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FREE Campfire Singalong Songbook

20 classic, not-too-hard songs to enjoy with your family while you ride out the apocalypse.

Beatles - Petty - Johnny Cash - Eagles - John Denver - Dylan

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    Holiday

    Green Day


    This is a simplified version of the song that I created for a 5-year-old student. It's played on just the 6th string. Instead of chord names, only the 6th string fret number is provided.

    Playing a bass line on the 6th string is the easiest way to play a song on guitar--perfect for total beginners or kids who want to sing and play at the same time.

     

    Intro Riff x4

     

    Main Riff w/Intro Riff x2

     

    9 (½)        5 (½)              0 (½)    7 (½)

       Hear the sound of the falling rain,

    9 (½)        5 (½)           0 (½)   4 (½)
        Coming down like an Armageddon

    9 (½)         5 (½)         0 (½)         7 (½)

    flame, the shame, the ones who died

          4 (2)

    without a name

     

    9 (½)         5 (½)            0 (½)    7 (½)
       Hear the dogs howling out of key,

    9 (½)   5 (½)                  0 (½)          4 (½)
        To a hymn called "Faith and Misery"

    9 (½)   5 (½)         0 (½)        7 (½)          4 (2)
        And bleed, the company lost the war today

    Chorus:

    9           5                      0                     7
    I beg to dream and differ from the hollow lies,

    9             5                    0              4 (2, hold last measure)
    This is the dawning of the rest of our lives            on Holiday

     

    Intro Riff x2

    9 (½)         5 (½)               0 (½)    7 (½)

       Hear the drum pounding out of time,

    9 (½)         5 (½) 0 (½)      4 (½)
       Another protester has crossed the

    9 (½)   5 (½)         0 (½)        7 (½)          4 (2)
    line to find the money's on the other side

    9 (½)     5 (½)   0 (½)      7 (½)
       Can I  get   another Amen?

    9 (½)         5 (½)                0 (½)         4 (½)
       There's a flag wrapped around the score of

    9 (½)   5 (½)         0 (½)        7 (½)          4 (2)
    men, a gag, a plastic bag on a monument

    Chorus

     

    Pre-Solo Riff

     

    Solo:  / 5 - - - / 0 - - - / 4 - - - / 9 - 9/7 - /

               / 5 - - - / 0 - - - / 4 - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

     

    No chord:
    The representative from California has the floor
    Sieg Heil to the president gas man,
    Bombs away is your punishment,
    Pulverize the Eiffel towers,
    Who criticize your government,
    Bang, Bang goes the broken glass, man,
    Kill all the ones that don't agree,
    Trials by fire setting fire,

                                   7 (1/4)   4 (1/4)  9 (½)
    Is not a way that's meant   for       me,

              4 (4)
    Just cause,
    Just cause because we're outlaws, yeah!


    9           5                      0                     7
    I beg to dream and differ from the hollow lies,

    9             5                    0              4
    This is the dawning of the rest of our lives 

    9           5                      0                     7
    I beg to dream and differ from the hollow lies,

    9             5                    0              4 (4)
    This is the dawning of the rest of our lives   this is our lives on holiday


    Main Riff x3

     

    End:

    9       5       7   4   9

    D   D U D   D U D   D   D  

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

     

     


    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.