The real thing    (video)

 

    (percussion introduction)

 

    Em - Em - Em - D (4x)       +  Em - Em - Em - D

 

    Em

1.      I've been holdin' on, I've been lookin' for the real thing,

                                                                   D

    waitin' patiently, but I never stopped believin'.

     Em

    Say, I'm chasin' rainbows, livin' in a dream,

                                                                                                       D

    girl, I kept my fantasy, I'm never givin' in. I'll tell you why, oh, why!

 

      Em                                            G 

If I can't have you, I don't want nobody, baby,

            Am                                      B7

girl, it's got be you, oh, I need the real thing.

      Em                                            G 

If I can't have you, I don't want nobody, baby,

            Am                                                                          B7

girl, it's got be you, I don't need no substitute, I need the real thing !

 

   Em

2.    Had a part-time love, but I never fell completely,

                                                                                 D

    but when you touch me there, ooh, you get me reelin', yes, you do.

      Em

    Can I dare to wonder if it could be you,

 

    girl, you set my heart on fire when I dream of you.

                                    D

    I wanna fly, oh, so very high !

 

+  CHORUS

 

          Em                   - G   Am                  Bm

+  If I can't have you,         got to be you, real thing,

Em                                                                        G  

    Come on, stay tonight, come on, soothe my mind, oh, honey,

    Am                   Bm

    got to be you, real thing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Em                                                                        G  

    Come on, stay tonight, come on, soothe my mind, oh, honey,

    Am                   Bm

    got to be you, real thing.

Em                                                                        G  

    Come on, stay tonight, come on, soothe my mind, oh, honey,

    Am                   Bm

    got to be you, real thing.

 

      Em                                            G 

If I can't have you, I don't want nobody, baby,

             Am                                    Bm

girl, it's got be you, oh, I need the real thing.

      Em                                            G 

If I can't have you, I don't want nobody, baby,

            Am                                                                         Bm

girl, it's got be you, I don't need no substitute, I need the real thing !

 

Em                                                                       G                      - Am - Bm

+  Come on, stay tonight, come on, soothe my mind, oh, honey !

 

+  Em - G - Am - Bm (3x)  - Em

 

(orig. = capo 3rd)    (Tony Di Bart)