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Typed out by Fritz Mayr/Guitar Player from Silent Cry
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                    I GOT THE MESSAGE (ZZ TOP)
         (Words+Music by Billy Gibbons,Dusty Hill,Frank Beard)


         G5
1.Verse: im picking up on a signal
         G5
         thats in the air tonight
         G5
         its sparkin my receiver
         G5
         it feels like dynamite

         G5        C5
Chorus:  i got the message
         G5    C5                     G5      C5 Bb5 A5
         but i wanna get it straight from you

         G5
2.Verse: my mind is electric
         G5
         im about to blow a fuse
         G5
         the cockpit is empty
         G5
         so shoot it down the tube

         G5        C5
Chorus:  i got the message
         G5    C5                     G5      C5 Bb5 A5
         but i wanna get it straight from you

         G5
3.Verse: ive got to make a connection
         G5
         im on needles and pins
         G5
         working uo a printout
         G5
         and im gonna zero in

         G5        C5
Chorus:  i got the message
         G5    C5                     G5      C5 Bb5 A5
         but i wanna get it straight from you