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I Can't Get Next to You  The Temptations

...I CAN'T GET NEXT TO YOU... by The Temptations
 
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*from 'Puzzle People' (1969)*
Intro:
(Spoken):
(n.c)
Hold it, hold it, listen...
(Piano):
c, F7 Eb7, c
F Fm7 c (n.c)
Verse 1:
c F7 c
I, can turn a grey sky blue,
c F7
and I can make it rain,
c
When-ever I want it to.
c
Oh I can build a castle,
F7 c
From a single grain of sand,
c F7
And I can make a ship sail,
c
Uh, on dry land.
Chorus 1:
[F] But my [Fm7]life is,
c
Incom-plete and I'm so blue.
F Fm7 c
'Cos I cant get next to you.
c F7
Cant get next to you babe,
c F7
I cant get next to you.
c F7
Cant get next to you babe,
c F7
I cant get next to you.
Verse 2:
c F7
I can fly like,
c
A bird in the sky,
c F7
And I can buy any-thing,
c
That money can buy.
c F7
Oh I can turn a river,
c
Into a ragin fire,
c F7
I can live forever,
c
If I so desire.
Chorus 2:
[F] Unim-[Fm7]portant are,
c
All the things I can do,
F Fm7 c
'Cos I cant get next to you.
c F7
Cant get next to you babe,
c F7
I cant get next to you.
Break:
c (n.c)
Interlude:
c F c
Ooh-ooh ooh, ooh ooh, ooh.
c F c
Ooh-ooh ooh, ooh ooh, ooh.
Eb c, Eb c
Chick-a-boom,
Chick-a-boom,
Eb c, Eb c
Chick-a-boom,
Boom, boom, boom.
Verse 3:
c
I can turn back,
The hands of [F7]time,
c
You better believe I can.
c F7
I can make the season change,
c
Just by wavin' my hand.
c F7
Oh I can change any-thing,
c
From old to new.
c F7
The thing I want to do the most,
c
I'm unable to do.
Chorus 3:
[F] Unhappy am [Fm7]I with,
c
All the powers I possess.
[F] Cause [Fm7]girl you're,
c
The key to my happiness.
And [F]I...[Fm7]
Coda:
c
Cant get next to you,
(Girl your blowin' my mind).
Eb c Eb c
'Cos I cant get ne-ext to you.
Can't you see these tears I'm crying?
Eb c Eb c
I cant get ne-ext to you.
Girl it's you I need, I gotta get;
Eb c Eb c
Ne-ext to you.
Can't you see these tears I'm crying?
Eb c Eb c
I cant get ne-ext to you.
(Fade)
CHORD DIAGRAMS:
 
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c F7 Eb7 F Fm7 Eb
[EADGBE]x32010 [EADGBE]131211 [EADGBE]x68686 [EADGBE]133211 [EADGBE]131111 [EADGBE]6654xx
Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2007
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)

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