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My Girl - The Temptations
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My Girl - The Temptations  (4/4)

Intro:
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    _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _ 
   | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----|-----------------|-----------------|
D|---5-|-------5-------5-|-------5-------5-|
A|-----|-3-3-----3-3-----|-3-3-----3-3-----|
E|-----|-----------------|-----------------|
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _ 
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-------------2-5-|-------------2-5-|
D|---------2-5-----|---------2-5-----|
A|-3-----5---------|-3-----5---------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|


Run played over the C & F Chords of Verse 1 & 2:
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   C                 F
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-------------2-5-|-----------------|
D|---------2-5-----|-------------0-3-|
A|-3-----5---------|---------0-3-----|
E|-----------------|-1-----3---------|


Verse 1:
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              C    F          C    F
I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day

           C            F                   C     F     
When it’s cold outside I’ve got the month of May

[C      Dm  ] [F   G]  [C        Dm]    [F          G ]
Well, I guess you say   What can make me feel this way?

                                                e|---------------|
                                                B|---------------|
                                                G|---------------|
                                                D|-------3-3-5-5-|
                                                A|-2-------------|
                                                E|-3-------------|
     C                 '                 Dm     
My girl, (my girl) my girl talking about my girl, (my girl)


Verse 2:
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              C    F          C    F
I’ve got so much honey the bees envy me 

           C            F                   C     F     
I’ve got a sweeter song than the birds in the tree 

[C      Dm  ] [F   G]  [C        Dm]    [F          G ]
Well, I guess you say   What can make me feel this way?

                                                e|---------------|
                                                B|---------------|
                                                G|---------------|
                                                D|-------3-3-5-5-|
                                                A|-2-------------|
                                                E|-3-------------|
     C              '                    Dm     
My girl, (my girl) my girl talking about my girl, (my girl)


Solo:
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    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _ 
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-------5-------5-|-------5-------5-|
A|-3-3-----3-3-----|-3-3-----3-3-----|
E|-----------------|-----------------|

   C                 C                 C
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-------------2-5-|-------------2-5-|-------------2-5-|
D|---------2-5-----|---------2-5-----|---------2-5-----|
A|-3-----5---------|-3-----5---------|-3-----5---------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

   F                 C                 F
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-------------2-5-|-----------------|
D|-------------0-3-|---------2-5-----|-------------0-3-|
A|---------0-3-----|-3-----5---------|---------0-3-----|
E|-1-----3---------|-----------------|-1-----3---------|

Bridge: (Key change)
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Dm  `      G  `      Em  `      A  `  `


Run played over the D & G Chords of Verse 3:
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   D                 G
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-------------4-7-|-----------------|
D|---------4-7-----|-------------2-5-|
A|-5-----7---------|---------2-5-----|
E|-----------------|-3-----5---------|


Verse 3:
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              D      G             D    G 
I don’t need no money, fortune or fame 

         D                G             D          G     
I’ve got all the riches, baby   One man can claim 

[D  Em  ] [G   A]  [D        Em]    [G          A ]
I  guess  you say   What can make me feel this way?

                                                e|-----------------|
                                                B|-----------------|
                                                G|-----------------|
                                                D|-----------------|
                                                A|-0-0-------------|
                                                E|-----3-3-2-2-0-0-|
     D              '                    Em    
My girl, (my girl) my girl talking about my girl, (my girl)

                                                e|-----------------|
                                                B|-----------------|
                                                G|-----------------|
                                                D|-----------------|
                                                A|-0-0-------------|
                                                E|-----3-3-2-2-0-0-|
     D              '                    Em     
I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day with my girl I even got the month of May  


Repeat and Fade
        
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My Girl - The Temptations
My Girl - The Temptations
"My Girl" is a soul music song recorded by the Temptations for the Gordy (Motown) record label. Written and produced by the Miracles members Smokey Robinson and Ronald White, the song became the Temptations' first U.S. number-one single, and is today their signature song. Robinson's inspiration for writing this song was his wife, Miracles member Claudette Rogers Robinson. The song was included on the Temptations 1965 album The Temptations Sing Smokey. In 2018, it was selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or artistically significant."

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My Girl - The Temptations




My Girl - The Temptations
Adder: Bill Charrette [ willc ]
Date: 4/21/2018
Tab By: willc
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