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#######################################################
       	####              GREENDAY - BASKET CASE           ####
        ####                                               ####  
        ####         by Tom Ward(fuzEbear@hotmail.com	   ####
        #######################################################


	Standard tuning

	Intro/Verse
	"do you have the time........"
        e-------------------------I
	B-------------------------I
	G---8---------------8-----I	Play X2
	D---8--8--10--5--6--8--8--I	
	A---6--8--10--5--6--6--8--I
	E------6--8---3--4-----6--I

	Chorus
	"sometimes my mind plays tricks on me......"
	e----------------------I------------------------I------------------I
	B----------------------I------------------------I------------PLAY--I	
	G---------8----PLAY X3-I--------8--10--5--------I--8----------X2---I
	D---6--8--8------------I--6--8--8--10--5--6--8--I--8--8--10--------I
	A---6--8--6------------I--6--8--6--8---3--6--8--I--6--8--10--------I
	E---4--6---------------I--4--6------------4--6--I-----6--8---------I


	REPEAT ALL X1

	e----------------------I
	B----------------------I play this X4 on the 2nd chorus
	G-----8----------------I instead of X2
	D-----8--8--10--8------I
	A-----6--8--10--8------I
	E--------6--8---6------I


	"grasping to control.........."
	e--------I
	B--------I 
	G--------I	
	D--6--8--I
	A--6--8--I
	E--4--6--I

		PLAY VERSE	 
		PLAY CHORUS
	Outro
	e---------------------I
	B---------------------I 
	G---8---------8-------I Play X
	D---8--10--6--8--8----I
	A---6--10--6--6--8----I
	E------8---4-----6----I

	Finish on
	Outro
	e------------------I
	B------------------I 
	G----------8-------I Play X7(i think)
	D-------6--8--8----I
	A-------6--6--8----I
	E-------4-----6----I


Lyrics

	Do you have the time to listen to me whine?,
	about nothing and everything all at once
	i am one of those melodramatic fools 
	neurotic to the bone no doubt about it
	
 	sometimes i give myself the creeps
	sometimes my mind plays tricks on me
	it all keeps adding up 
	i think im cracking up
	am i just paranoid?, im just stoned
		
	i went to a shrink to anylise my dreams
	she said its lack of sex thats bringing me down
	i went to a whore he said my lifes a bore
	and quit my whining cos its bringing her down

	sometimes i give myself the creeps
	sometimes my mind plays tricks on me
	it all keeps adding up 
	i think im cracking up
	am i just paranoid? well i dont know

	grasping to control, so i better hold on
	
	sometimes i give myself the creeps
	sometimes my mind plays tricks on me
	it all keeps adding up 
	i think im cracking up
	am i just paranoid? well i dont know
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Nycsfinezt61189 wrote on August 6 2003, 12:00 am

Finally a good tab. Thankyou. All other idiots are starting on E. It supposed to be D Sharp like u have it. Thankyou. Finally a good guitarist.

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guitar_freak333 wrote on January 9 2004, 12:00 am

terrible

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offspring_punk wrote on April 6 2004, 12:00 am

Or you could leave it on standard tuning and maybe play the chords half a step down. Did you ever think of it that way? Nice job dude and I'm sorry the dumbass who posted before me is sorry

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