Green Day - Longview Chords & Tabs

 

Longview Chords & Tabs

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Longview Tab

   
Artist: Green Day [Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Pritchard, Frank Wright]
Song: Longview [Track 4]
Album: Dookie [1994]
Guitarist: Billie Joe Armstrong
Equipment: Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums and Cymbals
Reprise Records
Tablature By: Jonathon Knodle [noodleman5@msn.com]

Tuning: Standard [E B G D A E]

Here is one of Green Day's most famous songs off of their number one selling album 'Dookie.'
This song is called, 'Longview.' It is about sitting around in the house and being completely 
bored out of your mind. Instead of calling up friends and hanging out, Billie Joe decides to 
stay home and masturbate. This song is well-known do to its famous bass line written by Mike 
Dirnt. Tre Cool begins the song with a drum riff. Mike Dirnt follows with his famous bass 
guitar riff.

Drum Introduction (0:00 – 0:06)  

Intro: (Bass Line written for the Electric Guitar)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|(x1)
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------12-(Slide-Down)-4-------------------------|

Verse: (Bass Line written for the Electric Guitar)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|(x6)
D|---------------------------------------------------8--6--5--6---|
A|----------8--6--5-----6--5----------------8--6--5---------------|
E|-4--6(h)-----------4--------4----4--6(h)------------------------|

Pre-Chorus: (Electric Guitar w/ Heavy Distortion)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6666666666-----------------------------------------------------|(x1)
D|-6666666666-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-4444444444-----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus: (Electric Guitar w/ Heavy Distortion)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------6-6------------------------------------------|(x3)
D|-8-8-8-8----6-6----6-6------------------------------------------|
A|-8-8-8-8----6-6----4-4------------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6----4-4-------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------8-------------------------------------|(x1)
D|-8-8-8-8----6-6----8-8----8-------------------------------------|
A|-8-8-8-8----6-6----8-8----6-------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6----4-4----6-6-------(Let-It-Ring)----------------------|

Bridge: (Bass Line written for the Electric Guitar)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----6-------8---6-5-3------------------------------------------|(x2)
D|-------6-6h8---8-0-----6----------------------------------------|
A|-8p6------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse: (Bass Line written for the Electric Guitar)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|(x4)
D|---------------------------------------------------8--6--5--6---|
A|----------8--6--5-----6--5----------------8--6--5---------------|
E|-4--6(h)-----------4--------4----4--6(h)------------------------|

Pre-Chorus: (Electric Guitar w/ Heavy Distortion)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6666666666-----------------------------------------------------|(x1)
D|-6666666666-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-4444444444-----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus: (Electric Guitar w/ Heavy Distortion)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------6-6------------------------------------------|(x3)
D|-8-8-8-8----6-6----6-6------------------------------------------|
A|-8-8-8-8----6-6----4-4------------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6----4-4-------------------------------------------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/g/green_day/longview_tab_ver_3.html ]
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------8-------------------------------------|(x1)
D|-8-8-8-8----6-6----8-8----8-------------------------------------|
A|-8-8-8-8----6-6----8-8----6-------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6----4-4----6-6-------(Let-It-Ring)----------------------|

Interlude: (Electric Guitar w/ Heavy Distortion)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-8-8-8-8----6-6-6-6---------------------------------------------|(x4)
D|-8-8-8-8----6-6-6-6---------------------------------------------|
A|-6-6-6-6----4-4-4-4---------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus:(NV)(Electric Guitar w/ Heavy Distortion)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------6-6------------------------------------------|(x3)
D|-8-8-8-8----6-6----6-6------------------------------------------|
A|-8-8-8-8----6-6----4-4------------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6----4-4-------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------8-------------------------------------|(x1)
D|-8-8-8-8----6-6----8-8----8-------------------------------------|
A|-8-8-8-8----6-6----8-8----6-------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6----4-4----6-6-------(Let-It-Ring)----------------------|

Bridge: (Bass Line written for the Electric Guitar)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----6-------8---6-5-3------------------------------------------|(x6)
D|-------6-6h8---8-0-----6----------------------------------------|
A|-8p6------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse: (Bass Line written for the Electric Guitar)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|(x2)
D|---------------------------------------------------8--6--5--6---|
A|----------8--6--5-----6--5----------------8--6--5---------------|
E|-4--6(h)-----------4--------4----4--6(h)------------------------|

Pre-Chorus: (Electric Guitar w/ Heavy Distortion)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-66666666666666666666-------------------------------------------|(x1)
D|-66666666666666666666-------------------------------------------|
A|-44444444444444444444-------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus: (Electric Guitar w/ Heavy Distortion)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------6-6------------------------------------------|(x3)
D|-8-8-8-8----6-6----6-6------------------------------------------|
A|-8-8-8-8----6-6----4-4------------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6----4-4-------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------8-------------------------------------|(x1)
D|-8-8-8-8----6-6----8-8----8-------------------------------------|
A|-8-8-8-8----6-6----8-8----6-------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6----4-4----6-6-------(Let-It-Ring)----------------------|

Bridge: (Bass Line written for the Electric Guitar)
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----6-------8---6-5-3------------------------------------------|(x8)
D|-------6-6h8---8-0-----6----------------------------------------|
A|-8p6------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Outro: (Electric Guitar w/ Heavy Distortion)
E|---------------------11-----------------------------------------|
B|-8-9-9-6----6-8-9-11--------------------------------------------|
G|-8-8-8-6----6-8-8-----------------------------------------------|(x4)
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Legend:
/  = Slide Up
\  = Slide Down
X  = Mute
PM = Palm Mute
H  = Hammer On
P  = Pull Off
NV = No Vocals

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