Guitar lesson for
Under the Bridge
by Red Hot Chili Peppers • Lesson #224
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E ||–––––––––––––––––––––––––––|–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––|– B ||––––––––––1––––––––––––––––|–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––|– G ||––––––0–––––0––––––––––––––|––––––––––1––––––––––––––––––|– D ||––––2–––2––––––––––––––––––|––––––2–––––2––––2–0–––––––––|– A ||––3–––––––––––––––2–0––––––|––––2–––2––––––––––––3–2––2––|– E ||––––––––––––––––––––––3–2––|––0––––––––––––––––––––––––––|– C E E ||–––––––––––––––––––––––––––|–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––|| B ||–––––––––––––1h3p1–––––––––|–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––|| G ||–––––––––0–––––––––0–––––––|––––––––––1––––––––1–––––––––|| D ||–––––2–––––2–––––––––2/4–4–|––––––2–––––2––––––––2–––––––|| A ||––3––––3–––––––––––––3/5–5–|––––2–––2––––––––––––––2–––––|| E ||–––––––––––––––––––––––––––|––0––––––––––––––––––––––0–––|| C E
Lyrics w/ chords
VERSE D A Bm F#m G ...Sometimes I feel like I don’t have a part-ner D A Bm G ...Sometimes I feel like my only friend D A Bm F#m G Is the city I live in, the city of An – gels D A Bm G Dmaj7 Lonely as I am, together we cry D A Bm F#m G I drive on the streets cause she’s my companion D A Bm G I walk through the hills cause she knows who I am D A Bm F#m G She sees my good deeds and she kisses me windy D A Bm G Dmaj7 Well, I never worry, now that is a lie CHORUS Em D A Em I don’t ever wanna feel--- like I did that day Em D A Em Take me to the place I love--- take me all the way Em D A Em I don’t ever wanna feel--- like I did that day Em D A Em Take me to the place I love--- take me all the way D A Bm F#m G D A Bm G Way, yeah.............. D A Bm F#m G It's hard to believe that... there's nobody out there D A Bm G It's hard to believe... that I’m all alone D A Bm F#m G At least I have heard of... the city she loves me D A Bm G Dmaj7 Lonely as I am... together we cry Em D A Em I don’t ever wanna feel--- like I did that day Em D A Em Take me to the place I love--- take me all the way Em D A Em I don’t ever wanna feel--- like I did that day Em D A Em Take me to the place I love--- take me all the way REFRAIN G Gm F Ebmaj7 Way, way, yeah, yeah G Gm F Ebmaj7 Whoa, no, no no, yeah, yeah G Gm F Ebmaj7 Love me, I say yeah, yeah Ebmaj7 D7 F .............one time.............. OUTRO G Gm F Ebmaj7 Under the bridge downtown..... is where I drew some blood G Gm F Ebmaj7 Under the bridge downtown..... I could not get enough G Gm F Ebmaj7 Under the bridge downtown..... forgot about my love G Gm F Ebmaj7 G Gm F Ebmaj7 (repeat) Under the bridge downtown..... I gave my life away
To play along with the Red Hot Chili Peppers version of the song, use these chords with a capo on the 2nd fret. I should also note, this is not how the RHCP play the song –– I’m choosing to play it this way in either to keep it simple (less crazy barre chords).
E –––2––––0––––2––––2––––2––– B –––3––––2––––3––––2––––2––– G –––2––––2––––4––––2––––2––– D –––0––––2––––4––––4––––0––– A ––––––––0––––2––––4–––––––– E ––––––––––––––––––2–––––––– D A Bm F#m Dmaj7
E –––7––––5––––5––– B –––8––––7––––5––– G –––9––––7––––6––– D –––9––––7––––7––– A –––7––––5––––7––– E –––––––––––––5––– Em D A
Refrain & outro chords:
E –(10)––10–––(8)–––6––––5––– B ––12–––11–––10––––8––––7––– G ––12–––12–––10––––7––––5––– D ––12–––12–––10––––8––––7––– A ––10–––10––––8––––6––––5––– E ––––––––––––––––––––––––––– G Gm F Ebmaj7 D7
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