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
E    x    x   0   2   2   4
B x x 2 2 4 5
                             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)
                           Shakedown 1979,  
cool kids never have the time  
on a live wire right up off the street, you and I should meet  
junebug skipping like a stone  
with the headlights pointed at the dawn  
we were sure we'd never see an end to it all 
and I don't even care to shake these zipper blues
and we don't know just where our bones will rest to dust I guess
forgotten and absorbed into the earth below
                          double cross the vacant and the bored  
they're not sure just what we have in store  
morpine city slippin dues down to see
that we don't even care as restless as we are
we feel the pull in the land of a thousand guilts
and poured cement, lamented and assured
to the lights and towns below
 faster than the speed of sound
 faster than we thought we'd go, beneath the sound of hope  
Justine never knew the rules  
hung down with the freaks and the ghouls  
no apologies ever need be made  
I know you better than you fake it
to see that we don't even care to shake these zipper blues
and we don't know just where our bones will rest, to dust I guess
forgotten and absorbed into earth below  
the street heats the urgency of sound  
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.