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song:summer of '69
artist: bryan adams
album: reckless
tabbed by: Dean Swift

i think i have got all of it on here ive played this many times and it sounds 100% 
this took me a long time so please take the time to comment and rate!!!

INTRO AND VERSE
GUITAR 1:
palm muted
(STRUM EACH CHORD 16 TIMES)
   D5          A
 e---------|--------|
 B--3------|--2-----|
 G--2------|--2-----|
 D---------|--2-----|
 A---------|--------|
 E---------|--------|
THE 2ND GUITAR PLAYS ONE STRUM OF D AT THE START OF THE 1ST GUITARS D5 PALM MUTING AND 
A AT THE START OF THE 1ST GUITARS A PALM MUTING


CHORUS:
GUITAR 1 DOES THE PICKING AND GUITAR 2 PLAYS THE ONE STRUM AT EVERY CHANGE OF CHORD

GUITAR 1:

         BM                            A
 e----------2(HOLD)---|---------------0(HOLD)----------|
 B--------3--------3--|-----------2---------------2----|
 G------4-----------4-|--------2-------------------2---|
 D---2----------------|---2----------------------------|
 A---2----------------|---0----------------------------|
 E--------------------|--------------------------------|
    oh and when i              look back now


              D                                              G
 e|-------------------2(HOLD)------------|--------------1(hold)--------|
 B|-----------------3---------3----------|-----------0----------0------|
 G|---------------2------------------2---|--------0-----------------0--|
 D|----------0---------------------------|----0------------------------|
 A|----------0---------------------------|----2------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
     that summer seemed to                     last forever


         BM                            A
 e----------2(HOLD)-----------|---------------0(hold)---------------|
 B--------3--------3----------|-----------2---------------2---------|
 G------4-----------4---------|--------2-------------------2--------|
 D---2------------------------|---2---------------------------------|
 A---2------------------------|---0---------------------------------|
 E----------------------------|-------------------------------------|
          and if i had              the choice


              D                                              G
e|---------------2(HOLD)------------|---------------1(hold)-----------|
B|-------------3-------------3------|------------0--------------0-----|
G|-----------2------------------2---|---------0---------------------0-|
D|------0---------------------------|-----0---------------------------|
A|------0---------------------------|-----2---------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
         yeah id always wanna               be there

      BM                            A

 e----------2(HOLD)-------|---------------0(HOLD)-----------|
 B--------3--------3------|-----------2---------------2-----|
 G------4------------4----|--------2-------------------2----|
 D---2--------------------|---2-----------------------------|
 A---2--------------------|---0-----------------------------|
 E------------------------|---------------------------------|
    those were the         best days of my life


RIFF PLAYED AFTER CHORUS:

 e--0--2--3--2--0--2---------------------------|
 B----------------------0--2--3--2--0--2-------|
 G---------------------------------------------|
 D---------------------------------------------|
 A---------------------------------------------|
 E---------------------------------------------|

VERSE 2
GUITAR 1:

palm muted
(PLAY EACH CHORD 16 TIMES)
   D5          A
 e---------|--------|
 B--3------|--2-----|
 G--2------|--2-----|
 D---------|--2-----|
 A---------|--------|
 E---------|--------|
THE 2ND GUITAR PLAYS ONE STRUM OF D AT THE START OF THE 1ST GUITARS D5 PALM MUTING AND 
A AT THE START OF THE 1ST GUITARS A PALM MUTING


CHORUS 2:
GUITAR 1 DOES THE PICKING AND GUITAR 2 PLAYS THE ONE STRUM AT EVERY CHANGE OF CHORD

GUITAR 1:
      BM                            A
 e----------2(HOLD)--------|-------------------------0(HOLD)------|
 B--------3----------3-----|-----------2-----------------2--------|
 G------4-------------4----|--------2-----------------------2-----|
 D---2---------------------|---2----------------------------------|
 A---2---------------------|---0----------------------------------|
 E-------------------------|--------------------------------------|
     standin on your           mamas porch


              D                                              G
e|-------------------2(HOLD)-------|-----------------1(HOLD)--------|
B|-----------------3---------3-----|-------------0----------0-------|
G|---------------2--------------2--|----------0----------------0----|
D|----------0----------------------|----0---------------------------|
A|----------0----------------------|-----2--------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
        you told me that                      you aint forever


         BM                            A
 e----------2(HOLD)-------|---------------0(HOLD)---------------------|
 B--------3--------3----------|-----------2---------------2-----------|
 G------4-----------4---------|--------2-------------------2----------|
 D---2-------------------------|---2----------------------------------|
 A---2-------------------------|---0----------------------------------|
 E------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
          and when you               held my hand


              D                                              G
e|-------------------2(HOLD)-------|-----------------1(HOLD)----------------|
B|-----------------3-------------3-----|-------------0--------0-------------|
G|---------------2------------------2--|----------0-------------0-----------|
D|----------0---------------------------|----0------------------------------|
A|----------0---------------------------|-----2-----------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
         i knew that it was                 now or never

      BM                              A

 e----------2(HOLD)---|---------------0(HOLD)---------------|
 B--------3--------3--|-----------2---------------2---------|
 G------4-----------4-|--------2--------------------2-------|
 D---2----------------|---2---------------------------------|
 A---2----------------|---0---------------------------------|
 E--------------------|-------------------------------------|
    those were the         best days of my life


PLAY THIS OVER THE LYRICS:
(repeat as nessesary)

back in the summer of 69...........
 e--0--2--3--2--0--2---------------------------|
 B----------------------0--2--3--2--0--2-------|
 G---------------------------------------------|
 D---------------------------------------------|
 A---------------------------------------------|
 E---------------------------------------------|

BRIDGE:

chords used:
F: 133211
Bb: X1333X
C: X32010
Bb/D: XX0331

F         Bb            C                                 Bb/D
 man we were killing time we were young and restless, we needed to unwind.
F         Bb                    C
i guess nothing can last forever, forever no!


PLAY THIS RIFF AFTER THE BRIDGE AND CONTINUE THROUGHOUT VERSE 3 UNTIL END.
 e--0--2--3--2--0--2---------------------------|
 B----------------------0--2--3--2--0--2-------|
 G---------------------------------------------|
 D---------------------------------------------|
 A---------------------------------------------|
 E---------------------------------------------|

            
            
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viney 10 Apr 26, 2006 09:36 AM

Hi Dean GD TAB From Mike Vine

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guitargodbiotch 10 May 25, 2006 08:24 AM

nice tab faggot

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DezFoxtoN 103 Nov 07, 2006 07:44 AM

that tab sucked a little...

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