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15 Chords used in the song: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, F#m, Em, Fmaj7, Am, Asus2, Ab, F#, Bm

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Intro
A A D D E E
You better you better you bet

Verse 1
A A D D E E
I call you on the telephone my voice too rough with cigarettes
A A D D
I sometimes feel I should just go home but I'm dealing with a memory that
E E
never forgets
A A D D E E
I love to hear you say my name especially when you say yes
A A D D
I got your body right now on my mind but I've drunk myself blind to the
E E F#m F#m
sound of old T.Rex

Em Em D D G G
Ab Ab

D D Fmaj7 Fmaj7
To the sound of old T Rex
A A Asus2 Asus2* E E
Oh, and who's next

Chorus
A A D D
When I say I love you you say you better
F#m F#m E E A A
You better you better you bet
A A D D
When I say I need you you say you better
F#m F#m E E Bm Bm
You better you better you bet
Bm Bm F#m F#m E E
You better bet your life
Bm Bm
Or love will cut you
F#m F#m E E
Cut you like a knife

Verse 2
A A D D E E
I want those feeble minded axes overthrown
A A D D E E
I'm not into your passport picture, I just like your nose
A A D D E E
You welcome me with open arms and open legs
A A D D E E
I know only fools have needs but this one never begs
F#m F#m Em Em
I don't really mind how much you love me
G G
Oh a little is all right
D D Fmaj7 Fmaj7
When you say come over and spend the night
A A Asus2 Asus2* E E
Tonight Tonight

Chorus
A A D D
When I say I love you you say you better
F#m F#m E E A A
You better you better you bet
A A D D
When I say I need you you say you better
F#m F#m E E Bm Bm
You better you better you bet
Bm Bm F#m F#m E E
You better bet your life
Bm Bm
Or love will cut you
F#m F#m E E
Cut you like a knife

Bridge
F F C C
I lay on the bed with you
G G A A
We could make some book of records
F F C C
Your dog keeps licking my nose
G G B B F#m F#m E E
And chewing up all those letters saying you better
Bm Bm Bm Bm F#m F#m E E
You better bet your life
Am Am G G Am Am
You better love me
F#m F#m E E F#m F#m
all the time now
A A E E A A
you better shove me
A A E E A A
Back into line now
Am Am G G Am Am
You better love me
F#m F#m E E F#m F#m
all the time now
A A E E A A
you better shove me
A A E E A A
Back into line now

Verse 3
A A D D E E
I showed up late one night with a neon light for a visa
A A D D E E
But knowing I'm so eager to fight can't make letting me in any easier
A A D D E E
I know I've been wearing crazy clothes and I look pretty crappy sometimes
A A D D E E F#m F#m
But my body feels so good and I still sing a razor line everytime
Em Em D D G G
And when it comes to all night living
D D
I know what I'm giving
Fmaj7 Fmaj7 A A
I've got it all down to a tee
Asus2 Asus2* E E
And it's free

Chorus 2
A A D D
When I say I love you you say you better
F#m F#m E E A A
You better you better you bet
A A D D
When I say I need you you say you better
F#m F#m E E A A
You better you better you bet
A A D D
When I say I love you you say you better
F#m F#m E E A A
You better you better you bet
A A D D
When I say I need you you scream you better
F#m F#m E E A A
You better you better you bet

Outro
B B E E
When I say I love you you say you better
Ab Ab F# F# B B
You better you better you bet
B B E E
When I say I need you you say you better
Ab Ab F# F# B B
You better you better you bet

E E F# F#
E E F# F#
You better bet your life
E E F# F#
Or love will cut you
E E F# F# E E
Just like a knife

 

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About this song

"You Better You Bet" was written by Pete Townshend as a love song for his girlfriend at the time. Townshend said of the song, "I developed ['You Better You Bet'] over several weeks of clubbing and partying. I had gone through a lean period in my marriage and was seeing the daughter of a friend of mine. I wanted it to be a good song because the girl I wrote it for is one of the best people on the planet."When commenting on the song's lyrics and music, Pete Townshend said, "'You Better You Bet' was a very spontaneous lyric. Read more on Last.fm.