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Intro: FF chord CC chord GG chord CC chord 

Verse 1:
FF chord          CC chord    GG chord                AmAm chord
Hey boy, stop pacing around the room
        FF chord              CC chord          GG chord         AmAm chord
Using other people's faces as a mirror for you
              FF chord          CC chord 
I know your lungs need filling
          GG chord                        AmAm chord 
Since your gums have lost their feeling
   FF chord                 CC chord                      GG chord    AmAm chord
But don't say that you're giving it up again

Verse 2:
FF chord                 CC chord
"Do you have a card?
       FF chord       AmAm chord            FF chord           CC chord             GG chord AmAm chord
My irregular heart beat is starting to correct itself"
           FF chord         CC chord            GG chord             AmAm chord
It's just a simple diuretic that prevents the empathetic
        FF chord                   CC chord          GG chord AmAm chord
From being just -  and giving it up

Chorus:
       FF chord                                CC chord
And you're the only thing that's going on in my mind
  GG chord                     AmAm chord
Taking over my life a second time
  FF chord                           CC chord        
I don't have the capacity for xxxxing
                   GG chord       AmAm chord
You're meant to be helping me
         FF chord                        CC chord            
When I said I liked it better without my money, I lied
    GG chord                     AmAm chord
It took a little while to recognize
     AmAm chord FF chord                         CC chord GG chord    
That I, I'm not giving it up again

Verse 3:
          FF chord              CC chord          GG chord         AmAm chord
This conversation's not about reciprocation no more
            FF chord              CC chord          GG chord         AmAm chord
But I'm gon' wait until you finish so I can talk some more
     FF chord              CC chord          GG chord         AmAm chord
About me and my things, my car, my living
 FF chord              CC chord          GG chord         AmAm chord
And how I'm giving it up, giving it up again

Chorus:
       FF chord                                CC chord
 And you're the only thing that's going on in my mind
  GG chord                     AmAm chord
Taking over my life a second time
  FF chord                           CC chord        
I don't have the capacity for xxxxing
                   GG chord       AmAm chord
You're meant to be helping me
         FF chord                        CC chord            
When I said I liked it better without my money, I lied
    GG chord                     AmAm chord
It took a little while to recognize
     AmAm chord FF chord                         CC chord GG chord    
That I, I'm not giving it up again

Bridge:
       AmAm chord                  
Oh the kick won't last for long
       DmDm chord
But the song only lasts 3 minutes
   CC chord                 
I think I've lost my phone
             E7E7 chord
So won't you call it up for me?
       AmAm chord                  
Oh the kick won't last for long
        FF chord
But the song only lasts 3 minutes
    CC chord
And I know it's wrong
    E7E7 chord
But give me one

Chorus:
       FF chord                                CC chord
 And you're the only thing that's going on in my mind
  GG chord                     AmAm chord
Taking over my life a second time
  FF chord                           CC chord        
I don't have the capacity for xxxxing
                   GG chord       AmAm chord
You're meant to be helping me
         FF chord                        CC chord            
When I said I liked it better without my money, I lied
    GG chord                     AmAm chord
It took a little while to recognize
     AmAm chord FF chord                         CC chord GG chord    
That I, I'm not giving it up again


Outro:
FF chord CC chord GG chord AmAm chord  
I'm not giving it up
I'm not giving it up
I'm not giving it up
I'm not giving it up, giving it up
I'm not giving it up, giving it up
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3 Comments

  1. -2 sounds better

  2. this is my absolute favorite 1975 song, and it’s super easy to play.
    thanks so much!

  3. ahhhh this makes me so happy! i’ve been waiting for this cause this is my favorite song by them. tysm!

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