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This file is part of a collection that (moreso than the rest of the site) are not meant to be detailed or accurate transcriptions of the original recordings. They're just some simple chord charts that I made for my own use, some of them my own arrangements.
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"BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP" by The Foundations
Released as a single in 1968
Written By Tony Macaulay & Mike d’Abo
Transcribed by T-rev www.t-rev.net

              C            E
   Why do you build me up, Buttercup, baby
           F                G
   Just to let me down? And mess me around
             C                E
   And then, worst of all You never call, baby
            F                 G
   When you say you will, But I love you still
          C             C7/Bb
   I need you More than anyone, darling
       F/A                       Fm/Ab
   You know that I have from the start
      C            G                         F   /E /D  C  G
   So build me up, Buttercup, don't break my heart

         C       G                 Bb        F
"I'll be over at ten", you told me time and again
           C             F
But you're late, I wait around and then
  C           G             Bb       F
I went to the door, I can't take any more
         C               F         /E
It's not you, you let me down again

   Dm             G
      Baby, baby, try to find
   Em                   Am
      A little time and I'll make you happy
      F                       D                          G
      I'll be home, I'll be beside the phone waiting for you

   C          G          Bb           F        C
To you, I'm a toy, but I could be the boy you adore
              F
If you'd just let me know
  C               G           Bb         F           C
Although you're untrue, I'm attracted to you all the more
         F          /E
Why do I need you so

Transcribed 2020-08-01 by T-rev
More tab available at www.t-rev.net

x32010 C
022100 E
133211 F
320003 G
6x555x C7/Bb
x03211 F/A
4x3111 Fm/Ab
x1333x Bb
xx0231 Dm
022000 Em
x02210 Am
xx0232 D

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"BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP" by The Foundations
Released as a single in 1968
Written By Tony Macaulay & Mike d’Abo
Transcribed by T-rev www.t-rev.net
Capo 3

              A            C#
   Why do you build me up, Buttercup, baby
           D                E
   Just to let me down? And mess me around
             A                C#
   And then, worst of all You never call, baby
            D                 E
   When you say you will, But I love you still
          A             A7/G
   I need you More than anyone, darling
       D/F#                      Dm/F
   You know that I have from the start
      A            E                         D   /C# /B  A  E
   So build me up, Buttercup, don't break my heart

         A       E                 G         D
"I'll be over at ten", you told me time and again
           A             D
But you're late, I wait around and then
  A           E             G        D
I went to the door, I can't take any more
         A               D         /C#
It's not you, you let me down again

   Bm             E
      Baby, baby, try to find
   C#m                  F#m
      A little time and I'll make you happy
      D                       B                          E
      I'll be home, I'll be beside the phone waiting for you

   A          E          G            D        A
To you, I'm a toy, but I could be the boy you adore
              D
If you'd just let me know
  A               E           G          D           A
Although you're untrue, I'm attracted to you all the more
         D          /C#
Why do I need you so

Transcribed 2020-08-01 by T-rev
More tab available at www.t-rev.net

x02220 A
x46664 C#
xx0232 D
022100 E
3x222x A7/G
20023x D/F#
10023x Dm/F
320003 G
x24432 Bm
x46654 C#m
244222 F#m
x2444x B

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