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Date: Fri, 15 Sep 1995 20:33:31 -0400
Subject: TAB: "I'm Not A Punk" by the DESCENDENTS

"I'm Not A Punk" by the DESCENDENTS

words and music by Tony Lombardo

as heard on the DESCENDENTS New Alliance Recording
"Milo Goes To College"

transcribed by Mark Woodruff

Riff #1 G5 Eb5 C5 D5 Bb5 (Drumstick cue) 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &e:------------------------|------------------------|play Riff #1B:------------------------|------------------------|8 timesG:------------------------|------8--8--5--5--7-----|D:------------------------|5--5--8--8--5--5--7--8--|Verse #1 LyricsA:------------------------|5--5--6--6--3--3--5--8--|enter 4th timeE:------------------------|3--3-----------------6--|through
Riff #2 D5 B5 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &e:------------------------|B:------------------------|G:7--7--7-----------------|D:7--7--7--9--------------|A:5--5--5--9-----x--x--x--|E:---------7-----x--x--x--| (I'm just a)
Chorus Riff Eb5 F5 D5e:------------------------|------------------------|play Chorus RiffB:------------------------|------------------------|2 timesG:8--8--8--8--10-10-10-10-|7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|D:8--8--8--8--10-10-10-10-|7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|A:6--6--6--6--8--8--8--8--|5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|E:------------------------|------------------------| square goin' nowhere
Play Riff #2 one time Play Riff #1 8 times (Verse #2 Lyrics enter 4th time through) Play Riff #2 one time Play Chorus Riff 2 times Play Riff #2 4 times Play Chorus Riff 3 times, then play the following riff once:
Eb5 F5 G#5 G5e:------------------------|------------------------|B:------------------------|------------------------|G:8--8--8--8--10-10-10-10-|------------------------|D:8--8--8--8--10-10-10-10-|6--5--------------------|A:6--6--6--6--8--8--8--8--|6--5--------------------|E:------------------------|4--3--------------------| square goin' no-where
Verse #1: I'm not a punk, how can I be? Show me the way to conformity Try to be different but it's always the same End up playin' someone else's game Verse #2: You used to walk by my side Now you see me comin' now you hide I see you here I see you there I can see that you don't care
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