Jack Johnson Spring Wind tab
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Hi All, great tune covered and mixed with one of his own. Lyrics and chords from concert Weekend at the Greek. Capo 2nd Fret. Enjoy. Opening is just D with alternating plucking on the D and A string. Throughout the song always pluck the base string, listen to it and you will hear what I am saying. Look at the bottom for explanation of what he does on the A with *, and A**. D I don't care if it rains or freezes G as long as I've got my plastic Jesus D A* sitting on the dashboard of my car D it comes in colors pink and pleasant G it glows in the dark cause its iridescent D A D I'll take it with me whenever I go far D so give me my lady Madonna G dressed in rhinestones and sitting on a D A* pedestal of abalone shells D driving 90 but I'm not scared G because I've got my Virgin Mary D A D assuring me that I will never go to hell D (Plucking D string) D And by the way You know that D hope will make you strange D Make you blink, make you blank, make you sink D G It will make you afraid of change G And often blame G The box with the view of the world G D And the walls that fill the frame D I turn it up D but then I turn it off D Because I can't stand when they start to talk G About the hurting and killing G Whose shoes are we filling G The damage and ruin G Man, the things that we're doing D Good god, We gotta stop, we gotta turn it all off D We gotta rewind D and start it up again A** Because we fell across the fall line A G Ain't there nothing sacred anymore G D Nana nana nana na G, D, G, D, G, D D Somebody saw him jump But nobody saw him slip I guess he lost a lot of hope And then he lost his grip G Now he's lying in the freeway In the middle of this mess Guess we lost another one Just like the other one D Optimistic hypocrite That didn't have the nerve to quit The things that kept him wanting more Until he finally reached the core A** He fell across the fall line A G Ain't there nothing sacred anymore G, G, G A** We all fell across the fall line A G Ain't there nothing sacred anymore G D Na na na, na, nanana G, D, G, D, G, D G D G All my friends are getting older, A BM I guess I must be too. G Without their love and kindness A I don’t want I’ll do, Oh G D The wine bottle’s half empty A BM The money’s all been spent G We’re a cross between our parents A And hippies in a tent. OH, G D Love calls just like a wild bird A BM It’s just another day G A G Spring blew my list of things to do away. D,G,D G D In a mucked up lovely river A BM I cast my my little fly G But I look at that river and I smell it and A it makes me want to cry, Oh G D To clean our dirty planet A BM Now there’s a noble wish G Now I putting shoulder to the wheel A Cause I wanna catch some fish, Oh G D Love calls just like a wild bird A BM It’s just another day G A D Spring blew my list of things to do away. A* At this point Jack plucks the D string and strums A. Then covers the E string on the second fret with his thumb, pluck and then strum A again. A** Same as A* except cover E with thumb on 3rd fret, strum A, back to thumb on 2nd strum A and go to G. Hope this helps! If you listen to the song performed on “Weekend at the Greek” you will hear what I am talking about.