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1979  Smashing Pumpkins

[1979]by The Smashing Pumpkins
written by Billy Corgan
Transcribed off the _Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness_ double album
by me, Aaron Rother,
E  [Emaj7]  x    [E]x   [A]0  [F#m] 2   [B]2  [C#m] 4
B x x 2 2 4 5
[G]     [1]     [1]    [2]    [2]    [4]    [6]  [D]A    [1]2    [2]2   [2]0   [4]4   [4]2   [6]4
E 0 0 0 2 2 4
Tune down 1 half step (so the E shown is actually Eb, and so on)
[Emaj7]        [E]   [A]  [Emaj7]        [E]   [A]  Shakedown 197[Emaj7]9,[E] [A]
cool kids never have the tim[Emaj7]e[E] [A]
on a live wire right up off the [F#m]street, you and [B]I should mee[Emaj7]t[E] [A]
junebug skipping like a ston[Emaj7]e[E] [A]
with the headlights pointed at the daw[Ema7]n[E] [A]
we were sure we'd never see an [F#m]end to it all[B]
and I[E] don't even [A]care to shake these zipper bl[E]ues
and we don't [A]know just where our bones will [E]rest to dust I [A]guess
forgotten and abso[F#m]rbed into the earth [B]below
[Emaj7]       [E]   [A]  [Emaj7]       [E]   [A]   double cross the vacant and the bore[Emaj7]d[E] [A]
they're not sure just what we have in stor[Emaj7]e[E] [A]
morpine city slippin [F#m]dues down to [A]see
that [E]we don't even [A]care as restless as we [E]are
we feel the [A]pull in the land of a thousand [E]guilts
and poured cem[A]ent, lamented and [B]assured
to the lights and [C#m]towns be[A]low
[B]faster than the [C#m]speed of [A]sound
[B]faster than we [C#m]thought we'd [A]go, [F#m]beneath the [B]sound of hop[Emaj7]e[E] [A]
Justine never knew the rule[Emaj7]s[E] [A]
hung down with the freaks and the ghoul[Emaj7]s[E] [A]
no apologies ever need be mad[Emaj7]e[E] [A]
I know you better than you [F#m]fake it
to s[B]ee that [E]we don't even [A]care to shake these zipper [E]blues
and we don't [A]know just where our bones will [E]rest, to dust I [A]guess
forgotten and abso[F#m]rbed into [B]earth belo[Emaj7]w[E] [A]
the street heats the urgency of soun[Emaj7]d[E] [A]
as you can see there's no one arou[E]nd

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dsleland (report)

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.

kalasnjikov (report)

Um. No. not really.