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    Journey to the End of the East Bay

    Rancid


    Chords in (parentheses) are anticipated--the chord change happens on the 4+ of the previous measure.

     

    Chord Guide (First Row is for Intro, second is for rest of song)

          1 3 4

    C5: x151717xx

          1 3 4

    G5: x101212xx

          1 3 4

    A5: x121414xx

          1 3 4

    F5:  x81010xx

           134

    C5:   x355xx

          134

    G5:   355xxx

          134

    A5:   577xxx

          134

    F5:   133xxx

     

    Strum Guide

    Intro Strum: D   D   D D D D

                 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

                   D D D D D D DU

                 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +






    Verse Strum:     <       <

                 D D D D D D D D

                 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

                             <

                 D D D D D D D D

                 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

               < = accented strum                       

    Chorus Strum: D   D U   U D U

                  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

                    U D U   U D U

                  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Intro (play twice):

    / C5 - - - / (G5) - - - / A5 - - - / (F5) - - - /

    / C5 - - - / (G5) - - - / F5 - - - / - - - - /

     

    Verse 1 (w/Palm Mute):

    C5         G5                A5              F5

    Reconcile to the belief consumed in sacred ground for me

    C5                     G5

    There wasn't always a place to go

                  A5               F5

    But there was always an urgent need to belong

     

    C5                   G5

    All these bands and all this people

    A5                    F5

    All these friends and we were equals but

    C5                 G5                   A5     F5

    What you gonna do when everybody goes on without you

     

    CHORUS

           C5 (½)         (G5) (½)   (A5) (½)        (F5) (½)

    To the end to the end I'll journey to the end

           C5 (½)         (G5) (½)   (A5) (½)        (F5) (½)

    To the end to the end I'll journey to the end                                                  

             C5 (½)   (G5) (½)   (A5) (½) (F5) (½)

    To the e-e-     end          e-e-        end

           C5 (½)         (G5) (½)   (A5) (½)        (F5) (½)

    To the end to the end I'll journey to the end

     

    Verse 2 (w/Palm Mute):

    C5                  G5            A5                                F5

    Started in '87 ended in '89 You got a garage or an amp we'll play anytime

    C5                                     G5           

        It was just the four of us, yeah man the core of us

    A5                                 F5

    Too much attention unavoidably destroyed us  

     

    C5                    G5

    Four kids on tour three thousand miles

    A5                      F5

    In a four door car not knowing what was going on

    C5                            G5                  

    You got a million years it would turn out like this

    A5                        F5

    Hell no, no premonition could've saved us

     

    Chorus

     

    Repeat Intro

     

    Verse 3 (w/Palm Mute):

    C5                     G5            A5                     F5

    Matty came from far away from New Orleans into the East Bay

    C5                    G5           

    He said this is a Mecca

              A5                             F5

    I said this ain't no Mecca man, this place is fucked

     

    C5                       G5                     A5                    F5

    Three months go by he had no home he had no food he's all alone

    C5                       G5           

    Matty said fool me once shame on you

                A5                              F5

    He said fool me twice he went back to New Orleans

     

    Chorus

     

    / C5 - - - / G5 - - - / A5 - - - / F5 - - - / x2 (2nd time you play F5, strum 1st and 3rd beats)

     

    End on C5


    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.