Nutbush City Limits chords
by Tina Turner
- Nutbush City Limits was written by Tina Turner where she reminisces about her home town of Nutbush in Tennessee. The song was produced by her musical partner and husband Ike Turner, and was the last hit single they produced together.
- Recorded: May 1973
- Released: June 1973 from the album of the same name just prior to her separation from Ike.
- Music: A Major in 4/4 time at 156 bpm.
- Chords: A, A6, A7, C, G
- Please Note: If you are playing guitar with distortion, you may want to play the major chords (C, G) as power chords (C5, G5)... see charts below.
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open X: Don't play string B: Bass Note
Nutbush City LimitsSong Key is highlighted - Transpose to any other key
A A6 A A6 A7 A6 A A6 Intro: 4/4 ‖ | ‖ X3 C G ‖ | 𝄎 | | 𝄎 ‖ A A6 A A6 A7 A6 A A6 ‖ | ‖ X2 A A6 A A6 A7 A6 A A6 1. A Church house gin house | | A A6 A A6 A7 A6 A A6 A school house out–house | (On)| A A6 A A6 A7 A6 A A6 On high-way num-ber nine-teen | | A A6 A A6 A7 A6 A A6 The people keep the ci-ty clean | (They call it)| C G They call it Nut-bush Oh Nut-bush A A6 A A6 A7 A6 A A6 They call it Nut-bush Ci-ty Lim-its | | A A6 A A6 A7 A6 A A6 | | (Twen-ty)| Please Note: Continue this pattern of play using the A, A6, A7 chords over the A Chord. A 2. Twenty five was the speed limit Motor cycle not allowed in it You go to the store on Friday's You go to Church on Sun-day C G They call it Nut-bush (little ol' town) Oh Nut-bush A They call it Nut-bush Ci-ty Lim-its A 3. You go to the fields on weekdays And have a pic-nic on labor day You go to town on Saturday But go to church ev’ry Sunday C G They call it Nut-bush Oh Nut-bush A They call it Nut-bush Ci-ty Lim-its A A6 A A6 A7 A6 A A6 A A6 A A6 A7 A6 A A6 Intro: ‖ | | | ‖ x2 C G ‖ | 𝄎 | | 𝄎 ‖ A A6 A A6 A7 A6 A A6 A A6 A A6 A7 A6 A A6 ‖ | | | ‖ A 4. No whis-ky for sale You get caught no avail Salt pork and mollases Is all you get in jail C G They call it Nut-bush Oh Nut-bush A They call it Nut-bush Ci-ty Nut-bush Ci-ty Lim-its A 5. Lit-tle 'ol town in Tennessee That's called... A quiet little old community A one-horse town You have to watch What you're put-tin' down In old Nut-bush They call it Nut-bush...
Born: Anna Mae Bullock on 26th November, 1939 in Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: May 24, 2023 (aged 83) Küsnacht, Switzerland
Profession: Singer-songwriter, choreographer, dancer, musician, actress, producer, author
Music Styles: R&B, pop, soul, dance, rock and roll, pop rock, rock
Active Years: 1958-2023
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