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    Wasting Time

    Jack Johnson

     

    Strum: B B D DUB B D DU   w/swing feel

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Chord Guide

             132

    D:    xx0232

            123

    A:    x02220

           12

    Em:   022000

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

     

    Intro:  / D - - - - / A - - - / Em - - - / A - - - /  (x2)

     

    D                         A            Em        A
       And I'm just a waste of her energy

    D          A                            Em        A
       And she's just a waste of my time
    D       A                           Em        A
       So why don't we get together

                           D                A       Em     A
    And we could waste everything tonight

                           D                            A            Em      A
    And we could waste and we could waste it all               tonight

    / D - - - - / A - - - / Em - - - / A - - - / 

     

                           D                           A             Em    A
    And we could waste and we could waste it all

    D                       A                           Em         A
       And I don't pretend to know what you know  
    D                              A                             Em               A
       Now please don't pretend to know what's on my mind

    D               A                                     Em                     A
       If we already knew everything that everybody knows

                         D                  A        Em       A
    We would have nothing to learn tonight

                                D                    A     Em       A
    And we would have nothing to show tonight

     

    CHORUS:

                 G (2)

    Oh, but everybody thinks that everybody knows

               A (2)
    About everybody else nobody knows

    G (2)
    Anything about themselves

                A (2)
    Cause they’re all worried about everybody else

     

    / D - - - - / A - - - / Em - - - / A - - - /  (x2)

     

     

    w/solo:

    / D - - - - / A - - - / Em - - - / A - - - /  (x2)


    D                       A            Em          A
        Love’s just a waste of our energy

    D              A                            Em       A
       And this life's just a waste of our time

    D                            A             Em      A
       So why don't we get together

                     D               A       Em     A
    We could waste everything tonight

                           D                           A              Em   A
    And we could waste and we could waste it all

    Chorus

     

    / D - - - - / A - - - / Em - - - / A - - - /  (x2)

     

    w/solo:

    / D - - - - / A - - - / Em - - - / A - - - /  (x2)

     

    End on D

     

     

     

     

     

    Solo:


    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.