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Playpen chords

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #

From: Graham_Snyder@cs.pvt.k12.id.us (Graham Snyder)
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 07:11:35 -0700

Here's some tab for Social Distortion's "Playpen" transcribed by Alex
Mc Laughlin.  There are basically two rhythms and the song is all barre
chords.  Remember the difference in spacing is not rhythm so don't be
playing it slow than all of a sudden quick.  You'll see.  Hope the
spacing is okay.  Anyway here it is:

Rhythm fig. 1-   AA  EE  CC  GG
Rhythm fig. 2-  A  AA   E  EE   C  CC  GGG

  A  AA  E  EE  C  CC  GGG  3x
  AA  EE  CC  GG  4x


          AA         EE         CC              GG
When the cat's away, the mice will play

          AA         EE         CC              GG       AA  EE  CC  GG
Beer and drugs and things to say to you, to you

AA         EE         CC              GG
Lot's of girls and lots of boys

AA         EE         CC              GG                 AA  EE  CC  GG
Loud music and all the toys we need, we need


   A  AA        E  EE                C  CC         GGGG
We have to go, the neighbors have complained

   A  AA        E  EE                C  CC         GGGG
We have to go, the walls have all been stained

   A  AA        E  EE                C  CC         GGGG
The have to know, they can't stop us now

   A  AA        E  EE                C  CC         GGGG
They have to know, we can burn this town

AA  EE  CC  GG Repeat 4x


AA        EE        CC            GG
Old men and kids on the run

AA        EE        CC            GG                        AA  EE  CC
Missing teeth and now the damage is done, it's all been done

AA        EE        CC            GG
Losing battles losing fights,

    AA              EE                    CC             GG         AA
The police would love to take away our rights, our rights

Chorus over again and that's it, by the way the bass is just
--------------     --------------------------|
--------------     --------------------------|
-------33-----and-------7-77-5-3-33----------|  e.z.
-55-00----33--     --5-55-------------5-3-33-|

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L.A.M.F. 77' 281 Oct 02, 2007 11:15 AM

not too bad...you have the chords right but it's a half-step down tuning.It depends on which version of playpen you're trying to play whether you use bar chords or open chords. Also there is no solo here, and the tab could be a little neater.

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