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"couple skate"
by joe christmas
from the 7" vinyl "couple skate"
tabbed by nolan kohorst 
Kkflash@aol.com
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chords 
F#5:  244XXX
G#5:  466XXX
C#5:  X466XX

Intro
Riff A:
F#5  C#5 (3x)

Riff B:
C#5  G#5  F#5   C#5

cool spiffy little riff (Riff C) (this is probally totally wrong, yell
at me is it makes you feel better)

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---------------------------------------5--6-
--------3----4----4--3----------------------
--3--4-------------------4----3-----4-------
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verse 1
F#5                       C#5
pick you up on a monday
F#5                       C#5
mom will drive us there
F#5                       C#5
goin' to a skatin' party
F#5                       C#5
don't know what to ware
F#5                       C#5
all the girls and the boys
F#5                       C#5
dressed in their coolest clothes (round and round)
F#5                       C#5
goin' 'round and 'round and 'round
F#5                                 C#5
knight ranger playin' in the stereo

riff B

Chorus
F#5 G#5 C#5 G#5
hold my hand
F#5 G#5 C#5 G#5
skate with me
F#5   G#5   C#5      G#5
'round and 'round
F#5            G#5      C#5 
with the girl of my dreams

Riff C (cool spiffy riff)

verse 2:
F#5                       C#5
headin' over to the snack bar
F#5                       C#5
let me buy you (a) coca-cola
F#5                       C#5
maybe even some candy
F#5                       C#5
what ever makes you happy
F#5                       C#5 
all the kids in the rink 
F#5                       C#5
doin' the hokey-pokey
F#5                                  C#5
joe christmas playin' in the stereo

Riff B

Chorus

Riff B

The end : )

that's all folks, one of my favorite songs about how real love should be:
simple and pure.

Philipians 1:3-6 to all in Christ

PS- any central MN guitarist, bassists, percussionists please feel free
to contact me...

Comments about this tab

joe rustle - 2004-05-26

Hi. This is Russell from Joe Christmas. "Couple Skate" is played in the drop D tuning for the main riff guitar. The 2nd, or, harmony guitar is tuned to open D. Drop D is, from low to high, D-A-D-G-B-E. Open D, from low to high, D-A-D-G-A-D, I'm pretty sure that's it. If not, that's close enough to figure out the rest(for open D it should sound like a D major chord when you strum all the strings together w/out fretting any notes.) So, on the intro, you start at the fifth fret & slide up to the 12th, the same for the verses. The chords are G to D for the verses, for standard tuning. When you go to Drop D or Open D,everything moves up one whole step. To play a G chord in drop D, you play at the 5th fret instead of the 3rd. I hope this makes sense! Sorry I'm not more musically literate! I can't remember the rest of the chords but it's easy to figure out. Thank you for being interested in our songs! Sincerely, Russell H.


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