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Out on the Weekend
Neil Young
 
Capo 2   Note:  Song originally recorded w/no capo in key of A.  This uses capo 2 to avoid the Bm chord (for the most part).
 
Chord Guide
        231
Am:   x02210
         132
D:    xx0232
       13421
Bm:   x24432
       231
E:    022100
      3    4
G:    3x0003
     
 
Strum: B B D DUB B D DU
       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
 
/ Am - - - / D - - - / (x4)
/ Bm - - - / E - - - / Am - - - / D - - - / 
 
G                                 Am      
  Think I'll pack it in and buy a pick-up
D                               G      
   Take it down to L.A.
G                                    Am      
   Find a place to call my own and try to fix up
D                               G      
   Start a brand new day
 
G                                               Am      
    The woman I'm thinkin' of, she loved me all up
D                                  G      
     But I'm so down today.
  G                                         Am      
She's so fine she's in my mind. I hear her callin'
 
/ D - - - / Dsus4 - - - / 
 
Chorus:
G (   hold 1st measure)  Am      
See the lonely boy,     out on the weekend
D                    G (anticipate)
Trying to make it pay.
G                                 Am      
Can't relate to joy, he tries to speak and
D                    G (anticipate)
Can't begin to say
 
Interlude:
/ Am - - - / D - - - / (x2)
/ Bm - - - / E - - - / Am - - - / D - - - / 
 
G                                        Am      
   She got pictures on the wall they make me look up
D                                   G      
  From her big brass bed.
G                                             Am      
Now I'm running down the road trying to stay up
D                               G      
  Somewhere in her head.
 
 
G                                               Am      
    The woman I'm thinkin' of, she loved me all up
D                                  G      
     But I'm so down today.
  G                                         Am      
She's so fine she's in my mind. I hear her callin'
 
/ D - Dsus4 - /
 
Chorus
 
Outro:
/ Am - - - / D - - - / (x2)

/ Bm - - - / E - - - / Am - - - / D - - - /

 

End on G


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.