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Goo Goo Dolls - Black Balloon Tabs

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Black Balloon Tabs

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This following very simple tab is the way John actually plays this song... so if you aren't interested in doing it corrctly, don't look at the following tab.





Tuning: Db Ab Db Ab Db Db  (Tuning Note: when John plays this song live, he DOES NOT tune 
                            the extra half step down; he just plays it D A D A D D)




Chords:

Db5  Gbsus2  Ab4  Bbm7  Db/F  Eb4m7
0----0-------0----0-----0-----0-----
0----0-------0----0-----0-----0-----
0----0-------0----0-----0-----0-----
0----0-------0----0-----0-----0-----
0----5-------7----9-----4-----2-----
0----5-------7----9-----4-----2-----





Verse:

Db5                             Gbsus2
Baby's black balloon makes her fly

Db5                        Gbsus2
   I almost fell into that hole in your life...

Db5                              Gbsus2
   But your not thinking 'bout tomorrow...



Pre-Chorus:

       Bbm7         Db5/C   Db5             Ab4   Gbsus2
-----------0------------0-------0-----------0-----0----
----------0------------0-------0------------0-----0----
---------0------------0-------0-------------0-----0----
--------0------------0-------0--------------0-----0----
-------2------------4-------5---------------7-----5----
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'Cause you were the same as me, but on your knees......




Chorus:

Bbm7   Ab4      Gbsus2       Db5
Comin' down the world turned over...

    Bbm7   Ab4      Gbsus2  Db5 
And angels fall without you there...

    Bbm7 Ab4   Gbsus2  Db5
And I go on as you get colder...

   Gbsus2  Ab4      Db5
Or are you someones prayer...?





Interlude (immediately following second chorus):

Db/F - Gbsus2 - Bbm7 - Ab4

Db/F - Gbsus2 - Bbm7 - Ab4 - Gbsus2 - Db/F - Eb4m7 (slide to) Gbsus2

Db/F            Gbsus2           Ab4 
     And theres no time left for losin'...

     When you stand they fall yea....




Final Chorus:

Bbm7   Ab4      Gbsus2       Db5
Comin' down the world turned over...

    Bbm7   Ab4      Gbsus2  Db5 
And angels fall without you there...

    Bbm7 Ab4   Gbsus2  Db5
And I go on as you get colder...

Gbsus2  Ab4  
All   because I'm...

Bbm7   Ab4      GBsus2       Db5
Comin' down the years turned over...

    Bbm7   Ab4      Gbsus2  Db5
And angels fall without you there...

    Bbm7    Ab4        Gbsus2   Db5
And I'll go on now and lead you home and...

Gbsus2  Ab4      Db/F
All   because I, all because I...

    Eb4m7
And I'll become, 

     Gbsus2        Db5
What you became to me....
            
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