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Old 05-04-2007, 10:25 PM
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Cool John Mayer | Stop This Train

John Mayer | Stop This Train


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Notes:

'--': 1 bar of 4/4
When indicated, (-5) = no 5th
bpm: 88/92

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E...A...D...G...B...E
6...5...4...3...2...1: Chords (in order of first appearance)

X...X...0...2...3...0: Dsus2
X...X...0...6...0...7: DM6/7(-5)
X...X...0...6...0...5: D5M7
3...X...0...4...3...2: GM7
3...X...0...6...0...7: G(#4)-5 {Mayer's fingering with T in bass}
X...X...5...6...0...7: G(#4)-5 {alternative}
3...X...0...6...0...7: Gsus2(#4)-5 {Mayer's fingering with T in bass}
X...X...5...6...X...5: Gsus2(#4)-5 {alternative}
3...X...0...2...3...0: G6sus2
3...X...0...3...3...2: GmM7 (G minor|major 7)
3...X...0...3...3...0: Gm6
2...X...0...2...3...2: D/F#
0...2...2...1...3...0: E7
X...0...5...7...0...0: A9sus4 {A9sus4 -5}
X...0...5...6...0...0: A9 {A9 -5}
X...0...5...5...5...0: Am7 (C/A)
X...0...5...4...3...0: G/A (Asus9/11)
3...X...0...3...3...1: Gm7
3...X...0...0...0...X: G
X...0...2...2...2...X: A
X...2...0...0...3...X: G/B
X...4...X...2...5...X: A/C# or
X...4...2...2...5...X: A/C# or
X...4...2...2..(2)..X: A/C#
X...X...0...2...3...2: D
X...0...2...2...1...0: Am
0...2...2...0...3...0: Em7



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Intro: [0:00]

Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2-- (4x)

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Verse: [0:22]

GM7________Gsus2(#4)-5--
__No, I'm not colorblind,

G(#4)-5____G6sus2--________Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2--
_I know the world is black and white.

GM7__________Gsus2(#4)-5--
_Try to keep an open mind but,

G(#4)-5____G6sus2--______Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2--
_I Just can't sleep on this tonight.

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Chorus: [0:43]

GmM7___Gm6--
Stop this train,

__GmM7___Gm6--____D/F#--___
I wanna get off and go home again.

_D/F#--_______________E7--____
I can't take the speed it's movin' in;

__E7--___________A9sus4 A9--
I know I can't, but honest__ly,

______Am7____G/A--___Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2--
Won't someone stop this train?

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Instrumental Break: [1:10]

Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2-- (2x)

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Verse: [1:15]

GM7____________Gsus2(#4)-5--
_Don't know how else to say it,

G(#4)-5_____G6sus2--______Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2--
_Don't wanna see my parents go.

GM7_____Gsus2(#4)-5--____G(#4)-5
_One generation's led the way,

_________G6sus2--_____Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2--
For findin' life out on my own.

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Chorus: [1:36]

GmM7___Gm6--
Stop this train,

__GmM7___Gm6--____D/F#--___
I wanna get off and go home again.

_D/F#--_______________E7--____
I can't take the speed it's movin' in;

__E7--___________A9sus4 A9--
I know I can't, but honest__ly,

______Am7____G/A--___Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2--
Won't someone stop this train?

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Instrumental Break: [2:03]

Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2-- (2x)

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Piano Solo: [2:09]

GM7 Gsus2(#4)-5-- G(#4)-5 G6sus2-- Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2-- (2x)

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Verse: [2:30]

GM7________Gsus2(#4)-5--
_So scared of gettin' older,

G(#4)-5__G6sus2--____Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2--
_I'm only good at being young.

GM7________Gsus2(#4)-5--
_So I play the numbers game,

___G(#4)-5____G6sus2--_______Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2--
To find a way to say that life has just begun.

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Chorus Variation: [2:52]

GM7--____________________
_Had a talk with my old man,

Gm7--___________________
_Said help me understand.

D/F#--________E7--___________
_He said turn 68, you re-negotiate.


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_____GmM7__Gm6--
Don't stop this train.

GmM7____Gm6--___________D/F#--______
Don't for a minute change the place you're in;

_____D/F#--_______________E7--______
And don't think I couldn't ever understand,

__E7--_____________A9sus4 A9--
I tried my hand, John honest__ly,

_____Am7__G/A--__Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2--
We'll never stop this train.

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Instrumental Break: [3:29]

Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2-- (2x)

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Bridge: [3:35]

G_______A--__________G/B__
Once in awhile when it's good,

____A/C#--___G____
It'll feel like it should;

___________A--____G/B___
And they're all still around,

__________A/C#--_____G____
And you're still safe and sound;

________A--________G/B__
And you don't miss a thing,

_______A/C#--_________D_____
'Till you cry when you're driving,

_Am--_____Em7--______
Away in the dark singing...

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Chorus: [3:56]

GmM7___Gm6--
Stop this train,

__GmM7___Gm6--____D/F#--___
I wanna get off and go home again.

_D/F#--_______________E7--____
I can't take the speed it's movin' in.

__E7--_____________A9sus4 A9--
I know I can't, 'cause now I __see

___Am7__G/A--___Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2--
I'll never stop this train.

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Instrumental Ride Out: [3:24]

Dsus2 DM6/7(-5)-- D5M7 Dsus2-- (3x)

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Fade to End: [4:38]


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Old 05-06-2007, 06:10 AM
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Thanks for the song. Pete
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Old 05-05-2009, 08:41 PM
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I know I'm dragging up a really old thread, sorry about that. Does anyone know if this song has a DADGAD arrangement? I've been playing around in dadgad and it sounds decent....just thought I would check.
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