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Frank Black and the Catholics
Song: I Want Rock & Roll
Album: Pistolero
© 1999 Frank Black, (p) 1999 spinART records
Tabbed by: Derek (ProverbialCereal)


INTRO: B  F  Bb  C  (3x) D E*

 (lead) - 3 times
E--14--14--14---14--14--14---14--14---10---------------------
B---0---0---0----0---0---0----0---0---13^---12---0---11---0--
G------------------------------------------------------------
D------------------------------------------------------------
A------------------------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------
  ^ = bend upward once, then release. 


VERSE:
B                     D        A
 I want to go back to fifty-five
                 E           B
Ten before I was burned alive
                        D          A
There ain't no use in a stupid dream
                           E
My head is tired from this enthymeme

INTRO

VERSE 2:
B                   D         A
 I want to hear the holy ramage
                      E        B
I don't mind a little ear damage
                   D       A
Henry Sloane in my soca soul
                  E
I'm not ashamed to say...

CHORUS:
       B      A   G-G-E-G-E**
I want rock & roll
       B      A   G-G-E-G-E
I want rock & roll
       D          E
I want rock & roll
       B      A   G-G-E-G-E
I want rock & roll
       B      A   G-G-E-G-E
I want rock & roll
       D          E
I want rock & roll, oh

SOLO: verse chords

VERSE 3:
B                      D            A
 I'd like to hear some Chubby Checker
                    E             B
crush my heart with Desmond Dekker
                     D           A
little itty bitty of Freddy Fender
              E
start me up return to sender

SOLO: verse chords

CHORUS

INTRO

VERSE 4:
B                     D        A 
 I like to go back to fifty-five
                 E           B
ten before I was burned alive
                    D       A     
the world can be so very cold
                     E        B      A   G-G-E-G-E
nothing to say except  I want rock & roll

CHORUS

INTRO

B                   D           A 
 If you're going to San Francisco
                     E
just remember it all is disco

(then play the verse chords the rest of the song)

*   D  E
E---------
B---------
G---7--9--
D---7--9--
A---------
E---------


** you can do this instead of playing a full E chord. I think it is 
what he does. Itís easier anyway. 

   B        A  G     E  G  E  
E-------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------
G-------------------------------------
D--9--9--9--7--5--5-----5-------------
A--9--9--9--7--5--5--5--5--5--5-------
E--7--7--7--5--3--3--0--3--0--0-------
                     ^ keep the G chord formation but lift the pointer
                       finger 

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