She’s a Rebel

Green Day


Chord Guide


G5:   355xxx


D5:   x577xx


C5:   x355xx


E5:   022xxx


B5:   x244xx


F5:   133xxx


A5:   577xxx



Strum Guide

Stop-start Strum:


1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

Main Strum:

D   D U D   D U

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

Chorus Strum:

D   D U D U D U

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +



All chords get 2 beats unless otherwise noted.




Play G5’s w/Stop-Start Strum.  For others use Main Strum:

G5 (1)                  G5 (1)

  She's a rebel    She's a saint

G5 (1)                           D5                C5

  She's the salt of the earth and she's dangerous

G5 (1)            G5 (1)

  She's a rebel   Vigilante

G5 (1)                       D5             C5

  Missing link on the brink of destruction


w/Main Strum:

G5            C5   G5        C5

  From Chicago      to Toronto

G5            C5                  D5          C5

  She's the one that they call "old what's'ername"

G5             C5     G5         C5

  She's the symbol     of resistance

G5              C5                  D5            C5

  And she's holding on my heart like a hand grenade


/ G5 - C5 - / G5 - C5 - / G5 - C5 - / D5 - C5 - /


G5          C5         G5                  C5

  Is she dreaming        What I'm thinking

G5              C5               D5                C5

  is she the mother of all bombs gonna detonate

G5           C5   G5                 C5

   Is she trouble      Like I'm trouble

G5               C5                  D5         C5

   Make it a double twist of fate or a melody that


Chorus (w/Chorus Strum):

E5 (1)             B5 (1)

She sings the revolution

       C5 (1)            G5 (1)

The dawning of our lives

C5 (1)               B5    E5

She brings this liberation

        F5 (1)              D5

That I just can't define

         / B5 A5 C5 - / G5 D5 /

Well nothing comes to mind


Instrumental Verse




Repeat Verse 1 2x


G5          C5   G5          C5

  She’s a rebel      She’s a rebel

G5          C5      D5             C5

  She’s a rebel      And she’s dangerous

G5          C5   G5          C5

  She’s a rebel      She’s a rebel

G5          C5      D5             C5

  She’s a rebel      And she’s dangerous


End on G5 (Hit the G5 chord twice and stop)



Tab Player For Shes a Rebel:

This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.

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