In preparing music for the Motown Burlesque show I've been looking up chords for some great songs. But of course the Internet is not a trust-worthy source. But it's always a good place to start. I have to correct chords for songs for my gigs (and my students) for about half of what I find on the internet.

Here's a great song that had numerous versions online that were ALL wrong. And it's really too bad because this chord sequence is so cool. Many people are writing I-VIm-IV-V but it's I-IIIm-IV-V and that's partly what makes it sound so cool becuase it's not the standard 1960s ballad progression.

Everyone also missed that F major chord in the bridge.

Lets Get It On -- Marvin Gaye

[Intro guitar:]
e------------11---13b------------|
B---11---13----------------------|
G--------------------------------|
D--------------------------------|
A--------------------------------|
E--------------------------------|

Eb         Gm   Ab     Bb7
I've been really tryin', baby
Tryin' to hold back these feelings for so long
And if you feel, like I feel baby
Come on, oh come on,

             Eb  Gm  Ab  Bb7
Let's get it on
Lets get it on
Let's get it on
Let's get it on

Eb  Gm  Ab  Bb7
We're all sensitive people
With so much love to give, understand me sugar
Since we got to be
Lets say, I love you

Eb  Gm  Ab  Bb7
There's nothin' wrong with me
Lovin' you--- Baby no, no-o-o
And givin' yourself to me can never be wrong
If the love is true, oh babe

Ab                                                    Eb  Gm  Ab  Bb
Don't you know how sweet and wonderful, life can be
Ab                                                    Eb  Gm  Ab  Bb
I'm askin' you baby, to get it on with me
Ab                                                    Eb  Gm  Ab  Bb
I ain't gonna worry, I aint gonna push
Ab                                    F
So come on, come on, come on, come on baby
                                Bb7 x1 plus shot
Stop beatin' round the bush....

             Eb  Gm  Ab  Bb7
Let's get it on
Let's get it on
Let's get it on
Let's get it on

Ab                                             Eb  Gm  Ab  Bb
I know you know, what I've been dreaming of,   don't you baby?
Ab                                             Eb  Gm  Ab  Bb
My body want's you, my body wants you,
Ab                                             Eb  Gm  Ab  Bb
I ain't gonna worry, nah I ain't gonna push, I won't push you baby
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Let's Get it On ... 2


Ab                                    F
So come on, come on, come on, come on darling,
                                Bb7 x1 plus shot
Stop beatin' round the bush.... Oh!


             Eb  Gm  Ab  Bb7
Gonna get it on
I want a get it, you don't have to worry that it's wrong
If the spirit moves you, let me groove you, good
Let your love come, down!
Oh, get it on! Come On baby
Do you know ..... love's been sanctified
Girl you give me good feelin'... o do right baby
Nothing wrong with love....

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