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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.