Tom Petty - Break Down Chords & Tabs

 

Break Down Chords & Tabs

Tom Petty Chords & Tabs

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Break Down Tab

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               BREAKDOWN - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
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Tabbed by: Sam Johnson
Email: elcapitan@charter.net

Tuning: Standard

Opening lick (Am7 and G in background throughout song, played on piano)
E|--8----------------------------------------------------|
B|----10p8---8-10~~~p8-----------------------------------| 
G|---------9---------------------------------------------| 
D|-------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------------------------------------------------| 
E|-------------------------------------------------------| 

Main Riff
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|--10/8\10----------------------------------------------| 
G|----------9-9/7\9--------------------------------------| 
D|------------------7-7/5\7------------------------------| 
A|--------------------------7----------------------------| 
E|-------------------------------------------------------| 
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/t/tom_petty/break_down_tab_ver_4.html ]
E|--5----------------------------------------------------|
B|--5-8---5---5------------------------------------------| 
G|--------------7----------------------------------------| 
D|-------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------------------------------------------------| 
E|-------------------------------------------------------| 

Main Riff

E|--5----5-----------------------------------------------|
B|--5-8------5-------------------------------------------| 
G|-------------7-----7p5---------------------------------| 
D|----------------------h7-------------------------------| 
A|-------------------------------------------------------| 
E|-------------------------------------------------------| 

The verse and chorus are played on piano, but the chords are Am7 and G. Its super easy to figure out. 

Middle Lick
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------| 
G|------5-7b-5-7-----------------------------------------| 
D|--5h7----------7---------------------------------------| 
A|-------------------------------------------------------| 
E|-------------------------------------------------------| 


Solo (if you can call it that)
E|-3/5---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----5------0-------0----0---|
B|-3/5-5---5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5-5/8---8/10---10/13---13---13|
G|-------------------------------------------------------| 
D|-------------------------------------------------------| 
A|-------------------------------------------------------| 
E|-------------------------------------------------------| 

That's all the parts to the song, listen to it a couple times to figure out the order
and how many times they play everything. This tab truly is perfect.
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