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Joni Mitchell chords for California

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CALIFORNIA- Joni Mitchell


TUNING: A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramBB A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramG#G# A chord diagramBB E, capo 1st fret
INTRO:
A chord diagramE MajorE  ------------------5--5-5--5-------------------0-
A chord diagramBB  ---4h5p4-0-0---0--5--5-5--5-5--------7--------0-
A chord diagramG#G# -------------0----5--5-5--5-----5--7---7------0-   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramEsus4Esus4 A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramEsus4Esus4 A chord diagramE MajorE
A chord diagramE MajorE  ------------------5--5-5--5---5----------7----0-

E(2)                            A chord diagramA augmentedA                                      A chord diagramF#F#
Sitting ...
                           A chord diagramBB                                        E(2)
They ...
E(2)             A chord diagramA augmentedA                                  A chord diagramF#F#
Stole ...
                    A chord diagramBB                      A chord diagramA augmentedA
It's ..
 A chord diagramA augmentedA        (A chord diagramAsus4Asus4)       A chord diagramE MajorE    A chord diagramC#C#
Ah ...
A chord diagramA augmentedA                            A chord diagramE MajorE                         A chord diagramBB
I'm ...
    A chord diagramBsus4Bsus4              A chord diagramE MajorE
California ...

RIFF:
A chord diagramE MajorE  -2h4p2-0-0---0-4--4-2-4-4---
A chord diagramBB  -----------2---0--0-0-0-0---
A chord diagramG#G# ---------------3--3-1-0-0---  E(3) EaddA E(3) A chord diagramEsus4Esus4 A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramEsus4Esus4 A chord diagramE MajorE
A chord diagramE MajorE  ---------------4--4-2-0-0---

I ....
He ...
Oh the ...
And ..
California...
Oh ..
California...RIFF

BRIDGE:
A chord diagramE MajorE            A chord diagramF#F#      A chord diagramA augmentedA                     E(2)                              A chord diagramBB
Oh ...
                 A chord diagramF#F#        A chord diagramA augmentedA                    A chord diagramBB A chord diagramD MajorD
All ...
                  A chord diagramBB     A chord diagramBsus4Bsus4    A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramBB  A chord diagramE MajorE  [like intro]  A chord diagramEsus4Esus4 A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramEsus4Esus4 A chord diagramE MajorE
Just ...

So ...
Went ..
There ..
They ..
Just ..
To ..
Oh, .
California ..RIFF


BRIDGE #2:
A chord diagramE MajorE              A chord diagramF#F#    A chord diagramA augmentedA                     E(2)                              A chord diagramBB
Oh ..strangers
                A chord diagramF#F#        A chord diagramA augmentedA                    E(2)                A chord diagramBB
All ..
 A chord diagramF#F#                      A chord diagramA augmentedA                         E(2)
Oh ..
        A chord diagramBB                      A chord diagramF#F#  A chord diagramA augmentedA
Will ..
             E(2)         A chord diagramBB               A chord diagramF#F#    A chord diagramA augmentedA   E(2)  A chord diagramBB
Mmm ...

CHORDS:
    A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramEsus4Esus4 A chord diagramF#F#  A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramBB  A chord diagramC#C#  A chord diagramD MajorD   E(2)  A chord diagramBsus4Bsus4  A chord diagramAsus4Asus4 E(3) EaddA
A chord diagramE MajorE  -0---0-----2--5--7---9--10---12-----7------5----4-----5----
A chord diagramBB  -0---0-----2--5--7---9--10---12-----7------5----0-----0----
A chord diagramG#G# -0---1-----2--5--7---9--10---12-----8------6----0-----0----
A chord diagramE MajorE  -0---0-----2--5--7---9--10---12-----7------5----0-----0----
A chord diagramBB  -0---2-----2--5--7---9--10---12-----9------7----0-----0----
A chord diagramE MajorE  -0---0-----2--5--7---9--10---12-----7------5----0-----0----



NOTE:  There have been some previous postings of this song in different
tunings.  I recently saw a video of Joni doing this song live, and
believe me, this is the correct tuning.

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