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Chords in this song

B chordC# chordF# chordG# chord

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

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