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Intro -x4, palm muted-:
C
Jitterbug

		C
You put the boom-boom into my heart
		Dm			C
You send my soul sky high when your lovin' starts

Jitterbug into my brain
	Dm 			C
Goes a bang-bang-bang 'til my feet do the same


	Dm
But something's bugging you
	Em
Something ain't right
	F		          Em
My best friend told me what you did last night
Dm		Em
Left me sleepin' in my bed
	F		G
I was dreaming, but I should have been with you instead.


	     C
Wake me up before you go-go 
		    Dm		C
Don't leave me hanging on like a yo-yo

Wake me up before you go-go
		Dm 			C
I don't want to miss it when you hit that high

Wake me up before you go-go
		Dm		C
'Cause I'm not plannin' on going Solo

Wake me up before you go-go
Dm		     C
Take me dancing tonight

I wanna hit that high -yeah, yeah-


		C
You take the grey skies out of my way
		Dm			C
You make the sun shine brighter than Doris Day

Turned a bright spark into a flame
	Dm 			C
My beats per minute never been the same


	Dm		Em
'Cause you're my lady, I'm your fool
    F			Em
It makes me crazy when you act so cruel
Dm 		Em
Come on, baby, let's not fight
  F 		G
We'll go dancing, everything will be all right


C
Wake me up before you go-go 
		Dm 		C
Don't leave me hanging on like a yo-yo

Wake me up before you go-go
		Dm			C
I don't want to miss it when you hit that high

Wake me up before you go-go
		Dm		C
'Cause I'm not plannin'' on going Solo

Wake me up before you go-go
Dm		       C
Take me dancing tonight

I wanna hit that high -yeah, yeah, baby-

-same chords as Chorus-
C		Dm 	C
        -Jitterbug-
C		Dm 	C
        -Jitterbug-


D,		Em
Cuddle up, baby, move in tight
F		Em
We'll go dancing tomorrow night
Dm		Em
It's cold out there, but it's warm in bed
F		G
They can dance, we'll stay home instead


-Jitterbug-


C
Wake me up before you go-go 
		Dm 		C
Don't leave me hanging on like a yo-yo

Wake me up before you go-go
		Dm			C
I don't want to miss it when you hit that high

Wake me up before you go-go
		Dm		C
'Cause I'm not plannin'' on going Solo

Wake me up before you go-go
Dm		       C
Take me dancing tonight


-same chord pattern till end-

Wake me up before you go-go, don't you dare to leave me hanging on like a

yo-yo

Take me dancing

-Boom-boom-boom-
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4 Comments

  1. what is the strumming pattern

  2. Sophia Guzman

    This song is so cool!

  3. morgan lee

    My favorite song ever I have lots of others but this one is almost at the top of my list

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