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Californias Dark  Nightwatchman

[F#]It started in basements [B]
And it started in sheds [F#]
It started in backyards  [B]
And was hidden under beds [F#]    [E/B]
I turned on the TV [B]
Don't believe a word they say[F#]    [E/B]
We can't stay here  [B]
And we can't get away  [F#]


[B] There's a riot on [F#]Sunset  [B]
And fires burn in the park[F#]     [B]
F# E/B (Note: On the B-snare 9th fret becomes 10th)B
The sun has set my friend

And California's dark


||A F#||
And over the screaming  [B]
I heard a clear voice   [F#]
I looked at my choices   [B]
And I made a choice  [F#]    [E/B]
Smoke and ashes    [B]
Tonight hide the stars [F#]    [E/B]
The stop lights are red now, love [B]
We've come for what's ours [F#]


[B] There's a riot on [F#]Sunset  [B]
And fires burn in the park[F#]     [B]
F# E/B (Note: On the B-snare 9th fret becomes 10th)B
The sun has set my friend

And California's dark

|| A || F#5 ||

[F#5]Come stand among the rattlesnakes

At the side of the desert road

And close your eyes and listen
[B5]To the music hard and cold [F#5]

Tonight the moon is blackened

Tonight the doors are shut

Behind the shuttered windows
We[B5] pray the sun will come up [F#5]
[F#]For something walks across these fields

For which there is no name

You might have heard different
[B]But I was there when it came [F#]

It will start with a spark

And a great fire will grow
Don't know how I know it  [B]
But I just know  [F#]


There's a riot on Sunset [B]
And fires burn in the park [F#]    [B]
The sun sets [F#]everywhere
And the[B] whole damn country's dark [F#]    [B]
There's a riot on [F#]Sunset  [B]
And fires burn in the park [F#]    [B]
F# E/B ( Again with the 10th fret on the B ) B
The sun has set my friend
|| A F# || B B A F# ||
And California's dark

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