Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor Doctor)

Words & Music:

Robert Palmer


Correspondent John Renderio was kind enough to send along his complete and correct bass tab for this tune.  Thanks, John!


Transcribed by Dan Nicholas.  Chords:

E = x 7 9 9 9 7         E/D = x 7 7 7 7 7       A  = 5 7 7 6 5 5

B = 7 9 9 8 7 7         Bb  = 6 8 8 7 6 6       C# = x 4 6 6 6 4



G |--------------------9---------|

D |-----------4--2--0--7---------|

A |--0--2--4---------------------|


INTRO:  E-riff  E  E/D  E  E/D   E-riff



E                              E/D  E  E/D              A    B       E   E/D  E

A hot summer night fell like a net--------.  I've gotta find my baby, yet.

E      E/D  E           E/D    E               A    B        E  E/D  E

I need you--- to soothe my head--- and turn my blue heart to red-----.



[n.c.]                                 E

Doctor, Doctor, gimme the news: I got a bad case of lovin' you.

A                                    E           B      E  E/D  E  E-riff

No pill's gonna cure my ill; I got a bad case of lovin' you.  [E/D] [E][Eriff]


A pretty face don't make no pretty heart.  I learned that from the start.

You think I'm cute, a little bit shy.  Mama, I ain't that kind of guy.





E-riff  E  E/D  E  E/D   E-riff | E  A  B  |  B  Bb  A


[n.c.]            E-riff  E                   E-riff

I know you like it--------, you like it on top------.

A        C#    B                  E  E/D

Tell me, mama, are you gonna stop?


You had me down twenty-one to zip; smile of Judas on your lip.

Shake my fist, knock on wood.  I got it bad, and I got it good.


CHORUS:  [2x]


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