James Taylor - Rock And Roll Is Music tab

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      JAMES TAYLOR - ROCK AND ROLL IS MUSIC. From WALKING MAN
                     album. Released 1974.

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      Tabbed by:PJVillanueva






Mama knows and papa knows that rock 'n roll is music,
Rock 'n roll is music now.
Baby been cutting his teeth on Bo Diddley's, 
I'm a man, man, 
Listen to the Wolfman howl.

See the white man sailing his ship up on the sea, 
watch the white man shackle the black man to a tree.

To the invader go the fruits of war, 
he misses home and his boots are sore.
He has not got no roots no more, he comes for your gold, 
watch out for your soul.

Tennis shoes, and rhythm and blues are second generation
all across the nation, now, 
Mama knows, papa too rock 'n roll is music,
rock 'n roll is music, now.

To the invader go the fruits of war, 
he misses home and his boots are sore.
He has not got no roots no more, he comes for your gold, 
watch out for your soul.

Mama knows and papa knows that rock 'n roll is music, 
rock 'n roll is music, now.






   Use a capo on the 2nd fret.




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.............................etc............................. B Bend R Release / Slide up \ Slide down H Hammer-on P Pull-off ~ Vibrato + Harmonic x Mute note . Play note like a dot in standard notation ^ Ties two notes together (. Pause
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