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Song: Waiting for the light to turn green
Artist: Gretchen Peters
Composers: Gretchen Peters & Suzy Bogguss
Album: The secret of life
Tabbed by DJ
7th Aug 2015

Here's a link to Gretchen playing this live:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRj77qOCPSc

CAPO: 2nd fret (Sounds in the key of A)

Chord names and fret positions are relative to the capo:
G   = 320003     Gsus2 = 3x0233    Dsus4     = 200233
G9  = 320203     Cadd9 = x32033    G/B       = x20033
C/G = 3x2013     Csus2 = x30033    Gsus4     = 320013
G6  = 3x2003     C     = x32013    Cmaj7     = x32003
G5  = 3x0033     D     = 200232    Cmaj7sus6 = x32203

The chords above are the ones Gretchen uses live. You could play the G5
as a power chord as on the record (355xxx), but the way Gretchen plays
the G5 makes it a much smoother transition to the C chords. She also
breaks the G5 riff up by playing an occasional open bottom E,
and sometimes hammering on an E on the 4th string, (as in the intro)
which in both cases makes it a passing G6. The Gsus2 is something
Gretchen plays live on her acoustic, but is only subtly suggested on
the record, as the G5 power chord on electric guitar dominates the mix.
Gretchen doesn't play the Dsus4's in the live video, but these are heard
in the studio recording and add more interest.

***********************************************************************

[Intro]
         G   G9        C/G   G      G6
e |------3---3------|---3----3----------| [x2]
B |------0---0------|---1----0----------|
G |------0---2------|---0----0----------|
D |------0---0------|---2----0----0-h2--|
A |-----------------|-------------------|
E |--3--------------|-------------------|


[Verse 1]
G5
    It's raining in my coffee cup,
G5                                  Cadd9  Csus2  Cadd9  Csus2
    Coming down since I got up to - day,
          G5
Cold and grey,
G5
    Looking in my rear view mirror, I could be anywhere,
G5             Cadd9  Csus2  Cadd9  Csus2
    But here I am,
         G5   Gsus2  G5  Gsus2  G5
Traffic jam!


[Verse 2]
D                    Dsus4    D
   All these people without names,
Dsus4  D               Dsus4     D   G/B   Cadd9
          Every day we face the same rou - tine,
   C                          G        G9    C/G    G
Waiting for the light to turn  ...green----!


[Verse 3]
G5
    The lady in the blue Sedan,
G5                                       Cadd9  Csus2  Cadd9  Csus2
    Combs her hair and steals a glance at me,
        G5   Gsus2  G5  Gsus2
Who is she?
G5
    Does anybody hold her tight,
G5                                           Cadd9  Csus2  Cadd9  Csus2
    Or does she spend her days and nights at home,
          G5   Gsus2  G5  Gsus2  G5
All a - lone?


[Verse 4]
D                   Dsus4   D
   And over in the passing zone,
Dsus4  D                      Dsus4        D  G/B    Cadd9
           All wrapped up in - side their own day - dreams,
          C                            G        G9    Gsus4   G
They're waiting for the light to turn  ...green,
D                Dsus4  D
   Do they wonder who I am?
Dsus4  D                  Dsus4      D   G/B  Cadd9
          Do they know I'm not some damn ma - chine?
   C                           G5
Waiting for the light to turn    ...green!


[Break]
        G      G9         Gsus4   G
e |-----3----------3---|-------3----------|
B |-------0------0-----|-----1----0-------|
G |---------0--2-------|---0--------------|
D |--------------------|------------------|
A |--------------------|------------------|
E |--3-----------------|----------3-------|

        G      G9         Gsus4   G
e |-----3----------3---|-------3----------|
B |-------0------0-----|-----1----0-------|
G |---------0--2-------|---0--------------|
D |--------------------|------------------|
A |--------------------|------------------|
E |--3-----------------|----------3-------|

      Cmaj7   Cmaj7add6    C      Cmaj7
e |-----3----------3---|-------3----------|
B |-------0------0-----|-----1-----0------|
G |---------0--2-------|---0--------------|
D |--------------------|------------------|
A |--3-----------------|-----------3------|
E |--------------------|------------------|

        G      G9         Gsus4   G
e |-----3----------3---|-------3----------|
B |-------0------0-----|-----1----0-------|
G |---------0--2-------|---0--------------|
D |--------------------|------------------|
A |--------------------|------------------|
E |--3-----------------|----------3-------|



[Verse 5]
G5
   What about the love I long for?
G5                                    Cadd9  Csus2  Cadd9  Csus2
   What about the child I want some - day?
            G   Gsus2  G  Gsus2
Where are they?
G5
   What about my heart's desire?
G5                                     Cadd9  Csus2  Cadd9  Csus2
   What about these four bald tyres I'm on?
     G5   Gsus2  G  Gsus2   G5
How long?


[Verse 6]
D                   Dsus4   D
   I've been going nowhere fast,
Dsus4  D                Dsus4      D   G/B  Cadd9
          Running out of time and gas - o - line,
   C                           G      G9    Gsus4   G
Waiting for the light to turn ...green----!
D                       Dsus4       D
   And I'll be damned if I'll grow old...,
Dsus4  D                    Dsus4      D    G/B Cadd9
       ...Waiting for these wheels to roll, not  me,
   C                                      G       G9   C/G   G
Waiting for the light----     ...to turn ...green----!


[Coda]
G5
    It's raining in my coffee cup,
G5                                 Cadd9  Csus2  Cadd9  Csus2
    Coming down since I got up to - day!

         G   G9        C/G   G
e |------3---3------|---3----3------||
B |------0---0------|---1----0------||
G |------0---2------|---0----0------||
D |------0---0------|---2----0------||
A |-----------------|--------2------||
E |--3--------------|--------3------||
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