Track Title:               Take Me To The River
Album Title:               Soundtrack - The Commitments

Prime Artist:              The Commitments
Originally made famous by: Al Green
Producer:                  Paul Bushnell
Producer:                  Kevin Killen

Producer:                  Alan Parsons
Written by:                Teenie Hodges      (Mabon Lewis Hodges)
Written by:                Al Green

I dont know why I love you like I do
E7                                 D A
After all these changes that you put me through
E7           D  A
You stole my money and my cigarettes
E7       D  A
And I havent seen hide nor hair of you yet
E7      D

 I wanna know    wont you tell me, am I in love to stay?
 A       C                  G         D              A7
 (Take me, take me) Take me to the river   and wash me down
        E7           D  A     E7
Wont you cleanse my soul   get my feet on the ground
    D     A     E7          D   A        E7
I dont know why you treated me so bad
Look at all these things that we could have had
Love is a notion that I wont forget
my sweet sixteen now I never regret
I wanna....
   Hold me   love me  squeeze me   tease me  till I die   till I de
C#m          A7     C#m         A7         G            B7
Repeat verse one, then chorus, then
Yeah, yeah         yeah   yeah  yeah
D A       E7        D   A     E7
Dip me in the water   dip me in the water baby
D             E7       D      A    E:7