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Don't Drink The Water by Dave Matthews Band

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Don't Drink the Water
Dave Matthews Band

(Before these Crowded Streets)


Dave Matthews
Acoustic guitar, Drop Chord diagramD MajorD tuning (low to high, DADGBE)
Song in 4/4 time

Figure 1
(Strumming pattern not notated)
e---------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------
G------(7)-(7)--------------------------------------------
D-------7---7---------------------------------------------
A-------5---5---------------------------------------------
D-0--0--0---0---------------------------------------------

Come out, come out, no use....
Figure 1

There's no place here...
Figure 1
Figure 2
e---------------------------------------------------------
B---(8)------------------------------------------------------
G----7--------(7)---------------------------------------------
D----5---------7--------------------------------------------
A----5---------5--------------------------------------------
D----5---0--0--0---------------------------------------------

So you will lay your arms down...
Figure 2

Yes I will call this home....
Figure 2


Away away, you have been been banished...
Figure 1

And here I will spread my wings...
Figure 2

Yes I will call this home...
Figure 2
Figure 3
e---2---2---------------------------------------------------
B---3---3----8---8--------------------------------------------
G---4---4----7---7--------7------------------------------------
D---4---4----5---5--------7------------------------------------
A---2---2----5---5--------5------------------------------------
D------------5---5--0--0--0------------------------------------

What's this you say?  You feel a right....
Figure 3

What's this you say?  Your father's spirit...
Figure 3

Here's the hitch, your horse...
Figure 1

And as you go I will spread....
Figure 2

Yes I will call this home....
Figure 2

I have no time to justify...
Figure 3

All I can say, to you my new neighbour...
Figure 3


Figure 4
e---------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------
G---7---7---7---7---------------------------------------------
D---5---5---7---7--------------------------------------------
A---5---5---5---5---------------------------------------------
D---5---5---0---0---------------------------------------------

Now as I rest my feet by this fire...
Figure 4

I can breathe my own air, I can sleep more soundly....
Figure 4

Uopn these poor souls, I'll build heaven and call it home...
Figure 3


Figure 5
e---------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------
G-(7)-(7)---7--7------------------------------------------
D--8---8----7--7------------------------------------------
A--5---5----5--5------------------------------------------
D--0---0----0--0------------------------------------------

And I live with my justice...
Figure 5

I live with the notion, that I don't need anyone but me...
Figure 5

Don't drink the water....
Figure 5


The song ends with heavy jamming on D.

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