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YOU CAN'T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT
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 YOU CAN'T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT

 

Rolling Stones

 

[C][F][C][F]

 

I [C] saw her today at the re-[F]-ception,

[C] A glass of wine in her [F] hand

I [C] knew she was gonna meet her con-[F]-nection

At her [C] feet was a footloose [F] man

 

You [C] can't always get what you [F] want

You [C] can't always get what you [F] want

You [C] can't always get what you [F] want

But if you [D] try sometimes, you might find

[F] You get what you [C] need [F] ah, [C] yeah [F]

 

[C][F][C][F]

 

I [C] went down to the demon-[F]-stration,

To [C] get my fair share of [F] abuse.

Singing [C] "we're gonna vent our [F] frustration,

And if we [C] don't we're gonna blow a 50-amp [F] fuse."

 

You [C] can't always get what you [F] want

You [C] can't always get what you [F] want

You [C] can't always get what you [F] want

But if you [D] try sometimes, you might find

[F] You get what you [C] need [F] ah, [C] yeah [F]

 

[C][F][C][F]

 

[C] I went down to the Chelsea [F] drugstore

[C] To get your prescription [F] filled.

I was [C] standing in line with Mr. [F] Jimmy,

And [C] man, did he look pretty [F] ill.

We [C] decided that we would have a [F] soda,

[C] My favorite flavor, cherry [F] red.

[C] I sung my song to Mr. [F] Jimmy,

And he said [C] one word to me, and that was [F] "dead,"

I said to him:

 

You [C] can't always get what you [F] want

You [C] can't always get what you [F] want

You [C] can't always get what you [F] want

But if you [D] try sometimes, you might find

[F] You get what you [C] need [F] ah, [C] yeah [F]

 

[C][F][C][F]

 

[C] I saw her today at the [F] reception,

In her [C] glass was a bleeding [F] man.

She was [C] practiced at the art of [F] deception,

Well I could [C] tell by her bloodstained [F] hands.

 

You [C] can't always get what you [F] want

You [C] can't always get what you [F] want

You [C] can't always get what you [F] want

But if you [D] try sometimes, you might find

[F] You get what you [C] need [F] ah, [C] yeah [F]

 

Repeat, ad-libbing to fade