Tom Petty - I Wont Back Down Chords & Tabs

 

I Wont Back Down Chords & Tabs

Tom Petty Chords & Tabs

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I Wont Back Down Tab

   
(Moderately fast)

Intro

   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + ....
E |----------------|----------------|
B |----------------|----------------|
G |----------------|----------------|  (x2)
D |9-9-9-9-7-7-7-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A |7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E |--------------3-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

  P.M.----------------------------- (i.e. palm muting)



Verse


E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D |9-9-9-9-7-7-7-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|9-9-9-9-7-7-7-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A |7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E |--------------3-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|--------------3-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

  P.M.-----------------------------------------------------------------


E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D |9-9-9-9-7-7-7-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|9-9-9-9-7-7-7-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A |7-7-7-7-5-5-5-3-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E |----------------|----------------|--------------3-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

P.M.-----------------------------------------------------------------

Play through the above 8 bars twice then..



Chorus


E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G |----------------|--------5-----5-|--5-5-5-5-----7-|--7-7-7-7-----5-|
D |9-9-9-9-7-7-7-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5---5-|--5-5-5-5-5---7-|--7-7-7-7-5---5-|
A |7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-3-5---3-|--3-3-3-3-5---5-|--5-5-5-5-5---3-|
E |--------------3-|3-3-3-3---3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|

  P.M.------------------| ^ ^ ^
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E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G |--5-5-5-5-----7-|--7-7-7-7-----5-|--5-5-5-5-----7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
D |--5-5-5-5-5---7-|--7-7-7-7-5---5-|--5-5-5-5-5---7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A |--3-3-3-3-5---5-|--5-5-5-5-5---3-|--3-3-3-3-5---5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E |----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------------|


E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D |9-9-9-9-7-7-7-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|9-9-9-9-7-7-7-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A |7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E |--------------3-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|--------------3-|3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

  P.M.-----------------------------------------------------------------



Chorus 2 (the repeated one just before the Outro)


This is basically just the first 8 bars of the chorus repeated twice.

E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G |----------------|--------5-----5-|--5-5-5-5-----7-|--7-7-7-7-----5-|
D |9-9-9-9-7-7-7-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5---5-|--5-5-5-5-5---7-|--7-7-7-7-5---5-|
A |7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-3-5---3-|--3-3-3-3-5---5-|--5-5-5-5-5---3-|
E |--------------3-|3-3-3-3---3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|

  P.M.------------------| ^ ^ ^

E |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G |--5-5-5-5-----7-|--7-7-7-7-----5-|--5-5-5-5-----7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
D |--5-5-5-5-5---7-|--7-7-7-7-5---5-|--5-5-5-5-5---7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A |--3-3-3-3-5---5-|--5-5-5-5-5---3-|--3-3-3-3-5---5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E |----------3-----|----------3-----|----------3-----|----------------|

Play the above 8 bars through twice.


Outro


Play the intro riff then..

E |----------------|
B |----------------|
G |----------------|
D |9-9-9-9-7-7-7-5-|
A |7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|
E |--------------3-|

  P.M.----------|^ (let ring)
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