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Paradise By The Dashboard Light  by Meat Loaf

Paradise By The Dashboard Light chords by Meat Loaf (Ver. 2)

Chords with lyrics

and the bass hits a C.  the start has a syncopated rhythm, so you'll have to listen
to the song to pick that up.

I. Paradise
Boy:
Chord diagramD MajorD							Chord diagramG+G
I remember every little thing as if it happened only yesterday
Chord diagramC majorC				    Chord diagramG+G                  Chord diagramD MajorD
Parking by the lake and there was not another car in sight
      Chord diagramD MajorD                                        Chord diagramG+G
And I never had a girl looking any better than you did
Chord diagramF#F#				       Chord diagramG+G                 Chord diagramA augmentedA       Chord diagramD MajorD
And all the kids at school they were wishing they were me that night


PRECHORUS:
            Chord diagramBb majorBb         Chord diagramFF     Chord diagramC majorC         Chord diagramD MajorD
And now our bodies are oh so close and tight
         Chord diagramBb majorBb      Chord diagramFF              Chord diagramC majorC       Chord diagramD MajorD
It never felt so good, it never felt so right
Chord diagramG/DG/D                        Chord diagramD MajorD            A/D       Chord diagramD MajorD
And we're glowing like the metal on the edge of a knife
Chord diagramG/DG/D              Chord diagramD MajorD            A/D       Chord diagramD MajorD
Glowing like the metal on the edge of a knife
Chord diagramG+G              Chord diagramD MajorD      Chord diagramG+G              Chord diagramFF
C'mon! Hold on tight! C'mon! Hold on tight!
CHORUS:
            Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramA augmentedA             Chord diagramD MajorD    Chord diagramA augmentedA    Chord diagramG+G
Though it's cold and lonely in the deep dark night
      Chord diagramD MajorD       Chord diagramB minorBm          Chord diagramG+G   Chord diagramE minorEm    Chord diagramD MajorD
I can see paradise by the dashboard light

Girl:
Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramA augmentedA      Chord diagramD MajorD                  Chord diagramA augmentedA   Chord diagramG+G
Ain't no doubt about it we were doubly blessed
              Chord diagramE minorEm                                  Chord diagramD MajorD
Cause we were barely seventeen and we were barely dressed
Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramA augmentedA      Chord diagramD MajorD       Chord diagramG+G           Chord diagramA augmentedA      Chord diagramD MajorD
Ain't no doubt about it baby got to go and shout it
Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramA augmentedA      Chord diagramD MajorD                  Chord diagramA augmentedA   Chord diagramG+G
Ain't no doubt about it we were doubly blessed

Boy:              Chord diagramE minorEm                                  Chord diagramD MajorD
Cause we were barely seventeen and we were barely dressed

Chord diagramD MajorD                                                     Chord diagramG+G
Baby doncha hear my heart you got it drowning out the radio
          Chord diagramC majorC                          Chord diagramG+G                        Chord diagramD MajorD
I've been waitin' so long for you to come along and have some fun
      Chord diagramD MajorD                                       Chord diagramG+G
And I gotta let ya know no you're never gonna regret it
        Chord diagramF#F#                   Chord diagramG+G                  Chord diagramE MajorE
So open up your eyes I got a big surprise it'll feel all right
       Chord diagramA augmentedA                     Chord diagramD MajorD
Well I wanna make your motor run
PRECHORUS (same chords)
And now our bodies are oh so close and tight
It never felt so good, it never felt so right
And we're glowing like the metal on the edge of a knife
Glowing like the metal on the edge of a knife
C'mon! Hold on tight! C'mon! Hold on tight!


CHORUS II:
            Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramA augmentedA             Chord diagramD MajorD    Chord diagramA augmentedA    Chord diagramG+G
Though it's cold and lonely in the deep dark night
      Chord diagramG+G       Chord diagramD MajorD           Chord diagramF#F#        Chord diagramG+G
I can see paradise by the dashboard light
        Chord diagramE MajorE        Chord diagramD MajorD             Chord diagramB minorBm        Chord diagramA augmentedA     Chord diagramF#F#
Oh it's cold and lonely in the deep dark night
Chord diagramG+G     Chord diagramD MajorD           Chord diagramA augmentedA         Chord diagramD MajorD
  Paradise by the dashboard light

Chord diagramG+G            Chord diagramA augmentedA           Chord diagramD MajorD           Chord diagramG+G             Chord diagramA augmentedA      Chord diagramD MajorD
  You got to do what you can and let mother nature do the rest
Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramA augmentedA      Chord diagramD MajorD                  Chord diagramA augmentedA   Chord diagramG+G
Ain't no doubt about it we were doubly blessed
              Chord diagramE minorEm
Cause we were barely seventeen and we were barely --
(4x)  Chord diagramA augmentedA          Chord diagramB minorBm        Chord diagramA augmentedA       Chord diagramG+G              Chord diagramA augmentedA           Chord diagramG+G                 Chord diagramA augmentedA
We're gonna go all the way tonight we're gonna go all the way and tonight's the night

