I Didn't Build It For Me


Bass Intro A   G    A   G   A   G   A   G

A
You think I built this for me?
You think I built this for me?
This isn't mine- it's yours, it's really for you
I didn't build it for me

D                             B5  C5
I don't have the time to enjoy it
D                             B5  C5
I'm asked why I don't use the facilities
D                             B5  C5
I don't have the slightest inclination
D
I won't consider it, I didn't build it for me...

A
You think I built this for me?
You think I built this for me?
This isn't mine- it's yours, it's really for you
I didn't build it for me

D5 C#5 D5
        There's a plack in the hall
F#5  F5  F#5
        My name's on the wall
A5 G#5 A5
        And a statue of my family
C5 B5 C5
        It wasn't my decision
D5 C#5 D5
        It was all in a vision
F#5  F5  F#5
        I didn't build it
A5 G#5 A5
        I never would have built it
C5 B5 C5
        I really didn't build it for me...

A
You think I built this for me?
You think I built this for me?
This isn't mine- it's yours, it's really for you
I didn't build it for me

Solo  D  w/ solo notes of c f#   c f#    c c f#

D5 C#5 D5
        One man stood alone
F#5  F5  F#5
        One man did succeed
A5 G#5 A5
        I'm the man, I'm the one
C5 B5 C5
        I didn't build it for me
D5 C#5 D5
        One man stood alone
F#5  F5  F#5
        Numero uno
A5 G#5 A5
        I'm the man, I'm the one
C5 B5 C5
        I'm the man of the hour!...

A
You think I built this for me?
You think I built this for me?
This isn't mine- it's yours, it's really for you
I didn't build it for me

spoken word
I used to say, "Why doesn't somebody do something about this?"
I cried, "Oh, what about this need?"
Then a voice said, "You do something about it"
I said, "Oh woooow you mean me?"...

A
You think I built this for me?
You think I built this for me?
This isn't mine- it's yours, it's really for you
I didn't build it for me
Play 4x

guitar and bass
A5 A5 A5 A5  G5 G5 G5 G5
A5 A5 A5 A5  G5 G5 G5 G5
A5 A5 A5 A5  G5 G5 G5 G5
A5 B5  B5 C5  C5 D5  D5
Amajor     d#



BASS PARTS

Chorus - You Think I?

G---------2-----------------------|          G---------2----------------------- 
D-------------2-4-5-5-4-4-2-2-----|          D-------------2-4-5-5-4-4-2-2----- 
A-0-0-0-0---0-----------------4-2-|          A-0-0-0-0---0-----------------4-4-
E---------------------------------| 3x       E---------------------------------


Verse

G------------------------------|------------------------------|
D------7-------7-------7-------|------7-------7-------7-----5-|
A--5-5-----5-5-----5-5-----2-3-|--5-5-----5-5-----5-5-----2---|
E------------------------------|------------------------------|

G------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D------7-------7-------7-------|------7-------7-------------------|
A--5-5-----5-5-----5-5-----2-3-|--5-5-----5-5-----5-5-5-5-5-5-3-2-|
E------------------------------|----------------------------------|


Bridge - Plack In Hall

G-----------------------------5-4-5---
D-----------4-3-4----7-6-7------------
A--5-4-5------------------------------
E-------------------------------------  2x


Solo

G-------------------------------
D-----------------5---------5---
A-5---------0---0-----0---0-----
E-------------4---------4-------


1983 Twitchen Vibes/ Paragon Music Corp. ASCAP
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