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No Hammer To Hold(Chords)

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Key: C
Capo on 3rd fret
Tuning:   Guitar 1: Full Step Down  
          Guitar 2: Standard Capo III (chords in parenthesis) 


                      Chords to know! 
         Guitar 1                    Guitar 2          
     C   G   F   Am  C/B D7       G   Em  D   C  G/F# A7 
e|---0---3---1---0---0---2----|---3---0---2---0---3---0---| 
B|---1---0---1---1---1---1----|---0---0---3---1---0---2---| 
G|---0---0---2---2---0---2----|---0---0---2---0---0---0---| 
D|---2---0---3---2---0---0----|---0---2---0---2---0---2---| 
A|---3---2---3---0---2---X----|---2---2---X---3---X---0---| 
E|---X---3---1---X---X---X----|---3---0---X---X---2---X---| 




Intro Solo: (Guitar 2 Capo III -- solo relative to Capo) 
                                                   G 
e|-------------------------------------------------3-------------------------| 
B|---3-2-0--2-0------------------------------------0-------------------------| 
G|--------------2-------------------------------0--0-------------------------| 
D|-----------------2/4~--0-2-4/5--5\3-3-2-----0----0-------------------------| 
A|----------------------------------------0h2------2-------------------------| 
E|-------------------------------------------------3-------------------------| 
Guitar 1 (chords for solo): C G F (F) --> C verse 1 Guitar 1: Guitar 2: C (G) I built a house I built a house Am (Em) Upon the hill Upon the hill G F (D) (C) All my love's inside All my love's inside C (G) I run around I run around Am (Em) One day you will One day you will G (D) Come down Come down F (C) In a slide In a slide Pre-Chorus Am G F (Em) (D) (C) Everything looks better in my dream Everything looks better in my dream Am G D7 (Em) (D) (A7) Nine pounds' heavier than it seems Nine pounds' heavier than it seems Guitar 2 (Chorus Solo over D7/A7): C e|----------------------0-------| B|---2-1-0--------------1-------| G|----------2-1-0-------0-------| D|-----------------2-0--0h2-----| A|----------------------3-------| E|------------------------------|
F G C C/B Am (C) (D) (G) (G/F#) (Em) So take me back Minnesota in the snow So take me back Minnesota in the snow F G C C/B D7 (C) (D) (G) (G/F#) (A7) I turn my back and try to make it home I turn my back and try to make it home F (C) Clearly I've Clearly I've G (D) No hammer to hold No hammer to hold
verse 2 C (G) You keep a light You keep a light Am (Em) And burn both ends And burn both ends G F (D) (C) I live inside my mind I live inside my mind C (G) And you were right And you were right Am (Em) I was wrong again I was wrong again G F (D) (C) What will they say when I die What will they say when I die Pre-Chorus Am G F (Em) (D) (C) Everything looks better in my dream Everything looks better in my dream Am G D7 (Em) (D) (A7) Nine pounds' heavier than it seems Nine pounds' heavier than it seems Guitar 2: SOLO Chorus RIFF
F G C C/B Am (C) (D) (G) (G/F#) (Em) So take me back Minnesota in the snow So take me back Minnesota in the snow F G C C/B D7 (C) (D) (G) (G/F#) (A7) I turn my back and try to make it home I turn my back and try to make it home F (C) Clearly I've Clearly I've G (D) No hammer to hold No hammer to hold
F G C C/B Am G (C) (D) (G) (G/F#) (Em) (D) So watch my back with mercy as I go So watch my back with mercy as I go F G (C) (D) Cause I'm attacked Cause I'm attacked C C/B Am G (G) (G/F#) (Em) (D) By this burning afterglow By this burning afterglow D7 A7 Clearly I've Clearly I've G D No hammer to hold No hammer to hold verse 3 C (G) I built a house I built a house Am (Em) Upon the hill Upon the hill G F (D) (C) All my love's inside All my love's inside
Guitar 2: Outro Solo 
                                       G 
e|---2-0-------------------------------3-------------------------------------| 
B|-------3-1-0-------------------------0-------------------------------------| 
G|-------------2-0---------------------0-------------------------------------| 
D|-----------------3-2-0------------0--0-------------------------------------| 
A|------------------------3-2-0-2-3----2-------------------------------------| 
E|-------------------------------------3-------------------------------------| 
END!!!
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