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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    E                        B
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-|

    Abm                       Abm
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|------------------------|------------------------|


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


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


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


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


E                           B
Standing in line to see the show tonight,
              Dbm
And there's a light on, heavy glow.
E            B                Abm        A
By the way I tried to say I'd be there, waiting for.


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


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


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


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


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


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


E                           B
Standing in line to see the show tonight,
               Dbm
And there's a light on, heavy glow.
E            B                Abm        A         Dbm
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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