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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Date: Tue, 02 Dec 1997 21:20:08 PST
From: daniel kielman 
Subject: the grouch by billie joe


the grouch by Billie Joe
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Song title: The Grouch
>From the Album: Nimrod
Composer: Green Day
Wrote by: Billie Joe
Transcribed by Daniel Kielman

Okay, this is The Grouch by Green Day
Set your guitar to standard tuning, and this can be played on both 
acoustic and electric sounds better on electric)

VERSE:

1-------------------------------------------------------------------
2-------------------------------------------------------------------
3--------1-1-----7-7------1-1------1-1-----7-7------1-1-------------
4--7--7--2-2-----7-7---7--2-2---7--2-2--7--7-7---7--2-2--7-7-7-7-7--
5--7--7--2-2--7--5-5---7--2-2---7--2-2--7--5-5---7--2-2--7-7-7-7-7--
6--5--5--0-0--5--------5--0-0---5--0-0--5--------5--0-0--5-5-5-5-5--
You'll get the hang of it, just fiddle around with it

CHORUS:

1------------------------------------------
2-------------1-1--------------------------
3-----7-7-----2-2------7-7-----9-9-9-------
4--4--7-7--7--2-2---4--7-7--7--9-9-9-------
5--4--5-5--7--0-0---4--5-5--7--7-7-7-------
6--2-------5--------2-------5--------------

SOLO:
1---------------------------------------------------------------------
2---------------------------------------------------------------------
39-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-9-9-9-4-6-6-6-6-4-4-
4---------------------------------------------------------------------
5---------------------------------------------------------------------
6---------------------------------------------------------------------

1----------------------------|----------------|-----------------------
2----------------------------|----------------|-----------------------
3-6-6-7-7-7-6-7-9-11-9-7-4-2-|--6-7-7-6-6-4-4-|-6-7-7-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-
4----------------------------|----------------|-----------------------
5----------------------------|----------------|-----------------------
6----------------------------|----------------|-----------------------

Don't worry, you'll get it

now the lyrics:

Do VERSE part
I was a young boy that had big plans,
Now I'm just another Shitty old man,
I don't have fun and I hate everything,
the world owes me so fuck you,
Glory days don't mean shit to me,
I drank a six-pack of apathy,
life's a bitch and so am I,
the world owes me so fuck you

do CHORUS part
Wasted youth and a fistful of ideals,
i had a young and optimistic point of view,
wasted youth and a fistful of ideals,
I had a young and optimistic point of view,

do VERSE part
I've decomposed yet my gut's getting fat,
oh my god i'm turning out like my dad,
I'm just a grouch sitting on the couch,
the world owes me so fuck you,
the wifes a nag and the kids fucking up,
I don't have sex 'cause I can't get it up,
I'm always rude,
I've got a bad attitude,
the world owes me so fuck you,

do CHORUS part
wasted youth and a fistful of ideals,
I had a younf and optimistic point of view,
wasted youth and a fistful of ideals,
i had a young and optimistic point of view,

do SOLO

do VERSE part
I was a young boy that had big plans,
now i'm just another shitty old man,
i don't have fun and I hate everything,
the world owes me so fuck you,
the world owes me so fuck you,
the world owes me so fuck you,


Damn, am I good?!
For anything wrong, e-mail me at stuffissneat@hotmail.com (yes, is is 
spelled with two s's)
Seeyas, Green Day rulez!

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ChemicEmotions wrote on May 30 2006, 03:24 pm

Well, considering this song is in Eflat.

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