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MUSIC MADE HIM DO IT

WORDS & MUSIC:   Earl P. Reinhalter


NOTE: CHORDS IN INTRO AND CHORUSES CONSIST OF ROOT
AND 5th, WITH BASS NOTE AS INDICATED.   ON GUITAR,
THE HIGH B AND E STRINGS ARE LEFT OPEN.


    INTRO (like chorus):

               C/A - B/A - A - B/A - C/A
               C/A - B/A - A - B/A - A
               C/A - B/A - A - B/A - A - G - A/E

               C - B - A - B - C
               C - B - A - B - A
               C - B - A - B - A - G - A/E


               Fmaj7
           I.  AC/DC sent Ra-

               mirez off his rocker.
               G6
               now there's blood on the blade of

               the insane Night Stalker.
               E(no 3rd)                E7(no 3rd)
               music made him do it.


               C/A   B/A   A   B/A  C/A
    CHORUS A:  music made him  do   it,
                 C/A       B/A  A    B/A
               vibrations  in   the  air,
               C/A     B/A   A    B/A  A      G/A   A/E
               tremors ris - ing  like a cold night-mare.
               C/A        B/A  A    B/A   C/A
               it should  be   il - leg - al.
                    C/A   B/A  A   B/A - A
               it's dangerous, you know.
                    C/A   B/A   A   B/A   A        G/A  A/E
               that heavy met - al  mus - ic  has  to   go.


               Fmaj7
          II.  John Wilkes Booth was an actor.

               Broadway messed his thinkin'.
               G6
               after Sound of Music,

               he shot Abraham Lincoln.
               E(no 3rd)
               music made him do it.
               E7(no 3rd)


               C/A   B/A  A    B/A  C/A
    CHORUS B:  music made him  do   it,
                 C/A       B/A  A   B/A - A
               vibrations  in  the  air.
               C/A     B/A   A    B/A  A      G/A   A/E
               tremors ris - ing  like a cold night-mare.
               C/A        B/A  A    B/A   C/A
               it should  be   il - leg - al.
                    C/A   B/A  A   B/A - A
               it's dangerous, you know.
                     C/A  B/A  A   B/A  A        G/A  A/E
               those musicals from Broadway have to go.


               Fmaj7
         III.  Wagner wrote an opera.

               Hitler was impressed.  and
               G6
               soon he's waging a war.

               you know all the rest.
               G6/E           F#7sus4/E   E(no 3rd)  D6add9(no 3rd)/E
               music made him do it.
               Cmaj7/E        Bsus4(no 3rd)/E    Fmaj7   E(no3rd)
               music made him  do                it.


               C/A   B/A   A   B/A  C/A
    CHORUS C:  music made him  do   it.
     (half     C/A   B/A   A   B/A   A
     chorus)   music made him  do   it.
               C/A  B/A A B/A A      G/A A/E
               those heavy classic  operas  have  to   go.


INSTRUMENTAL:  Fmaj7 - G6
               Fmaj7 - G6
               E(no 3rd) - E7(no 3rd)

               /// REPEAT INTRO ///

               Fmaj7 - G6  (quiet vamp into next verse)


               Fmaj7
          IV.  Cain was born before the

               first song had been written.
               G6
               silence made him raise a

               rock to Abel and he hit him.
               E(no 3rd)                     E7(no 3rd)
               silence made him do it.  (oh, no!)


               C/A     B/A  A   B/A  C/A
    CHORUS D:  silence made him do   it,
                   C/A        B/A  A    B/A - A
               the stillness  of   the  air.
               C/A      B/A  A  B/A     A   G/A   A/E
               turn on  M -  T - V  and nothing's there.
               C/A         B/A  A    B/A   C/A
               it  should  be   il - leg - al.
                    C/A  B/A   A   B/A - A
               it's dangerous, you know.
                     C/A      B/A   A  B/A  A       G/A  A/E
               those peaceful qui - et moments have to   go.


                N.C,
    CHORUS E:  everybody's looking
   (acapella)  to find some kind of sound
               that won't cause death when mummy's not around.
               we sang of love and dancing,
               but it was no use.
               you can't fight a guilty man's excuse:


               G6/E            F#7sus4/E  E(no 3rd)  D6add9(no 3rd)/E
      ENDING:  music made him  do         it.
               Cmaj7/E         Bsus4(no 3rd)/E   Fmaj7  E(no 3rd)
               music made him  do                it.    (pause)


               /// REPEAT INTRO ///

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