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Leaving La chords

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Here we have the chords for the 10 verse chorus-less diatribe 'Leaving LA' from Father John Mistys upcoming third record entitled 'Pure Comedy' Only the first two verses are transcribed but it's the same the whole way through so just keep on strumming. Guitar is tuned down a whole step (DGCFAD) Chords are named relative to their shape, not their actual names. If you want to play it in standard tuning there is a version below. Was this info helpful? Yes No
There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ
Chord notes: The F is played fairly quickly, just listen to get the strumming right. The C/G is a standard C
chord with the G note added on the low E, play the original root note too! Here is a what a Bdim7 looks like.


C/G          F      G
I was living on the hill,
                       F      C/G
By the water tower and hiking trails,
                         F      G
When the big one hit I’d have a seat,
                                        F        C/G
To watch masters abandon their dogs and dogs run free,
Em          Bdim7   Am
O baby it’s time to leave,
         G                          F   C/G
Take the van and the hearse down to New Orleans,
Em                          Bdim7     Am
Leave under the gaze of the billboard queens,
        G                              F         C/G
5 foot chicks with parted lips selling sweatshop jeans.

C/G                        F        G
These LA phonies and their bullshit bands,
                            F   C/G
Sound like dollar signs and Amy Grant,
                                       F     G
So reads the pulled quote from my last cover piece,
                            F         C/G
Entitled "The Oldest Man in Folk Rock Speaks”
Em                           Bdim7   Am
You can hear it all over the airwaves,
    G                        F     C/G
The manufactured gasp of the final days,
               Em                            Bdim7      Am
Someone should tell them ‘bout the time that they don’t have,
              G                       F        C/G
To praise the glorious future and the hopeless past.

The rest of the song follows this chord and strumming pattern, I'm not going to arbitrarily copy and paste it 
for every line.

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collin.bostock 10 Apr 12, 2017 01:53 PM

Thank god someone made this tab!

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goatoflife 10 Sep 03, 2017 09:33 PM

This doesn't sound right. Watch him do it live. Seems like he's only playing four chords.

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