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The Standells - Why Pick On Me chords

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Why Pick On Me:The Standells.
#54 on BB Hot 100 on TOWER Records
in 1966.

INTRO: Cm F Cm Fm

#1.
Fm                           C
Puzzled lips dipped in wine..out to get this 
Fm
heart of mine.
Fm                                 C
Candy kisses don't mean a thing if only lies 
      Fm
those kisses bring.
Fm                                C
Platinum hair, black at the roots short, short 
           F
skirts and dirty boots.
Fm                                      C
Have an act and that's surely a fact to try to 
        F          Fm
make my poor heart cry.

CHORUS:
Bb          Fm  Bb          Ab
Why pick on me..why pick on me?
Fm     Bb                      Ab  Bb  Bbm Bb
Do you get your kicks when you see men cry?
Bb          Ab  Bbm   Bb          Fm
Why pick on me, yeah..why pick on me?
   Bb                        Ab  Bbm  Bb   Eb
Is this the way I'll have to get your heart?

#2.
Fm                                       C
If you choose to play the field then you choose to 
                       Fm
know how it feels when somebody messes you up..
        C                      F
when he thinks that you've had enough.


INTERLUDE: F C Fm C Fm

CHORUS:
Bb          Fm  Bb          Ab
Why pick on me..why pick on me?
Fm     Bb                      Ab  Bb  Bbm Bb
Do you get your kicks when you see men cry?
Bb          Ab  Bbm   Bb          Fm
Why pick on me, yeah..why pick on me?
   Bb                        Ab  Bbm  Bb   Eb F
Is this the way I'll have to get your heart?

#3.
F                                C
Long hair up against my skin but never once have 
          F
you given in to any one of my wants or needs
   C                        Fm
no matter how my poor heart bleeds.

CHORUS:
Bb          Fm  Bb          Ab
Why pick on me..why pick on me?
Fm     Bb                      Ab  Bb  Bbm Bb
Do you get your kicks when you see men cry?
Bb          Ab  Bbm   Bb          Fm
Why pick on me, yeah..why pick on me?
   Bb                        Ab  Bbm  Bb   Eb
Is this the way I'll have to get your heart?

OUTRO:
Fm                 Gm  Fm
Does it feel good..why pick on me, baby?
Bb          Fm
Why pick on me?
       Bb                      Ab     Bb  Eb
Do you get your kicks when you see me cry?
Bb         Ab         Bb          Ab
Why pick on me, baby..why pick on me?
       Bb                      Ab     Bb
Do you get your kicks when you see me cry? (Fade.)


A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.

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