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Roll Over Beethoven  Chuck Berry

Verse 1  I’m gonna [D]write a little letter

         Gonna [G]mail it to my local [D]DJ.

         It’s a [G]rockin’ rhythm record
         I [G]want my jockey to [D]play.
         Roll [A]over Beethoven, I [A]gotta hear it again to – [D]day.
Verse 2  You know, my [D]temperature’s risin,
         And the [G]juicebox blows a [D]fuse.[D]
         My [G]heart’s beatin’ rhythm
         And my [G]soul keeps on singin’ the [D]blues.
         Roll [A]over Beethhoven and [A]tell Tchaikovsky the n[D]ews.
Verse 3  I got the [D]rockin’ Pheumonia
         I [G]need a shot of rhythm and [D]blues.
         I caught the [G]rollin’ arthiritus
         Sittin’ [G]down by thr rhythm re – [D]view.
         Roll [A]over Beethoven they’re rockin’ in [D]two by two.
Verse 4  Well, if you [D]feel you like it
         Go get your lover, then [D]reel and rock it.
         Roll it over then [G]move on up just
         A trifile further then [D]reel and rock it,
One another,
         Roll [A]over Beethoven dig these rhythm and [D]blues.


Guitar solo | D | D | D | D |

| G | G | D | D |

| A | G | D | D |


Verse 5  Well, [D]early in the mornin’ I’m a-[G]givin’ you a warnin’
         Don’t you [D]step on my blue suede shoes.
         [G]Hey diddle diddle, I am [G]playin’ my fiddle,
         [D]Ain’t got nothin’ to lose.
         Roll [A]over Beethoven and tell Tchaikovsky the [D]news.
Verse 6  You know she [D]wiggles like a glow worm,
         [G]Dance like a spinnin’ [D]top.
         She got a [G]crazy partner,
         Oughta see ‘em reel and [D]rock.
         Long as [A]she got a dime the music will never stop.[D]
Outro    Roll over Beet – [D]hoven,
Roll over Beet – hoven,

         Roll over Beet – [G]hoven,

         Roll over Beet – [D]hoven,
         Roll over Beet – [A]hoven and dig these rhythm and [D9]blues.

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celebovation (report)

The 'JUICEBOX' should read as 'Jukebox' !!

cadillac58 (report)

Verse is C-F-C-F-G-A

PapaTom (report)

A couple of goofs here:

1. In the last line of each verse, the changes need to go from A to G to D.

2. Same thing at the end of the bridge!

Thanks for this chart. Now if I could only play the solo on my uke!