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Lookin Out My Back Door Tab

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  • Saw John Fogerty play this in D tuning sounded really full.

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D G C F A D
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Saw John Fogerty play this in D tuning sounded really full. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Lookin Out My Back Door
Key of Bb  Tune down whole step to D tuning 

e=D
B=A
G=F
D=C
A=G
E=D


Intro:   (muted)               C         Am          F       C     G     C
        |---------|---------||----------|-----------|------------|-----------|

                                          (slide) e |-/5-/5-3----------------|
                                                  B |---------5----/5-/5-3---|
                                                  G |-----------5---------5--|
                                                  D |------------------------|
                                                  A |------------------------|
                                                  E |------------------------|

C                             Am                          F          C           G
Just got home from Illinois…. Lock the front door oh boy… Got to set down take a rest on the porch
C                    Am                      F       C          G           C
Imagination sets in… pretty soon I'm singin… Doo doo doo lookin out my back door
C                          Am                          F               C               G
Giant doin cart wheels.. A statue wearing high heels.. Look at all the happy creatures dancing on the lawn
C                   Am                      F       C          G           C
Dinosaur victrola…  listenin to Buck Owens… Doo doo doo lookin out my back door

G                             F             C                          Am           G
Tambourines and elephants are playin in the band…Won't you take a ride on the flyin spoon doot doo doo
C                       Am                   F       C          G           C 
Wonderous apparition…  provided by magician… Doo doo doo lookin out my back door

     C                Am                  F    C    G            
e |-----------------------------3---------1/5-3/0---3-0-------|
B |-------------------1-1-3-1-/5—5\3-1----1/6-5/1---0--3------|
G |-----0-0-0-0-2-0-0---------------------2/5-5/0---0---0-----|
D |-0-2------------2------------------------------------------|
A |-------------------------------------------------------0-2-|
E |------------------------------------------------------3----|

   C             Am                  F    C    G     C
e |-------------------------3--------1/5-3/0---3---0----|
B |---------------1-1-3-1-/5-5\3-1---1/6-5/1---0-0---1--|
G |-0-0-0-0-2-0-0--------------------2/5-5/0---0—-0--0--|
D |------------2-------------------------------------2--|
A |-3------------------------------------------------3--|
E |-----------------------------------------------------|

G                              F            C                          Am            G
Tambourines and elephants are playin in the band…Won't you take a ride on the flyin spoon doot doo doo
C                     Am                       F       C          G           C
Bother me tomorrow… today I'll find no sorrow… Doo doo doo lookin out my back door

(muted)      C B Bb
|-------|---------|  A                G         D              Bm          A              
          e |-----------5--------5----3---------2-----------------------------5-------------|
          B |-------------5-7--5---5----3-5--3--3--3--3--------------3------------7--5-7-5--|
          G |-------4/6-------------------------2---------------2-2-4-----4/6--------6-7-6--|
          D |-----------------------------------------------2-4-----------------------------|
          A |-3-2-1--------------------------------------5-5--------------------------------|
          E |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D                         Bm                         G               D               A
Forward troubles Illinois…Lock the front door oh boy…Look at all the happy creatures dancin on the lawn
(half speed)  D                   Bm                         G       D          A           D   A D
              Bother me tomorrow… today I'll find no sorrow… Doo doo doo lookin out my back door

(pickup speed)   (muted)                   
                 |--------|--------| G      D    A      D A D
                                 e |-/7-/7-5-----------------|
                                 B |---------7---/7-/7-5-\3--|
                                 G |----------7--------------|
                                 D |-------------------------|
                                 A |-------------------------|
                                 E |-------------------------|
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