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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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SONG: BY THE WAY
ARTIST: RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
ALBUM: BY THE WAY
TAB BY JOHN



INTRO

e  -------------------------------------------------------------|
B  -------------------------------------------------------------|
G  -------------------------------------------------------------|
D  -10-10-10-10-10-10-------10-10-10-10-10-10-------------------|
A  --8--8--8--8--8--8--------7--7--7--7--7--7----7-7-7-7-7-7----|
E  ----------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5----|


Standing in line to see the show tonight and there's a light on heavy glow

e  ----------------------------------------------------------------|
B  ----------------------------------------------------------------|
G  -----------------------9--9--9--9--9--9----------------9-9-7-7--|
D  -10-10-10-10-10-10----10-10-10-10-10-10----7-7-7-7-7-7----------|
A  --8--8--8--8--8--8-------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7----------|
E  ----------------------------------------------------------------|


By the way I tried to say I'd be there... waiting for

e  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
B  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
G  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
D  -10-10-10-10-10-10-------10-10-10-10-10-10------------------------|
A  --8--8--8--8--8--8--------7--7--7--7--7--7----7-7-7-7-7-7---5-5---|
E  ----------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5---3-3---|


Dani the girl is singing songs to me beneath the marquee... overload

e  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
B  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
G  ----------------------9--9--9--9--9--9----9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-------|
D  -10-10-10-10-10-10---10-10-10-10-10-10----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------|
A  --8--8--8--8--8--8------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------|
E  ------------------------------------------------------------------|


Steak knife. Card shark. Con job. Boot cut.

e  --xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx----88888888--------|
B  --xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx----66666666--------|
G  --xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--------------------|
D  --xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--------------------|
A  --xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--------------------|
E  --xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--------------------|


Skin that flik she's such a little dj...

e  -5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-88888888-------|
B  -6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-66666666-------|
G  -7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx----------------|
D  -0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx----------------|
A  ---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx----------------|
E  ---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx----------------|


Dog town. Blood bath. Rib cage. Soft tail.

e  -5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-55555555-------|
B  -6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-66666666-------|
G  -7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-77777777-------|
D  -0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx----------------|
A  ---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx----------------|
E  ---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx----------------|




HALF CHORUS

F
Standing in line 
            C
to see the show tonight
            Dm
and there's a light on

heavy glow
F            C
By the way I tried to say
     Am           Bb
I'd be there... waiting for



Black jack. Dope dick. Pawn shop. Quick pick.

e  --xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx----88888888--------|
B  --xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx----66666666--------|
G  --xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--------------------|
D  --xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--------------------|
A  --xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--------------------|
E  --xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--------------------|



Kiss that dyke I know you want...

e  -5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-88888888-------|
B  -6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-66666666-------|
G  -7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx----------------|
D  -0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx----------------|
A  ---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx----------------|
E  ---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx----------------|




Song bird. Main line. Cash back. Hard top.

e  -5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-55555555-------|
B  -6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-66666666-------|
G  -7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-77777777-------|
D  -0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx----------------|
A  ---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx----------------|
E  ---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx----------------|





Standing in line to see the show tonight and there's a light on heavy glow

e  -------------------------------------------------------------|
B  -------------------------------------------------------------|
G  -------------------------------------------------------------|
D  -10-10-10-10-10-10-------10-10-10-10-10-10-------------------|
A  --8--8--8--8--8--8--------7--7--7--7--7--7----7-7-7-7-7-7----|
E  ----------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5----|


By the way I tried to say I'd be there... waiting for

e  ----------------------------------------------------------------|
B  ----------------------------------------------------------------|
G  -----------------------9--9--9--9--9--9----------------9-9-7-7--|
D  -10-10-10-10-10-10----10-10-10-10-10-10----7-7-7-7-7-7----------|
A  --8--8--8--8--8--8-------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7----------|
E  ----------------------------------------------------------------|


Dani the girl is singing songs to me beneath the marquee... oversold

e  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
B  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
G  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
D  -10-10-10-10-10-10-------10-10-10-10-10-10------------------------|
A  --8--8--8--8--8--8--------7--7--7--7--7--7----7-7-7-7-7-7---5-5---|
E  ----------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5---3-3---|


By the way I tried to say I'd be there... waiting for

e  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
B  ------------------------------------------------------------------|
G  ----------------------9--9--9--9--9--9----9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-------|
D  -10-10-10-10-10-10---10-10-10-10-10-10----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------|
A  --8--8--8--8--8--8------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------|
E  ------------------------------------------------------------------|



e  -5---5---5---5----88888888-------|
B  -6---6---6---6----66666666-------|
G  -7---7---7---7-------------------|
D  -0---0---0---0-------------------|
A  ---------------------------------|
E  ---------------------------------|


Hu Ha...

e  -5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-88888888-------|
B  -6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-66666666-------|
G  -7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx----------------|
D  -0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx----------------|
A  ---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx----------------|
E  ---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx----------------|


e  -5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-5-xxxxxx-55555555-------|
B  -6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-6-xxxxxx-66666666-------|
G  -7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-7-xxxxxx-77777777-------|
D  -0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx-0-xxxxxx----------------|
A  ---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx----------------|
E  ---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx---xxxxxx----------------|




CHORUS x1/2

F
Standing in line 
            C
to see the show tonight
            Dm
and there's a light on

heavy glow
F            C
By the way I tried to say
     Am           Bb
I'd be there... waiting for
F
Dani the girl
            C
is singing songs to me
             Dm
beneath the marquee... oversold
F            C
By the way I tried to say
     Am           Bb
I know you... from before

F
Standing in line 
            C
to see the show tonight
            Dm
and there's a light on

heavy glow
F            C
By the way I tried to say
     Am           Bb
I'd be there... waiting for


FINAL IN Dm  e --------
             B --7-----
             G --7-----
             D --7-----
             A --5-----
             E --------



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