Tighter and Tighter
Alive and Kickin', Tommy James and the Shondells
(The song was written and produced by Tommy James and Bob King and arranged by Jimmy Wisner)
   

Midi 1(Eb90)   Midi 2(Eb90)*-harp

Alive and Kicking - Band Photo

Midi 3(Eb90)*-harp (octave lower)
Tabbed by Mark Purintun 10/08
For Diatonic harmonica
See YouTube videos below
Hilarious videos

Lead in:  3 measures...



        R-6 6   7   -6   7  -6 -7-8  56 -6   R -5-6 7  7   8   8 -8   7
Woman: | Yo u know I've got to show you... |   No  bo dy else before you |
  -5-6   7   8   8  8  8 8 8 8   78-->-8 7
| ever gave me such a beautiful fee | li n'. |

        6 -6 7    -6    7    -6 -6  -8  -6      R -6 7    8  -8  -8  7  -8
Man: | Oh woman, you touched ah my soul now... | Honey, don'cha let go now. |
 R -6   7 8 -8    6  6  -6 -8  7   7--> -6 6 RR
| Hold on baby, just a little bit ti | ghter.   |

Chorus: (both) (play either tab row here...
   -9 -9 -8 7   -9  -9  -9 -9 -9   8    8     -9 -9  -9 8
   -5 -5 -4 4 r -5  -5  -5 -5 -5   5    5---> -5 -5  -5 5 R
| Hold o  o n,  ah just  a little bit tigh | ter now baby.  |

    -9  -9   -9 -9  -9   8  8   8      -8 -8 8   8  9 -10
 RR -5  -5   -5 -5  -5   5  5   5----> -4 -4 5   5  6 -6
|    I love you so much and I can't | let  g o, no-no-no.


   -7  -7 6 -5 r-7  -7 -7 -7 -7  -6   -6 --> -6  6   6 -6    RRRR   RRRR
| Hold  o n  n, ah just a little bit tigh | ter now, baby. |      |      |

          R-6 6  7 67 -6 -7-8 56 -6  R-5-6  7  7  8  8  -8   7
| Woman: | Love is so surprisin'... | op   en ed up my eyes an' |
 R-5-6    7     8   8   8   8   8  8 8 78--> -8 7
| you  reached out and ya took my ha a an |  nn d. |

      R 6  -6   7   -6    7    -6 -6  -8   -6   R -6 7    8  -8  -8  7  -8
Man: | Oh babe, ah you touched  m  y soul now. | Honey, don'cha let go now. |
 R -6   7 8 -8    6  6  -6 -8  7   7--> -6 6 RR
| Hold on baby, just a little bit ti | ghter.   |

Short instrumental here on original song...

Chorus: (both) 
   -9 -9 -8 7 r -9 -9  -9 -9  8    8 -->-8  -8  -8 8 R
| Hold o  o n, just a little bit tigh | ter now baby.  |

 RR -9  -9   -9 -9  -9   8  8   8----> -8 -8 8   8  9 -10
|    I love you so much and I can't | let  g o, no-no-no.
   -7  -7 6 -5 r-7-7 -7 -7 -7  -6  -6 --> 6   6   6 -6    RRRR   RRRR
| Hold  o n  n, just a little bit tigh | ter now, baby. |      |      |

  -7  -7 6 -5 r-7-7 -7 -7 -7  -6  -6 --> 6   6   6 -6    RRRR   RRRR
| Hold  o n  n, just a little bit tigh | ter now, baby. |      |      |

Additional lyrics not in midi..

Woman, you touched my soul now. Honey, don'tcha let go now.
Hold on, baby, just a little bit tighter.

 

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