Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
GaAHey Valerie, Baby what's the matter with Eyou? AI did all of the things that you wanted me Eto Bm walk up BmI went downtown with my Apocket Eknife, BmCut your other man, but I Aspared his Elife BmValerie won't Ayou be good to Eme? Hey Valerie, Baby what's the matter with you? Come on, come Baby, and tell me true Hey now Baby, what did I do? I shot my dog 'cause he growled at you Valerie won't you be good to me? BValerie what's the matter with Eme? I Anever ever done you no Ewrong BI sing the blues nearly Eall night Along. BValerie what the matter with Eme? You know I'd Ado anything that you'd Esay BmI can't understand why you Atell me "Please go 'Eway" I ain't afraid of the cold, cruel world outside No chicken little running from a falling sky The only thing trouble's me is you. If you leave me what will I do? Valerie won't you be good to me? You got me down on the knees of my shaking feet Can't play the blues 'cause for you I drop the beat Valerie what your complaint? I try to be everything I ain't Valerie won't you be good to me?