Need some upbeat QUARANTUNES?

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

Join my mailing list to get this ready-to-print professional-quality guitar songbook of 20 songs by The Beatles, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, and more.

    This chart will look wacky unless you
    rotate your phone

     

    Say It Ain't So

    Weezer


    Original Recording tuned down ½ step.  All chords get ½ measure unless noted.  Chords in parentheses are anticipated.

     

    Chord Guide

           13421

    C#m:  x46654

          134211

    G#:   466544

          134211

    A:    577655

           231

    E:    022100

           134

    C#5:  x466xx

          134

    G#5:  466xxx

          134

    A5:   577xxx

           12

    E5:   022xxx

           134

    B5:   x244xx

     

     

    Main Riff:

     

    w/Main Riff:

    C#m    (G#)    A    (E)     x2

     

    w/Main and Reggae Riffs:

    C#m    (G#)    A    (E)  

    C#m    (G#)    A    (E) (hold)

     

    w/Reggae Riff:

    C#m          (G#)         A               (E)

    Somebody's Heine' is crowdin' my icebox

    C#m         (G#)             A            (E)

    Somebody's cold one is givin' me chills

    C#m           (G#)          A         (E) (hold)

    Guess I'll just close my eyes

     

    w/Main and Reggae Riffs:

          C#m   (G#)         A         (E)

    Oh yeah              Oh right

             C#m   (G#)    A         (E) (hold)

    Feels good            inside

     

    w/Reggae Riff:

    C#m        (G#)     A            (E)

    Flip on the tele,  wrestle with Jimmy

    C#m          (G#)               A          (E)

    Something is bubbling  Behind my back

    C#m         (G#)           A         (E)

    The bottle is ready to blow

     

    Chorus:

    C#5  G#5  A5            (E5)

                     Say it ain't so

    C#5             G#5       A5      (E5)

           Your drug   is a heartbreaker

    C#5  G#5  A5         (E5)

                     Say it ain't so

    C#5        G#5     A5    (E5) (hold)

        My love      is a lifetaker

     

    w/Main and Reggae Riffs:

    C#m  G#  A  E   x2

     

    w/Reggae Riff:

    C#m         (G#)     A           (E)

    I can't confront you, I never could do

    C#m                   (G#)           A               (E)

    That which might hurt you, so try and be cool, when I say

    C#m   (G#)    A                               (E)                                  

    This way is a waterslide away from me that takes you further every

    C#m   (G#)           A    (E)

    day,     hey, so be cool

     

    Chorus

     

    Bridge:

    B5 (1)

        Dear Daddy, I write you

    E5                 G5

         in spite of years of silence.

    B5 (1)  

         You've cleaned up, found Jesus,

    E5                       G5

         things are good or so I hear.

    B5 (1)  

         This bottle of Steven's

    E5               G5

         awakens ancient feelings.

    B5 (1)                               

         Like father, stepfather,

    E5                 G5

         the son is drowning in the flood.

     

    Instrumental Chorus

     

    Chorus

     

    Intro Riff x2

     

    Hold E


    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.