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----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by: Eric Kocher
Email: Konnichiwa_biotches@hotmail.com

Tuning: Standard.


e|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3--------3-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2----------------------------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .

e|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3--------3-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2----------------------------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
   "I got my first real six string"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--0-------------------------|
A|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
   "Bought it at the five-and-dime"

e|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3--------3-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2----------------------------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
   "Played it 'till my fingers bled"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--0-------------------------|
A|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
   "It was the summer of sixty-nine"

e|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3--------3-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2----------------------------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
   "Me and some guys from school"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--0-------------------------|
A|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
   "We had a band and we tried real hard"

e|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3--------3-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2----------------------------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
   "Jimmy quit, Jody got married"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--0-------------------------|
A|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
   "I shoulda known, we'd never get far"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------------2-------------------------------------|
G|--------4--------4~-------------2--------2~------------------------------|
D|-----4-----------------------2-------------------------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------0----------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    "But when I look back now"

e|-----------2-----------------------3-------------------------------------|
B|--------3--------3~----------------------3~------------------------------|
G|-----2--------------------------0----------------------------------------|
D|--0--------------------------0-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------3----------------------------------------------|
    "That summer seemed to last forever"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------------2-------------------------------------|
G|--------4--------4~-------------2--------2~------------------------------|
D|-----4-----------------------2-------------------------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------0----------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    "And if I had the choice"

e|-----------2-----------------------3-------------------------------------|
B|--------3--------3~----------------------3~------------------------------|
G|-----2--------------------------0----------------------------------------|
D|--0--------------------------0-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------3----------------------------------------------|
    "Yeah, I'd always want to be there"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------2~------------------------------------------|
G|--------4--------4~---------2~-------------------------------------------|
D|-----4---------------------2~--------------------------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------0~---------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    "Those were the best days of my"

e|--12~------14~------15~------14~------12----14---------------------------|
B|-----15-------15-------15-------15-------15----15------------------------|
G|--------14-------14-------14-------15------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    "Life"

e|--7~-------9~-------10~------9~-------7-----9----------------------------|
B|-----10-------10-------10-------10-------10----10------------------------|
G|--------9--------9--------9--------9-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3--------3-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2----------------------------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
   "Ain't no use in complainin'"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--0-------------------------|
A|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
   "When you got a job to do"

e|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3--------3-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2----------------------------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
   "I spent my evenings down at the drive-in"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--------2-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--0-------------------------|
A|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
P.M    .  .     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
   "And that's when I met you yeah!"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------------2-------------------------------------|
G|--------4--------4~-------------2--------2~------------------------------|
D|-----4-----------------------2-------------------------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------0----------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Standin' on your momma's porch"

e|-----------2-----------------------3-------------------------------------|
B|--------3--------3~----------------------3~------------------------------|
G|-----2--------------------------0----------------------------------------|
D|--0--------------------------0-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------3----------------------------------------------|
   "You told me that you'd wait forever"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------------2-------------------------------------|
G|--------4--------4~-------------2--------2~------------------------------|
D|-----4-----------------------2-------------------------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------0----------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Oh, and when you held my hand"

e|-----------2-----------------------3-------------------------------------|
B|--------3--------3~----------------------3~------------------------------|
G|-----2--------------------------0----------------------------------------|
D|--0--------------------------0-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------3----------------------------------------------|
   "I knew that it was now or never"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3--------------2~---------------------------------------------|
G|--------4--------4~-------2~---------------------------------------------|
D|-----4--------------------2~---------------------------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------0~---------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "those were the best days of my"

e|--12~------14~------15~------14~------12----14---------------------------|
B|-----15-------15-------15-------15-------15----15------------------------|
G|--------14-------14-------14-------15------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Life"

e|--7~-------9~-------10~------9~-------7-----9----------------------------|
B|-----10-------10-------10-------10-------10----10------------------------|
G|--------9--------9--------9--------9-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Oh yeah"             "Back in the summer of"

e|--12~------14~------15~------14~------12----14---------------------------|
B|-----15-------15-------15-------15-------15----15------------------------|
G|--------14-------14-------14-------15------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Sixty-nine"

e|--7~-------9~-------10~------9~-------7-----9----------------------------|
B|-----10-------10-------10-------10-------10----10------------------------|
G|--------9--------9--------9--------9-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Oooooooooh"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------3--------3-------3----------------------------|
G|--2--------2--------2------3--------3-------3----------------------------|
D|--3--------3--------3------3--------3-------3----------------------------|
A|--3--------3--------3------1--------1-------1----------------------------|
E|--1--------1--------1----------------------------------------------------|
    "Man, we were killin' time, we were"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--5--------5--------5------3--------3-------3----------------------------|
G|--5--------5--------5------3--------3-------3----------------------------|
D|--5--------5--------5------3--------3-------3----------------------------|
A|--3--------3--------3------1--------1-------1----------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    "Young and restless, we needed to unwind"

e|-----------1-----------------1--1------------3---------------------------|
B|----------------1--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------3---------------5------------------------------|
D|--------3--------------3---------------5---------------------------------|
A|-----3--------------1---------------3------------------------------------|
E|--1----------------------------------------------------------------------|
    "I guess nothing can last forever, forever, no"

e|--12~------14~------15~------14~------12----14---------------------------|
B|-----15-------15-------15-------15-------15----15------------------------|
G|--------14-------14-------14-------15------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                               "Hey!"

