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Atlantic City Chords And Strumming, Bruce Springsteen

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Did You Know? Atlantic City was originally called Fistfull Of Dollars after the Clint Eastwood film. He recorded it in his bedroom on a 4 track recorder and played all the parts himself.

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Difficulty Level Of Original Recorded Song: Orange Pick

Most Advanced Rhythm:  White Pick 

Most Advanced Chord Change: Orange Pick (White Pick when played with Django chords only)

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Atlantic City Chords And Strumming, Bruce Springsteen

Django Chords:  

(capo 2nd fret)

Django D Chord

Django A Chord

Django G Chord

Django Em Chord



Strumming:

"Driver*":

|D    D U D U D U |


"1 Strum":

|D                       |


Tempo: 108bpm

Key: With capo F#m, without Em

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Verse 1 -

||Em - G - |C - G - || x7

 |Em - G - |C - D - |


Well they (Em) blew up the (G)chicken man in (C)Philly last (G)night now they (Em) blew up (G)his house too (C) (G)
Down on the
(Em)boardwalk they're (G)gettin' ready (C) for a (G)fight gonna (Em) see what them (G)racket boys can (C)do (G)


Now there's (Em)trouble (G)busin' in from (C) outta (G)state and the (Em) D.A. can't (G)get no re(C)lief (G)
Gonna be a (Em) rumble (G)out on the (C) prome(G)nade and the (Em)gamblin' co(G)mmissions hangin' on by the (C)skin of its (D)teeth


Chorus -

 |Em - G - |C - G - |

 |Em - G - |D - Em |

||Em - G - |C - G - || x2


(Em) Everything (G)dies baby (C)that's a (G)fact
But maybe (Em)everything that (G)dies some(D)day comes (Em)back
Put your (Em)makeup (G)on fix your (C)hair up (G)pretty and (Em)meet me to(G)night in (C)Atlantic (G)City


Instrumental -

||Em - G - |C - G - || x2


Verse 2 - 

||Em - G - |C - G - || x3

 |Em - G - |C - D - |


Well I (Em) got a (G)job and tried to put (C)my money a(G)way
But I (Em)got debts that (G)no honest (C) man can (G)pay
So I (Em) drew what I (G)had from the (C) Central (G)Trust
And I (Em) bought us two (G)tickets on that (C) Coast City (D)bus


Chorus -

 |Em - G - |C - G - |

 |Em - G - |D - Em |

||Em - G - |C - G - || x2


(Em) Everything (G)dies baby (C)that's a (G)fact
But maybe (Em)everything that (G)dies some(D)day comes (Em)back
Put your (Em)makeup (G)on fix your (C)hair up (G)pretty and (Em)meet me to(G)night in (C)Atlantic (G)City


Instrumental 2 -

 |C - G - |C - G - |

||C - G - |C - D - || x3


Middle 8 -

 |C - - - |Em - - - |

 |C - D - |Em - - - |

 |C - - - |Em - - - |

||C G - || x5

 |D - C - |- - - -|


Now our (C)luck may have died and our (Em)love may be cold but (C)with you (D)forever I'll (Em)stay
We're (C)goin' out where the sands (Em)turnin' to gold so (C)put on your (G)stockin's baby cause (C)the nights gettin' (G)cold (C)everything (G)dies baby
(C)that's a (G)fact but maybe (C)everything that (G)dies some(D)day comes (C)back

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Instrumental 1 -

||Em - G - |C - G - || x2


Verse 3 - 

||Em - G - |C - G - || x4


Now I been (Em) lookin' for a (G)job but it's (C)hard to (G)find
Down here it's just (Em)winners and (G)losers and don't get (C)caught on the wrong (G)side of that line
Well I'm (Em)tired of comin' (G)out on the (C)losin' end (G)
So honey last (Em)night I met this (G)guy and I'm gonna do a little (C)favour for (G)him



Final Chorus - 

 |Em - G - |C - G - |

 |Em - G - |D - Em |

||Em - G - |C - G - || x6


Well I guess (Em) Everything (G)dies baby (C)that's a (G)fact
But maybe (Em)everything that (G)dies some(D)day comes (Em)back
Put your (Em)makeup (G)on fix your (C)hair up (G)pretty and (Em)meet me to(G)night in (C)Atlantic (G)City (last line x5)


Final Chord Strum: Em

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Atlantic City Chords And Strumming, Bruce Springsteen

Open Chords:  

(capo 2nd fret)

D, A, G & Em Chords

& Django C Chord (dC)


Tempo: 108bpm

Key: With capo F#m, without Em

Technique: Double Time strumming

Strumming:

