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I Love Rock n Roll chords

by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts

  • I Love Rock n Roll was written by Alan Merril and Jake Hooker.
  • The song was first recorded by The Arrows in 1975
  • It was made famous by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts in 1982 from the album of the same name which was released in 1981.
  • Music: Key of E Major in 4/4 at ~ 96 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: E5, A5, B5 - Power chords

I Love Rock ´n´ Roll

    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
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