Rolling Stone named “We Got The Beat” as one of the 500 songs that shaped rock n’ roll. The Go-Gos were a more punk act before lead guitarist Charlotte Caffey brought it to the band. They embraced it and it later became a new wave classic and changed the direction of the band.
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Key of the Song:
The original key of We Got The Beat by The Go-Gos is in D major.
Guitar Chords for We Got The Beat by The Go-Gos
All of these chords are basic shapes and should be within the grasp of any player that has this down. Keep in mind the places where you can keep your fingers still. Then, keep an eye on your fret hand fingers so they don’t deaden some notes or strings.
We Got The Beat by The Go-Gos – Lyrics with Chords
[Verse] A See the people walking down the street Fall in line just watching all their feet They don't know where they wanna go But they're walking in time [Chorus] D They got the beat G They got the beat F C They got the beat, yeah A They got the beat [Verse] A All the kids just getting out of school They can't wait to hang out and be cool Hang around 'til quarter after twelve That's when they fall in line [Chorus] D They got the beat G They got the beat F C Kids got the beat, yeah A Kids got the beat A B A [Verse] A Go-go music really makes us dance Do the pony puts us in a trance Do the watusi just give us a chance That's when we fall in line [Chorus] D 'Cause we got the beat G We got the beat F We got the beat, yeah A We got it A We got the beat We got the beat We got the beat Everybody get on your feet We got the beat We know you can dance to the beat We got the beat Jumpin',get down We got the beat D Round and round and round A We got the beat