can't take is your neglect
 
G7                   G
More than anything I need your love
     G7                   G
Then troubles are easy to rise above
 
C      Bb                 C
Oh, oh no, don't bring me down
   Bb
Oh no, no, no
C      Bb                 G7
Oh, oh no, don't bring me down
 
C Bb F C 2x fuzz tone
 
C                 F7
When you complain, and criticize
C                 F7
I feel I'm nothing in your eyes
C                    F7
It makes me feel like giving up
C                         F7
Because my best just ain't good enough
 
G7                G
Girl I want to provide for you
    G7                    G
And do all the things you want me to
 
C      Bb                 C
Oh, oh no, don't bring me down
   Bb
Oh no, no, no
C      Bb                 G7
Oh, oh no, don't bring me down . . . . .
 
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