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    You Wreck Me

    Tom Petty

     

    To reduce clutter, this chart uses the following shorthand:

    [D A E]  =  / D - (A) E / - - - - /

     

     

    Intro:

    [D A E] x2  (guitar bass)

    [D A E] x2  (drums enter)

     

    [D A E]                [D A E]

           Tonight we ride          right or wrong

    [D A E]                [D A E]

           Tonight we sail          on a radio song

    [G D A]          [G D A]

           Rescue me         should I go down

    [D A E]                   [D A E]

           If I stay too long       in trouble town

    G (2)   A (2)

        Oh       yeah

     

    Chorus:

    [D A E]                  [D A E]

           You wreck me, baby        You break me in two

    [D A E]                        [D A E]

            But you move me, honey         Yes you do

     

    [D A E]             [D A E]

           Now and again       I get the feeling

    [D A E]                    [D A E]

            Well if I don't win       I'm a gonna break even

    [G D A]          [G D A]

            Rescue me        should I go wrong

    [D A E]                  [D A E]

            If I dig too deep        if I stay too long

    G (2)   A (2)

        Oh       yeah

     

    Repeat Chorus:

    [D A E]                  [D A E]

           You wreck me, baby        You break me in two

    [D A E]                        [D A E]

            But you move me, honey         Yes you do

     

    Pre-Solo:

    / C - (G) C / - (G) - - / x2

    / E - (B) E / - (B) - - / x2

     

    Solo: [D A E] x4 

     

    Interlude: [D A E] x4

     

    [D A E]                 [D A E]

            I'll be the boy         in the corduroy pants

    [D A E]                 [D A E]

            You be the girl         at the high school dance

    [G D A]             [G D A]

            Run with me         wherever I go

    [D A E]                     [D A E]

            And just play dumb,          whatever you know

    G (2)   A (2)

        Oh       yeah

     

    Outro Chorus:

    [D A E]                  [D A E]

           You wreck me, baby        You break me in two

    [D A E]                        [D A E]

            But you move me, honey         Yes you do

    [D A E]                  [D A E]

           You wreck me, baby        You break me in two

    [D A E]                        [D A E]

            But you move me, honey         Yes you do

     

    / D - (A) D / - (A) E - / x3

    / D - (A) D / - (A) E (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.