1979
 by The Smashing Pumpkins
written by Billy Corgan
Transcribed off the _Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness_ double album
by me, Aaron Rother, zander@bga.com
Chords:
 Emaj7EAF#mBC#m
E    x    x   0   2   2   4
B x x 2 2 4 5
 G112246D122446
                             A    2    2   0   4   2   4
E 0 0 0 2 2 4
Tune down 1 half step (so the E shown is actually Eb, and so on)
 Emaj7EAEmaj7EAEmaj7EA
                           Shakedown 1979,  
 Emaj7EA
cool kids never have the time  
 F#mBEmaj7EA
on a live wire right up off the street, you and I should meet  
 Emaj7EA
junebug skipping like a stone  
 Ema7EA
with the headlights pointed at the dawn  
 F#mB
we were sure we'd never see an end to it all 
 EAE
and I don't even care to shake these zipper blues
 AEA
and we don't know just where our bones will rest to dust I guess
 F#mB
forgotten and absorbed into the earth below
 Emaj7EAEmaj7EAEmaj7EA
                          double cross the vacant and the bored  
 Emaj7EA
they're not sure just what we have in store  
 F#mA
morpine city slippin dues down to see
 EAE
that we don't even care as restless as we are
 AE
we feel the pull in the land of a thousand guilts
 AB
and poured cement, lamented and assured
 C#mA
to the lights and towns below
 BC#mA
 faster than the speed of sound
 BC#mAF#mBEmaj7EA
 faster than we thought we'd go, beneath the sound of hope  
 Emaj7EA
Justine never knew the rules  
 Emaj7EA
hung down with the freaks and the ghouls  
 Emaj7EA
no apologies ever need be made  
 F#m
I know you better than you fake it
 BEAE
to see that we don't even care to shake these zipper blues
 AEA
and we don't know just where our bones will rest, to dust I guess
 F#mBEmaj7EA
forgotten and absorbed into earth below  
 Emaj7EA
the street heats the urgency of sound  
 E
as you can see there's no one around


A B C#m D E Ema7 Emaj7 F#m G
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kalasnjikov (report comment to admin):
Um. No. not really.
dsleland (report comment to admin):
Says to tune down half step.  I don't know the language for music but I guess this matches with the fact that I had to transpose -1 semitone for it to match up with the song.