Summertime Blues

Written by Eddie Cochran and Jerry Capehart
“It has been covered by many artists, including being a number-one hit for country music artist Alan Jackson, and scoring notable hits in versions by The Who and Blue Cheer. Jimi Hendrix performed it in concert.”

E A  B7 E  x2
E                               A             E    E A  B7 E 
I'm a-gonna raise a fuss, I'm a-gonna raise a holler  
        E                           A             E    E A  B7 E 
About a-workin' all summer, just to -try to earn a dollar
      A             
Every time I call my baby, try to get a date
E                                              E
My boss says: No dice son, you gotta work late

A 
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a-gonna do
          E 
But there ain't no cure for the summertime blues
E A  B7 E x2
E                                       A                E   E A  B7 E 
Well my mom and poppa told me: Son, you gotta make some  money  
E                                A           E    E A  B7 E 
If you wanta use the car to go a-ridin' next Sunday   
       A  
Well I didn't go to to work, told the boss I was sick
E                                                       E
Now you can't use the car 'cause you didn't work a lick
A 
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a-gonna do
          E 
But there ain't no cure for the summertime blues
E A  B7 E x2
E                         A                   E      E A  B7 E 
I'm gonna take two weeks, gonna have a fine vacation  
E                                A      E     E A  B7 E 
I'm gonna take my problem to the United Nations
A 
Well I called my Congressman and he said, quote:
    E                                                  E
I'd like to help you son, but you're too young to vote
A 
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a-gonna do
          E 
But there ain't no cure for the summertime blues

Summertime Blues.mp3

ABOUT THE SONG
Style: Classic Rock
Recording: digital stereo

Vocals, Guitar, Organ

From the album The End Game

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