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B chordC# chordF# chordG# chord

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Verse:
GbGb chord
Tumble outta bed and a`stumble to the kitchen
BB chord
Pour myself a cup of ambition
GbGb chord                                         DbDb chord
And yawn n` stretch n` and try to come to life
 
 
GbGb chord
Jump in the shower and the blood starts pumpin`
BB chord
Out on the streets the traffic starts jumpin`
     GbGb chord                    DbDb chord             GbGb chord 
With folks like me on the job from 9 to 5
 
Chorus:
        BB chord
Workin` 9 to 5 - what a way to make a livin`
       GbGb chord
Barely gettin` by - it`s all takin` and no givin`
          BB chord
They just use your mind - and they never give you credit
     AbAb chord                  DbDb chord
It`s enough to drive you crazy if you let it
 
 
BB chord
9 to 5 - for service and devotion
          GbGb chord
You would think that I would deserve a fair promotion
       BB chord
Want to move ahead but the boss won`t seem to let me
  AbAb chord                         DbDb chord              GbGb chord
I swear sometimes that man is out to get me mmmmmmm
 
Verse:
GbGb chord
They let you dream just to watch `em shatter
       BB chord
You`re just a step on the boss man`s ladder
    GbGb chord                                DbDb chord
But you got dreams he`ll never take away
 
 
GbGb chord
In the same boat with a lot of your friends
BB chord
Waitin` for the day your ship`ll come in
        GbGb chord                          DbDb chord                   GbGb chord
And the tide`s gonna turn an` it`s all gonna roll your way
 
Chorus:
        BB chord
Workin` 9 to 5 - what a way to make a livin`
      GbGb chord
Barely gettin` by - it`s all takin` and no givin`
         BB chord
They just use your mind - and you never get the credit
     AbAb chord                  DbDb chord
It`s enough to drive you crazy if you let it
 
 
BB chord
9 to 5, yeah - they got you where they want you
         GbGb chord
There`s a better life - and you think about it don`t you
      BB chord
It`s a rich man`s game - no matter what they call it
        AbAb chord                      DbDb chord
And you spend your life putting money in his wallet
 
 
BB chord
9 to 5 - what a way to make a livin`
       GbGb chord
Barely gettin` by - it`s all takin` and no givin`
         BB chord
They just use you mind - and they never give you credit
     AbAb chord                  DbDb chord
It`s enough to drive you crazy if you let it
 
 
BB chord
9 to 5, yeah - they got you where they want you
         GbGb chord
There`s a better life - and you dream about it don`t you
      BB chord
It's a rich man`s game - no matter what they call it
        AbAb chord                      DbDb chord
And you spend your life putting money in his wallet
This arrangement for the song 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.

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