Artist Red Hot Chili Peppers
Album By The Way
Genre(s)
Note There's a lot of chunking and slapping, this is indicated by "xxx". Otherwise, simply down strumming will do the trick.
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    Bb                        F
xA|------------------------|------------------------|
xE|------------------------|------------------------|
xC|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4-|
xG|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|

    Dm                       Dm
xA|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|
xE|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|
xC|------------------------|------------------------|
xG|------------------------|------------------------|


Bb                           F
Standing in line to see the show tonight,
              Dm
And there's a light on, heavy glow.
Bb            F                Dm
By the way I tried to say I'd be there, waiting for.
Bb                        F
Dani the girl is singing songs to me,
            Dm
Beneath the marquee, overload.


Gm         xxx
Steak knife.
Gm        xxx
Card Shark.
Gm     xxx
Con job.
Gm      xxx
Boot cut.


Gm        xxx
Skin that flick, she's such a little DJ.
Gm        xxx
Get there quick by street but not the freeway.
Gm        xxx
Turn that trick to make a little leeway.
Gm        xxx   
Beat that nic but not the way that we play.


Gm      xxx
Dog town. 
Gm        xxx
Blood bath.
Gm      xxx
Rib cage.
Gm       xxx
Soft tail.


Bb                           F
Standing in line to see the show tonight,
              Gm
And there's a light on, heavy glow.
Bb            F                Dm        Eb
By the way I tried to say I'd be there, waiting for.


Gm        xxx 
Black jack.
Gm       xxx
Dope dick.
Gm       xxx   
Pawn shop.
Gm        xxx
Quick pick.


Gm        xxx
Kiss that dyke, I know you want to hold one.
Gm      xxx
Not on strike, but I'm about to bowl one.
Gm        xxx
Bite that mic, I know you never stole one.
Gm        xxx
Girls that like a story so I told one.


Gm       xxx
Song bird. 
         xxx
Main line. 
Gm       xxx
Cash back. 
Gm      xxx
Hard top.


Bb                           F
Standing in line to see the show tonight,
              Dm
And there's a light on, heavy glow.
Bb            F                Dm
By the way I tried to say I'd be there, waiting for.
Bb                        F
Dani the girl is singing songs to me,
            Dm
Beneath the marquee... of her soul.
Bb            F                Dm
By the way I tried to say I'd be there, waiting for.


Gm        xxx
Ooh ahh, 'guess you never meant it
Gm        xxx
Ooh ahh, 'guess you never meant it
Gm        xxx
Ooh ahh, 'guess you never meant it
Gm        xxx
Ooh ahh, 'guess you never meant it
Gm        xxx
Ooh ahh, 'guess you never meant it
Gm        xxx
Ooh ahh, 'guess you never meant it
Gm        xxx
Ooh ahh, 'guess you never meant it
Gm        xxx
Ohh ahh.


Bb                           F
Standing in line to see the show tonight,
              Gm
And there's a light on, heavy glow.
Bb            F                Dm        Eb
By the way I tried to say I'd be there, waiting for.
Bb                        F
Dani the girl is singing songs to me,
            Gm
Beneath the marquee, of her soul.
Bb            F              Dm        Eb
By the way I tried to say I know you, from before


Bb                           F
Standing in line to see the show tonight,
               Gm
And there's a light on, heavy glow.
Bb            F                Dm        Eb         Gm
By the way I tried to say I'd be there, waiting for.     
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Richard Toner
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Richard Toner

I miss out Bb chord which still sounds good.

addyatthedisco
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addyatthedisco

-5 for anyone who actually wants to do this and also I use the strumming pattern Down down up up down up

amesrocks
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amesrocks

great tab! had this song stuck on my head, didn’t know the lyrics. def took a while to find, but i’m very glad i did. can’t stop jamming to it now!

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