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Rip This Joint  The Rolling Stones

SONG: Rip This Joint
ALBUM: Exile On Main St., 1972
FROM: Lukas Lechner, Austria
DATE: Jul 14 2002
Rip This Joint
written by Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
chords used during the rest of the song:
Intro: D A G
D G D G D....
 e-------------------------------- ---------5----3------|
 B----7--8--7--8--7--------------- ----7----5----3------|
 G----7--7--7--7--7--etc.--------- ----7----6----4------|
 D----7--9--7--9--7--------------- ----7----7----5------|
 A-------------------------------- ----5----7----5------|
 E-------------------------------- ---------5----3------|

[D]Mama says yes, P[A]apa says no,
[D]make up you mind 'cause I gotta go.
[D]I'm gonna raise hell at the U[A]nion Hall,
dr[D]ive myself right over the wall.
R[A]ip this joint, gonna save your soul,
r[D]ound and ro[G]und and ro[D]und we go.
R[A]oll this joint, gonna get down low,
s[D]tart my st[G]arter, gonna st[D]op the show.
Oh, yeah!
[D]Mister President, Mister Im[A]migration Man,
l[D]et me in, sweetie, to your fair land.
I'm Tampa bound and Me[A]mphis too,
S[D]hort Fat Fanny is on the loose.
D[A]ig that sound on the radio,
then s[D]lip it right acr[G]oss into Bu[D]ffalo.
D[A]ick and Pat in ole D.C.,
well th[D]ey're gonna h[G]old some sh[D]it for me!
[D]Ying yang, you're my thing,
[A]oh, now, baby, won't you hear me sing?
[D]Flip F[G]lop, f[D]it to drop,
c[A]ome on baby, won't you let it rock!?
sax solo
[D]Oh, yeah! Oh, yeah!
From San Jose down to Sa[A]nta Fe,
k[D]iss me quick, baby, won'tcha make my day?!
Down to New Orleans with the Di[A]xie Dean,
'cross to Dal[D]las, Texas with the Butter Queen.
[A]Rip this joint, gonna rip yours too,
some bra[D]nd new st[G]eps and some w[D]eight to lose.
Gonna r[A]oll this joint, gonna get down low,
r[D]ound and ro[G]und and ro[D]und we'll go.
[D]Wham, Bham, Birmingham, Al[A]abam' don't give a damn.
L[D]ittle Ro[G]ck f[D]it to drop.
Aa[A]ah, let it rock!
sax solo and fade out
Great rockin' number!
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