transcription from jonimitchell.com


No Apologies

Guitar chords transcribed by Howard Wright
Tuning: AAC#EAE   "Joni" Tuning: A124357

(Another new tuning for Joni!)

On the verses, it sounds like Joni mutes the 2nd string on the 5554x0 chord, but it
doesn't matter too much if you play this string as well.



Intro:
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0 12 12 12 12 0    xx000x   555xxx   777xxx   xxxx00


0 12 12 12 12 0    555xxx   777xxx   xxxx00


0 12 12 12 12 0    555xxx   777xxx   xxxx00   22xxxx   555500


0 12 12 12 12 0    0 10 10 10 10 0    x55550


0 12 12 12 12 0    0 10 10 10 10 0    x55550



Verse 1:
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5554x0             555500   000xxx   0 12 12 12 12 0

The general offered no apologies


x x 10 10 10 10    x x 12 12 12 12    


 xxxx00      5554x0            555500   000xxx   0 12 12 12 12 0

He said "The soldiers erred in judgement, they should have hired a hooker"


x x 10 10 10 10    x x 12 12 12 12    xxxx00


5554x0   555500      0 12 12 12 12 0    0 10 10 10 10 0

  No apologies to the outraged      Japanese


9999xx                  9 9 10 9 9 9    999999

    No "Sorry little girl"


The pigs just took her



Chorus:
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0 12 12 12 12 0   555xxx   777xxx

  Tireskids and    teeth - marks


0 12 12 12 12 0   555xxx   777xxx   xxxx00

What happened to  this   place?


0 12 12 12 12 0   555xxx   777xxx xxxx00

Lawyers and       loan    sharks  are


22xxxx   555500   0 12 12 12 12 0   0 10 10 10 10 0   x55550

laying America to waste


0 12 12 12 12 0   0 10 10 10 10 0   x55550


Same chords for all verses/choruses.



Verse 2:
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Freddie said that "Juan thinks, I think
He's the devil"
What a lofty title
For such a petty little tyrant
Bigger beasts abound
And they kick this world around
At this crazy speed
With violence and greed


Chorus:
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Tireskids and teethmarks
What happened to this place?
Lawyers and loan sharks
Are laying America to waste


Verse 3:
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So what makes a man a man
In these tough times?
As druglords buy up the banks
And warlords radiate the oceans
Ecosystems fail
Snakes and snails and puppy tails
Are wagging in the wound
Beneath the trampled moon


Chorus:
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Tireskids and teethmarks
What happened to this place?
Lawyers and loan sharks
Are laying America to waste


Outro:
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0 12 12 12 12 0   0 10 10 10 10 0   x55550

0 12 12 12 12 0   0 10 10 10 10 0   x55550


5554x0            555500   0000xx

The general offered no apologies

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