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Check It Out

John Cougar Mellencamp

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 C
 A million poets
 G
 Screamin' out their words
 C
To a world full of people
 G
Just livin' to be heard
 C
 Future generations
 G
Ridin' on the highways that we built
 FG
hope they have better understanding

 C
Check it out
 G
Goin' to work on Monday
 C
Check it out
 G
Got yourself a family
 C
Check it out
 G
All utility bills have been paid
 FG
You can't tell your best buddy that you love him
 C
So check it out
 G
Where does our time go
 C
Check it out
 G
Got a brand new house in escrow
 C
Check it out
 G
Sleepin' with your back to your loved one
 FG
This is all that we've learned about happiness

Intro

 C
Check it out
 G
Forgot to say hello to my neighbors
c
Check it out
 G
Sometimes I question my own behavior
 C
Check it out
 G
Talkin' about the girls that we've seen on the sly
 FG
Just to tell our souls that we're still the young lions
 C
So check it out
 G
Gettin' too drunk on Saturdays
 C
Check it out
 G
Playin football with the kids on Sundays
 C
Check it out
 G
Soarin' with eagles all week long
 FG
And this is all that we've learned about living
 FG
This is all that we've learned about living

Lead Guitar (nearly the same as the intro, but with the change noted)

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Then, jam with the following chords
Barre C (3rd fret) Barre G (3rd fret)
Repeat twice
Barre F (lst fret) Barre G (3rd fret)

 C
 A million your poets
 G
 Screamin' out their words
 C
 Maybe someday
 G
Those words will be heard
 C
By future generations
 G
Ridin' on the highways that we built
 FG
 Maybe they'll have a better understanding
 F
Check it out
 G
Hope they'll have a better understanding
 F
Check it out
 G
Maybe they'll have a better understanding
 F
Check it out
 G
Maybe they'll have a better understanding
 F
Check it out
 G
Hope they will have a better understanding

Intro (With the lyrics "Check it out" interspersed.)
Then, the fade with the first two phrases of the intro, followed by the
vocal lines "Check it out".


C F G
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