Beat It

Intro : Dm C Dm C

Verse 1:
Dm
They told him Don’t you
C
ever come around here
Dm
Don’t wanna see your face
C
You better disappear?
Bb
The fires in their eyes and
C
their words are really clear
Dm           C
So beat it Just beat it
Dm
You better run
C
You better do what you can
Dm
Don’t wanna see no blood
C
Don’t be a macho man
Bb
You wanna though
C
Better do what you can
Dm
So beat it
C
But you wanna be bad

Guitar 2: in “You better run” palm muted
e|-1——-1——-0——-0——-|
B|—3-1-3—3-1-3—3-1-3—3-1-3-|
G|———————————|
D|———————————| x4
A|———————————|
E|———————————|

Chorus 1: Do Intro Part 2 for Guitar 2
Dm
Just beat (beat it)
C
Beat it (Beat it)
Dm                   C
No one wants to be defeated
Dm
Showing how funky and
C
strong is your fight
Dm
It doesn’t matter
C
who’s wrong or right
Dm
Just beat it
C
Just beat it
Dm
Just beat it
C
Just beat it

Verse 2:
Dm
They’re out to get you
C
Better leave while you can
Dm
Don’t wanna be a boy
C
You wanna be a man
Bb
You wanna stay alive
C
Better do what you can
Dm           C
So beat it Just beat it
Dm
You have to show them
C
that you’re really not scared
Dm
You’re playing with your life
C
This ain’t no truth or dare
Bb
They’ll kick you then they beat you
C
then they’ll tell you its fair
Dm
So beat it
C
But you wanna be bad

Guitar 2: in “You have to show them” palm muted
e|-1——-1——-0——-0——-|
B|—3-1-3—3-1-3—3-1-3—3-1-3-|
G|———————————|
D|———————————| x4
A|———————————|
E|———————————|

(Repeat Chorus)

Bridge:

Part 1:

Guitar 1: Dm Palm mute while singing “beat it beat”

Guitar 2: b means bend
e|———————–|
B|—1–1h3b—–1–1h3b-|
G|———————–|
D|-0———-0———-| x4
A|———————–|
E|———————–|

Part 2: John Mayer Solo, Do Verse Chords

Chorus 2: Do Intro Part 2 for Guitar 2
Dm
Just beat (beat it)
C
Beat it (Beat it)
Dm                   C
No one wants to be defeated
Dm
Showing how funky and
C
strong is your fight
Dm
It doesn’t matter
C
who’s wrong or right
(Repeat)
Dm
Just beat it
C
Just beat it
Dm
Just beat it
C
Just beat it

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