e|--7~-------9~-------10~------9~-------7-----9----------------------------|
B|-----10-------10-------10-------10-------10----10------------------------|
G|--------9--------9--------9--------9-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--12~------14~------15~------14~------12----14---------------------------|
B|-----15-------15-------15-------15-------15----15------------------------|
G|--------14-------14-------14-------15------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--7~-------9~-------10~------9~-------7-----9----------------------------|
B|-----10-------10-------10-------10-------10----10------------------------|
G|--------9--------9--------9--------9-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--12~------14~------15~------14~------12----14---------------------------|
B|-----15-------15-------15-------15-------15----15------------------------|
G|--------14-------14-------14-------15------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "And now the times are changing"

e|--7~-------9~-------10~------9~-------7-----9----------------------------|
B|-----10-------10-------10-------10-------10----10------------------------|
G|--------9--------9--------9--------9-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Look at everything that's come and gone"
 
e|--12~------14~------15~------14~------12----14---------------------------|
B|-----15-------15-------15-------15-------15----15------------------------|
G|--------14-------14-------14-------15------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Sometimes when I play that old six-string"

e|--7~-------9~-------10~------9~-------7-----9----------------------------|
B|-----10-------10-------10-------10-------10----10------------------------|
G|--------9--------9--------9--------9-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "I think about you, wonder what went wrong"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------------2-------------------------------------|
G|--------4--------4~-------------2--------2~------------------------------|
D|-----4-----------------------2-------------------------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------0----------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Standing on your momma's porch"

e|-----------2-----------------------3-------------------------------------|
B|--------3--------3~----------------------3~------------------------------|
G|-----2--------------------------0----------------------------------------|
D|--0--------------------------0-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------3----------------------------------------------|
   "You told me that it'd last forever"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------------2-------------------------------------|
G|--------4--------4~-------------2--------2~------------------------------|
D|-----4-----------------------2-------------------------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------0----------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Oh and when you held my hand"

e|-----------2-----------------------3-------------------------------------|
B|--------3--------3~----------------------3~------------------------------|
G|-----2--------------------------0----------------------------------------|
D|--0--------------------------0-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------3----------------------------------------------|
   "I knew that it was now or never"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3--------------2~---------------------------------------------|
G|--------4--------4~-------2~---------------------------------------------|
D|-----4--------------------2~---------------------------------------------|
A|--2-----------------------0~---------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Those were the best days of my"

e|--12~------14~------15~------14~------12----14---------------------------|
B|-----15-------15-------15-------15-------15----15------------------------|
G|--------14-------14-------14-------15------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Life"

e|--7~-------9~-------10~------9~-------7-----9----------------------------|
B|-----10-------10-------10-------10-------10----10------------------------|
G|--------9--------9--------9--------9-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Oh yeaaaaaaaaah"            "Back in the summer of"

e|--12~------14~------15~------14~------12----14---------------------------|
B|-----15-------15-------15-------15-------15----15------------------------|
G|--------14-------14-------14-------15------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Sixty-nine"

e|--7~-------9~-------10~------9~-------7-----9----------------------------|
B|-----10-------10-------10-------10-------10----10------------------------|
G|--------9--------9--------9--------9-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Uh-huh"                    "It was the summer of"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------9b11~~~r9~~~~~~~--------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Sixty-nine"                  "Oh yeah!    Me and my baby in"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------12p10-----10--10---10--10-10-------------|
G|--11b12~~~r11------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Sixty nine"                     "Whooooooooooooooooooa"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--10/15~~~~17b18~~~r17~~~~---------------19b20---------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
             "It was the summer, the summer, the summer of"

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---19~~~~~~~------------------------17h19p17\15--------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     "Sixty-nine"                      "Hey"

(Fade out)

************************************

| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| b  Bend
| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down
| ~  Vibrato 

************************************

            
            
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nuclearnader 30 Dec 13, 2008 04:14 AM

brilliant. just brilliant. at first when i saw the D chord i thought "oh no its gona be too high" but it wasnt it was just perfect. well done. well tabbed

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Clemo103 80 Dec 30, 2008 12:48 PM

Good tab, everything perfect. I commend thee. *****

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noskid 10 Apr 10, 2009 03:27 PM

not bad great song easy to play and great tab

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