Tom Petty - I Wont Back Down Chords & Tabs


I Wont Back Down Chords & Tabs

Tom Petty Chords & Tabs

Version: 3 Type: Chords

I Wont Back Down Chords

Tabbed by: Madison Taylor 


Intro: Guitar #1 playing palm muted Em D G 
       Guitar #2 playing tab 

(Palm muted chords)
       Em      D   G
Well I won’t back down
       Em     D    G
No I, won’t back down
          Em      D          C
You can stand me up at the gates of Hell
        Em    D    G
But I won’t back down
[ Tab from: ]
           Em   D   G
No I’ll, stand my ground
           Em   D  G
Won’t be turned around
           Em        D           C
And I’ll keep this world from draggin’ me down
        Em   D   G
Gonna stand my ground
      Em      D    G       C* G*          
And I won’t back down                      *|play chord just one quick strum
                                            |(they functions as almost CHORUS:         
                                            | walkdowns/walkups)
  C  G* D  G* C                  G*  D   G* |listen to CD for exact timing
Heeey baby, there ain't no easy way out
 C  G*D       Em     D    G
Heeey I, will stand my ground
      Em     D    G
And I won't back down

        Em    D      G
Well I know what's right
       Em   D    G
I got just one life
       Em         D        C
In a world that keeps on pushing me around
           Em  D    G
But I'll stand my ground
       Em    D     G   C G*
And I won't back down


Solo: Guitar #1 plays the progression from the verses
      Guitar #2 plays tab


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note