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Your Mama Don't Dance  Loggins & Messina

Tabbed by John Shaw (
Loggins and Messina
Your Mama Don't Dance
Originally recorded in C, was later recorded in A by Kenny Loggins solo.
1st Guitar
(Pick two notes at a time with your fingers to get the right sound)
 e|| -----------------------------------------------||
 B|| -----------------------------------------------||
 D|| -5--5---5h7-5--5---5h7-5--5---5h7-5--5---5h7---||
 A|| -3--6h7-----3--6h7-----3--6h7-----3--6h7-------||
 E|| -----------------------------------------------||

2nd Guitar
 e|------------------------------------|| ----------||
 B|------------------------------------|| -10-8-----||
 D|------------------------------------|| -------10-||
 A|------------------------------------|| ----------||
 E|------------------------------------|| ----------||

[C] [F] [C] [C]  
 e|| -----------------------------------------------||
 B|| -----------------------------------------------||
 G|| --------5--------------------5---------5-------||
 D|| -5--5---5h7-------3----5--5--5h7-5--5--5h7-----||
 A|| -3--6h7-----1--3--3h5--3--6h7----3--6h7--------||
 E|| ------------1--4h5-----------------------------||

[F] [F] [C] [C]  
 e|| -----------------------------------------------||
 B|| -----------------------------------------------||
 G|| -----------------------------5---------5-------||
 D|| --------3---------3----5--5--5h7-5--5--5h7-----||
 A|| -1--3---3h5-1--3--3h5--3--6h7----3--6h7--------||
 E|| -1--4h5-----1--4h5-----------------------------||

[G] [F] [C] [C]  
 e|| -----------------------------------------------||
 B|| -----------------------------------------------||
 G|| -----------------------------5---------5-------||
 D|| --------5---------3----5--5--5h7-5--5--5h7-----||
 A|| -3--5---5h7-1--3--3h5--3--6h7----3--6h7--------||
 E|| -3--6h7-----1--4h5-----------------------------||

CHORUS: (Play pattern Lick first Chorus & Verse, Switch to Chords 2nd Chorus)
[C]Your mama don't dance, your [F]daddy don't rock and r[C]oll.
Your [F]mama don't dance, your daddy don't rock and[C] roll.
When [G]evenin' comes around and it's [F]time to go to town
Where ya [C]go to rock and roll.
1st VERSE: (Play intro lick)(BASS STARTS)
T[C]he old folks say that [F]you gotta end your date [C]by ten.
If you're [F]out on a date and you bring it home late it's a si[C]n.
[G]Just ain't no excusin', you know you're [F]gonna lose and never [C]win, I'll say it again.
And it's all because-
(Lead 1:Sax)(Lead 2:Guitar)(Then go to bridge with a walk up)
[E-F]You pull into a drive-in, you find a place to park.
[E-F]You hop into the backseat, where you know it's nice and dark.
[E-F]You're just about to move and you thinkin' it's a breeze,
[E-F]There's a light in your eye and then a guy says:
[G]Louise, you're coming with [F]me, and we'll call the p[C]olice.
(Switch back to beginning lick)
Where ya [C]go to rock and roll.
Where ya [C]go to rock and roll.
Where ya [C]go to rock and roll.

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