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Start Me Up  The Rolling Stones

If you want the original sound, play on a 5 strings open G tuned guitar, with capo on 3rd fret (it gives you an open Bb).
Then play like that:

And repeat all way down.
C/F Bb/Eb (2 times)
Verse 1
If [C/F]you start me up, if you start me up I?ll [Bb/Eb]never stop.
If [C/F]you start me up, if you start me up I?ll [Bb/Eb]never stop.
I?ve [C/F]been running hot, you got me rifting, gonna [Bb/Eb]blow my top.
You [C/F]can start me up, you can start me up, I?ll [Bb/Eb]never stop, never stop, never stop, never stop.
Chorus 1
[C]You make a grown man[F] cry, (3 times)
[C]Spread [F]out the [C]oil, the [F]gas[C]oline,[F/C]
I walk smooth ride in [Eb]mean, [Bb]mean machin[C/F]e.
 --------------- Start it up.

Verse 2
You [C/F]can start me up, kick on the starter, give it [Bb/Eb]all you?ve got. (you got, you got)
[C/F]I can?t compete with the riders in the [Bb/Eb]other heats.
[C/F]You rough it up, if you like it you can [Bb/Eb]slide it up,
Slide it up, slide it up, slide it up.
Chorus 2
[C]Don?t make a grown man[F] cry, (3 times)
[C]My [F]eyes di[C]late, my [F]lips [C]go green,[F/C]
My hands are greasy, she?s a [Eb]mean, [Bb]mean machin[C/F]e.
 --------------- Start it up.

Verse 3
[C/F] [Bb/Eb]  
 Start me up. Ah----------- you?ve got to, you?ve got to, never, never, never stop.

[C/F] [Bb/Eb]  
 Start me up. Ah----------- Start it up.

(Never, never.)
Chorus 3
[C]You make a grown man[F] cry, (3 times)
[C]Ride [F]like the [C]wind, at [F]dou[C]ble speed,[F/C]
I?ll take you places that you?ve [Eb]never, [Bb]never see[C/F]n.

If [C/F]you start it up, love the day when we will [Bb/Eb]never stop, never stop, never, never, never stop.
[C/F] [Bb/Eb]  
 Tough me up, ------------------------------- never, never stop.

[C/F]You, you, you make a grown man [Bb/Eb]cry.
[C/F]You, you, you make a dead man [Bb/Eb]come.
[C/F]You, you, you make a dead man [Bb/Eb]come.
[C/F]Start me up.

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