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-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Song name: CALIFORNIA SUN
Artist: RAMONES
Album: LEAVE HOME (1976)
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

- Guitar TAB -

Tuning: STANDARD
Tabbed by: headbanger_89


:: Intro ::

(X 2)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2----------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|
D|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-------------|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------6--6-6-6-6-6-6---------------9--9-9----------------------|
D|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-7--7-7-9--9-9-9--9-9----------------------|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-7--7-7-9--9-9-7--7-7----------------------|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------5--5-5-7--7-7-----------------------------|


:: Verse 1 ::

Well I'm going out west where I belong!

e|-----------------------0--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------0--0--0-0-2-2---0------------------------------------------------|
G|------1-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2-2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Where the days are short and the nights are long!

e|-----------------------0--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------0--0--0-0-2-2---0------------------------------------------------|
G|------1-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2-2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


:: Chorus ::

         E5                  A5
And I'll walk and they'll walk
         E5                   A5
And I'll twist and they'll twist
         E5                 A5
And I'll shimmy and they'll shimmy
         E5              A5
And I'll fly and they'll fly

(X 2)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2----------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|
D|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-------------|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------------------|

      E5               C#5        A5       B5     E7
We're out there having fun in the warm California sun!

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------6--6-6-6-6-6-6---------------9--9-9----------------------|
D|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-7--7-7-9--9-9-9--9-9----------------------|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-7--7-7-9--9-9-7--7-7----------------------|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------5--5-5-7--7-7-----------------------------|


:: Verse 2 ::

Well I'm going out west out on the coast!

e|-----------------------0--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------0--0--0-0-2-2---0------------------------------------------------|
G|------1-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2-2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Where the California girls are really the most!

e|-----------------------0--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------0--0--0-0-2-2---0------------------------------------------------|
G|------1-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2-2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


:: Chorus ::

         E5                  A5
And I'll walk and they'll walk
         E5                   A5
And I'll twist and they'll twist
         E5                 A5
And I'll shimmy and they'll shimmy
         E5              A5
And I'll fly and they'll fly

(X 2)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2----------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|
D|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-------------|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------------------|

      E5               C#5        A5       B5     E7
We're out there having fun in the warm California sun!

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------6--6-6-6-6-6-6---------------9--9-9----------------------|
D|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-7--7-7-9--9-9-9--9-9----------------------|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-7--7-7-9--9-9-7--7-7----------------------|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------5--5-5-7--7-7-----------------------------|


:: Interlude ::

e|-----------------------0-------------------------0------------------------|
B|---------0--0--0-0-2-2---0---------0--0--0-0-2-2---0----------------------|
G|------1-------------------------1-----------------------------------------|
D|--2-2-----------------------2-2-------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(X 2)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2----------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|
D|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-------------|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------6--6-6-6-6-6-6---------------9--9-9----------------------|
D|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-7--7-7-9--9-9-9--9-9----------------------|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-7--7-7-9--9-9-7--7-7----------------------|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------5--5-5-7--7-7-----------------------------|


:: Verse 3 ::

Well the girls are frisky in old 'Frisco!

e|-----------------------0--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------0--0--0-0-2-2---0------------------------------------------------|
G|------1-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2-2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

A pretty little chick wherever you go!

e|-----------------------0--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------0--0--0-0-2-2---0------------------------------------------------|
G|------1-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--2-2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


:: Outro chorus::

         E5                  A5
And I'll walk and they'll walk
         E5                   A5
And I'll twist and they'll twist
         E5                 A5
And I'll shimmy and they'll shimmy
         E5              A5
And I'll fly and they'll fly

(X 2)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2----------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|
D|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-------------|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-------------|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------------------|

      E5               C#5        A5       B5     E7
We're out there having fun in the warm California sun! (X 2)

(X 2)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------6--6-6-6-6-6-6---------------9--9-9----------------------|
D|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-7--7-7-9--9-9-9--9-9----------------------|
A|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-7--7-7-9--9-9-7--7-7----------------------|
E|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0----------------5--5-5-7--7-7-----------------------------|


Have fun! :)

NOTE: THERE ARE OTHER TABS OF THIS SONG, BUT THEY ARE NOT COMPLETELY CORRECT.

            
            
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RedDevil07 177 Jan 16, 2009 12:02 PM

Sounds perfect!! Judging from watching videos of the ramones playing this live I think this is what Johnny actually played.

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MusicMan24 1,144 Apr 19, 2009 05:51 PM

Perfect tab man!!!

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mutley65 10 Aug 15, 2017 05:52 PM

Well done!!

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