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Ben Folds Five – Rockin The Suburbs
Band –ben folds five
Song - rockin the suberbs

This is my first attempt to tab anything - hope it helps somebody

This song is in drop d tuning - the 3 is the third fret in drop d
Tabbed by David Henson

C - D - 3 (4X)  - D - 3

C      D             F
 lemme tell ya'll what its like being male, middle class and white
C           D             3
 its a bitch if you dont believe listen up to my new cd (shamon?)

C                 D            3              C
I got shit running through my brain so intense that i can't explain
C          D                 3                   C
All alone in my white boy pain shake your booty while the band complains

C-D-3-CC
 D                          3             C
 im rocking the suburbs just like michael jackson did (quiet riot,)
D                          3          C
 im rocking the suburbs except that he was talented (they were)
D                         3                 C         D
Im rocking the suburbs take the checks and face the facts that some producer with
                3
Computers fixes all my (our) shitty tracks  C-D-3-CC (X2)

C                  D         3             C
 im pissed off but im too polite when people break in the mcdonalds line
C                     D      3              C
 mom and dad you made me so uptight gonna cuss on the mic tonight
D                 3               C               3
Donno how much i can take girl give me something i can break

[CHORUS)

(try this for the bridge)
-E------------------------------------
B
-G---------------2-2------2--4--------
-D---------------------4--------------
-A--3---3--5--------------------------
-E------------------------------------

 in a haze these days i pull up to the stoplight i can feel that somethings not right
I can feel someones blasting me with hate and bass, sending dirty thoughts my way
 cause my great-great-great-great-granddad was someone
Great-great-great-great-granddady slaves
 it wasnt my idea, it wasnt my idea, never was my idea
                 D                 3
Just go in the store for some prepiration-h

INTRO
 ya'll dont know what its like, being male, middle class and white [x4]
It gets me real pissed off and it makes me wanna say... [x3] F**K

               3         c     d                          3           c
Just like john bon jovi did - im rockin the suberbs - except that he was talented
D                        3          c
Im rockin the suberbs i take the checks and face the facts
            d                   3              3      c
That some producer with computers fixes all my shitty tracks these days
5    3               3       c   5    3                3         5   3    d  3
Yea yea im rockin the suberbs - yea yea im rockin the suberbs - yea yea

Questions or comments e-mail dr1234@bellsouth.net
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