You Canít Do That --- Lennon/McCartney

I really don't like this song. Raging jealousy isn't one of my favourite subjects. But My guitar teacher thought it would be a good song to learn.

 

I got [E]something to say that might cause you pain,
If I catch you talking to that boy a-[E7]gain,
Iím gonna [A7]let you down, and leave you [E]flat.
Because I [B7]told you befo-[A]ore. You canít do [E]that. 

Well, itís the [E]second time I caught you talking to him.
Do I have to tell you one more time, I think itís a [E7]sin?
I think Iíll [A7]let you down, and leave you [E]flat.
Because I [B7]told you befo-[A]ore. You canít do [E]that. 

        Everybodyís [G#7]gree-[C#m]een,
        ĎCause [F#7]Iím the one who [B7]won your [E]love.
         But if theyíd [G#7]see-[C#m]een,
         You [F#7]talking that way, theyíd [B7]laugh in my face. 

So [E]please listen to me if you wanna stay mine,
I canít help my feelings, I go out of my [E7]mind.
Iím gonna [A7]let you down, and leave you [E]flat.
Because I [B7]told you befo-[A]ore. You canít do [E]that.
 

(Instrumental break: same as verse)

         E      E      A      E      B7    A      E
 

          Everybodyís [G#7]gree-[C#m]een,
          ĎCause [F#7]Iím the one who [B7]won your [E]love.
          But if theyíd [G#7]see-[C#m]een,
          You [F#7]talking that way, theyíd [B7]laugh in my face.
 

So [E]please listen to me if you wanna stay mine,
I canít help my feelings, I go out of my [E7]mind.
Iím gonna [A7]let you down, and leave you [E]flat.
Because I [B7]told you befo-[A]ore. You canít do [E]that.
Because I [B7]told you befo-[A]ore. You canít do [E]that.

 

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