Radio broadcast: just keep hammering on Chord diagramE minorEm

Ii. let me sleep on it
Girl:
Chord diagramA augmentedA                Chord diagramG+G   Chord diagramD MajorD     Chord diagramA augmentedA
Stop right there!  I gotta know right now!  Before we go any further --!
       Chord diagramG+G 					      Chord diagramD MajorD
Do you love me?  Will you love me forever?  Do you need me?  Will you never leave me?
         Chord diagramC majorC                        Chord diagramG+G
Will you make me so happy for the rest of my life?
         Chord diagramA augmentedA
Will you take me away and will you make me your wife?
(same chord pattern)
Do you love me?  Will you love me forever?
Do you need me?  Will you never leave me?
Will you make me so happy for the rest of my life?
Will you take me away and will you make me your wife?
        Chord diagramG+G                        Chord diagramA augmentedA
I gotta know right now before we go any further
       Chord diagramG+G                  Chord diagramD MajorD
Do you love me?  Will you love me forever?

Boy: (same rhythm, but for the sake of explaining it):
       Chord diagramG+G				 Chord diagramD MajorD
Let me sleep on it, baby, baby let me sleep on it
       Chord diagramC majorC                 Chord diagramG+G                         Chord diagramD MajorD
Let me sleep on it, I'll give you an answer in the morning
(same chord pattern twice)
Let me sleep on it, baby, baby let me sleep on it
Let me sleep on it, I'll give you an answer in the morning
Let me sleep on it, baby, baby let me sleep on it
Let me sleep on it, I'll give you an answer in the morning

Girl:
Chord diagramD MajorD
I gotta know right now!
(same chord progression)
Do you love me?  Will you love me forever?
Do you need me?  Will you never leave me?
Will you make me so happy for the rest of my life?
Will you take me away and will you make me your wife?
        Chord diagramG+G                          Chord diagramA augmentedA
I gotta know right now!  Before we go any further
       Chord diagramG+G                  Chord diagramD MajorD
Do you love me?  Will you love me forever?

What's it gonna be boy?  FOR THIS PART keep hammering on Chord diagramA augmentedA string
Come on
I can wait all night
What's it gonna be boy yes or no?
What's it gonna be boy yes or no?

For this part and both boy and girls singing repeat same chord pattern from above
Boy:
Let me sleep on it, baby, baby let me sleep on it
Let me sleep on it, I'll give you an answer in the morning

Girl:
I gotta know right now!!!
(alternate lines back and forth)

Boy:			Girl:
Chord diagramEb MajorEb
Let me sleep on it!	Will you love me forever?

Boy:			Girl:
Chord diagramE MajorE
Let me sleep on it!	Will you love me forever?

iii. Praying for the end of time

Boy:
           Chord diagramFF
I couldn't take it any longer Lord I was crazed
	      Chord diagramC majorC                          Chord diagramFF
And then the feeling came upon me like a tidal wave
          Chord diagramC majorC                            Chord diagramG+G
I started swearing to my god and on my mother's grave
             Chord diagramFF               Chord diagramG+G      Chord diagramC majorC
That I would love you to the end of time
                     Chord diagramFF               Chord diagramG+G      Chord diagramC majorC
I swore that I would love you to the end of time!

Chord diagramG+G            Chord diagramC majorC               Chord diagramG+G      Chord diagramC majorC
  So now I'm praying for the end of time
   Chord diagramFF        Chord diagramG+G   Chord diagramC majorC
To hurry up and arrive
      Chord diagramC majorC          Em/b          Chord diagramA minorAm
Cause if I gotta spend another minute with you
        Chord diagramG+G
I don't think that I can really survive
           Chord diagramFF
I'll never break my promise or forget my vow
    Chord diagramC majorC                         Chord diagramG+G
But god only knows what I can do right now
    Chord diagramC majorC               Chord diagramG+G      Chord diagramC majorC
I'm praying for the end of time
                    Chord diagramA minorAm
It's all that I can do
Chord diagramC majorC               Chord diagramG+G      Chord diagramC majorC              Chord diagramFF      Chord diagramG+G         Chord diagramC majorC
Praying for the end of time, so I can end my time with you!

Boy:
       Chord diagramF/CF/C     Chord diagramC majorC           G/C  Chord diagramC majorC
It was long ago and it was far away
           Chord diagramF/CF/C     Chord diagramC majorC              G/C  Chord diagramC majorC
And it was so much better than it is today

Girl:
(same chords as above)
It never felt so good
It never felt so right
And we were glowing like

Other versions of Paradise By The Dashboard Light

Alternative guitar chords and tabs for Paradise by the dashboard light (Ver. 3) by Meat Loaf

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