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Originally by: Talking Heads

 

Burning Down the House













Tuning: Standard

E-A-D-G-B-E


Difficulty: ***

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Additional Tabs:



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[intro riff]
| --------- --------- --------- --------- |
| --------- --------- --------- --------- |
| --------- --------- --------- --------- |
| -0-0-3-0- -5-0-0-0- -3-0-5-0- -0-0-3-0- |
| --------- --------- --------- --------- |
| --------- --------- --------- --------- |
   1 * ^ *   2 * ^ *   3 * ^ *   4 * ^ *


| --------- --------- --------- --------- |
| --------- --------- --------- --------- |
| --------- --------- --------- -5-3----- |
| -0-0-3-0- -5-0-0-0- -3-0-5-0- -----5-3- |
| --------- --------- --------- --------- |
| --------- --------- --------- --------- |
   1 * ^ *   2 * ^ *   3 * ^ *   4 * ^ *



G
[play intro riff above for 8 bars]



G              G    F
Watch out        you might get what you're after

G                G    F
Cool babies        strange but not a stranger

G                   G    F
                  I'm an ordinary

G        A7                           F
guy      Burning down the house



[The chords continue as above but the A7 only occurs
at the phrase "burning down the house"]