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White Riot Chords
The Clash
White Riot
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Key: A

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

Chords used:
A - x02220
D - xx0232
E - 022100
G - 320033
C - x32010


Intro: A-D-A-D-A-D-D-A- x2, E----


Chorus:
A     D   A        D
White riot I wanna riot
A     D      D          A
White riot a riot of my own
A     D   A        D
White riot I wanna riot
A     D      D          A
White riot a riot of my own


Verse 1:
G
Black people gotta 
lot a problems
    C
But they don't mind 
           G
throwing a brick
G
White people go to school
           C
Where they teach you 
          G
how to be thick
    C
And everybody's doing 
     A
just what they're told to
    C               E
And nobody wants to go to jail


(Repeat Chorus)


Verse 2:
G
All the powers in the hands
   C                     G
Of people rich enough to buy it
G
While we walk the street
    C               G
Too chicken to even try it
C
Everybody's doing just 
A
what they're told to
C               E
Nobody wants to go to jail


Guitar Solo: A---, A-D-A-D-A-D-D-A-


(Repeat Chorus)


Bridge:
E
  Are you taking over or
are you taking orders?
Are you going backwards or 
are you going forwards?


(Repeat chorus)

 
 
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About the artist behind White Riot Chords:

The Clash were an English punk rock band, active from 1976 to 1986, part of the original wave of UK punk.[1][2] Along with punk rock, they experimented with reggae, funk, rap, dub, rock and roll and rockabilly among other roots musics.[3][4] For most of their recording career, The Clash consisted of Joe Strummer (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Mick Jones (lead guitar), Paul Simonon (bass) and Nicky "Topper" Headon (drums, percussion).[5] The group disbanded in early 1986, owing to lack of creative control and the loss of Headon in 1982 and Jones in 1983 due to internal friction.

The Clash were a major success in the UK from the release of their debut album. Their third album, London Calling, released in the UK in December 1979, brought them popularity in the United States when it came out there the following year. It received wide critical acclaim; a decade later Rolling Stone magazine declared it the best album of the 1980s.[6]

The Clash's style and rebellious attitude, along with their music, had a far-reaching influence on rock, alternative rock in particular.[7] Their record label's A&R director dubbed them "The Only British Band That Matters," which fans picked up and transformed into "The Only Band That Matters". In January 2003 they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.[8] The band wanted to play at the event, but were prevented by Joe Strummer's death in December 2002. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked The Clash #30 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.[9]

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