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Easybeats - Good Times (Chord)
Submitter: waynusofuranus (71) on 6/18/05
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GOOD TIMES
Written by Harry Vanda and George Young

4 beats per chord      A-E-B  =  Syncopated rhythm figure:
` = 2 beats                        1   2 + 3   4
. = staccato then tacet            A     E     B
| = no chord 

INTRO:  (piano trill F#~A )
B7-LICK  B7-LICK
              Yeah
B7-LICK        B7-LICK
     Everybody say  everybody
B7-LICK        B7-LICK
Do   mmm-mm-mm-mmm  mmm-mm-mm-mm-
B7-LICK   B7-LICK
Mmm  oh__ momma yeah

VERSE:
B.               |         A-E-B  |
Mary Mary you're on my mind
    |                       |               A-E-B  |
Our folks are going and the place'll be mine
   |                 |          A-E-B  |
Ah Mary Mary want to be with you

PRE-CHORUS:
    B7                     B7     F#7                 F#7
And this is what I'm gonna do I'm gonna put a call to you
     B7             B7    F#7                   F#7
'Cos I feel good to-night everything's gonna be right right right right

CHORUS:
B7             A                 E                       F#7
  Gonna have a good time tonight rock'n'roll music gonna play all night yeah
B7                A               E                          F#7
  Come on baby it won't take long only take a minute just to sing my song yeah

VERSE:
B.                    |          A-E-B  |
Boney maroney's gonna be with Jim         yeah
|                       |           A-E-B  |
Long Tall Sally's gonna be with Slim         and that
|                       |           A-E-B  |
Short fat fanny's gonna be there too     a-huh a-huh

PRE-CHORUS:
    B7                     B7     F#7                 F#7
And this is what I'm gonna do I'm gonna put a call to you
     B7             B7    F#7                   F#7
'Cos I feel good to-night everything's gonna be right right right yeow

CHORUS:
B7             A                 E                       F#7
  Gonna have a good time tonight rock'n'roll music gonna play all night yeah
B7                A               E                          F#7
  Come on baby it won't take long only take a minute just to sing my song yeah

SOLO:
B.  |  |  |

A-E-B  |  A-E-B  |  A-E-B  |

F#7  F#7  F#7  F#7

VERSE:  (piano trill F#~A )
B                     |          A-E-B  |
Boney maroney's gonna be with Jim
|                       |           A-E-B  |
Long Tall Sally's gonna be with Slim
|                       |           A-E-B  |
Short fat fanny's gonna be there too

PRE-CHORUS:
    B7                     B7     F#7                 F#7
And this is what I'm gonna do I'm gonna put a call to you
     B7             B7    F#7                   F#7
'Cos I feel good to-night everything's gonna be right right right yeah

CHORUS:
B7             A                 E                       F#7
  Gonna have a good time tonight rock'n'roll music gonna play all night yeah
B7                A               E                          F#7
  Come on baby it won't take long only take a minute just to sing my song yeah

CHORUS:
B7             A                 E                       F#7
  Gonna have a good time tonight rock'n'roll music gonna play all night yeah
B7                A               E                          F#7
  Come on baby it won't take long only take a minute just to sing my song yeah

BREAK:
                           (drum fill)
`B  `D#5    `E5  `F5    F#5.   |
                                 (scream)

CHORUS:  (fade on repeat)
B7             A                 E                       F#7
  Gonna have a good time tonight rock'n'roll music gonna play all night yeah
B7                A               E                          F#7
  Come on baby it won't take long only take a minute just to sing my song yeah

================================================================================

CHORDS:
    A   E   B   B7  F#7  D#5  E5  F5   F#5
E|--0---0-------2----2--------------------|
B|--2---0---4---4----2--------------------|
G|--2---1---4---2----3----8---9---10---11-|
D|--2---2---4---4----2----8---9---10---11-|
A|--0---2---2---2----4----6---7---8----9--|
E|------0------------2--------------------|


A-E-B  Rhythm figure

   A     E     B
   1   2 + 3 + 4
E|-----------------|
B|-2---2-0-----4---|
G|-2---2-1-----4---|
D|-2---2-2---0-4---|  Open strings on 3+ occur
A|-0---0-2---0-2---|  during the position shift
E|-------0---------|

B7-LICK:
Based on the rhythm figure  A-E-B  with a  B-pedal.
The implied  B7  harmony includes the piano trill.

   B7-LICK
   1 + 2 + 3 + 4     1   2   3 + 4 +
E|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-7-----6-----4---|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|
E|---7-7---7-7-----|-7---7---7-7---7-|  Palm mute 6th-string


The richness in the recording belies the four chord premise.
The bass, lead guitar, and backing vocals introduce many
non-chord notes especially in the final pre-chorus.

Variations of these licks can be incorporated into the rhythm part.
** major/minor thirds clash between guitars and bass

PRE-CHORUS:
   B7                B7                F#7               F#7
   1   2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1   2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3   4
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------2---3---|
D|-----------------|---------0---2---|-4---4---2-4---4-|---4---4---------|
A|-2---2---0-2---2-|---2---2---------|-------4---------|-----------------|
E|-------2---------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |                 |         **      |                 |                 |
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------7---8---|
A|-2---2---0-2---2-|---2---2-6---7---|-9---9---7-9---9-|---9---9---------|
E|-------2---------|-----------------|-------7---------|-----------------|

   B7                B7                F#7    (m)        F#7(m) (maj)
   1   2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3   4     1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|---------------4-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-4---4---2-4-----|---4---4---------|---------2---2---|-2---2---3---2-3-|
D|-------4---------|---------1---2---|-4-----4---4---4-|---4-------4-----|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |                 |                 |         **      |         **      |
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-9---9---7-9---7-|---9-----7---9---|-----------------|---------7---7-8-|
A|-------9---------|-------7---------|-9---9---7-9---9-|---9---9---9-----|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-------7---------|-----------------|

CHORUS:
   B7                A                 E                 F#7
   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----4---2-4---2-|---2-----0---1---|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-------4---------|-------2---------|-2---2---0-2---4-|---4-------------|
A|-2---------------|-----------------|-------2---------|---------0---1---|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------2---------|


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