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    Steady As She Goes - Capo Version

    The Raconteurs

     

    Capo 2

     

    Strum Guide

    Intro Riff

     

        Am      Em      G       D

        D       D       D       D

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

    Verse Riff

     

        Am    Em        G     D

        D     D         D     D

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

    Chorus Strum

     

    D   D U D   D U

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    Bridge Strum:

     

    D   D   D U D U

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

     

    Intro:     Drums 4 measures

                   Drums and Bass 4 measures

                   Drums, Bass, and Lead Guitar Riff 4 measures

     

                   Intro Riff x2

                   Verse Riff x2

     

     

    (w/Verse Riff):

    Find yourself a girl, and settle down       Live a simple

    life in a quiet town

     

    Chorus:

                           Am   Em    G   D

    Steady as she goes                 Steady as she

         Am   Em    G   D

    goes                         

     

    So steady as she goes

     

    Verse Riff x2

     

    (w/Verse Riff):

    Your friends have shown a kink in the single life            You've had too much to

    think, now you need a wife

     

    Chorus

     

    Bridge:

                                F (1)                           G (1)                                      Am (2)

    Well here we go again, you've found yourself a friend that knows you well

                                         F (1)                    G (1)                                      D (2)

    But no matter what you do, you'll always feel as though you tripped and fell   

     

    So steady as she goes

     

    Verse Riff x2

     

    (w/Verse Riff):

    When you have completed what you thought you had to do        And your blood's

    depleted to the point of stable glue      Then you'll get along      Then you'll get along

     

    Verse Riff x1

     

    Lead Guitar Riff x1

     

    Chorus

     

    Bridge

     

     

    (w/Verse Riff):

                                 Am   Em   G   D

    So steady as she goes                  Steady as she

         Am   Em   G   D

    goes                         

     

                               Am             Em         G       D

    Settle for a world, never up or down       Sell it to the

                 Am             Em                G      D

    crowd that is gathered ‘round      Settle for a

    Am         Em                    G       D

    girl, never up or down     Sell it to the

                 Am             Em                  G       D

    crowd that is gathered ‘round     

     

    Lead Guitar Riff x2

     

    Chorus x2

     

    Chorus x2 (add “are you steady now?” to each line)

    End on Am


    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.