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River Town

Performed By: LIVE
From the Album: "Birds of Pray"
Lyrics & Music Written By: Edward Kowalczyk

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Eb(D#) Tuning (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb eb) Low to High
              (D# G# C# F# A# d#) Low to High


Chords used in order of appearence
(Low to High):

C     | x 3 5 5 5 x

C5    | x 3 5 5 x x

A#5   | 6 8 8 x x x
*A#5  | x 1 3 3 x x

D5    | x 5 7 7 x x

G5    | 3 5 5 x x x

A5    | x 0 2 2 x x
*A5   | 5 7 7 x x x

Intro:

eb|--------------------|Bb|--------3-----------|Gb|-----2--------0--0--|Db|--0-----------------|Ab|-----------3--------|Eb|--------------------|
(Repeat four times into verse 1) Verse 1 Note: Intro part is played over verse until chord change Listen to the recording to get how its played And from a tiny river town you came With Mama's rockstar dreams in tow and Daddy's brains But the rats they fought you, oh yeah, tooth and nail With the way they rig this game, you had to fail C5 But that's all behind you now, boy Pre-verse: Note: Guitar 1 plays Intro part into verse 2 Guitar 2 plays the following part into verse 2
eb|----5------------|Bb|------6-5--6--5--|Gb|--7--------------|Db|-----------------|Ab|-----------------|Eb|-----------------|
(Repeat twice into verse 2) Verse 2: Note: Pre-verse part is played over verse 2 until chord change Listen to the recording to get how its played And from a tiny river town you came With nothin' up your sleeve but a dirty forearm and an ace They drugged you through that slaughterhouse at will C You were the soldier without a kill A#5 You were the soldier without a kill Chorus 1: (Split into 2 parts. Part one is guitar 1 playing power chords Part two is guitar 2 playing a lead part) Part 1: D5 C5 G5 C5(slide up to) D5 Ohh... Ohh... Oh... Who's gonna save your... D5 C5 G5 C5(slide up to) D5 Soul................ Who's gonna make your... D5 C5 G5 Heart beat again? Part 2:
eb|---------------------------------------------------------Bb|---------------------------------------------------------Gb|--7--7--9--10--9--7--------------------------------------Db|---------------------10--7--10--7~~~~--------------------Ab|---------------------------------------------------------Eb|--------------------------------------------------------- Soul Who's gonna make your...
*eb|---------------------------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------10~~~~\\\\------------------|Gb|--7--7--9--10--9--7--------------------------------------|Db|---------------------10--12------------------------------|Ab|---------------------------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------------------------| Heart beat again?
(* Hold this note into Verse 3) Verse 3: Note: Intro part is played over verse 3 until change to Pre-verse part Listen to the recording to get how its played And from a tiny river town you came Across the Rocky Mountains all in search of better days (pre-verse) But paradise took you out and left the bill C You were the healer without the thrill A#5 You were the ecstasy without the pill (Repeat Chorus 1) Bridge: Note: A muted harmonic is played once on each G5* Listen to the recording for the strumming patten of each chord *A#5 F5 F5 (slide up to) G5 F5 G5* Who's gonna light up your dark? *A#5 F5 F5 (slide up to) G5 F5 G5* Who's gonna save your soul? *A#5 F5 Who's gonna be there? *A#5 F5 A5 Who's gonna light up your dark? Verse 4: Note: Intro part is played over verse 3 until change to Pre-verse part Listen to the recording to get how its played And from a tiny river town you came With Momma's rockstar dreams in tow and Daddy's brains (pre-verse) You'd better turn back before the frost sets in C These desert nights are for weathered men A#5 The ones who've already given in (Repeat Chorus 1 w/add on) Chorus add on: (Split into 2 parts. Part one is guitar 1 playing power chords Part two is guitar 2 playing a lead part) Part 1: C5(slide up to) D5 Who's gonna save your... D5 C5 G5 Soul................ Part 2:
eb|---------------------------------------------------------Bb|---------------------------------------------------------Gb|--7--7--9--10--9--7--------------------------------------Db|---------------------10--7--10--7~~~~--------------------Ab|---------------------------------------------------------Eb|--------------------------------------------------------- Soul
Outro: (Listen to recording for strumming pattern) F5 G5 *A5 (slide down) Now that you've given in F5 G5 *A5 (slide down) Now that you've given in F5 G5 Now that you've given in END ON Note: Hold chord then slide down abruptly
eb|---------|Bb|---------|Gb|--7\\\\--|Db|--7\\\\--|Ab|--5\\\\--|Eb|---------|
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