Standard guitar tuning:EADGBECapo on 1 fret------------------.................
Dm B♭7 G7 A7
Verse 1CYou could have a Dstream train,C D C If you'd Djust lay Cdown your Dtracks. C You could have an Daero-Cplane, Dflying,C If you Dbring your Cblue sky Dback.
Bridge 1C All you do is Bmcall me... I'll be anything you Dneed.
D C D C N.C.
Verse 2N.C.You could have a bDig dipper, C D C Going up and Ddown, a-Cround the Dbends. C You could have a Dbumper Ccar, Dbumping,C This a-Dmusement Cnever Dends.C
Chorus 1I wanna Bm7be, C
Em7 Bm7 CWhy don't you Em7call my name? Bm7 C Oh, let me Em7be, (your Sledgehammer),Bm7 C This will Em7be my testimony. D Yeah,C
D C D C N.C.
Verse 3N.C.Show me round your fDruitcage, C D C 'Cos I will Dbe your Choney Dbee. C Open up your Dfruitcage, C D C Where the Dfruit is as Csweet as can Dbe.C
Chorus 2I wanna Bm7be, C
Em7 Bm7 CWhy don't you Em7call my name? Bm7 C You'd better Em7call, (The Sledgehammer),Bm7 C Put your Em7mind at rest. I'm gonna Bm7be; C
Em7 Bm7 CThis can Em7be my testimony,Bm7 Cyeah! I'm your Em7sledgehammer,Bm7 C Let there Em7be no doubt about it. Dm Sledge, sledge, A7sledgehammer.
Dm B♭7 G7 Dm B♭7G7 Get ready!
CodaDm I've kicked the habit, (I've kicked the habit), B♭7 Shed my skin,G7 (shed my skin). Dm This is the new stuff, (this is the new stuff), I go B♭7dancing in, we go G7dancing in. Oh, won't you... Dm Show for me, (show for me), I will B♭7show for you,G7 (show for you). Dm Show for me, (show for me), I will B♭7show for you,G7 yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. I do mean Dmyou, only you, You've been B♭7coming through, going to build that G7power, Build, build, build, build, build that power. Dm I've been feeding my rhythm, I've been feeding the B♭7rhythm, going to feel that G7power, hey... Build in Dmyou. Come on, come on help me do, come on, come on B♭7help me do. G7 Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, you! Dm I've been feeding my rhythm, I've been feeding my B♭7rhythm. It's what we're G7doing, doing all day and night.
Dm B♭7 G7 D C Bm Bm7 Em7 A7