(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction chords by The Rolling Stones



(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction chords and lyrics

||: E A/C# | D A/C# :||

| E7 | E7 | A7 | A7 | E7 | E7 | A7 | A7 |
I can’t get no, satisfaction. I can’t get no, satisfaction.
| E7 | B7 | E7 | A7 |
‘Cause I try, and I try, and I try, and I try.
| E A/C# | D A/C# | E A/C# | D A/C# |
I can’t get no, I can’t get no.

||: E A/C# | D A/C# :||
When I’m driving in my car.
When a man comes on the radio.
He’s telling me more and more.
About some useless information,
supposed to fire my imagination.
| E A/C# | D A/C# | N.C | N.C |
I can’t get no, oh, no, no, no. 
| E A/C# | D A/C# | E A/C# | D A/C# |
Hey, hey, hey. That’s what I say.

| E7 | E7 | A7 | A7 | E7 | E7 | A7 | A7 |
I can’t get no, satisfaction. I can’t get no, satisfaction.
| E7 | B7 | E7 | A7 |
‘Cause I try, and I try, and I try, and I try.
| E A/C# | D A/C# | E A/C# | D A/C# |
I can’t get no, I can’t get no.

||: E A/C# | D A/C# :||
When I’m watchin’ my TV.
And a man comes on and tells me.
How white my shirts can be.
But he can’t be a man ’cause he doesn’t smoke,
the same cigarettes as me.
| E A/C# | D A/C# | N.C | N.C |
I can’t get no, oh, no, no, no. 
| E A/C# | D A/C# | E A/C# | D A/C# |
Hey, hey, hey. That’s what I say.

| E7 | E7 | A7 | A7 | E7 | E7 | A7 | A7 |
I can’t get no, satisfaction. I can’t get no, girl reaction.
| E7 | B7 | E7 | A7 |
‘Cause I try, and I try, and I try, and I try.
| E A/C# | D A/C# | E A/C# | D A/C# |
I can’t get no, I can’t get no.

||: E A/C# | D A/C# :||
When I’m ridin’ ’round the world.
And I’m doin’ this and I’m signin’ that.
And I’m tryin’ to make some girl, who tells me.
Baby, better come back maybe next week,
can’t you see I’m on a losing streak?
| E A/C# | D A/C# | N.C | N.C |
I can’t get no, oh, no, no, no. 

||: E A/C# | D A/C# :||
Hey, hey, hey. That’s what I say.
I can’t get no, I can’t get no, I can’t get no.
Satisfaction, no satisfaction, no satisfaction, no satisfaction.
I can’t get no.


(I can’t get no) Satisfaction chord progression

The progression of the main riff can be described in Roman numerals as I – IV – bVIIx. The last chord is the classic rock n roll chord. In the key of E, this is E, A, and D. The A could even be described as an A/C#.

The verse progression is blues-like, and although it is 12 bars, the chords do not appear in the standard order we expect a blues to be in. They are however the expected E7, A7, and B7.


The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones is an English band that became popular in the early 60s. Incredibly, the band has stuck together ever since.

They’ve had great success with tunes like Start Me Up, Satisfaction, Wild Horses, Angie, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, and Honky Tonk Women.

Go to The Rolling Stones – Biography.


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Learn these songs and you can progress from being a bedroom player to working with acoustic duos, Jazz trios, Indie/Rock/Party bands as well as large Soul/Motown ensembles.

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