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Its Good To Be King Tab

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Author
Difficulty
intermediate
Artist: Tom Petty
Song: It's Good To Be King
Album: Wildflowers
Tabbed by: leeRy

Standard Tuning - (E, A, D, G, B, e)

INTRO (0:01) -

Em  Am  D  Em   Em  Am  D  Em

VERSE (0:26) -

                Em                 Am
It's good to be king, if just for awhile.
                D                           Em
To be there in velvet. Yeah, to give 'em a smile.
                 Em                    Am
It's good to get high, and never come down.
                D                        Em
It's good to be King, of your own little town.

FILL (0:51) -

e|---------------|
B|----------0-0--|
G|------0-0------|
D|--2-2----------|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|

CHORUS (0:53) - 
 A                              D       G
Yeah, the world would swing, if I were king.
C G D                    C G Em         A                 Asus  A
      Can I help it if I        still dream time to time.

VERSE (1:20) -

                Em                     Am
It's good to be king, and have your own way.
                  D                      G 
Get a feeling of peace at the end of the day.
                       Em                    Am
And when your bulldog barks and your canary sings ,
                       D                       Em
You're out there with winners, it's good to be king.

FILL (1:44) -

e|---------------|
B|----------0-0--|
G|------0-0------|
D|--2-2----------|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|

CHORUS (1:47) -

 A                       D        G
Yeah, I'll be king when dogs get wings.
C G D                   C G Em         A                 Asus A
      Can I help it if I       still dream time to time.

SOLO (2:14) -

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------12h15-12--|
G|--14b(16)r14-12-14b(16)~--14b(16)r14-12h14~--14b(16)~-14~--14-----------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                     *these bent notes are played rapidly, and with a trill
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--15b(17)r15--12--15b(17)-(17)-(17)-(17)-(17)-(17)-(17)-(17)-(17)-(17)--|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-15b(17)-15-15p12-15p12---------------15-12-------12-------12-----------------|
G|------------------------14-12-14b(16)-------14-12----14-12----14-12-14-12-----|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------14~-|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

VERSE (2:40) -

                 Em                     Am
It's good to be king and have your own world.
                  D                          Em
It helps to make friends, it's good to meet girls.
                Em                  Am
A sweet little queen, who can't run away.
                 D                 Em
It's good to be king, whatever it pays.

CHORUS (3:07) -

C G D                C G D
      Excuse me if I       have some place in my mind.
C G Em           A              Asus  A  Asus  A  Asus  A
       Where I go time to time.

OUTRO (3:33) -

Em  Am  D  Em  Em  Am  D  Em


CHORD LEGEND -

Em - 0 2 2 0 0 0
Am - x 0 2 2 1 0
D - x x 0 2 3 2
A - x 0 2 2 2 0
G - 3 2 0 0 0 3
C - x 3 2 0 1 0
Asus - x 0 2 2 3 0
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