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Wilson Pickett chords for Mercy mercy

Guitar chords with lyrics

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                             Mercy Mercy - Wilson Picket
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Tabbed by: Barboy07079
Music & Lyrics Don Convay & Ronald Miller
Originally recorded by Don Convay (with intro possibly by Jimi Hendrix)
Recorded by Rolling Stones, The Remains and many others
This tab is based on the Wilson Picket studio version with intro probably by Steve Cropper
(who learned the song from Hendrix) or perhaps Jimmy Johnson
Intro:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|--11-10-/6-----6-----------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|--12-10-/7-5/7---7p5p3-------3-5p3---3-5b7br5b7-3-------5b7br5b7-3---------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-----------------------3-3/5-------5-------------5-3-5-------------5-3-5---|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Accompanying riff over A chord diagramBb majorBb in first two lines of chorus - just an illustration

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|----3-------------3-------------3---------------3--------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|----3-------------3-------------3-----------3---3--------------------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|----3-------------3-------------3-----3-3h5-----3--------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|--1---------1---1---------1---1---3/5---------1----------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|------0h1-3---3-----0h1-3---3----------------------------------------------|


CHORUS

A chord diagramBb majorBb
Have mercy
A chord diagramBb majorBb
Have mercy, baby
A chord diagramBb majorBb              A chord diagramBb/DBb/D
Mmm, have mercy, yeah
C5/7  A chord diagramFF       A chord diagramBb majorBb
Have mercy on me

VERSE 1

        A chord diagramBb majorBb      A chord diagramDmDm    A chord diagramG minorGm     A chord diagramEb MajorEb
Well, I went to see a gypsy
A chord diagramBb majorBb             A chord diagramF7F7
Had my fortune read
          A chord diagramBb majorBb            A chord diagramDmDm           A chord diagramG minorGm          A chord diagramEb MajorEb
She said, Pickett, your baby's gonna leave you
    A chord diagramBb majorBb                         A chord diagramF7F7
Her bag is packed up under the bed


CHORUS

A chord diagramBb majorBb
I cried mercy
A chord diagramBb majorBb
Have mercy, baby, yeah
A chord diagramBb majorBb          A chord diagramBb/DBb/D
Have mercy
C5/7          A chord diagramBb majorBb
Have mercy on me


VERSE 2
         A chord diagramBb majorBb     A chord diagramDmDm         A chord diagramG minorGm     A chord diagramEb MajorEb
Well now if you stay here, baby
     A chord diagramBb majorBb                      A chord diagramF7F7
I'll tell you what I'm gonna do
          A chord diagramBb majorBb         A chord diagramDmDm   A chord diagramG minorGm           A chord diagramEb MajorEb
I'm gonna work three jobs seven days a week and
A chord diagramBb majorBb                         A chord diagramF7F7
Bring my money home to you


CHORUS

A chord diagramBb majorBb
I cried mercy
A chord diagramBb majorBb
Have mercy, baby, yeah
A chord diagramBb majorBb          A chord diagramBb/DBb/D
Have mercy
C5/7          A chord diagramBb majorBb
Have mercy on me


BRIDGE
          A chord diagramG minorGm        A chord diagramC minorCm
Well now, hey, hey, baby
A chord diagramG minorGm       A chord diagramC minorCm
Hey, hey child
A chord diagramG minorGm       A chord diagramC minorCm        A chord diagramBb majorBb
What you trying to do,
A chord diagramG minorGm        A chord diagramC minorCm
Hey, hey, baby
A chord diagramG minorGm       A chord diagramC minorCm
Hey, hey child
      A chord diagramBb majorBb                     A chord diagramF7F7
Lord, don't say we're through


INSTRUMENTAL BREAK

A chord diagramG minorGm  A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramBb majorBb


VERSE 3

          A chord diagramBb majorBb    A chord diagramDmDm   A chord diagramG minorGm       A chord diagramEb MajorEb
Well now, if my baby leave me,
A chord diagramBb majorBb                  A chord diagramF7F7
Girl, if you put me down
          A chord diagramBb majorBb           A chord diagramDmDm      A chord diagramG minorGm     A chord diagramEb MajorEb
Well, I'm going to the nearest river, child
    A chord diagramBb majorBb                 A chord diagramF7F7
And jump overboard and drown


OUTRO:

A chord diagramBb majorBb
Oh yeah baby, mercy, mercy,
A chord diagramBb majorBb
Baby don't leave me
A chord diagramBb majorBb
Lord have mercy, mercy
A chord diagramBb majorBb
Lord have mercy, mercy

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