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                    CALIFORNIA'S BURNING - smoke or fire
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Band: Smoke or Fire
Album: Above the City (Fat Wre©k ©hord$, 2005)
Song: California's Burning

Tabbed by Kyle T. 
Contact: pants_me@hotmail.com
Site: www.wqhosting.com/~ohpkyle

Standard tuning (EADGbe)

Legend:

pm... - Palm mute
  x   - Dead note
  ~   - Let ring
  %   - Rest
  /   - Slide up
  \   - Slide down

----

Note: If you're like I once was, middle 8 is a span of 8 bars that appears around the 
middle of a song where the chord progression (strumming pattern, whatever) changes
in order to keep the listener's interest. Or something like that.

Guitar 2 appears on bottom when necessary.

----

Chords used:

   E5  F#5 G#5  B5 C#5 D#5 E5ii
e|------------------------------|
b|------------------------------|
G|------------------6---8---9---|
D|--2---4---6---9---x---x---x---|
A|--2---4---6---9---4---6---7---|
E|--0---2---4---7---------------|


Intro (0:00-0:13):

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|--------6/--8/-9-|--------9\--8/-9-|--------6/--8/-9-|--------9\--8/-9-|
D|-2-2-2--x---x--x-|-6-6-6--x---x--x-|-2-2-2--x---x--x-|-6-6-6--x---x--x-|
A|-2-2-2--4/--6/-7-|-6-6-6--7\--6/-7-|-2-2-2--4/--6/-7-|-6-6-6--7\--6/-7-|
E|-0-0-0-----------|-4-4-4-----------|-0-0-0-----------|-4-4-4-----------|

Wake up and grab your bags: California's burning to the ground.

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|--------6/--8/-9-|--------9\--8/-9-|--------6/--8/-9-|--------9\--8/-9-|
D|-2-2-2--x---x--x-|-6-6-6--x---x--x-|-2-2-2--x---x--x-|-6-6-6--x---x--x-|
A|-2-2-2--4/--6/-7-|-6-6-6--7\--6/-7-|-2-2-2--4/--6/-7-|-6-6-6--7\--6/-7-|
E|-0-0-0-----------|-4-4-4-----------|-0-0-0-----------|-4-4-4-----------|

Wake up and grab your things: You and I are leaving Los Angeles.


Verse (0:13-0:26):

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4----4-4------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4--%-4-4--%---|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2----2-2------|

They'll try to hold you down, they'll try to pull me down. I haven't seen your
face in years.

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4444444444444444|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4444444444444444|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2222222222222222|
pm                                                       ................

Alone and walking down, the ashes cover ground along La Cienaga.


Pre-Chorus (0:26-0:40):

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2-2-2-----------|-4-4-4-----------|-2-2-2-----------|-4-4-4-----------|
A|-2-2-2--4-6-4----|-4-4-4--4-6-4~~~-|-2-2-2--4-6-4----|-4-4-4--4-6-4~~~-|
E|-0-0-0--------7~-|-2-2-2-----------|-0-0-0--------7~-|-2-2-2-----------|

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2-2-2-----------|-4-4-4-----------|-2-2-2-----------|-4-4-4-----------|
A|-2-2-2--4-6-4----|-4-4-4--4-6-4~~~-|-2-2-2--4-6-4----|-4-4-4--4-6-4~~~-|
E|-0-0-0--------7~-|-2-2-2-----------|-0-0-0--------7~-|-2-2-2-----------|


Verse 2 (0:40-0:53):

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4--%-4-4--%---|
A|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4----4-4------|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-2-2----2-2------|


This time we're gonna say those words and cut the ropes that are wrapped around
our necks.

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4444444444444444|
A|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4444444444444444|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-2222222222222222|
pm                                                       ................

This time we're gonna take control and start over. We're leaving Los Angeles.


Chorus (0:53-1:06):

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|--------6/--8/-9-|--------9\--8/-9-|--------6/--8/-9-|--------9\--8/-9-|
D|-2-2-2--x---x--x-|-6-6-6--x---x--x-|-2-2-2--x---x--x-|-6-6-6--x---x--x-|
A|-2-2-2--4/--6/-7-|-6-6-6--7\--6/-7-|-2-2-2--4/--6/-7-|-6-6-6--7\--6/-7-|
E|-0-0-0-----------|-4-4-4-----------|-0-0-0-----------|-4-4-4-----------|

Wake up and grab your bags: California's burning to the ground.

