Use Me Bill Withers

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A7 E7#9

 

Use Me  Bill Withers

 
*from 'Still Bill' (1972)*
 
Intro: (Riff):  
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Verse 1:
 
My E7#9friends,A7
Feel it's their appointed E7#9duty,A7
They keep trying to E7#9tell me,A7
All you want to do is E7#9use me.A7
But my E7#9answer,A7
Yeah to all that use me E7#9stuff,A7
 
Bridge 1:
 
E7#9 (n.c)
Is I wanna spread the news,
That if it feels this good getting used,
Oh you just keep on using me,
Until you use me up,
E7#9 A7, E7#9 A7
Until you use me up.
 
Interlude:
 
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Verse 2:
 
My E7#9brother,A7
Sit me right down,
And he E7#9talked to me.A7
He E7#9told me,A7
That I ought not to let you,
Just E7#9walk on me.A7
And I'm sure he E7#9meant well,A7
Yeah but when our talk was E7#9through,A7
 
Bridge 2:
 
E7#9 (n.c)
I said brother if you only knew,
You'd wish that you were in my shoes,
You just keep on using me,
Until you use me up,
E7#9 A7, E7#9 A7
Until you use me up.
 
Interlude:
 
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Verse 3:
 
Oh E7#9sometimes yeah,A7
It's true you really do a-E7#9buse me,A7
You E7#9get me in a crowd of high class people,A7
And then you act real E7#9rude to me,A7
But oh E7#9baby baby ba-by,A7
Baby when you love me I E7#9can't get e-A7nough.
 
Bridge 3:
 
E7#9 (n.c)
I wanna spread the news,
That if it feels this good getting used,
Oh you just keep on using me,
Until you use me up,
E7#9 A7, E7#9 A7
Until you use me up.
 
Interlude:
 
E7#9 A7  
 
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Coda:
 
E7#9 Talking about you using me,
But it A7all depends on what you do,
E7#9 It ain't too bad the way you're using me,
Cause I A7sure am using you,
To do the things you E7#9do,A7
Ah ha to do the things you E7#9do.A7
 
Outro:
 
E7#9 A7  
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