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John Hiatt chords for Down in front

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From marten@sky.net Sun May  4 10:24:25 1997
Reply-To: mail.sky.net@sky.net


Down In Front
John Hiatt / Two Bit Monsters 1980

John in A chord diagramG+G
Notated in 2 (measure gets 2 beats)

  1             5
I spend so much ...
   1              4
To learn all your ...
1       5          2-    2-
  I got nothin^Ò ...
         1             5
It^Òs all ...
      4         1
And a matter ...
5          5         5    5
  Some fool ...
1           5             1          4
Down on his knees he says I ...
     1            5          2-     2-
That you^Òre not that ...
    6-           6-           4              4
And no one knows better as he ...
b7           4               5                5
Just what he means when he^...

|1*   2*|3*    6- |6- 5 |5
 Down in front
      |1*  2*   3*    repeat
That^Òs all ...
    |1*  2*     3*
Just two square ...
       4        4        /  /
He^Òs a snake ....

Shakin^Ò your head as you lie with the enemy
So much louder than ....

CHORUS

@
|6-  /     5 |6- 6- 5   |
 You could be ...
|6-  /     5 |6-   5    5   |1    |4 |1 |4 5 |
 Who can^Òt be both-...
|6-   /   5  |6-    6-   5   |
 Turn off the lites ...
|6-    /    5   |6-   5  5  |2-   |2- |5 |5 |
 latch it^Òs just more ...


CHORUS

@ triplets, 3 beats per measure of 2 beats duration
* play the low dom5 interval (in E=e & b) on bottom
  2 strings

Number System:  Key Scale Notes (example in key of A chord diagramC majorC)
 1=C  2=D  3=E  4=F  5=G  6=A  7=B  9=D  ETC.
     b2=Db     #4=F#          b7=Bb
These hold true for BASS NOTES [ 2-/5 = D-/G ]

Duration Notation:
| = bar line; within bar lines chords divide measure
No bar line = chord gets entire measure's time
 / = play same as previous chord, beat or measure

transcribed by OtMan (Otto Marten) marten@sky.net

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