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Shores of California
The Dresden Dolls

I’m not sure, but the key may actually be G#, so capo at fret 1 may be needed.


CHORDS:

 Em  Em7/B Cmaj7 Em/C#  D*  D#* E*  G   D   Am  C
-0---0-----0-----0------x---x---x---3---1---0---0---|
-0---0-----0-----0------x---x---x---3---3---1---1---|
-0---0-----0-----0------x---x---x---0---1---2---0---|
-5---0-----2-----2------x---x---x---0---0---2---2---|
-7---2-----3-----4------5---6---7---2---x---0---3---|
-x---x-----x-----x------x---x---x---3---x---0---0---|
(* single notes)

INTRO:

Em        Em7/B       Cmaj7 (4 times)

VERSE 1:

Em        Em7/B       Cmaj7      Em/C# 
he’s been trying with limited success

D*D#*E*  Em   Em7/B        Cmaj7        Em/C#
to   get this girl let him get into her dress

D*D#*E*Em Em7/B   Cmaj7        Am
but every time he thinks he’s getting close

    G         D        Am     C
she threatens death before he gets a chance

CHORUS:

    G          D      Am         C
and that’s the way it is in Minnesota

G          D      Am        C
that’s the way it is in Oklahoma

G          D        Am              C
that’s the way it’s been since protozoa

G             D         Am           C
first climbed onto the shores of California

VERSE 2:

Em         Em7/B       Cmaj7      Em/C# 
she’s been trying with limited success

D*D#*E*  Em  Em7/B   Cmaj7         Em/C# 
to   get him to turn out the lights and dance

D* D#*E*   Em Em7/B   Cmaj7          Am
cause like a--ny girl all she really wants

        G      D      Am      C
is that fickle little bitch romance

      G     D      Am      C
that fickle little bitch romance


VERSE 3:
    Em      Em7/B Cmaj7   Em/C#      D*
and that is why a girl is called a tease

D#* E*   Em Em7/B Cmaj7  Em/C#      D*
and that is why a guy is called a sleaze

D#* E*     Em  Em7/B   Cmaj7    Am
and that’s why god made escort agencies

      G     D        Am        C
one life to live and mace and GHB


CHORUS:

    G          D      Am         C
and that’s the way it is in Minnesota

G          D      Am        C
that’s the way it is in Oklahoma homa

G          D             Am          C
that’s the way since the animals and Noah

G             D     Am           C
first climbed onto shores of California

MIDDLE 8:

Em              C
must not be too kind

Em                    C
stop thinking love is blind

Em                      C
clench your fists, yeah right

Am                 C
"she's just not my type"

VERSE 4:

Em       Em7/B    Cmaj7       Em/C# D* D#* 
why all these conflicting spe-ci-fi-ca-tions

E* Em Em7/B      Cmaj7 Em/C#  D* D#* 
maybe to prevent over—-popu---la-tion

E*  Em Em7/B        Cmaj7          Am
all I  know is that all around the nation

    G         D          Am        C
the girls are cryin' the boys are masturbatin’

    G         D          Am        C
the girls are cryin’ the boys are masturbatin’

CHORUS:

    G          D      Am         C
and that’s the way it is in Minnesota

G          D      Am        C
that’s the way it is in Oklahoma homa

G          D       Am           C
that’s the way Aristophanes and Homer

G         D   Am     C
wrote the Illiad and Lysistrata

G          D      Am         C
that’s the way it is in Minnesota

G          D      Am        C
that’s the way it is in Oklahoma homa

G          D             Am           C
that’s the way since the ancient protozoa

G             D        Am        C
first climbed onto the shores of California

            
            
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egomania 106 May 13, 2008 12:08 PM

wow! this is a really fun tab to play :)

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