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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
DAte:  July 10, 1997
Subject: A girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do  by Mindy Mcready
Album: ten thousand angels
Written by: Rick Bowles/Robert Byrne

A GIRL'S GOTTA DO (WHAT A GIRL'S GOTTA DO)    Mindy McCready

Intro  listen to the record for the timing ;-]

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      B                            F#       B 
1.) The first thing I did when you said goodbye
                             F#        B
Was sit myself down and had real good cry
B                                F#       B
The next thing I did was put my red boots on
                                    F#       B
And go downtown dancing  until the break of dawn

Chorus:
E               B           F#        B
A girl's gotta do what's a girl gotta do
     E               B             F#
And now I've got to get to getting over you
    E             B           G#m    C#m
To bad I've gotta do it with someone new
E                  B           F#         B
But a girl's gotta do what's a girl gotta do

  1.) go to intro, 2.) lead, bridge

      B                       F#         B
2.) Fancy meeting you at our stomping ground
                          F#          B
Sorry if you caught me painting the town
B                                          F#   B
Guess I should have stayed home with your memories
                    F#     B
Baby don't take it personally

Bridge:
G#m                B
Give me a call sometime real soon
G#m                C#m         E          F#
And remind me to remember to forget about you   oooh yeah

key change  chorus

Chorus:

Chorus:

(F#)           C#           G#        C#   
A girl's gotta do what's a girl gotta do
     F#             C#             G#
And now I've got to get to getting over you
   F#             C#           A#m   D#m
To bad I've gotta do it with someone new
       F#          C#           G#       C#
But a girl's gotta do what's a girl gotta do

F#            C#             F#          C# 
A girl' gotta do it  yeah a girl's gotta do it
   F#             C#           A#m
To bad I've gotta do it with someone new 
 .........................................(To bad I've gotta do it with
someone new)
F#                 C#         G#          C#
But a girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do



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