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Last Train To Clarksville Tab

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LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE

the intro riff to this song is simple arpegging, in the first position G chord:

-----------------------|----------------|------------------------------------
-----------------------|----------------|------------0-----0-----------------
------0----------------|----0-----------|----0-----0-----0-------------------
----------3---2---0----|------3--2--0---|--------3-----2-----0--------------- 
-----------------------|----------------|------------------------------------
----3------------------|--3-------------|--3---------------------------------
                                           ^
                                           |
                                          this figure is repeated thruout the
                                          verses, up until the chord change to
                                          C7

[G]
take the last train to clarksville and i'll meet you at the station
you can be here at 4:30 cause i've made my reservation don't be

[C7]
slow, oh no no no, oh no no no

[G]
cause i'm leaving in the morning and i won't see you again
we'll have one more night together, til the morning brings my train and 
i must

[C7]
go, oh no no no, oh no no no

      [D] (i think - this is from memory right now)
and i  don't know if i'm ever coming

[G]
home

the rest of the verses continue in the same way, but i still don't have the
bridge worked out yet
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jaspen40 wrote on September 14 2013, 01:36 am

this is played in A and goes from A to G back and forth then the goes to D. Later when Dolans sings AND I DON'T BELIEVE I'M EVER COMING BACK. this chord is E. Watch Nesmith hands on the video bery clear

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davidw_home wrote on September 28 2013, 10:51 am

comment above is wrong; it's in G.

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mackmor wrote on May 1 2015, 03:20 pm

The bridge is G to F bridge. I play it using the D shape sliding between the 7th and 5th frets.

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