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...WANNA BE STARTIN' SOMETHING... by Michael Jackson
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*from 'Thriller' (1982)*


*CAPO 2nd FRET*

(Original Key: D)


Intro:

C/D  D (x4)

Chorus 1:

            C/D
I said; you wanna be startin somethin';
    D
You got to be startin' somethin'.
            C/D
I said; you wanna be startin somethin';
    D
You got to be startin' somethin'.

         C/D
It's too high to get over, (yeah, yeah),
    D
Too low to get under, (yeah, yeah).
       C/D
You're stuck in the middle, (yeah, yeah),
	D
And the pain is thunder, (yeah, yeah).
         C/D
It's too high to get over, (yeah, yeah),
    D
Too low to get under, (yeah, yeah).
       C/D
You're stuck in the middle, (yeah, yeah),
	D
And the pain is thunder, (yeah, yeah).

Verse 1:

(n.c)
 I took my baby to the doctor,
With a fever; but nothing, he found.
By the time this hit the street;
They said; she had a breakdown.

C/D                          D
 Someone's always tryin', to start my baby cryin',
C/D
 Talkin', squealin', lyin';
        D
Sayin'; you just wanna be startin' somethin'.

Chorus 2:

(n.c)
 I said; you wanna be startin somethin';
You got to be startin' somethin'.
I said; you wanna be startin somethin';
You got to be startin' somethin'.

         C/D
It's too high to get over, (yeah, yeah),
    D
Too low to get under, (yeah, yeah).
       C/D
You're stuck in the middle, (yeah, yeah),
	D
And the pain is thunder, (yeah, yeah).
         C/D
It's too high to get over, (yeah, yeah),
    D
Too low to get under, (yeah, yeah).
       C/D
You're stuck in the middle, (yeah, yeah),
	D
And the pain is thunder, (yeah, yeah).

Verse 2:

(n.c)
 You love to pretend that you're good,
When you're always up to no good.
You really can't make him hate her,
So your tongue became a razor.

C/D                          D
 Someone's always tryin', to keep my baby cryin';
C/D                                   D
 Treacherous, cunnin', declinin'; you got my baby cryin'.

Chorus 3:

            C/D
I said; you wanna be startin somethin';
    D
You got to be startin' somethin'.
            C/D
I said; you wanna be startin somethin';
    D
You got to be startin' somethin'.

         C/D
It's too high to get over, (yeah, yeah),
    D
Too low to get under, (yeah, yeah).
       C/D
You're stuck in the middle, (yeah, yeah),
	D
And the pain is thunder, (yeah, yeah).
         C/D
It's too high to get over, (yeah, yeah),
    D
Too low to get under, (yeah, yeah).
       C/D
You're stuck in the middle, (yeah, yeah),
	D
And the pain is thunder, (yeah, yeah).

Break:

         C/D
You're a vegetable, (you're a vegetable),
         D
You're a vegetable, (you're a vegetable).
     C/D
They hate you, (they hate you),
         D
You're a vegetable, (you're a vegetable).
	    C/D
You're just a buffet, (you're just a buffet),
         D
You're a vegetable, (you're a vegetable).
         C/D
They eat off of you, (they eat off of you),
         D
You're a vegetable.

Breakdown:

(n.c)

Verse 3:

(n.c)
 Billie Jean is always talkin',
When nobody else is talkin'.
Tellin' lies and rubbin' shoulders;
So they called her mouth a motor.

C/D                          D
 Someone's always tryin', to start my baby cryin',
C/D
 Talkin', squealin', lyin';
        D
Sayin'; you just wanna be startin' somethin'.

Chorus 4:

(n.c)
 I said; you wanna be startin somethin';
You got to be startin' somethin'.
I said; you wanna be startin somethin';
You got to be startin' somethin'.

         C/D
It's too high to get over, (yeah, yeah),
    D
Too low to get under, (yeah, yeah).
       C/D
You're stuck in the middle, (yeah, yeah),
	D
And the pain is thunder, (yeah, yeah).
         C/D
It's too high to get over, (yeah, yeah),
    D
Too low to get under, (yeah, yeah).
       C/D
You're stuck in the middle, (yeah, yeah),
	D
And the pain is thunder, (yeah, yeah).

Break:

Break:

         C/D
You're a vegetable, (you're a vegetable),
         D
You're a vegetable, (you're a vegetable).
     C/D
They hate you, (they hate you),
         D
You're a vegetable, (you're a vegetable).
	    C/D
You're just a buffet, (you're just a buffet),
         D
You're a vegetable, (you're a vegetable).
         C/D
They eat off of you, (they eat off of you),
         D
You're a vegetable.

Interlude:

(Guitar Riff)

C/D  D (x4), (n.c)

C/D  D (x2)

Verse 4:

(n.c)
 If you can't feed your baby, (yeah, yeah),
Then don't have a baby, (yeah, yeah).
And don't think maybe, (yeah, yeah),
If you can't feed your baby, (yeah, yeah).

C/D                          D
 You'll be always tryin', to stop that child from cryin'.
C/D                             D
 Hustlin', stealin', lyin'; now baby's slowly dyin'.

Chorus 5:

(n.c)
 I said; you wanna be startin somethin';
You got to be startin' somethin'.
I said; you wanna be startin somethin';
You got to be startin' somethin'.

         C/D
It's too high to get over, (yeah, yeah),
    D
Too low to get under, (yeah, yeah).
       C/D
You're stuck in the middle, (yeah, yeah),
	D
And the pain is thunder, (yeah, yeah).
         C/D
It's too high to get over, (yeah, yeah),
    D
Too low to get under, (yeah, yeah).
       C/D
You're stuck in the middle, (yeah, yeah),
	D
And the pain is thunder, (yeah, yeah).

Interlude:

          C/D                          D
Lift your head up high; and scream out to the world;
         C/D                     D
I know I am someone, and let the truth unfurl.
           C/D                       D
No one can hurt you now, because you know what's true.
          C/D                    D
Yes, I be-lieve in me; so you be-lieve in you. Help me sing it;

Coda:

      C/D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      C/D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      C/D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      C/D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      C/D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      C/D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa. Help me sing it;

(n.c)
 Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.

      C/D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      C/D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      C/D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.
      D
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.

(Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   C/D     D

 EADGBE  EADGBE
 xx0010  xx0232


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2005
(clumsyband@hotmail.com)
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