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|--------6/--8/-9-|--------9\--8/-9-|--------6/--8/-9-|--------9\--8/-9-|
D|-2-2-2--x---x--x-|-6-6-6--x---x--x-|-2-2-2--x---x--x-|-6-6-6--x---x--x-|
A|-2-2-2--4/--6/-7-|-6-6-6--7\--6/-7-|-2-2-2--4/--6/-7-|-6-6-6--7\--6/-7-|
E|-0-0-0-----------|-4-4-4-----------|-0-0-0-----------|-4-4-4-----------|

Wake up and grab your things: You and I are leaving Los Angeles.


Verse 3 (1:06-1:19):

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4----4-4------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4--%-4-4--%---|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2----2-2------|

Think of me when I'm gone. This Fall I'm leaving town. When will I see your
face again?

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4444444444444444|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4444444444444444|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2222222222222222|
pm                                                       ................

Alone and walking down, the ashes cover ground along La Cienega.


Pre-Chorus (1:20-1:33):

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2-2-2-----------|-4-4-4-----------|-2-2-2-----------|-4-4-4-----------|
A|-2-2-2--4-6-4----|-4-4-4--4-6-4~~~-|-2-2-2--4-6-4----|-4-4-4--4-6-4~~~-|
E|-0-0-0--------7~-|-2-2-2-----------|-0-0-0--------7~-|-2-2-2-----------|

Hey! Burn it down. Burn it Down.

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2-2-2-----------|-4-4-4-----------|-2-2-2-----------|-4-4-4-----------|
A|-2-2-2--4-6-4----|-4-4-4--4-6-4~~~-|-2-2-2--4-6-4----|-4-4-4--4-6-4~~~-|
E|-0-0-0--------7~-|-2-2-2-----------|-0-0-0--------7~-|-2-2-2-----------|

Hey! Burn it down. Burning it.


Verse 4 (1:33-1:47):

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4--%-4-4--%---|
A|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4----4-4------|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-2-2----2-2------|


This time we're gonna say those words and cut the ropes that are wrapped around
our necks.

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4444444444444444|
A|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4444444444444444|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-2222222222222222|
pm                                                       ................

This time we're gonna take control and start over. We're leaving Los Angeles.


Middle 8 (1:47-2:00):

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|

Wake up and grab your bags: California's burning to the ground.

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|

Wake up and grab your things: You and I are leaving Los Angeles.


Interlude (2:00-2:07):

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2-2-2-----------|-4-4-4-----------|-6-6-6-----------|-4-4-4-----------|
A|-2-2-2-----------|-4-4-4-----------|-6-6-6-----------|-4-4-4-----------|
E|-0-0-0-----------|-2-2-2-----------|-4-4-4-----------|-2-2-2-/12\(3)---|

Fuck!


Outro (2:07-2:27):

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2--2--2-2-2-2-2-|-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-|-6--6--6-6-6-6-6-|-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-2--2--2-2-2-2-2-|-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-|-6--6--6-6-6-6-6-|-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-0--0--0-0-0-0-0-|-2--2--2-2-2-2-2-|-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-|-2--2--2-2-2-2-2-|
 |pm     . . . . .         . . . . .         . . . . .         . . . . . |
 |                                                                       |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-9-7-6-6-7-6-7-6-|-9-7-6-6-7-6-7-6-|-9-7-6-6-7-6-7-6-|-9-7-6-6-7-6-7-6-|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


Hey! Burn it down. Burn it down.

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2--2--2-2-2-2-2-|-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-|-6--6--6-6-6-6-6-|-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-2--2--2-2-2-2-2-|-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-|-6--6--6-6-6-6-6-|-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-0--0--0-0-0-0-0-|-2--2--2-2-2-2-2-|-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-|-2--2--2-2-2-2-2-|
 |pm     . . . . .         . . . . .         . . . . .         . . . . . |
 |                                                                       |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
b|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-9-7-6-6-7-6-7-6-|-9-7-6-6-7-6-7-6-|-9-7-6-6-7-6-7-6-|-9-7-6-6-7-6-7-6-|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

Hey! Burn it down. Burn it down.

e|-----------------|
b|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-2-2-2-----%-----|
A|-2-2-2-----------|
E|-0-0-0-----------|

Hey! Burn it down. Burn it down.

            
            
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