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from Robben Ford & The Blue Line

Start It Up
By Robben Ford
Intro
Moderate Shuffle = 122 Verse
* D5 E5 D5 E7 E7
play 3 times

1. My, my, my, ba by, you’re my cup of tea.


yes, some thing in your sex y ways.
Gtr. 1 (clean)
Rhy. Fig. 1

simile on repeat
1/2 slight P.M. throughout
12
12 14 14 12
14 14 12 12 13
14 14 12 0
0 2 4 5 4 0 2 4 5 4
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
* Chord symbols reflect overall harmony throughout.

A7

My, my, my, I’m lov in’ what you do to


Yes, yes, yes, gon na love you all my

0
0
1 0 0
2 2 2 4 5 4 (2) 2 4 5 4 0
2 4 5 4 2 4 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1
E7 B7

me.
You got a mo tor like a brand new car, so start it up for me.
days.

End Rhy. Fig. 1

0
0
1
2 2 X 4 6 4 6 4 4 6 4 6 0
2 4 5 4 2 4 5 4 X 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2
E7 E B7

2. Yes, yes, brand new car, so start it up for me.

cresc.

0
0
1 2
2 2 4 6 4 6 4 6 4 6 0
2 4 5 4 2 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
0 0 0 0 0

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Chorus
E7 E E7
3

Start it up, start it up. You make me feel like

cresc.

0 0 0
0 0 0
1 1 1
2 2 2 2 4 5 X 4 2 2 4 X 5 4 2
2 4 5 4 2 2 2 4 5 X 4 2 2 4 X 5 4
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 0 0 0 0 X 0 0

A7
even 3

ro manc in’. Start it up, start it up. You make me feel like

3
1/4 full
0
0
2 2 (2) 0 0
2 2 0 2 4 X 5 4 2 2 4 5 4 0
2 4 5 0 0 X 0 (0) 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 3

E7 B7 A7 3
3

danc in’. You got a mo tor like a brand new car, so start it up for me.

0 0
0 0
1 2 4 1
2 2 4 4 6 4 6 2 4 5 4 2
2 4 5 X 4 2 2 4 5 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 X 0 0 0 0 0

Verse
Gtr. 1: w/ Rhy. Fig. 1, simile
E7 E E7
even

3. The way you move, such a fine ly tuned ma chine.

0
0
1
2
4 5 4 2 2
0 0 0 0

A7

Mm,
such a sol id groove, the best I’ve ev er seen.
Yes,

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To Coda
E7 B7 A7

You got a mo tor like a brand new car, so start it up for me.

Gtr. 1

4 6 4 6 0 4 2 4 0
2 2 2 2 2 0

Guitar Solo
E7 N.C. E7

3 3
3
cresc. 3
rake full 1/4
12
0 12 15 12 14 12
1 12 14 14 14 14 12 14 12 13
2 2 14 14 14 14 (14)
4 0 2 4

3
3

3 3 3
1/4 full
0
11 12 12 0 3 0
14 12 12 12 2 2 3 2 0
14 14 12 14 14 12 2
14 12 11

A7 E7
3 3

3 3 3
3
rake
0 0 2 0
2 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0
2 0 0 2 4 4 4 2 0 0 1 2 2 0
2 2 2 (0) 2 2

3 B7

1/4 1/4 1/4 1/4


0 0
3 3 3 0 3 0 3 0 3 0
2 0 0 2 4 4
2 0 2 2

E7

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
1/4 1/4 1/4
0 0 3 5 5 6 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5
3 0 3 (0) 3 0 3 5 5 6 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 5 3 3

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3 3
3 3 3
1/2 1/2 1/4
3 5 3 5 3 6 5 3 5 3 12
3 5 3 5 3 6 5 3 5 3 3 5 3 12 14 14 12 12 15
4 4 4 4 4 4 0 1 0 1 14 14 12 12 14
14

A7 3 E7

3 3
3
3
full
15 17 15 12 15 15 15 15 15 15
17 15 17 14 12 15 12 15 17 15 17 15 17 15 17 15 15 15 15
14 (14) 12 14 16 14 16 14 12
14 14 14 11 14
14 14

B7

3 3 3 3
3 hold bend
3
full full
12 14 14 14
12 14 12 14 14 14 (14) 12 12 14 12 14
12 13 13
14

D.S. al Coda
A7 E7 E

4. The way you

3
3
1/2
1/2
12 14 14 14 14 12 12 12
14 12 14 14 12 14 12 12
14 14 12 14 12 12 13
14 14 12 12

Coda
B7 E7 E
even

brand new car, ba by, start it up for me. Start it up, start it

cresc.

0 0
0 0
0 1 0 1 1
4 6 4 6 4 4 6 4 6 0 2 2 0 4 2 2
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2
0 0
Chorus
3 3 3
E7

up. Mm, you make me feel like ro manc in’. Start it up, start it

0 0
0 0
1 0 1 0 1 1 0
2 2 4 X 5 X 4 2 4 X 5 X 4 0 2 X 4 X 5 4 2 2 4 5 X 4 2
2 2 4 X 5 X 4 2 4 X 5 X 4 0 2 X 4 X 5 4 2 4 5 X 4
0 0 0 X 0 X 0 0 0 X 0 X 0 0 X 0 X 0 0 0 0 0 X 0

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A7 E7
3

up. You make me feel like danc in’. You got a mo tor like a

let ring

0
7 5 0
6 7 5 6 1
2 X 4 X 5 X 4 5 7 2 X
0 X 0 X 0 X 7 5 7 2 2 4 X 5 X 4 2 4 X 5 X 4 X
0 0 0 X 0 X 0 0 0 X 0 X 0

B7 A7 3 3 E7 3 3

brand new car, so start it up for me. Spoken: Start it up for me.

3 3 3 3
let ring

0 0 0 0 0
0 3 0 3 0 3 3 5 5
4 6 4 4 6 4 2 4 5 4 0 2
2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 X 5 4
0 0 X 0 0

Outro Guitar Solo


E7 3 3

3 3 3 3 3 3
let ring let ring

0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 5 5 3 0 5 5 5 5 3 0
3 2 0 3 2 0
2 2

3 A7
3 3

3 3 3 3
3 3
let ring 3
1/4 1/4
0 0 0 0 0 3 5 6 5 3 5 3 0 7 7
5 5 5 5 0 5 5 5 3 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 8 8
3 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0
2 2

E7
3

1/4 1/4 1/4 full


7 7 7 9 9 10 9 7 12
8 8 8 10 10 11 10 8 9 9 12
9 0 9 12 9 9 9 12 14
9 7 9 11 9 14
11

B7 A7 D5 E5 D5 E7

play 3 times

3 3 3
full 3
full full 1/2
12 12
14 15 12 14 12 14 12 14 14 12
14 14 12 12 14 14 12 14 12 14 14 14 12 12 13
14 14 14 14 14 12

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