Jackson Browne Shaky Town chords
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I was asked by a bartender at a bar that I play open mic nite to play this song the next time I come by. I tried to use the other version that was already on this site and I didn't like it. So after trying to listen to the original album version and looking at youtube covers, I came up with this. Hopefully you also prefer this version over the latter. Listen to the song if it helps with the rhythm and the chord placements. Also, be sure to rate and/or comment on this tab when you've made your final judgement. Chords: lowEADGBe G:3X0003 C:X32010 D:XX0232 Em:022000 D/F#:2X023X Am7:X02010 G/B:X2X033 C/G:3X2013 G7:3X0001 A:X02220 Intro: G C D Em D/F# 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & Verse 1: G Am7 G/B C I've witnessed_ those one night stands D C/G G Must have played in a thousand bands_ D C D Em D/F# But I'm just here tonight, tomorrow I'll be gone_____ G Am7 G/B C Seen folks show___ their blacker sides D C/G G Seen them die just for foolish pride_ D C D Em D/F# And those drivers always ask to hear that same old song___ Chorus: G C That's a big ten-four D From your back door C/G G Just put that hammer down_ G7 C This young man feels___ A Those eighteen wheels_ D C G Em D/F# That keep turning 'round to take me down to Shak-y Town___ Solo: Just repeat the verse chords, but if you're playing this alone, then just go right into the next verse. Verse 2: G Am7 G/B C I've heard all___ those hard luck tales D C/G G From all of you U.S. males_ D C D Em D/F# I've heard you tell those lies about the love you've known_____ G Am7 G/B C And I've followed___ those highway signs D C/G G And I've run down those thin white lines_ D C D Em D/F# Like those drivers this old road is all I call my own___ Chorus: G C That's a big ten-four D From your back door C/G G Just put that hammer down_ G7 C This young man feels___ A Those eighteen wheels_ D C G Em That keep turning 'round to take me down to Shak-y Town___ Outro: C G C D Em C G All the way down to Shak-y Town___ (Repeat the outro a total of 4 times.) End on G and let ring. And that should be that for Shaky Town by Jackson Browne. Like I've already said, please rate and/or comment on this tab once you've made your final judgement. And, if you liked this tab, feel free to stop by my profile page on this site and check out some of the others. And feel free to also join my "UGs Online Debate" group where you get to debate and argue with other UG people over music topics. -I hope you enjoy; my little droogies.