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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date: July 14, 2003   
Album: Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives
Written by:
Note: You can capo the first fret and play these chords ignoring
the sharp symbol.  

   IF THERE AIN'T THERE OUGHT'A BE    Marty Stuart


INTRO CHORDS: G#  C# G#  C#

(just drums)
Well I hear there's a place somewhere down south
(just drums)
Where ya don't need a hook to catch a small mouth
(just drums)
No rod no reel no bait no doubt
(no drums\chords)                                 G# G# C# G#  
Just whistle from the bank and they all walk out

(just drums)
They say there's a town not far from here
(just drums)
You can trade your debt for cash and beer
(just drums)
No   boss no rent no sweat no cares
(no drums\chords)                  G# G# C# G#
Where everybody is a millionare


CHORUS:
         C#            D#   G# 
If there ain't there oughta be
      C#            D#      G#       F#m7
Just think of the endless possibli-ties
                C#         D# 
A place where everyday's Friday night
 G#              F#              C#
With your arms wrapped up tight round me
         F#m7          D#   C#  G#  
If there ain't there oughta be


(just drums)
And I hear there's a book that you can buy that'll
(just drums)
Paraphrase the meanin of life
(just drums)
What's love why me where's God how high
(no drums\chords)               G# G# C# G#      
Word for word why Women cry

to chorus

C#
A place for me to make my dreams come true
G#
I wish I wish on a star will do
F#
A full of flesh fool proof gaurantee
D#                          G#
If there ain't there oughta be

to lead, to  ending chorus


ENDING CHORUS:

         C#            D#   G# 
If there ain't there oughta be
      C#            D#      G#       F#m7
Just think of the endless possibli-ties
                C#         D# 
A place where everyday's Friday night
 G#              F#              C#
With your arms wrapped up tight round me
         F#m7          D#   C#  G#  
If there ain't there oughta be
               F#M7        D#    C#  G#  C#  G# C#
Well if there ain't there oughta be


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