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Running Down a Dream - Tom Petty

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 Standard Tuning
 Timing: 4/4
 Audio File From: willc's Personal Music Library
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Riff:
    _   _   _   _     _
   | | | | | | | |   | | |   |   |
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|---2-------------|
A|-----------------|---2-------------|
E|---0-7-0-6-0-5-0-|-3-0-------------|


Introduction: (Riff 4 times)


         E                  E
It was a beautiful day, the sun beat down
          D               E       (Riff)
I had the radio on, I was drivin'
E                     E                       D             
Trees flew by, me and Del was singin', little Runaway 
      E
I was flyin'


Chorus (power chords):

   A       G         E

   |   |   |   |     | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-7-------5-------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
A|-7-------5-------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-5-------3-------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

   E       G         A

   |   |   |   |     | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-2-------5-------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A|-2-------5-------|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
E|-0-------3-------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


Chorus:
         A       G      E
Yeah I'm runnin' down a dream
     E           G       A
That never would come to me
A            G    E   
Workin' on a mystery, 
E         G       A 
Goin' wherever it leads
A       G      E     (Riff)
Runnin' down a dream



I felt so good, like anything was possible
I hit cruise control, and rubbed my eyes
The last three days, the rain was un-stoppable 
It was always cold, no sunshine

Chorus

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I rolled on, as the sky grew dark
I put the pedal down, to make some time
There's something good, waitin' down this road
I'm pickin' up, whatever's mine

Chorus

Chorus

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Running Down a Dream - Tom Petty
Running Down a Dream - Tom Petty
Runnin' Down a Dream is the title of a song co-written and recorded by Tom Petty. It was released in July 1989 as the second single from his first solo album Full Moon Fever.

Runnin' Down a Dream achieved reasonable chart success, reaching number 23 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the top of the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart. It has since garnered significant airplay on classic rock stations, and lent its name to the 2007 documentary on Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

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Running Down a Dream - Tom Petty




Running Down a Dream - Tom Petty
Adder: Bill Charrette [ willc ]
Date: 7/13/2012
Audio Src: willc's Personal Music Library
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Genre: Rock
 
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