The Nightwatchman - Californias Dark Chords

 

F

variations
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
3
2
1
1
6 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
2
4
3
9 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
3
3
1
11 fr
         
         
         
         
         
4
3
1
1
1
X

11 fr
         
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
7 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
         
         
         
         
         
X
2
1
X
3
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
4
4
4
X
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
3
3
1
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
4
3
1
1
1
X
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4

9 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3
11 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
         
         
         
         
         
X
2
3
1
7 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
X
4
4
4
X
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
4
X
X
1
2
1
9 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
1
1
4
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
4
4
3
1
2
1
7 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
1
2
3
4
1
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
2 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
1
1
4
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
2
2 fr
         
         
         
         
         
3
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

F5

variations
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
X
X
X
4 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
X
9 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
4
X
X
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
4
X
X
7 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
X
X
X
9 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
X
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
No chord
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo

Intro

F

FIt started in basements B And it started in sheds F It started in backyards B And was hidden under beds F E/B I turned on the TV B Don't believe a word they sayF E/B We can't stay here B And we can't get away F B There's a riot on FSunset B And fires burn in the parkF B F# E/B [Note: On the B-snare 9th fret becomes 10th]B The sun has set my friend And California's dark

A F

And over the screaming B I heard a clear voice F I looked at my choices B And I made a choice F E/B Smoke and ashes B Tonight hide the stars F E/B The stop lights are red now, love B We've come for what's ours F B There's a riot on FSunset B And fires burn in the parkF B F# E/B [Note: On the B-snare 9th fret becomes 10th]B The sun has set my friend And California's dark

A F5

F5Come stand among the rattlesnakes At the side of the desert road And close your eyes and listen B5To the music hard and cold F5 Tonight the moon is blackened Tonight the doors are shut Behind the shuttered windows WeB5 pray the sun will come up F5 FFor something walks across these fields For which there is no name You might have heard different BBut I was there when it came F It will start with a spark And a great fire will grow Don't know how I know it B But I just know F There's a riot on Sunset B And fires burn in the park F B The sun sets Feverywhere And theB whole damn country's dark F B There's a riot on FSunset B And fires burn in the park F B F# E/B [ Again with the 10th fret on the B ] B The sun has set my friend And California's dark A F B B A F