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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.