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Rockin The Suburbs Chords

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Band –ben folds five
song - rockin the suberbs 
  
this is my first attempt to tab anything - hope it helps somebody 
  
this song is in drop d tuning - the 3 is the third fret in drop d 
tabbed by David Henson 
  
C - D - 3 (4X)  - D - 3 
  
C                   D              F 
 lemme tell ya'll what its like being male, middle class and white 
C                    D             3 
 its a bitch if you dont believe listen up to my new cd (shamon?) 
  
C                 D            3                       C  
i got shit running through my brain so intense that i can't explain 
C                   D                 3                            C  
all alone in my white boy pain shake your booty while the band complains 
  
C-D-3-C 
 D                                   3             C 
 im rocking the suburbs just like michael jackson did (quiet riot,) 
D                                   3          C 
 im rocking the suburbs except that he was talented (they were) 
D                                  3                 C                  D  
im rocking the suburbs take the checks and face the facts that some producer with  
                3 
computers fixes all my (our) shitty tracks  C-D-3-C (X2) 
  
C                           D         3                      C 
 im pissed off but im too polite when people break in the mcdonalds line 
C                              D      3                       C 
 mom and dad you made me so uptight gonna cuss on the mic tonight 
D                 3               C               3  
donno how much i can take girl give me something i can break 
  
[CHORUS) 
  
(try this for the bridge) 
-E------------------------------------ 
-B------------------------------------ 
-G---------------2-2------2--4-------- 
-D---------------------4-------------- 
-A--3---3--5-------------------------- 
-E------------------------------------ 
  
 in a haze these days i pull up to the stoplight i can feel that somethings not right 
i can feel someones blasting me with hate and bass, sending dirty thoughts my way 
 cause my great-great-great-great-granddad was someone  
great-great-great-great-granddady slaves 
 it wasnt my idea, it wasnt my idea, never was my idea 
                 D                 3 
just go in the store for some prepiration-h 
  
INTRO   
 ya'll dont know what its like, being male, middle class and white [x4]  
it gets me real pissed off and it makes me wanna say... [x3] F**K 
  
               3         C     D                                   3           C 
just like john bon jovi did - im rockin the suberbs - except that he was talented 
D                                 3                   C 
im rockin the suberbs i take the checks and face the facts  
            D                            3                       3      C     
that some producer with computers fixes all my shitty tracks these days 
5    3               3       c   5    3                3         5   3    d  3 
yea yea im rockin the suberbs - yea yea im rockin the suberbs - yea yea 
  
questions or comments e-mail dr1234@bellsouth.net  
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fist fullofmeat 128 wrote on August 17 2008, 11:03 am

if you play C D F C (all down strums) it will sound a lil' better and ezer then just play the way he's got the chorus

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acade365 1,686 wrote on November 12 2008, 01:41 pm

what the **** is a 3 chord?

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