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Don't Stop Dancing   Creed



Author/Artist: Creed
Title: Don't Stop Dancing
Album: Weathered
Transcribed by: Adam Strachn
Email: CookieMonster912@hotmail.com
Submitted By: IcEmAn
Email: Guitarist4986@kiwibox.com

Standard tuning.
Pretty easy song. Have the solo!
Listen to song for strumming!!!

Verse – (listen to the song for strumming pattern)
“At times life is wicked and I just can’t see the light”
-3--------------------------3------------------0--0-----0-0--|
-3--------------------------3------------------1--0-----1-0--|
-0--------------------------0------------------0--0-----0-0--|
-0--------------------------0------------------2--2-----2-2--|
-2--------------------------0------------------3--3-----3-3--|
-3--------------------------2--------------------------------|
Pre-Chorus – (listen for strumming pattern)
“But I know I must go on . . . I heard I must be strong”                                                                               
-0--------------------------------0--------------------|
-1--------------------------------1--------------------|
-2--------------------------------0--------------------|
-2--------------------------------2--------------------|
-0--------------------------------3--------------------|
----------------------------------0--------------------|

Then kick in the distortion for this passage -

“Cause inside I know that many feel this way~~~~~~ . . .”
---------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------5-5-5---/7--|
-------2-~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------5-5-5---/7--|
-------2-~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------3-3-3---/5--|
-------0-~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------------|
                                   
                                           
Chorus – (strum chords)
“Children don’t stop dancing” “Believe you can fly~~~~ away; away“
------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
---------7--------------5-----|----5---------------------------5--|  
-5-------7------7-------5-----|----5-----------5------/7-------5--| 
-5-------5------7-------3-----|----3-----------5------/7-------3--|
-3--------------5-------------|----------------3------/5----------|

Play the verse (with some picking)

Then Pre-Chorus 

Then the Chorus

Solo – (in at 1:58)
-/12-/14-/15---/17--17----19b-19b--| 
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-----------------------------------| 
-----------------------------------| 
-----------------------------------| 
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Play the next bar 3x -
-10---------------------10----------------10---12b--|
----------10--12---10---------10-12-10--------------|
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The 4th time play these next two bars -
-12p10----------------------------| 
----------10-----------(10)---12--| 
----------------12v---------------|
----------------------------------| 
----------------------------------|
----------------------------------|
 
-----------------------------------12b~--|
-10b-------------------------------16b~--|
--------12v---11v---11bp9----------------|
-----------------------------12v---------|
-----------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------|
                                                                              

Bridge – 
“Are we hiding ~~~~ in the shadows?”
----------------|-----------------|
----------------|-----------------|
-7--------------|-----5-----------| Strum the chords
-7--------7-----|-----5--------5--|
-5--------7-----|-----3--------5--|
----------5-----|--------------3--|
Pre-Chorus – (just guitar, strum all chords softly)
“But I know I must go on . . . I heard I must be strong”                                                                               
-0--------------------------------0--------------------|
-1--------------------------------1--------------------|
-2--------------------------------0--------------------|
-2--------------------------------2--------------------|
-0--------------------------------3--------------------|
----------------------------------0--------------------|

“Cause inside I know that many feel this way~~~~~~ . . .”
-------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------0-------(0)-|

-------------------------------------------5-------(7)-|
-------2------------2--------2-------------5-------(7)-|
-------2------------2--------2-------------3-------(5)-|
-------0------------0--------0-------------------------|
Clean Chorus – (strum softly)
“Children don’t stop dancing” “Believe you can fly . . .”
-3------2------0-------0--|------------------------0--|
-3------3------2-------1--|------------------------2--|
-0------2------2-------0--|------0---------0-------2--|
-0------0------2-------2--|------2---------0-------2--|
-2-------------0-------3--|------3---------2-------0--|
-3------------------------|----------------3----------|

Kick in distortion Away~~~
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5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5--| All palm muted
5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5--|
3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3--|                                                                              
---------------------|

Then go into regular chorus

Outro 
Am I hiding ~~~~ in the shadows?”
----------------|-----------------|
-0--------------|-----0-----------|
-7--------0-----|-----5--------0--| Strum the chords
-7--------7-----|-----5--------5--|
-5--------7-----|-----3--------5--|
----------5-----|--------------3--|

Tab Key –
~ = hold note
b = bend note
v = vibrate note
p = pull off
/ = slide up
r = release note
(10) = ghost note or sustain note


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