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Big Yellow Taxi Chords

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“Big Yellow Taxi” – Counting Crows

This is my first tab, so constructive criticism is always nice. This piece is fairly 
and anyone (assuming you know how to pick up a guitar) should know how to play this. No 
if you can’t.
The rhythm is simple, and you'll catch onto it fast.

Tabbed by: captain_crunch8

Tuning: Standard (EADGBe), Capo 1st Fret

Chords:

G               -  320033
Cadd9      -  x32033
D/F#         -  200233


Cadd9			      D/F#	   	     G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot

Cadd9							    G
With a pink hotel, a boutique, and a swingin' hot spot

G
Don't it always seem to go

	     Cadd9
That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone

Cadd9			     D/F#	   	     G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot

G
Ooooh, bop bop bop

Cadd9
Ooooh, bop bop bop

Cadd9								G
They took all the trees, and put em in a tree museum

Cadd9								  G
And they charged the people a dollar and a half to see them

No, no, no

G
Don't it always seem to go

	     Cadd9
That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone

Cadd9			      D/F#	   	     G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot

G
Ooooh, bop bop bop

Cadd9
Ooooh, bop bop bop

       Cadd9				      G
Hey farmer, farmer, put away your DDT

			    Cadd9
I don't care about spots on my apples

					 G
Leave me the birds and the bees

Please

G
Don't it always seem to go

	     Cadd9
That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone

Cadd9			      D/F#	   	     G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot

		      Cadd9			 D/F#			G
Hey now, they paved paradise to put up a parking lot

Why not?

G
Ooooh, bop bop bop

Cadd9
Ooooh, bop bop bop

Solo
[Cadd9G] x3  Cadd9 (let ring)

									G
Listen, late last night, I heard the screen door slam

	Cadd9		D/F#		   G
And a big yellow taxi took my girl away

G
Don't it always seem to go

	     Cadd9
That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone

Cadd9			      D/F#	   	     G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot

	 G
Well, don't it always seem to go

	    Cadd9					   Cadd9
That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone

Cadd9			      D/F#	   	     G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot

Why not?

	Cadd9		      D/F#	   	     G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot


Hey hey hey

Cadd9		      D/F#	   	     G
Paved paradise and put up a parking lot

G
Ooooh, bop bop bop

Cadd9
Ooooh, bop bop bop

Cadd9
I don't wanna give it

Why you wanna give it

			G
Why you wanna giving it all away

Hey, hey, hey

Cadd9
Now you wanna give it

I should wanna give it

			G
Now you wanna giving it all away

Cadd9
I don't wanna give it

Why you wanna give it

			G
Why you wanna giving it all away

		Cadd9
Hey, hey, givin it all,

D/F#	 G				Cadd9
givin it all....away

		  G				Cadd9
Why do you want me?

		  G
Why do you want me?

Cadd9			      D/F#	   	     G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot


Cadd9G (fade out)


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jeff541 wrote on October 27 2007, 02:24 pm

320033
GBDGDG

thats a g, not G6,

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MetalX wrote on January 4 2008, 08:59 pm

Is it F#, sounds a bit off

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MetalX wrote on January 4 2008, 09:01 pm

On a second note, its not F#, its D/F#

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