FREE Campfire Singalong Songbook

20 classic, not-too-hard songs to enjoy with your family while you ride out the apocalypse.

Beatles - Petty - Johnny Cash - Eagles - John Denver - Dylan

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    Just What I Needed

    The Cars

     

    Intro:

    / E - - - / x4 (accent 4)

    / E - - - / x4 (accent 4 & 4+)

     

    E                B

    I don’t mind you coming here

    C#m            G#

    Wasting all my time

    E                           B

    ‘Cause when you’re standing oh so near

    C#m               G#

    I kind of lose my mind

     

    E                    B

    It’s not the perfume that you wear

    C#m                  G#

    It’s not the ribbons in your hair

    E                B

    I don’t mind you coming here

    G#                 A

    And wasting all my time

     

    Instrumental:

    / E - - - / B - - - / C#m - - - / G# - - - /

    / E - - - / B - - - / C#m - - - / A - - - /

     

    E                 B

    I don’t mind you hanging out

    C#m                    G#

    And talking in your sleep

    E                  B

    It doesn’t matter where you’ve been

    C#m               G#

    As long as it was deep, yeah

     

    E                   B

    You always knew to wear it well and

    C#m               G#

    You look so fancy I can tell

    E                 B

    I don’t mind you hanging out

    G#                   A

    And talking in your sleep

     

    Chorus:

    / E - (B) - / (A) - (C#m) (B) /

              I guess you’re just what I needed

    / E - (B) - / (A) - (C#m) - /

                I needed someone to feed

    / E - (B) - / (A) - (C#m) (B) /

                I guess you’re just what I needed

    / E - (B) - / (A) - / (C#m) - - - / - - - - /

                I needed someone to bleed

     

    Solo:

    / E - (B) - / C#m - (G#) - /

    / E - (B) - / C#m - (A) - /

    / E - (B) - / C#m - (G#) - /

    / E - (B) - / C#m - (A) - /

     

    E                 B

    I don’t mind you coming here

    C#m                G#

    And Wasting all my time, time

    E                           B

    ‘Cause when you’re standing oh so near

    C#m               G#

    I kind of lose my mind, yeah

     

    E                    B

    It’s not the perfume that you wear

    C#m                  G#

    It’s not the ribbons in your hair

    E                B

    I don’t mind you coming here

    G#                A

    And wasting all my time

     

    Chorus x2

     

    Outro:

    / E - (B) - / C#m - (G#) - /

    / E - (B) - / C#m - (A) - /

                           You’re just what I needed

    / E - (B) - / C#m - (G#) - /

    / E - (B) - / C#m - (A) - /

                           You’re just what I needed

    / E - (B) - / C#m - (G#) - /

    / E - (B) - / C#m - (A) - /

                           You’re just what I needed

    / E - (B) - / C#m - (G#) - /

    / A - (B) - / (C#m) (hold) /

     

    End

     


    This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.