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Down On The Corner Chords

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                                Down On the Corner
                                        by
                        Creedence Clearwater Revival


Riff 1

e|-------------------|--------------------|
B|-------------------|--------------------|
G|-------------------|--------------------|
D|-------------------|--------------------|
A|--3---------3--3---|-------2--3--3------|
E|-----5--3---------5|-3--3---------------|


Riff 2

e|-------------------|--------------------|
B|-------------------|--------------------|
G|-------------------|--------------------|
D|--3--------3--3----|-------2--5--5------|
A|-----5--3--------5-|-3--3---------------|
E|-------------------|--------------------|


[Intro]

| Riff 1      | Riff 1     | Riff 2      | Riff 1    |

(riffs 1 and 2 continue through verses along with rhythm guitar)


[Verse 1]
C                       G                C
Early in the evenin'   just about supper time,  over by the courthouse,
        G              C    F                         C
they're starting to unwind, four kids on the corner,  trying to bring you up,
                              G               C
Willy picks a tune out and he blows it on the harp.


[Chorus]
F           C        G          C                      F            C
Down on the corner,  out in the street,  Willy and the Poorboys are playin'
          G               C
bring a nickel,  tap your feet.


[Verse 2]
C                               G                 C
Rooster hits the washboard, and people just gotta smile,  Blinky thumps the
             G         C        F                              C
gut bass and solos for awhile.  Poor-boy twangs the rhythm out on his
                                             G              C
Kalamazoo.  And Willy goes in to a dance and doubles on Kazoo.


[Chorus]
F           C        G          C                      F            C
Down on the corner,  out in the street,  Willy and the Poorboys are playin'
          G               C
bring a nickel,  tap your feet.


[Verse 3]
C                       G              C
You don't need a penny just to hang around,  but if you got a nickel won't
     G             C      F                   C
you lay your money down.  Over on the corner, there's a happy noise,
                                G              C
people come from all around to watch the magic boy.


[Chorus and fade]
F           C        G          C                      F            C
Down on the corner,  out in the street,  Willy and the Poorboys are playin'
          G               C
bring a nickel,  tap your feet.




Again, if someone could send this to Nevada or tell me how I'd be thankful.

                                                                Bill G.
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prako1115 10 Mar 08, 2006 06:06 PM

this tab is great...except everyone forgot something in the verses of the song...the intro that is played throughout is changed in the verses. I dont know how to tab so i cant help, but i know its played at a higher key. Sorry i cant help but just listen to the song and you will see what I mean.

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DevilsDance76 10 Apr 16, 2006 03:33 AM

I think this tab is perfect in every sense of the word. I've loved this band since my dad got me into them and u just taught me how to play one of my fav songs

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Long_way_down10 20 Jul 27, 2006 12:31 AM

nice

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