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Operation Ivy chords for Caution

Guitar chords with lyrics

Band: Operation Ivy
Album: Energy (1989)
Written by Jesse Michaels, Lint Armstrong, Matt Freeman and Dave Mello
Transcribed by Luke Knox (lukeknox@iname.com)

Let's get one thing straight: Operation Ivy is the greatest band of all
time.  Agreeing with me so far? Good! Then I'm sure you'll like this
favorite, Caution.  It's not a real tough one, but fun to play.
Intro:
E--------
B--------
G---12---
D---12---
A---10---
E--------
    A chord diagramG+G

Only chords used throughout song:
E------------------
B------------------
G------5-------3---
D--3---5---5---3---
A--3---3---5---1---
E--1-------3-------
   A chord diagramFF   A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramBb majorBb
(Chorus):
[A chord diagramFF]                      [A chord diagramC majorC]             [A chord diagramG+G]
Caution is a word that I ...


Riff:
E-------------------
B-------------------
G--7-5-7-5----------
D-----------8-5-8-5-

[A chord diagramFF]                      [A chord diagramC majorC]
Caution is a word ....

(Verse):
[A chord diagramG+G]                        [A chord diagramFF]           [A chord diagramC majorC]
A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramA augmentedA  U  T  I  O  N,  was a word I ...
[A chord diagramG+G]                                     [A chord diagramFF]          [A chord diagramC majorC]
Walked the dog with a real short leash...
                  [A chord diagramG+G]
the dog walk me.  Stainless steel ...
[A chord diagramFF]                       [A chord diagramC majorC]           [A chord diagramG+G]
pulse like a hammer and a mind to ..
                      [A chord diagramFF]                     [A chord diagramC majorC]
no sleep, when you're king for a day ...

week. (Riff:) E-----------------
              B-----------------
              G-7-5-7-5---------
              D---------8-5-8-5-

Then repeat chorus, with this riff:
E-----------------
B-----------------
G-------7-7-5-----
D-8-5-8-------8-5-

Next, play verse again, with the same riff as the last chorus. Play

chorus again after that, with the original riff. Then,


Bridge:
[A chord diagramBb majorBb][A chord diagramC majorC][A chord diagramFF]                       [A chord diagramC majorC][A chord diagramBb majorBb][A chord diagramFF]
           I didn't get it then...
    [A chord diagramBb majorBb][A chord diagramC majorC][A chord diagramFF]                      [A chord diagramC majorC]
now.        Caution my friend, don't ....
[A chord diagramBb majorBb]    [A chord diagramFF]
'till you know you can ....

Then repeat chorus, with palm muting after the G, and that's it! Let me
know if there's a better way to play this song, or if you have any
comments, questions, etc

Luke

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