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Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California

Author And Composer: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Editor: TAB4U Staff
Rock Guitar solo
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Intro:
Am 
G 
Dm 
Am x2

Am                   
G                  
Getting born in the state of Mississippi
Dm                    
Am               
Papa was a copper and mama was a hippie
Am           
G                       
In Alabama   she would swing a hammer
Dm                            
Am                
Price you gotta pay  when you break the panorama
Am         
G                  
Dm       
Am            
She never knew that there was anything more than poor
Am          
G               
Dm      
Am         
What in the world does your company take me for

Am               
G             
Black bandanna, sweet Louisiana
Dm                       
Am              
Robbin' on a bank in the state of Indiana
Am              
G                  
She's a runner, rebel and a stunner
Dm                      
Am                
On her merry way saying baby whatcha gonna
Am               
G           
Dm        
Am        
Lookin' down the barrel of a hot metal forty five
Am           
G         
Dm  
Just another way to survive

Chorus:

    
F           
C  
Dm        
G  
F   
C     
Dm   
California rest in peace   simultaneous release
  
G 
F           
C    
Dm   
California show your teeth
      
G   
F             
C     
Dm                
she's my priestess, I'm your priest   yeah, yeah

Bridge:
Am 
G 
Dm 
Am x2

Am              
G                 
She's a lover   baby and a fighter
Dm                             
Am                   
Shoulda seen it coming when it got a little brighter
Am               
G              
With a name like Dani California
    
Dm                      
Am                  
The day was gonna come when I was gonna mourn ya
Am       
G                
Dm       
Am           
A little loaded, she was stealing another breath
Am        
G       
Dm   
I love my baby to death

Repeat Chorus

Bm           
G     
F#m          
Bm
Who knew the other side of you?   
Bm            
G      
F#m            
Bm
Who knew that others died to prove    
Bm          
G        
F#m         
Bm
Too true to say good bye to you    
Bm                         
Am
Too true, too sad sad sad    

Am             
G              
Push the fader gifted animator
Dm                   
Am                 
One for the now and eleven for the later
Am             
G              
Never made it  up to Minnesota
Dm                      
Am                   
North Dakota man  was a gunnin' for the quota
Am          
G                
Dm         
Am           
Down in the badlands she was saving the best for last
Am      
G            
Dm               
Em  
It only hurts when I laugh   gone too fast

Repeat Chorus x2

Solo:

F
C
Dm
G

F
C
Dm
G

F
C
Dm
G

F
C
Dm

Dm

F
C
Dm
G

F
C
Dm
G

F
C
Dm
G

F

C

Dm
Bridge:
Dm Am Am Am x4


Ending:
Am Am Dm Am x4
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