Piece of My Heart

KEY: Piece of My Heart by Janis Joplin is in the key of E Major. It should be played at a tempo of 80 BPM. This track was released in 1967.

[Intro] (guitar solo)

F#m A B BB
C#m B
D B

 B B7
Oh come on, come on, come on, come on

[Verse]

E AB A
Didn't I make you feellike you were my
EABA
only man.Yeah and
EA B
didn't I give you nearly everything that a woman possibly can.
B (2 beats)
Honey you know I did.

[Pre-Chorus]

C#mB
But each night I tell myself that I,that I think I've had enough
DB
Well I'm gonna show you baby that a woman can be tough, I want you to
BBB7 B7
come on, come on, come on, come on

[Chorus]

E A BB B A A
Take it!Take another little piece of my heart now baby Oohhhh
(Men) (Janis) (Men)
EA B B B A A
Break it! Break another little bit of my heart now babyOohhhh
E A BB B A# A#
Have it!Have another little piece of my heart now baby
AA G#mF#m E
You know you've got it, if it makes you feel good, oh yes it
(Men join in .....)

[Verse]

EAB A
didYou're
EAB A
out on the street looking good and baby deep down in your
E AB A
heart I guess you know that it ain't right.Now you never never
EABB B AA B
hear me when I cry at night.Babe and I cry all the time.

[Pre-Chorus]

C#m B
But each time I tell myself that I, that I can't stand the pain,
D B
but then you hold me in your arms, and I sing it once again.
BBB7 B7
I sing come on, come on, come on, come on

[Verse]

E A BB B A A
Take it!Take another little piece of my heart now baby Oohhhh
(Men) (Janis) (Men)
EA B B B A A
Break it! Break another little bit of my heart now babyOohhhh
E A BB B A# A#
Have it!Have another little piece of my heart now baby
AA G#mF#m E
You know you've got it, shout if it makes you feel good.
(Men join in .....)

[Guitar solo]

(similar chord pattern to intro)

F#m A B
F#m A B
F#m A B
F#m A B BB
C#m B
D B

[Bridge]

B B7
I need you to come on, come on, come on, come on

E A BB B A A
Take it!Take another little piece of my heart now baby Oohhhh
(Men) (Janis) (Men)
EA B B B A A
Break it! Break another little bit of my heart now babyOohhhh
E A BB B A# A#
Have it!Have another little piece of my heart now baby
AA G#mF#m E
You know you've got it, whoooaaaaa (screams)

[Chorus]

E A BB B A A
Take it!Take another little piece of my heart now baby Oohhhh
(Men) (Janis) (Men)
EA B B B A A
Break it! Break another little bit of my heart now babyOohhhh
E A BB B A# A#
Have it!Have another little piece of my heart now baby Oohhhh
AA G#mF#m E
You know you've got it, shout if it makes you feel good.
(Men join in .....)

[Outro]

(lead guitar)

F#m A B
F#m (hold to fade)