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Patience

Guns ‘N Roses

 

Tuned down ½ step

 

Chord Guide

       32 1

C:    x32010

      3    4

G:    3x0003

        123

A:    x02220

         132

D:    xx0232

       12

Em:   022000

       T  132

D/F#   2x0232

       T 3241

F6:    1x3231

 

 

Strum Guide

 

Intro Strum:  D   D   D U D U

              1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

                   >

Chorus Strum:  D   D   D U D U

               1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Outro Strum:  D   D U D   D U   U D   D U D U

              1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Intro:

(w/verse riff):

/ C - - - / - - - - / G - - - / - - - - / A - - - / - - - - / D - - - / - - - - / x2

(w/intro strum):

/ C - - - / G - - - / C - - - / Em - - - / C - - - / G - - - / D (hold 2 measures)

 

C (2)                                                           G (2)

  Shed a tear cause I'm missing you     I'm still alright to smile

A (2)                                        D (2)

   Girl I think about you every day now

 

C (2)                                                                    G (2)

     Was a time when I wasn't sure but you set my mind at ease

A (2)                                               D (2)

     There is no doubt you're in my heart now

 

Chorus 1:

C                      G                       C                  Em

   Said woman, take it slow  It’ll work itself out fine

C                     G               D (2, w/D Riff)

All we need is just a little patience

 

C                 G                             C                        Em

Said sugar, make it slow and it’ll come together fine

C                    G               D (8, w/D Riff)

All we need is just a little patience

 

C (2)                                                     G (2)

    Sit here on the stairs ‘cause I'd rather be alone

    A (2)                                         D (2)

If I can't have you right now, I'll wait dear

 

 

C (2)                                                       G (2)

    Sometimes I get so tense but I can't speed up the time

         A (2)                                                          D (2)

But you know love, there's one more thing to consider

 

Chorus 2:

C                    G                        C                        Em

   Said woman take it slow and things will be just fine

  C                    G               D (2, w/D Riff)

You and I’ll just use a little patience

 

C                  G                                  C                          Em

   Said sugar take the time ‘cause the lights are shining bright

  C                     G                    D (8, w/D Riff)

You and I got what it takes to make it, we don't fake it, and never break it,

‘cause I can't take it

 

Instrumental Chorus, Ritard at End

 

(w/outro riff):

/ D - - - / D/F# - - - / G - - - / - - - - / x2

 

            D        D/F#      G (2)

A little patience, yeah

            D        D/F#      G (2)

A little patience, yeah

            D        D/F#      G (2)

A little patience, yeah

            D        D/F#      G (2)

Some more patience, yeah

 

D                                      D/F#        G (2)

   I've been walking the streets tonight   Just trying to get it right

D                                      D/F#          G (2)

    It's hard to see with so many around   You know I don’t like being stuck in the ground

                 D                                D/F#                 G (2)

And the streets don't change but maybe the name        I ain't got time for the game

                D              D/F#                 G (2)

 ‘Cause I need you   Yeah, yeah well I need you

 

(w/outro strum):

           F6 (2)

Ooh, I need you

              G (2)

Woah, I need you

 

             ritard..........................

             D (hold)   G (hold)   D (hold)  

Oh, this time

 

 

 

Verse Riff

 

 

D Riff (play over D chords in Chorus)

 

 

Outro Riff


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