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Rock And Roll Runaways Tabs (ver.2)

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Rock And Roll Runaways Tabs (ver.2)

Velvet Underground
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This is the same song originally done by the Velvet Underground.
It was done on the Runaways(Joan Jetts' first band) first release
and it features a real cool riff.  The song is in 4/4 and we used
to start it by having the drummer play a steady beat on the cow
bell.  Here is our arrangement:

Rock and Roll -  Runaways(VU)

riff:
        D                    C
|------|--------------------|----------------------|
|------|----------7\--------|----------5\----------|
|------|-------4--7\--------|-------2--5\----------|
|------|-------4--7\--------|-------2--5\----------|
|-(17)\|-5--7---------------|-3--5-----------------|
|------|--------------------|----------------------|
    4    1  &  2  &  3    4   1  &  2  &   3     4
      G                     D
     |---------------------|----------------------|
     |---------------------|----------7\----------|  B=bend
     |---------------------|-------4--7\----------|  R=release
     |-----------2-B3---R2-|-------4--7\----------|  \=slide down
     |-----2--5------------|-5--7-----------------|
     |--3------------------|----------------------|
        1  &  2  &  3    4   1  &  2  &   3     4


riff 2x guitar and cowbell

riff 2x  whole band play chords indicated above(D C G D)

D                       C        
Jenny said when she was just five years old you know there's

G                     D
nothing goin' down at all.

D                  C                   G                    D
She turned on that radio and there was nothin' happening at all.

D                  C                       G
She turned on that L.A. station couldn't believe what she heard

   D
at all.

D                           C
She started dancin' to that fine fine music

    G                          D
Her life was saved by rock and roll.


         E                     G
chorus:  Despite all the complications they could just

         A                           G
         dance to that rock and roll station

                      D            G
         And it was alright(it's alright)
 
                  D            G
         It was alright(it's alright)

                  D            G
         It was alright(it's alright)

                  D
         It was alright.

riff 2x

Jenny said when she was five years old you know her
parents will be the death of us all.
Two TV sets and two Cadillac cars well they don't
mean nothin' at all, not at all.

She turned on that L.A. station couldn't believe what she 
heard at all.
She started dancin' to that fine fine music, her life was
saved by rock and roll.

chorus

solo over verse chords

chorus

1st verse
 
chorus-end on last "alright"
            
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