Roll Over Beethoven

Chuck Berry

 D
Verse 1  I'm gonna write a little letter

 GD
         Gonna mail it to my local DJ.

 G
         It's a rockin' rhythm record

 GD
         I want my jockey to play.

 AAD
         Roll over Beethoven, I gotta hear it again to – day.

 D
Verse 2  You know, my temperature's risin,

 GDD
         And the juicebox blows a fuse. 

 G
         My heart's beatin' rhythm

 GD
         And my soul keeps on singin' the blues.

 AAD
         Roll over Beethhoven and tell Tchaikovsky the news.

 D
Verse 3  I got the rockin' Pheumonia

 GD
         I need a shot of rhythm and blues.

 G
         I caught the rollin' arthiritus

 GD
         Sittin' down by thr rhythm re – view.

 AD
         Roll over Beethoven they're rockin' in two by two.

 D
Verse 4  Well, if you feel you like it

 D
         Go get your lover, then reel and rock it.

 G
         Roll it over then move on up just

 D
         A trifile further then reel and rock it,

One another,
 AD
         Roll over Beethoven dig these rhythm and blues.

Guitar solo | D | D | D | D |

| G | G | D | D |

| A | G | D | D |

 DG
Verse 5  Well, early in the mornin' I'm a-givin' you a warnin'

 D
         Don't you step on my blue suede shoes.

 GG
         Hey diddle diddle, I am playin' my fiddle,

 D
         Ain't got nothin' to lose.

 AD
         Roll over Beethoven and tell Tchaikovsky the news.

 D
Verse 6  You know she wiggles like a glow worm,

 GD
         Dance like a spinnin' top.

 G
         She got a crazy partner,

 D
         Oughta see ‘em reel and rock.

 AD
         Long as she got a dime the music will never stop. 

 D
Outro    Roll over Beet – hoven,

Roll over Beet – hoven,

 G
         Roll over Beet – hoven,

 D
         Roll over Beet – hoven,

 AD9
         Roll over Beet – hoven and dig these rhythm and blues.


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PapaTom (report comment to admin):
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!
cadillac58 (report comment to admin):
Verse is C-F-C-F-G-A 
celebovation (report comment to admin):
The 'JUICEBOX' should read as  'Jukebox'  !!