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"I FOUGHT THE LAW" by THE CLASH
Tabbed by Elliot Chow

Tuning: standard

These are the chords I'm using in this song. One of them I just made up, so I'll call it "Z":

     D  G  A  Z  Em
e|---2--3--0--x--0-|
 |---3--0--2--x--0-|
 |---2--0--2--2--0-|
 |---0--0--2--0--2-|
 |---x--2--0--0--2-|
E|---x--3--x--x--0-|


INTRO (do this 2x):
|--(3)/5-5-5-5--(3)/5-5-5-5--(3)/5-5-5-5--5-3-2---|
|-----------------------------------------------3-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS:

D                    G   D
Breakin rocks in the hot sun


D                        G   D    D                        A   Z
I fought the law and the law won  I fought the law and the law won


D                      G   D
I needed money cause I had none


D                        G   D    D                        A   Z
I fought the law and the law won  I fought the law and the law won


G                                   D
I left my baby and it feels so bad  I guess my race is run

G
Shes the best girl that I ever had


D                        G   D    D
I fought the law and the law won  I fought the law and the..


END OF CHORUS FOR BETTER PLAYERS:
A G Em D

END OF CHORUS FOR BEGINNERS:
e|----------|
 |--2-0-----|
 |------4-0-|
 |----------|
 |----------|
E|----------|


SOLO VERSION FOR BETTER PLAYERS (repeat 3x)
e|----------------------------------------------10-14-|
 |----------------------------------------10-12-------|
 |---------------------9/12-12--12/14-14--------------|
 |--9/12-12--12/14 14---------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|


END OF BETTER VERSION SOLO (1x)
e|----------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-3-2---|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------3-|
 |---------------------9/12-12--12/14-14-------------------------|
 |--9/12-12--12/14 14--------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|


SOLO VERSION FOR BEGINNERS (repeat 3x)
e|------------------10-14--|
 |------------10-12--------|
 |-------9-12--------------|
 |--9-12-------------------|
 |-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|


END OF BEGINNER SOLO (1x)
e|-------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-3-2---|
 |----------------------------------3-|
 |-------9-12-------------------------|
 |--9-12------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|


D                     G   D
Robbin' people with a six-gun

D                        G   D    D                        A   Z
I fought the law and the law won  E fought the law and the law won

D                  G         D
I lost my girl and I lost my fun

D                        G   D    D                        A   Z
I fought the law and the law won  E fought the law and the law won

G                                   D
I left my baby and it feels so bad  I guess my race is run

G
She's the best girl that I ever had

D                        G   D    D
I fought the law and the law won  E fought the law and the..

              (x2)
e|-----------|-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--5-3-2---|
 |--2-0------|----------------------------------3-|
 |------4-0--|------------------------------------|
 |-----------|------------------------------------|
 |-----------|------------------------------------|
E|-----------|------------------------------------|

(drums only)
I fought the law and the law won [x7]

I fought the law and the..

e|-----------|
 |--2-0------|
 |------4-0--|
 |-----------|
 |-----------|
E|-----------|

            
            
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PlayFreebirdNow 10 Aug 01, 2009 05:44 PM

Intro sounds terrible.

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