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South American Folk Song Tabs

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     South American Folk Song – Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers
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This is literally a one chord song! Pure awesomeness! Cheers.

Main riff (varies slightly throughout)

   Gm
e|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-13--10-10----10---------------|
B|-11(11)---------------11-----11-11-13----13-11--3-3-3--|
G|-12(12)---------------12-----12-12--------------3-3-3--| x2
D|------------------------------------------------5-5-5--|
A|------------------------------------------------5-5-5--|
E|------------------------------------------------3-3-3--|

e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|-11-11-11-------------------11-11-11------------------|
G|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12----12-12-10-12-10-12--12--| x2
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

Next bit...

e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-5--3----5--3----5--3---------------|
A|------------------------5--3-5-3----|
E|---------------------------------3--|

It varies throughout but its all using the Gm pentatonic scale.


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