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Reckless Tabs

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Reckless – Australian Crawl / James Reyne

This song is played in D but James' vocal is so far out of normal reach for Aussie 
blokes it's easier to play in G and then use a capo to raise the pitch until you 
can't hit the high notes in pre chorus. The original would be capo 7 but capo 0 is 
still high! (I would try for capo 3 or 4 if you can).

[intro]   G (4 slow)   G

[verse 1]
G                          G/F#
 Meet me down by the jetty landing 
F                             G
 where the pontoons bump and spray
G                          G/F#
 I see the others reading, standing 
F                  C                      G
as the Manly Ferry cuts its way to Circular Quay

[verse 2]
G                          G/F#
Hear the Captain blow his whistle
F                   G
So long she's been away
G                        G/F#
I miss our early morning wrestle
F                C                 G
Not a very happy way to start the day


[Pre Chorus]
Am(2)  Em        F          C
  She don't like That kind of behaviour
Am(2)  Em        F          C
  She don't like That kind of behavior So..

[Chorus]
G(2)   G/F#       Em     C (1) Cadd2 (1)
 Throw down your guns      Don't be so
G(2)       G/F#             Em      C (1)  Cadd2(1)
Reckless, throw down your guns.    Don't be so…


[verse 3]
G (4)                    G/F#     F                   G
Feel like Scott of the Antarctic      Base camp too far away
G                          G/F#  
A Russian sub beneath the Arctic,
F                        C                   G
Burke and Wills and camels, initials in the tree

[Pre-Chorus]
[Chorus]

[Solo Chords and Tab:]

G(4)     G/F#    F     G     G   G/F#    F    C   G    
Reckless….

e|----------|-----0---------0--|---0-2-0-----|-------------|
B|-3-0------|-1-3---3------3-3-|-3-------0---|-3-0---------|
G|-----0----|---------2-2/4----|-----------0-|-----0-------|
D|-------4--|------------------|-------------|-------4/5\4-|
A|----------|------------------|-------------|-------------|
E|----------|------------------|-------------|-------------|


e|-----------------------1--1-0-------|-----0---|-0-2p0-------|
B|-----1-3----1-3/5----1--------1-----|----3--3-|-------3-0-1-|
G|-1h2-----1h2------1h2---------------|-3-4-----|-------------|
D|--------------------------------3-2-|---------|-------------|
A|------------------------------------|---------|-------------|
E|------------------------------------|---------|-------------|
 
[Pre Chorus]
[Chorus repeat ad lib and fade]



Chord tips for EADGBe string order:

I would play G as 320033 and then G/F# as 2x0033
C add 2 as x30010

(Christmas 2013)
            
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