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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date:  September 9, 1997
Subject: Build Me Up Buttercup by The Foundations
Album:  Cruisin' Classics  (Tape from Shell Gas Stations)  
Written by:  Not available.  
chords are misalign I think  on my list as if 10/23/2010


          BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP        The Foundations

Intro  (piano)  Notes  C    CC   EEEE  F  FF  GGGG   F  EE  F  EE D E  D  CCC                       
                             GGG

Chorus:
            C                          Em
Why do you build me up (build me up) buttercup baby
         F                             G7
Just to let me down (let me down) and mess me around
          C                           Em                            F
And then worst of all (worst of all)  You never call baby when you say you will (say you will)
       G7                      C                           Gm          
But I love you still   I need you ( I need you)  more than anyone darling
     F                         Fm
(aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhh)
You know that I have from the start  
     C                         G7                     F      down to C     C   G7    
So build me up(build me up) buttercup don't break my heart   
           C      Dm                  F                        
1.I'll be over at ten you've told me time and again 
              C          F         Dm
but you're late I wait around and then                   
       C                  Dm             F                                                                       
(ba ta da) I  run to the door I can't  take anymore 
    C       F       Dm 
 Oh you you let me down again  
 Dm                                           G      
Hey hey hey) Baby baby try to find (hey hey hey)
                     Em          
 a little time and I'll make you mine    (hey hey hey)
Dm                       Bm                          G7
I'll be home   I'll be beside the phone waiting for you

     Ooooh  ooooh   go to chorus

         C      Dm         F                   C     F            Dm
2.  You are my toy But I could be the boy You adore  If you just let me know
       C                   Dm         F                       C      
(ba ta da) I tell you I'm true I'm attracted to you  all the more  
          F       Dm
why do I need you so
 Dm                                           G               
(hey hey hey) Baby baby try to find (hey hey hey) 
                   Em            
a little time and I'll make you mine     (hey hey Hey)
 Dm                   Bm                          G7
I'll be home I'll be beside the phone waiting for you     oooh    oooh   
.      
go to chorus with   
         C                              G7                             Am      G
So build me up buttercup (build me up) buttercup don't break my heart 
  G G G G G   D               Am               G                         Gm
 I-I-I  need you More then anyone darling you know that I have from the start 
     D            Am                    G   D
So build me up buttercup don't break my heart.   fade



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