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Title: Breaking The Girl
Words and Music by Anthony Kiedis, Michael
              Balzary, John Frusciante and
This is the best transcription of this song you'll find
on the 'net. This is close to how Frusciante plays it -
especially the Chorus. 12-string acoustic, tuned down
a half-step. No Capo. And most importantly: hit the
strings as hard as humanly possible.



VERSE 1:

 I                   am a man                         cut from      the

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know                                                                           

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PRE-CHORUS:

   C         G        A chord diagramA minorAm
Feeling so good that day

   C         G         A chord diagramFF
A chord diagramA augmentedA feeling of love that day

CHORUS:                                                                     

Twisting and turning your feelings are burning your

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breaking the girl

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She          meant       you         no

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harm

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(After 2nd verse, repeat Chorus with this fill at the end, before the
"pots and
pans" break:)

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("Pots and pans" break; repeat many times, I'm too lazy to count)
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(Outro is the same as the Chorus with this fill played over top, fading
out:)

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This file represents my own work, that is, if you want to call it "work".

Other versions of Breaking The Girl

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