Money (That’s What I Want) – Barrett Strong!

The best things in life are free,
but you can give them to the birds and bees,
I need money (that’s what I want).
That’s what I want (that’s what I want).
That’s what I want (that’s what I want).
That’s what I want (that’s what I want).

Your love give me such a thrill,
but your love don’t pay my bills,
I need money (that’s what I want).
That’s what I want (that’s what I want).
That’s what I want (that’s what I want).
That’s what I want (that’s what I want).

Solo

Money don’t get everything it’s true,
but what it don’t get, I can’t use,
I need money (that’s what I want).
That’s what I want (that’s what I want).
That’s what I want (that’s what I want).
That’s what I want (that’s what I want).

Money (that’s what I want, ah ha ha).
Lots of money (that’s what I want, ah ha ha).
Whole lot of money (that’s what I want, ah ha ha).
Ha ha (that’s what I want, ah ha ha).
Aha ha ha ha ha (that’s what I want, ah ha ha).
Whoa yeah (that’s what I want… ah ha ha).

Give me money (that’s what I want, ah ha ha).
Ah lots of money (that’s what I want, ah ha ha).
All of these greens (that’s what I want, ah ha ha).
Yeah, I’m not saying, that’s what I mean (that’s what I want, ah ha ha).
Ah ah ah… (that’s what I want, ah ha ha).
Whoa yeah (that’s what I want… ah ha ha).

Give me money (that’s what I want, ah ha ha).
Ah lots of money (that’s what I want, ah ha ha).


Money (That’s What I Want) – Chords & Guitar Lessons

Money (That’s What I Want) is a song written by Motown Record Executive Berry Gordy. First performed by Barrett Strong, it has since been covered by many.

As you learn this, I’ll reveal several ways you could play this song, including how to improvise a solo.

Go to Money (That’s What I Want) – Chords & Guitar Lessons.


Barrett Strong – Biography

Barrett Strong was the first artist on the Motown label to have a hit. The song was Money (That’s What I Want). Performed by Barrett, it was written by the president of the label and a sign of what was to come.

As well as his own solo career, Barrett also wrote many of Motown’s biggest hits.

Go to Barrett Strong – Biography.


Berry Gordy – Biography

Berry Gordy is the man behind the hit factory that was Motown. The idea behind the label came from working in a car factory.

Housing the label, the studio, and a house band all in the same building proved to be a masterstroke as Berry set out to discover the greatest superstars of our time.

Go to Berry Gordy – Biography.

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