The Commitments - I Cant Stand The Rain chords

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I Can't Stand the Rain - Ann Peebles - 1973

Composers: Bryant/Peebles/Miller

Submitted by Greg B.

NOTE:  I'm submitting this under the Commitments, however I only
have Ann Peebles' 1973 recording to work from. (she doesn't have
her own tab section).  The Commitment's version is pretty true to
the original.  After all the whole premise of the fairy tale group
was to mimic the original soul masters.


Intro:  almost a reggae-like strumming pattern on F# @ 2nd position. do for first lyric line

e|------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------11--11------11-------------------------|D|--11---11---11---11----------11-----------------------------|A|--9----9----9----9-----------9------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------|
F# I can't stand the rain against my window
B F#Bringing back sweet memories
F# Hey window pane do you remember
B F#How sweet it used to be
EWhen we were together
F#Everything was so grand
A Now that we've parted
Abm C#There's one sound that I just can't stand...
F# F#I can't stand the rain against my window
B F#Bringing back sweet memories
F#I can't stand the rain against my window
B F#'Cause he's not here with me
EAlone with the pillow
F#Where his head used to lay
AI know you've got some sweet memories
Abm C#But like a window you ain't got nothing to say
[Interlude - Horn Riff]
Dbl-Stop approximation of Horn interlude F# E F# A Abm C#e|--------------------------------------------------------5---4-------|B|--7-7-9-11-11-9-7-7--5-5-7-9-9-7-5--7-7-9-11-11-9-7-----------------|G|--6-6-8-11-11-8-6-6--4-4-6-9-9-6-4--6-6-8-11-11-8-6--5/6------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------5/6-------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
F# I can't stand the rain against my window
B F#Bringing back sweet memories, hey
F# I can't stand the rain against my window, oh no no
B F#'Cause he's not here with me, uh
EAlone with the pillow uh uh
F#Where his head used to lay, yeah
AI know you've got some sweet memories
Abm C#But like a window you ain't got nothing to say...
(repeat lyric below to fade)
F#Uh, uh, I can't stand the rain...
BOohh !... Get off my window...
Get off my window nah,
F#I can't stand the rain
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