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Rain Dogs Chords

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Author
Difficulty
Capo
novice
2nd fret
Song: Rain dogs
Artist: Tom Waits
Composer: Tom Waits
Album: Rain dogs

Tabbed by DJ ('DiddyD' at ultimateGuitar.com)
19th Nov 2012

Emphasise the bass notes on the beat, and the chord strum
on the off-beat

CAPO: 2nd fret (Sounds in the key of F#m)

Chord names and fret positions are relative to the capo:
Em   = xx2000    Cmaj7 = x32000   F#7 = 242322
EmM7 = xx1000    F     = 133211   Am  = x02210
Em7  = xx0000    B7    = x21202
Em6  = x42000    Baug  = x21003
                  
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[Verse 1]
Em        EmM7   Em7    Em6
    In - side a broken clock,
Em           EmM7     Em7      Em6 Cmaj7 F
    Splash - ing the wine with all  the rain--- dogs,
Em       EmM7         Em7   Em6
   Tax - i?  ...We'd rather walk,
Em        EmM7    Em7   Em6  Cmaj7 F
    Hudd - le a doorway with  the rain---- dogs!
B7            Baug  B7  Em    EmM7   Em7    Em6 Cmaj7
   For I am a rain  dog too!       |  /   /   /   /  |


[Verse 2]
B7                             Em     EmM7     Em7    Em6 Cmaj7
    Oh, how we danced, and we swal - lowed the night,
B7                             Em     EmM7     Em7    Em6 Cmaj7
    For it was all ripe for dreaming,       |  /   /   /   /  |
B7                         Em  EmM7     Em7
    Oh, how we danced away all  of the lights,
Em6  Cmaj7 Am             Em             F#7      B7
     We've al---ways been out--- of our minds!  | /  /  /  /  |


[Verse 3] 
Em       EmM7       Em7       Em6
     The rum pours strong and thin,
Em        EmM7      Em7   Em6  Cmaj7 F
     Beat out the dustman with  the rain---- dogs,
Em      EmM7        Em7      Em6
    A - board a shipwrecked train,
Em      EmM7      Em7  Em6  Cmaj7 F
    Give my um - brella to   the  rain---- dogs!
B7             Baug  B7  Em  EmM7    Em7     Em6 Cmaj7
    For I am a rain dog too!       |  /   /   /   /  |


[Verse 4]
B7                              Em  EmM7       Em7   Em6 Cmaj7
    Oh, how we danced with the Rose  of  Tral - ee,
B7                            Em    EmM7    Em7     Em6 Cmaj7
    Her long hair black as a raven,       |  /   /   /   /  |
B7                              Em    EmM7     Em7
    Oh, how we danced, and you whis - pered to me,
Em6  Cmaj7  Am           Em             F#7       B7
     You'll ne----ver be go----ing back home!  |  /  /  /  /  |


[Verse 5]
B7                              Em  EmM7        Em7   Em6 Cmaj7
    Oh, how we danced with the Rose  of  Tral - ee,
B7                            Em    EmM7        Em7   Em6 Cmaj7
    Her long hair black as a raven,          |  /   /   /   /  |
B7                              Em    EmM7     Em7 
    Oh, how we danced, and you whis - pered to me...


[Suggestion for coda]
Em6 Cmaj7  Am          Em            F#7            B7           Em
    You'll ne---ver be go---ing back home--------------------------!
                                    | /  /  /  /  | /  /  /  / |  / ||
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