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Submitted by: Only Alive

Song: Joy
Artist: Newsboys
Album: Shine - The Hits

I figured this song out partially from watching the Thrive Live DVD, 
so I'm almost sure it's perfect.It's a very easy song. The rhythm can be a 
little hard at first, though. I don't think anyone has tabbed it like this, 
and the intro/riff is 100% right (I think!). Oh yeah, and in the tab, 
your mayneed to strum one or two times more than I tabbed, it depends
 on your strum.

Capo 4
Standard tuning
Intro/ Chorus: (open chords)

C, G, D, A (x2)

Intro/Verse riff: (relative to capo, i.e. 1 is actually 5th fret)

-7-7-7--3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5 For the fancy bit, just alternate your 
-5-5-5--1-1-1--3-3-3-0-3-0-3-0 1st finger on and off the 3rd fret.					    
Bridge (relative to capo):


And that's it! Dunno if anyone plays this song anymore... but I really like
it, and it's my first tab.Please make comments/corrections if you find any!


Comments about this tab

Purple Girl - 2004-05-02

YEAH!!! Go Nicky!!! You finally put in your first tab!!! :)

pekralna - 2005-01-03

Great tab. You seem to have nailed the basic cords. I have just one correction. In the intro, it is Am instead of A. That's the way it sounds while playing with the song anyway. Here is the proper intro:

Intro/ Chorus: (open chords)
C, G, D, Am (x2)

Only Alive - 2005-01-29

Thanks for that, you're right, it is an Am. Good catch!


7thDayBassman - 2005-03-10

sweetness, good tab

Tyran001 - 2005-05-08

dude, i play this song and you nailed it! rock on!!!

JoeSD - 2006-02-04

This tab is AWESOME!

powerchordguy - 2006-03-02

fantastic. i would never of guess it would be that easy. thnx

guitarmaster2 - 2006-04-03

its fun to play. thanks

doit4Jesus - 2006-07-03

Wow! You've got the tab down.

However, in the intro and chorus, it is not an A or Am. It is an F.
I figure out the chords to songs on Piano before playing on the guitar, and it's definetly an F chord. Nothing corrolates with an A or Am chord.

Great job, man, and God Bless,
~Caleb ><>

newsboysrock - 2007-09-30

Actually the intro is:


I know this right because I watched the Thrive DVD and
It didn't sound like this at all.

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