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tabs:california_song
My first tab.
I'm pretty sure this is the bass line that John plays live occasionally
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"Califorina Song" by the mountain goats: from the album "Sweden"
written by John Darnielle
tab by Russ Sweetser (yarzrevenge@yahoo.com)

since this song is played on a keyboard, you can either place open or barre chords, 
or you can play this little riff:

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C                          F     G
I know you see mars in the sky tonight
C                                   F                       G
and I know you can see venus rising  and veering off to the right.
        C
can you see that young star ahead?
         F                      G
it's the one that designed my undoing.
C                             F                  G
I know that in california the waves break on the beach.
C                                        F
and I know that the foam on the breaking waves
               G
is as white as household bleach.
                 C
but if you could see that particular white right now
         F                                 G
it's the color of the young star coming on down.
         C
I've got joy joy joy in my soul tonight
         F                 G             C
I've got joy joy joy in my arms alright. alright.
                     F
although you treat me badly,
           G
I love you madly.
C                F      G
you really got a hold on me.
C                F       G
you really got a hold on me.
    C
All right.

C F E F G

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tabs/california_song.txt · Last modified: 2011/08/08 11:36 by losvci