I Love Rock n Roll chords

by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts

I Love Rock n Roll was written by Alan Merrill, and Jake Hooker. The song was first recorded by The Arrows in 1975 and made famous by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts in 1982 from the album I Love Rock n' Roll which was released in 1981.

Music: Key of E Major in 4/4 at ~ 96 bpm (♩)
Chords: E5, A5, B5 (Power chords)
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts

I Love Rock ´n´ Roll by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts

    E5   A5   B5  OR   E5   A5   B5    1/2 beat slide
e|-----------------------------------------|   
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-------2----4--------9-------------------|
D|--2----2----4--------9----7----9---------|
A|--2----0----2--------7----7----9---------|
E|--0-----------------------5----7------3--|   ↓↓= Downstrokes  

          
Intro: 4/4                                              2/4   4/4    
        ↓↓     ↓↓     ↓↓     ↓↓     ↓↓     ↓↓     ↓↓     ↓↓   ↓↓            ↓↓   
Drums | E5   | E5   | A5   | B5   | E5   | E5   | A5   | B5 | E5   | E5   | E5   | E5   | 
Count:  1234   1234   1234   1234   1234   1234   1234   12   1234   1234   1234   1234 

     E5
1. I saw him danc-ing there by the rec-ord ma-chine
      E5                                   B5
   I knew he must have been a-bout sev-en-teen
        A5              B5
   The beat was goin' strong
    E5                     A5
   Play-in' my fav-o-rite song...

   And I could tell it would-n't be long

   Till he was with me, yeah me,

   And I could tell it would-n't be long
                    B5
   Till he was with me, yeah me, sing-in'

        E5
Chorus: I love rock n' roll
           A5                       B5
        So put another dime in the juke-box, ba-by
        E5
        I love rock n' roll
            A5                          B5      | E5   |    | E5  | E5  |
        So come and take your time and dance with me

 
         E5
 2. He smiled so I got up and asked for his name
      E5                                                B5
    "That don't mat-ter", he said "'cause it's all the same"
           A5              B5
    Said, "Can I take you home 
          E5           A5
    Where we can be a-lone"

    And next we were mov-ing on

    And he was with me, yeah me

    Next we were mov-ing on
                B5
    He was with me, yeah me sing-in'

        E5
Chorus: I love rock 'n' roll
           A5                       B5
        So put another dime in the juke-box, ba-by
        E5
        I love rock 'n' roll
            A5                          B5      | E5   |    | E5  | E5  |
        So come and take your time and dance with me

Instr:| E5   |    | E5  |    | E5   |    | B5  |     |

          A5              B5          E5           A5
** Said, "Can I take you home__ Where we can be a-lone"

   Next we're mov-ing on__ He was with me, yeah me

   And we'll be mov-ing on__ And singin' that same old song

   Yeah with me, sing-in'

 N.C.
Chorus: I love rock 'n' roll

        So put another dime in the juke-box, ba-by

        I love rock 'n' roll

        So come and take your time and dance with me

        E5
Chorus: I love rock 'n' roll
           A5                       B5
        So put another dime in the juke-box, ba-by
        E5
        I love rock 'n' roll
            A5                          B5           
        So come and take your time and dance with...

        E5
Chorus: I love rock 'n' roll
           A5                         B5
        So put a-no-ther dime in the juke-box, ba-by
        E5
        I love rock 'n' roll
            A5                          B5          
        So come and take your time and dance with...

        E5
Chorus: I love rock 'n' roll
           A5                         B5
        So put a-no-ther dime in the juke-box, ba-by
        E5
        I love rock 'n' roll
            A5                          B5  
        So come and take your time and dance with...

        E5
Chorus: I love rock 'n' roll
           A5                         B5
        So put a-no-ther dime in the juke-box, ba-by
        E5
        I love rock 'n' roll
            A5                          B5        E5   
        So come and take your time and dance with me
                                                  Pause
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