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I Wont Back Down Chords

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Tabbed by: Madison Taylor
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Tuning:Standard

Intro:

       Guitar #1 playing palm muted Em D G
       Guitar #2 playing tab

e|------------------------------------------|
B|----10\12~~~-----------10-8~~~------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|


[Verse]

(Palm muted chords)
       Em      D   G
Well I won’t back down
       Em     D    G
No I, won’t back down
          Em      D          C
You can stand me up at the gates of Hell
        Em    D    G
But I won’t back down

           Em   D   G
No I’ll, stand my ground
           Em   D  G
Won’t be turned around
           Em        D           C
And I’ll keep this world from draggin’ me down
        Em   D   G
Gonna stand my ground
      Em      D    G       C* G*
And I won’t back down                      *|play chord just one quick strum
                                            |(they functions as almost CHORUS:
                                            | walkdowns/walkups)
[Chorus]

  C  G* D  G* C                  
G*  D   G* |listen to CD for exact timing
Heeey baby, there ain't no easy way out
 C  G*D       Em     D    G
Heeey I, will stand my ground
      Em     D    G
And I won't back down


[Verse]
        Em    D      G
Well I know what's right
       Em   D    G
I got just one life
       Em         D        C
In a world that keeps on pushing me around
           Em  D    G
But I'll stand my ground
       Em    D     G   C G*
And I won't back down


[Chorus]

  C  G* D  G* C                  
G*  D   G*  
Heeey baby, there ain't no easy way out
 C  G*D       Em     D    G
Heeey I, will stand my ground
      Em     D    G
And I won't back down


[Solo]

      Guitar #1 plays the progression from the verses
      Guitar #2 plays tab
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--15/17~~~-----------------------------12--15-12~~-------------------------|
G|-------------14-12~~~--7/4\9~~\12~~-----------------2\4-7-4-2--------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------5------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------3---------|


[Chorus]x2

  C  G* D  G* C                  
G*  D   G* 
Heeey baby, there ain't no easy way out
 C  G*D       Em     D    G
Heeey I, will stand my ground
      Em     D    G
And I won't back down

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| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down
| ~  Vibrato

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justout 10 Aug 30, 2007 10:54 PM

good tab

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TerracottaPie 68 Feb 14, 2008 03:29 PM

Pirty dirn closey hoitub' tootub.

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Da Riff Girl 99 Jan 05, 2010 03:58 PM

answering brandonkee, a little late by the way, if you palm mute you can just use down stums, but if you're playing open, you get a good sound from:

Em: DDU
D: U (on the off beat)
G: UDUDUDU

and so on

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