Patience By Guns N' Roses

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This is an acoustic song on Guns n'r Roses 1989 album “Lies” it was usually
played with electric guitars live. Feel free to use whatever instrument you like when
playing these Guns n' Roses Patience guitar tabs. The lyrics is about Axl Rose and his
trouble with his wife at the time.



You need to tune your guitar a half step down to match the version on the “Lies” album.
The timing in the Guns n' Roses Patience guitar tabs below is not accurate so you need to
listen to the song when learning it. It is written like this so the tabs should be easier
to understand. The music and lyrics is written by Izzy Stradlin while Axl Rose has added
some to the words.


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Patience - Guns n' Roses
Album - Lies
Words and music by W. Axl Rose, Slash, Izzy Stradlin', Duff McKagan
and Steven Adler


                Chord chart:
                           E chord diagramEE A chord diagramAA D chord diagramDD G chord diagramGG B chord diagramBB e <-----Strings
Chords---------->C.........X 3 2 0 1 0
            |    G chord diagramGG.........3 2 0 0 3 3
            |    A chord diagramAA.........X X 2 2 2 0
            |    Em chord diagramEmEm........0 2 2 0 0 0
            |    D chord diagramDD.........X X 0 2 3 2
            |    Dsus4 chord diagramDsus4Dsus4.....X X 0 2 3 3
            ---->Dsus2.....X X 0 2 3 0



Intro:
The chords over this intro part are: C chord diagramCC - G chord diagramGG - A chord diagramAA - D chord diagramDD
			             C chord diagramCC - G chord diagramGG - C chord diagramCC - Em chord diagramEmEm
			             C chord diagramCC - G chord diagramGG - D chord diagramDD - D chord diagramDD


e|----------------10-------------------------------------------------------
B| chord diagramB|B|--------8-10/12----12\10-8-10--12-13-14-15-12----------------------------
G| chord diagramG|G|-5p4-5----------------------------------------14bh-12--14p12-14~~--------
D| chord diagramD|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------
A| chord diagramA|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------
E| chord diagramE|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------


e|------------------10----8-----7-----5\3-----3----------------------------
B| chord diagramB|B|-12h13-14------/7----/5----/5----5-------3-------------------------------
G| chord diagramG|G|-12h13-14----------------------------------------------------------------
D| chord diagramD|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------
A| chord diagramA|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------
E| chord diagramE|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------

Verse:

the chords in the verse are just C chord diagramCC - G chord diagramGG - A chord diagramAA - D chord diagramDD played twice. The D chord diagramDD is
played normal then the little fill of D chord diagramDD-Dsus2 chord diagramDsus2Dsus2-D chord diagramDD-Dsus4 chord diagramDsus4Dsus4-D chord diagramDD-Dsus2 chord diagramDsus2Dsus2-D chord diagramDD is
played, which is just:

e|--2--0--2--3--2--0--2
B| chord diagramB|B|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3
G| chord diagramG|G|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2
D| chord diagramD|D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0
A| chord diagramA|A|---------------------
E| chord diagramE|E|---------------------
(updated 1-3-02 jedi77!)


Chorus:
The chorus is just C chord diagramCC - G chord diagramGG - A chord diagramAA - D chord diagramDD
                   C chord diagramCC - G chord diagramGG - D chord diagramDD (followed by the same fill as in the verses)

The second time you play this in the chorus you play the little D chord diagramDD fill
twice and if memory serves me correctly you play the following lead
fill aswell.

e|-----10-----------14-----------------------------------------------------
B| chord diagramB|B|-/7----------/10---------------------------------------------------------
G| chord diagramG|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------
D| chord diagramD|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------
A| chord diagramA|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------
E| chord diagramE|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------



Guitar Solo:
updated 1-3-02:jedi77!
         C chord diagramCC         G chord diagramGG                   C chord diagramCC         Em chord diagramEmEm

e|--8p7-|8--8/10-5h7-5------------8p7-|8-8/10-10/12----8p7-|
B| chord diagramB|B|------|--------------8-7-8----------|--------------------|
G| chord diagramG|G|------|-----------------------------|--------------------|
D| chord diagramD|D|------|-----------------------------|--------------------|
A| chord diagramA|A|------|-----------------------------|--------------------|
E| chord diagramE|E|------|-----------------------------|--------------------|

  C chord diagramCC         G chord diagramGG          D chord diagramDD

e|8--8/10-5h7-5-------|/12-10-10--10--/14-12-----------------|
B| chord diagramB|B|--------------8--8-8|-----------------------15-15----------|
G| chord diagramG|G|--------------------|--------------------------------------|
D| chord diagramD|D|--------------------|--------------------------------------|
A| chord diagramA|A|--------------------|--------------------------------------|
E| chord diagramE|E|--------------------|--------------------------------------|

 C chord diagramCC                 G chord diagramGG
e|----0-3----------------3-------|
B|3 chord diagramB|3B|3/5-----5\3-1-3--2/4-4---2hb-0-|
G| chord diagramG|G|-------------------------------|
D| chord diagramD|D|-------------------------------|
A| chord diagramA|A|-------------------------------|
E| chord diagramE|E|-------------------------------|



  C chord diagramCC              Em chord diagramEmEm                 C chord diagramCC        G chord diagramGG              D chord diagramDD

e|------3-----------3-5^3------3-5-|5^-5-5-3-5b-3-5--3-5-3-5b-5-5---------
B|3 chord diagramB|3B|3/5-5---5\3-1-3/5--------5-------|--------------------------------------
G| chord diagramG|G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------
D| chord diagramD|D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------
A| chord diagramA|A|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------
E| chord diagramE|E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------


Rhythm Guitar plays this fill and slows down (rittardando) leading into
the
Outro
|
| e|--2--0--2--3--2--0--2
| B| chord diagramB|B|--3--3--3--3--3--3--3
| G| chord diagramG|G|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2
| D| chord diagramD|D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0
| A| chord diagramA|A|---------------------
| E| chord diagramE|E|---------------------


Outro:

The outro is just D chord diagramDD - G chord diagramGG played over and over with the singing, there's
and outro solo too I
think, but I never bothered figuring it out, you can just improvise with
the G chord diagramGG major scale. Updated 1-3-02 jedi77!
|-3-2-------------|--2--|
|-----3-----------|--3--|
|-------2-0-------|--2--|
|-----------4-0---|--0--|
|-----------------|-----|
|-----------------|-----|

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