Barry White – Never Never Gonna Give You Up tab

Barry White - Never, Never Gonna Give You Up
long version from Stone Gon' [1973] (7:59 total time)

NOTES: the Gm7-C progression is used throughout most of the song including the
the VERSES, and the ad-libbed monologue parts found in the beginning and end of the 
marks under those chords simply indicate the amount of beats each chord is played. 
have to listen and decide how you want to play the groove.

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hi-hat, kick drum, rising string notes, bass, piano

(groove on! - 0:45)
Gm7      Gm7  C9
/ / / / | / / / /
Oh, baby
Oh, baby (Keep on)
My baby (Keep on doin' it, right on)
Mmm, mmm, mmm (Right on doin' it)
You got it together (Baby, keep on)
Oh, you got it together, baby (Right on, keep on doin' it)
Not yet, baby, ohh, not yet
Mmm, mmm (my, my baby, keep on)
I swear you got it together, baby (keep on, keep on)

PRE-VERSE (1:30)
Whatever, whatever
Girl, I'll do it
Forever and ever, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
I'll see you through it

VERSE 1 (1:53)
I've got to keep you pleased / in every way I can
Gonna give you all of me / as much as you can stand
Making love to you right now / that's all I want to do
I know you need it, girl / and you know I need it, too...'cause

Gm7                Dm7
I found...what the world is searching for
Gm7                      Dm7
Here, right here, my dear...I don't have to look no more
Gm7                Dm7
...and, all my days...I hoped and I prayed
Gm7                             Bbm              C
...for someone just like you to make me feel the way you do

CHORUS (2:38)
Never, never gonna give you up
I'm never, ever gonna stop
Not the way I feel about you
Bbm                C
Girl, I just can't live without you
I'm never, ever gonna quit, 'cause
Quittin' just ain't my stick
I'm gonna stay right here with you
Bbm                   C
Do all the things you want me to

PRE-VERSE (3:00)
Whatever you want
Girl, you got it
And whatever you need
I don't want to see you without it

VERSE 2 (3:23)
You've given me much more / than words could ever say
And oh, my dear, I'll be right here / until my dyin' day
I don't know just how to say / all the things I feel
I just know that I love you so / and it gives me such a thrill, 'cause


CHORUS (4:07)

(sax solo ¡V 4:29)
Dm Gm Dm Gm Dm Gm Bbm C C5-D5

Lay here with me (keep on, keep on doin' it)
You know, I love to hold you (right on)
Mmm...squeeze you, please you (right on, right on, doin' it)
Gm    Bbm            C
......Aw yeah, baby, yeah

CHORUS (5:14) play twice

PRE-VERSE (5:58)
Whatever, whatever
Huuuuh, I'll do it
And forever and ever, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
I'll see you through it

(6:17) spoken
I'll be here, baby
I swear to you, I'll be here
Whenever you feel the need to...
That you want me, or, or you need me...
Whatever, whatever
I'll need ya (right on)
Right on (get down)
Oh baby (get down)
Keep on doin' it, keep on
Right on doin' it (oh)
Uh, keep on (my baby)
Right on, right on doin' it (yeah)
Baby keep on (mmmph.........mmm, mmm)
Keep on doin' it
Baby keep on (shit, yeah)
Keep on, right on, doin' it
Ahhhhh, yeah
Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
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