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Love Is Strange Chords And Strumming, Buddy Holly

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Difficulty Level Of Original Recorded Song: Orange Orange Pick

Most Advanced Rhythm:  Yellow Pick (White Pick when played with The Bouncer Rhythm only)

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

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Love Is Strange Chords And Strumming, Buddy Holly

Django Chords:  

(Capo fret 6)

Django G Chord

Django C Chord

Django D Chord


Key: With capo Db, without G

Strumming:

"The Bouncer":

|D    D U D    D U |


"The Bouncer 1/2":

|D    D U |


Tempo:

110 bpm



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Intro -

||G - - - |C - D - || x4


Verse 1 -

||G - - - |C - D - || x8


(G)Love - (C) (D)love is (G)strange (C)
(D)Lot of (G)people (C) (D)take it for a (G)game (C)
(D)
Once you (G)get it - (C) you're (D)in an awful (G)fix (C)
(D)After you've (G)had it - (C) you (D)never want to (G)quit (C) (D)


Verse 2 -

||G - - - |C - D - || x8


Many (G)people (C) (D)don't under(G)stand, no (C)no
(D)They think (G)lovin', yeah (C)yeah - is (D)money in the (G)hand (C)
(D)Your sweet (G)lovin' (C) is (D)better than a (G)kiss, yeah (C)yeah
(D)When you (G)leave me (C) sweet (D)kisses I (G)miss (C) (D)


Middle 8 -

||G - C - |D - G - || x2

 |G - C - |D - |​


Verse 1 -

||G - - - |C - D - || x8

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(G)Love - (C) (D)love is (G)strange (C)
(D)Lot of (G)people (C) (D)take it for a (G)game (C)
(D)
Once you (G)get it - (C) you're (D)in an awful (G)fix (C)
(D)
After you've (G)had it - (C) you (D)never want to (G)quit (C) (D)


Verse 2 -

||G - - - |C - D - || x8


Many (G)people (C) (D)don't under(G)stand, no (C)no
(D)They think (G)lovin', yeah (C)yeah - is (D)money in the (G)hand (C)
(D)Your sweet (G)lovin' (C) is (D)better than a (G)kiss, yeah (C)yeah
(D)When you (G)leave me (C) sweet (D)kisses I (G)miss (C) (D)


Ending -

||G - - - |C - D - || x4

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Final Chord Strum: G

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Love Is Strange Chords And Strumming - Buddy Holly

Open Chords:  

(Capo fret 6)

Open Chords D, G & C


Tempo: 110bpm


Key: With capo Db, without G


Techniques:

1 fret bend up,

& release of bend 

Strumming:

"The Everyman":

|D    D U    U D U |


"The Bouncer":

|D    D U D    D U |


(Alternate the above  2 rhythms)


"The Bouncer 1/2":

|D    D U |

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Intro -

e|9 9 9 12 |14↑ -14↓-12 9 |9

b|- - - - |- - -  -12|


||G - - - |C - D - || x4


Verse 1 -

||G - - - |C - D - || x8


(G)Love - (C) (D)love is (G)strange (C)
(D)Lot of (G)people (C) (D)take it for a (G)game (C)
(D)
Once you (G)get it - (C) you're (D)in an awful (G)fix (C)
(D)After you've (G)had it - (C) you (D)never want to (G)quit (C) (D)


Verse 2 -

||G - - - |C - D - || x8


Many (G)people (C) (D)don't under(G)stand, no (C)no
(D)They think (G)lovin', yeah (C)yeah - is (D)money in the (G)hand (C)
(D)Your sweet (G)lovin' (C) is (D)better than a (G)kiss, yeah (C)yeah
(D)When you (G)leave me (C) sweet (D)kisses I (G)miss (C) (D)


Middle 8 -

||G - C - |D - G - || x2

 |G - C - |D - |​


Verse 1 -

||G - - - |C - D - || x8

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(G)Love - (C) (D)love is (G)strange (C)
(D)Lot of (G)people (C) (D)take it for a (G)game (C)
(D)
Once you (G)get it - (C) you're (D)in an awful (G)fix (C)
(D)
After you've (G)had it - (C) you (D)never want to (G)quit (C) (D)


Verse 2 -

||G - - - |C - D - || x8


Many (G)people (C) (D)don't under(G)stand, no (C)no
(D)They think (G)lovin', yeah (C)yeah - is (D)money in the (G)hand (C)
(D)Your sweet (G)lovin' (C) is (D)better than a (G)kiss, yeah (C)yeah
(D)When you (G)leave me (C) sweet (D)kisses I (G)miss (C) (D)


Ending -

||G - - - |C - D - || x4

​​

Final Chord Strum: G

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