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Detroit Spinners - Rubberband Man (Chord)
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Rubberband Man:The Detroit Spinners.
#16 in UK, #20 Australia, #1 R&B and 
#2 in USA in 1976. (Known as just 'The Spinners' in 
North America.)

(I didn't put all the yak, yak in after the 4th verse..else I'd
 be here all night. But the music is all there. KK.)

INTRO: F...F Eb Bb F (x2)  Eb F (x2)

#1.
F               Eb            Bb              F
Hand me down my walkin' cane..hand me down my hat.
F             Eb                   Bb
Hurry now and don't be late..cause we ain't got time 
   F 
to chat.
F                Eb           Bb               F
You and me we're goin' out to catch the latest sound.
F            Eb                 Bb                  F
Guranteed to blow your mind..so high you won't come down.

CHORUS:
C#            Ab                    Eb
Hey, y'all prepare yourself for the Rubberband..Man.
C#        Ab                     Eb
You never heard a sound like the Rubberband..Man.
C#              Ab                    Eb
You're bound to lose control when the Rubberband 
          F
starts to jam.


(INTERLUDE:AD LIB:)
 F
(Oh, Lord, this dude is outta sight..everything he does

seems to come out right.)

#2.
F               Eb                  Bb              F
Once, I went to hear them play at a club outside of town.
F                         Eb
I was so surprised, I was hypnotized by the sound this 
      Bb      F
cat's puttin' down.
F                      Eb                Bb
When I saw this short, fat guy stretch a band between 
    F
his toes.
F                                Eb
Hey, I laughed so hard cause the man got down when he 
Bb                  F
finally reached his goal.

CHORUS:
C#            Ab                    Eb
Hey, y'all prepare yourself for the Rubberband..Man.
C#        Ab                     Eb
You never heard a sound like the Rubberband..Man.
C#              Ab                    Eb
You're bound to lose control when the Rubberband 
          F
starts to jam.

(INTERLUDE:)  F..Eb F 
F                   Eb F                 Eb F
Got that rubberband.......up on his toes..
                           Eb F                    Eb F
and then he wriggled it up......all around his nose.

 Eb                          F
(Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo)...guaranteed to blow 

your mind.
 Eb                          F
(Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo)..playin' all that music, 

yet keepin' time.
 Eb                          F
(Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo) where in the world did 

he learn that? (oh, Lord!)
 Eb              F
(Doo doo doo doo doo) Lord, help him get away.

CHORUS:
C#            Ab                    Eb
Hey, y'all prepare yourself for the Rubberband..Man.
C#        Ab                     Eb
You never heard a sound like the Rubberband..Man.
C#              Ab                    Eb
You're bound to lose control when the Rubberband 
          F
starts to jam.

#4.
F   Eb   F    F   Eb   F    F   Eb   F    F   Eb   F
Doo-doot-doo..doo-doot-doo..doo-doot-doo..doo-doot-doo..

(Rubberband Man..Rubberband Man!)

Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

(How much of this stuff do he think we can stand?)

Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

(Hey! Come on, baby!)

CHORUS:
C#            Ab                    Eb
Hey, y'all prepare yourself for the Rubberband..Man.
C#        Ab                     Eb
You never heard a sound like the Rubberband..Man.
C#              Ab                    Eb
You're bound to lose control when the Rubberband 
          F
starts to jam.

#5.
Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

(Just a movin', just a movin'!)

Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

(Just a Rubberband, Rubberband man!)

Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

(Get down! Get down! Rubberband Man!)

CHORUS:
C#            Ab                    Eb
Hey, y'all prepare yourself for the Rubberband..Man.
C#        Ab                     Eb
You never heard a sound like the Rubberband..Man.
C#              Ab                    Eb
You're bound to lose control when the Rubberband 
          F
starts to jam.

(Whoooo..eeeee!!)

Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

(Just a movin', just a movin'!)

Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

CHORUS:
C#            Ab                    Eb
Hey, y'all prepare yourself for the Rubberband..Man.
C#        Ab                     Eb
You never heard a sound like the Rubberband..Man.
C#              Ab                    Eb
You're bound to lose control when the Rubberband 
          F
starts to jam.

Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

(Just a movin', just a movin'!)

Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

OUTRO:
C#            Ab                    Eb
Hey, y'all prepare yourself for the Rubberband..Man.
C#        Ab                     Eb
You never heard a sound like the Rubberband..Man.
C#              Ab                    Eb
You're bound to lose control when the Rubberband 
          F
starts to jam..

Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

(Just a movin', just a movin'!)

Eb                          F    Eb
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo..doo doo doo doo doo doo 
    F
doo doo.

(Rubberband..Rubberband..Rubberband Man!!!)


A seventies smash from Kraziekhat.

 
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fond memories of this song...great tab kk...
-microsysinc | 8/14/2012
Another great one and very well done!!!!
-aussief | 8/16/2012
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