Bowling For Soup - Summer Of 69 Chords

Main Riff
Main Riff
 
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
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2
2 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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3
1
2
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
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1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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1
4
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4
X
7 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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3
1
1
1
X
7 fr
         
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4

10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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2
1
1
12 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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X
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3
5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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X
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
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5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
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4
2
1
1
2 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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1
1
4
         
         
         
         
         
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X
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2
2 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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2
1
1
1
4
7 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3

9 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
12 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
3
3
1
         
         
         
         
         
X
3
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
4
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
X
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4
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3

12 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
No chord
    
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo

Intro

D A D A

Verse 1

D i got my first real six string A- brought it at the five & dime D played it til my fingers bled A- was the summer of '69 D me and some guys from schoolA had a band and we tried real hard D jimmy quit and jody got married A- shoulda known we'd never get far

Chorus

[g] A D [g] oh when i look back now - that summer seemed to last for ever [g] A D [g] and if i had the choice - ya i'd always wanna be there [g] A D* A* those were the best days of my life

Verse 2

D ain't no use complaining A- when ya gotta job to do D spent my evenings down at the drive in A- and that's when i met you - ya

Chorus

[g] A D [g] standing on your mamma's porch - you told me that you'd wait forever [g] A D [g] and when i held your hand - i knew that it was now or never [g] A D* A* D* A* those were the best days of my life - back in the summer of '69 [g] D man we were killin' time we were Cyoung and reckless - we Aneeded to unwind [g] D C i guess nothing can last forever...

D A D A

D and now the times are changin' A look at everything that's come and gone D sometimes when i play my old six string A i think about you wonder what went wrong

Chorus

[g] A D [g] standing on your manna's porch - you told me it'd last forever [g] A D [g] and when i held your hand - i knew that it was now or never [g] A D* A* D* A* those were the best days of my life - back in the summer of '69 continue on D* A*