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Drive My Car

Composer(s) : Lennon and McCartney
Year :

Alan W. Pollack 's "Notes On" Drive My Car


 


Intro:
                                 D
-|---------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------6b(7)-----7--7--5-----5--7----------------
-|-----5--5b(7)--5------------5--7--7--5-----5--7----------------
-|--7---------------7---------------------7----------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------


Verse:
      Asked a girl    what she wanted to be
    D                            G
-|---------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------
-|-----------------7---------------------------------------------
-|--5---------7/9-----97--5---------------------5---------------
-|-----------------------------3------------5/7-----75--3-------

     She said baby             Can't you see
    D                            G
-|---------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------
-|-----------------7---------------------------------------------
-|--5---------7/9-----97--5---------------------5---------------
-|-----------------------------3------------5/7-----75--3-------

      I wanna be famous       a star of the screen
    D                            G
-|----------------------------------------------------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------------------
-|--------------------7-------------------------------------------
-|--5------------7/9-----97--5------------------------5----------
-|--------------------------------3---------------5/7-----75--3--

    But you can do something in between
         A                                            Bm
-|----------------------------------------------------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------------------
-|-----------7--7-----7--7----------------7--9--7-----------------
-|-----------5--5-----5--5-----------7/9-----------9--7-----------


Chorus:
    Bm                       A  G                    A
    Baby you can drive my       car    (see note)
-|------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------3-----5--6--5-----3--------
-|---------------------------------4-----5--7--5-----4--------
-|--9-----9--------9------9--7--5-----5-----5-----5--7--------
-|--9-----9--------9------9--7--5-----5-----5-----5--7--------
-|--7-----7--------7------7--5--3-----3-----3-----3--5--------

    Bm                    A  G                    A
    Yes I'm gonna be a      star
-|---------------------------------------------------------
-|------------------------------3-----5--6--5-----3--------
-|------------------------------4-----5--7--5-----4--------
-|--9-------9-----9----9--7--5-----5-----5-----5--7--------
-|--9-------9-----9----9--7--5-----5-----5-----5--7--------
-|--7-------7-----7----7--5--3-----3-----3-----3--5--------

     Bm
    Baby you can drive my car
-|--------------------------------
-|--------------------------------
-|--------------------------------
-|--9-----9--------9-----9--------
-|--9-----9--------9-----9--------
-|--7-----7--------7-----7--------

    Em           A           D     G               A
             And baby  I love you
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------0-----------5--5-------5------------------7--9--7-----
-|--0--2--3--0------3--2--0--------5/7-----75--3--5--7/9-----------9--


Verse:
Told that girl that my prospects were good
She said baby, it's understood
Working for peanuts is all very fine
But I can show you a better time


Repeat Chorus:

 A                      D
Beep beep 'm beep beep YEAH!

Guitar solo:
        D                           G
-|------------b(10)8-------------------------------
-|-----------------------b(10)8--6--8--8--8--6--8--
-|-----6b(7)----------7----------------------------
-|--7----------------------------------------------
-|-------------------------------------------------
-|-------------------------------------------------

        D                           G
-|------------b(10)8-------------------------------
-|-----------------------b(10)8--6--8--8--8--6-----
-|-----6b(7)----------7-------------------------7--
-|--7----------------------------------------------
-|-------------------------------------------------
-|-------------------------------------------------

        D                           G
-|------------b(10)8-------------------------------
-|-----------------------b(10)8--6--8--8--8--6--8--
-|-----6b(7)----------7----------------------------
-|--7----------------------------------------------
-|-------------------------------------------------
-|-------------------------------------------------

    A                                          Bm
-|----------------------------------------------------------
-|--10--10b(13)--13--13b(15)--15--15b(18)--B(18)15--13--15--
-|----------------------------------------------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------------
-|----------------------------------------------------------


Repeat chorus:


Verse:
Told that girl I could start right away
She said listen to me baby I got something to say
I got no car and it's breaking my heart
But I got a driver and that's a start


Repeat chorus:


Ending (repeat to fade):
                            D   G               A   
    Beep beep 'm beep beep YEAH!
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|--------------------------5--------5------------------7--9--7-----5--
-|------------------------------5/7-----75--3--5--7/9-----------9-----


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Info: In the transcription of the chorus, the moving parallel thirds
        on the 2nd and 3rd strings are the piano part, presented for
        information and completeness.   


Ook op Rubber Soul:

ChordsNotes On
Drive My Car Drive My Car
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
You Won't See Me You Won't See Me
Nowhere Man Nowhere Man
Think for Yourself Think for Yourself
The Word The Word
Michelle Michelle
What Goes On What Goes On
Girl Girl
I'm Looking Through You I'm Looking Through You
In My Life In My Life
Wait Wait
If I Needed Someone If I Needed Someone
Run for Your Life Run for Your Life

Ook op Yesterday and Today:

ChordsNotes On
Drive My Car Drive My Car
I'm Only Sleeping I'm Only Sleeping
Nowhere Man Nowhere Man
Doctor Robert Doctor Robert
Yesterday Yesterday
Act Naturally Act Naturally
And Your Bird Can Sing And Your Bird Can Sing
If I Needed Someone If I Needed Someone
We Can Work It Out We Can Work It Out
What Goes On What Goes On
Day Tripper Day Tripper

Ook op 1962-1966:

ChordsNotes On
Love Me Do Love Me Do
Please Please Me Please Please Me
From Me to You From Me to You
She Loves You She Loves You
I Want to Hold Your Hand I Want to Hold Your Hand
All My Loving All My Loving
Can't Buy Me Love Can't Buy Me Love
A Hard Day's Night A Hard Day's Night
And I Love Her And I Love Her
Eight Days a Week Eight Days a Week
I Feel Fine I Feel Fine
Ticket to Ride Ticket to Ride
Yesterday Yesterday
Help! Help!
You've Got to Hide Your Love Away You've Got to Hide Your Love Away
We Can Work It Out We Can Work It Out
Day Tripper Day Tripper
Drive My Car Drive My Car
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
Nowhere Man Nowhere Man
Michelle Michelle
In My Life In My Life
Girl Girl
Paperback Writer Paperback Writer
Eleanor Rigby Eleanor Rigby
Yellow Submarine Yellow Submarine

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