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Canadian Idiot Chords

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Weird Al Yankovic - "Canadian Idiot"
From: Straight Outta Linwood

Parody of "American Idiot" by Green Day

Tabbed By: Joel Polkinghorne
http://www.sbjproductions.net

INTRO:  A D G D A G (x4)

VERSE:
(no chords)
Don't want to be A Canadian idiot.    A D G D A G

(no chords)                              
Dont want to be some beer swillin' hockey nut.   A D G D A G

(no chords)                          
and do I look like some frost bitten hosehead ?    A D G D A G

(no chords)                   
I never learned my alphabet from "A" to "Zed".   A D G D A G

Chorus:

D
They all live on donuts and moose meat

A
and they leave the house without packin' heat

E                            A
never even bring their guns to the mall

D
and you know what else is too funny

A
their stupid monopoly money 

E
can't take 'em seriously at...



A D G D A G

A D G D A G
Verse 2:

(no chords)                       
Well maple syrup and snow's what they export   (A D G D A G)

(no chords)                      
they treat curling just like it's A real sport  (A D G D A G)

(no chords)                  
they think their silly accent is so cute     (A D G D A G)

(no chords)                         
can't understand A thing they're talking aboot   (A D G D A G)

Chorus:

D
sure they got their national health care 

A
cheaper meds low crime rates and clean air 

E                           A
then again well they got celine dion 

D
eat their weight in kraft macaroni 

A
and dream of driving a zamboni 

E
all over saskatchewan 

A D G D A G
A D G D A G
A D G D A G



BRIDGE:
D  A  E  A
D  A  E  A
(INTRO)

Verse: (Chords same as intro)

Don't want to be a Canadian idiot   

Won't figure out the temperature in Celcius 

Ab   C#   F#   C#  Ab   F#
see the map they're hovering right over us 

(no chords)
tell you the truth it makes me kinda nervous 


Chorus:

D
always hear the same kind of story 

A
break their nose and they'll just say sorry 

E                           A
tell me what kind of freaks are that polite 

D
It's gotta mean they're all up to something 

A
so quick before they see it coming 

E
time for a pre-emptive strike


Outro:

A D G D A G
A D G D A G

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dude55 wrote on July 16 2007, 09:26 pm

this song is played in power chords!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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guitarpatriot wrote on April 26 2010, 08:49 pm

these chords are right but u need to tune a 1/2 step down

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ootwMusic wrote on April 6 2016, 02:37 pm

yes guitarpatriot is correct. The original song is in Ab, not A. This is correct otherwise

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