Guns N Roses, "Don't Cry"

 

 

 

This is the main guitar line. It, or minor variations of it, repeats

throughout the song.

Am Dm G

E |-------0-------------1---------------3-----------------------|

B |---------1---------3---3---------------3---------------------|

G |-----2-----2-----2-------2---------0-----0-------0-----0-----|

D |---2---------0-0-----------------0-------------0-----0-------|

A |-0-------------------------0---2-----------0-3-----2-----3-2-|

E |-----------------------------3-------------------------------|

 

 

The chorus is basically:

 

F G Am

 

 

And, according to Guitar for the Practicing Musician, the loud

distorted chords in the middle of the song are:

 

C5 G/B A5 G5 F5 G5 A5

 

 

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From: t-gavgre@microsoft.com (Gavin Gregan)

 

Through the co-operation of gavin & Mark

 

Here's the music:

 

DON'T CRY - GNR

 

Intro:

 

N.C. Am Dm G G/B (C)

----------0------------1----------------3------------------------

-----------1----------3-3----------------3-----------------

--------2----2------2-----2-----------0----0------------0-------0-----

------2---------0-0-----------------0-----------------0-------0-----

----0-------------------------0---2-------------0---3-------2-----3-2-0-

-3------------------------------3---------------------------------------

|____________________________________________________________________|

Main Riff

|__|

Only in intro

 

End of intro (after riff is played twice (through Dm only)

 

D---------------------------------2-------

 

 

""""""'Scratch that above'""""""""""""""

 

End of intro (after riff is played twice (through Dm only)

 

 

---------------------------------------------------------------------

---------------------------------------------------------------------

---------0------------

-------0------------2

-----2--------------0-

---3-------2--3--4-----

 

 

Song:

 

Intro

 

riff played four times

 

chorus:

 

F F G G Am

Don't you cry tonight

 

Am----------------------.

I still love you baby

 

F F G G Am

Don't you cry tonight

 

F F G G C

Don't you cry tonight

 

C C

There's a heaven above you baby

 

F F G G Am

And Don't you cry tonight

 

 

riff at end of verse 1

 

----------------------------------------

--------0--0/1------------

-----2----------2-------

--2------------2-----

--------------------------

---------------------------

 

Loud part in middle of song:

 

C G A G F G A AAAAA

 

solo (not posted)

 

verse 3

 

( verse 2 follows riff at end of verse one)

 

song ends on :

 

 

------0----------

------1--------------

------0----------

------0/2------

------3-------

------0----

 

Thanks, Mark.

 

First version by Gavin Gregan

Corrections (appreciated ) by Mark Bober