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Song: Six O' Clock News
Artist: Grammatrain
By:  Larry Norman
(Grammatrain performed this as part of the Larry Norman tribute album)

Song is in dropped D-tuning, both the bass and the guitar.

Intro bass riff with undistorted guitar chords:

  E  D  E     D  E           D  G  Gb
G--------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------
D-2--0--2--2--0--2--2--2--2--0--5--4---

Verse One:  (Use intro bass and chords for verses)

Bridge:  (with distortion, using power chords)
E5                       F5                       G5             A5
I see the flash of guns  How red the mud becomes  gotta close up view

Chorus:  (continued distortion)
A5                    E5                   A5
I’m the six o’clock news        what can I do?
A5                        E5               A5
All those kids with no shoes    what can I do?
A5         E5                              A5
Military coos                   what can I do?
A5                   Riff 1 (2x)
I’m just the six o’clock

Riff 1 (for bass, followed along by distorted power chords on guitar)
   B5          A5   G5 E5 G5 A5 G5 A5
G--------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------
A--2--2--2--2--0--0-----------------0--
D--------------------5--2--5--7--5-----

Verse 2:  (intro line and chords)

Chorus

Verse 3:  (distorted, same line as intro w/ chords)

Catch my plane flight back to the mainland
(half of intro riff)         G5    G5    G5
Fall asleep to the engines drone

Bridge:  (once)

Chorus:  (twice through w/ changes in lyrics, only play Riff 1 4x at
end)

End:
E5
CBS ABC NBC (etc...)

Submitted by:  Josh Lindamood

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