From: namegoes hereplease Subject: m/mc5/i_want_you_right_now.crd
Song: I Want You Right Now Artist: MC5 Album: Kick Out the Jams Year: 1969 Songwriters: Davis/Kramer/Smith/Thompson/Tyner* Length: 6:02
* The songwriter is a guess - the original LP is misprinted and does not credited this song's writer. I assumed it to be the same as the other original songs, and it certainly is an original, so unless Smith wrote it then that credit is probably sound.
Transcribed by a little soul (email@example.com)
Notes: It's about bloody time somebody got this transcribed. After all, it has been thirty years, and the entire song is three power chords. Really. That is the simple brilliance of Kick Out the Jams; their later work just does not have the same resonance and tends to be much more straitforward. I think it's nice to get this one in, especially after Rage Against the Machine bastardized the record's title track so wretchedly. Frankly even three decades later Kick Out the Jams sounds prescient and I suspect that is why it continues to influence scores of musicians to this day. This track is my personal favorite on that album though I hardly ever see it mentioned; ironic, because this song is the most thorough microcosm of the 5's sound on record (or at least their live sound). This transcription comes as close to the source as possible - it's from the original LP, which by the number