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Waiting on a Friend (1981) - Rolling Stones

Standard Tuning

Intro/Riff (listen for correct timing)
C(add9)   F6       F

Am   Am7 Am    F    F
Watching girls pass by

   G6    G   G6 G5  C
 It ain't the latest thing
Fill 1: (variate on this other times)

G   G    G7  G7   G7   C
I'm just standing in a doorway

C(add9) + Fill 1

G   G    G7     G7           C
I'm just trying to make some sense

C(add9) + Fill 2:

    Am Am7 Am      F       F
All of those girls passing by

     G6    G   G6 G5  C
The tales they tell of men

Fill 1

G   G   G7  G7  G7   C
I'm not waiting on a lady

C(add9)+ Fill 2

G   G    G7  G7  G7   C 
I'm just waiting on a friend

C(add9)+ Fill 2 + verse/chorus + Riff


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| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off


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Jessi7 10 Apr 30, 2009 01:49 PM

Good Tab,Thank you!

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Stratman_69 31 Aug 16, 2010 02:38 PM

Great job but maybe you want to show how the non-regular chords are played, such as G5, G6, etc.?

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kmaestro27 22 May 24, 2014 12:15 AM


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