"Everyman":

|D    D U    U D U |


"Miss 2":

|D   (m)   D    D U |


"Hit 2":

|D    D    D    D U |


"Hit 2*":

|D U D    D    D U |


"2 Strums":

|D         D         |

​​​

Verse 1 -

||Em -G- - |C -G- - || x7

 |Em -G- - |C -D- - |

 (Everyman/Everyman)  x8


Well they (Em) blew up the (G)chicken man in (C)Philly last (G)night now they (Em) blew up (G)his house too (C) (G)
Down on the
(Em)boardwalk they're (G)gettin' ready (C) for a (G)fight gonna (Em) see what them (G)racket boys can (C)do (G)


Now there's (Em)trouble (G)busin' in from (C) outta (G)state and the (Em) D.A. can't (G)get no re(C)lief (G)
Gonna be a (Em) rumble (G)out on the (C) prome(G)nade and the (Em)gamblin' co(G)mmissions hangin' on by the (C)skin of its (D)teeth


Chorus -

 |Em -G- - |C -G- - |

 |Em -G- - |D -Em- - |

||Em -G- - |C -G- - || x2

 (Everyman/Everyman)  x4


(Em) Everything (G)dies baby (C)that's a (G)fact
But maybe (Em)everything that (G)dies some(D)day comes (Em)back
Put your (Em)makeup (G)on fix your (C)hair up (G)pretty and (Em)meet me to(G)night in (C)Atlantic (G)City


Instrumental (Double Time) -

||Em - - - |G - - - |C - - - |G - - - || x2

 (Miss 2/Miss 2/Hit 2/Hit 2) x2


Verse 2 - 

||Em -G- - |C -G- - || x3

 |Em -G- - |C -D- - |

 (Everyman/Everyman) x4


Well I (Em) got a (G)job and tried to put (C)my money a(G)way
But I (Em)got debts that (G)no honest (C) man can (G)pay
So I (Em) drew what I (G)had from the (C) Central (G)Trust
And I (Em) bought us two (G)tickets on that (C) Coast City (D)bus


Chorus -

 |Em -G- - |C -G- - |

 |Em -G- - |D -Em- |

||Em -G- - |C -G- - || x2

 (Everyman/Everyman)  x4


(Em) Everything (G)dies baby (C)that's a (G)fact
But maybe (Em)everything that (G)dies some(D)day comes (Em)back
Put your (Em)makeup (G)on fix your (C)hair up (G)pretty and (Em)meet me to(G)night in (C)Atlantic (G)City


Instrumental 2 (Double Time) -

 |C - - - |G - - - |C - - - |G - - - | 

||C - - - |G - - - |C - - - |D - - - || x3

 (Miss 2/Hit 2*/Hit 2*/Hit 2*)  x4



Middle 8 -

 |C - - - |Em - - - |

 |C -D- - |Em - - - |

 |C - - - |Em - - - |

||C -G- - |C -G- - || x4

 (Everyman/Everyman)   x7

 |C -G- - |D -dC- - |dC - - -|

 (Everyman/Everyman/2 Strums)


Now our (C)luck may have died and our (Em)love may be cold but (C)with you (D)forever I'll (Em)stay
We're (C)goin' out where the sands (Em)turnin' to gold so (C)put on your (G)stockin's baby cause (C)the nights gettin' (G)cold (C)everything (G)dies baby
(C)that's a (G)fact but maybe (C)everything that (G)dies some(D)day comes (dC)back (dC)

​​

Instrumental 1 -

||Em -G- - |C -G- - || x2

 (Everyman/Everyman) x2


Verse 3 - 

||Em -G- - |C -G- - || x4

 (Everyman/Everyman) x4


Now I been (Em) lookin' for a (G)job but it's (C)hard to (G)find
Down here it's just (Em)winners and (G)losers and don't get (C)caught on the wrong (G)side of that line
Well I'm (Em)tired of comin' (G)out on the (C)losin' end (G)
So honey last (Em)night I met this (G)guy and I'm gonna do a little (C)favour for (G)him



Final Chorus - 

 |Em -G- - |C -G- - |

 |Em -G- - |D -Em- |

||Em -G- - |C -G- - || x6

 (Everyman/Everyman) x8


Well I guess (Em) Everything (G)dies baby (C)that's a (G)fact
But maybe (Em)everything that (G)dies some(D)day comes (Em)back
Put your (Em)makeup (G)on fix your (C)hair up (G)pretty and (Em)meet me to(G)night in (C)Atlantic (G)City (last line x5)


Final Chord Strum: Em

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