You're The One That I Want chords & lyrics

John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John

  • You're The One That I Want was written by John Farrar in 1978 for the film version of the musical Grease
  • Released: May 17, 1978 from the album: Grease: The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture
  • Music: Key of C Major in 4/4 time at 112 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: C, E, Em, F, G, Am
  • Easy song for beginners

You're The One That I Want

Intro: 4/4  | Am  |  %  |  %  |  %  |
                                 (I got)

            Am
1. I  got chills__ They're mult-i-ply-ing
           F            C
   And I'm lo-sing con-trol
             E                 Am
  'Cause the po-wer you're sup-ply-ing
                  Am     |  %  |  %  |  %  |
   It's e-lec-tri-fy-ing!

                     C              Em
** You bet-ter shape up__ 'Cause I need a man
 Am                        F
   And my heart is set on you
                     C                Em
   You bet-ter shape up__ You bet-ter un-der-stand
 Am                       F
   To my heart I must be true__ Noth-ing left

   Noth-ing left for me to do

                    C                      F
Chorus: You're the one that I want__ Oo-oo-oo, ho-ney
             C                      F
        The one that I want__ Oo-oo-oo, ho-ney
             C                      F
        The one that I want__ Oo-oo-oo
                   G                    | Am  | %  |
        The one I need__ Oh, yes in-deed

               Am
2. If you're filled__ With af-fec-tion 
               F            C
   You're too shy__ To con-vey
            E          Am
   Bet-ter take my dir-ec-tion

   Feel your way

                    C               Em
**  I bet-ter shape up__ 'Cause you need a man (I need a man)
 Am                         F
    Who can keep me sat-is-fied
                    C           Em
    I bet-ter shape up__ If I'm gon-na prove (You bet-ter prove)
 Am                          F
    That my faith is just-i-fied

    Are you sure__ Yes I'm sure down deep in-side

                        C                      F
Chorus: ||: You're the one that I want__ Oo-oo-oo, ho-ney
                 C                      F
            The one that I want__ Oo-oo-oo, ho-ney
                 C                      F
            The one that I want__ Oo-oo-oo
                       G
            The one I need__ Oh, yes in-deed :|| (Repeat to fade)
            

C Major

Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
R: Root Note

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