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 #27906  by DudeWithTheFan
 Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:24 pm
This is from ear...If have any corrections PLEASE post them. This is per Built to Last btw.


G_________________________________________C_________G
There was a California earthquake, in the year of '83
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It shook the living daylights out of the Owens County
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Seat
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Not a building still left standing when the dust had
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cleared away
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Just a rumble in the distance all the way to San
G_____
Andrea

CHORUS

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California earthquake you just don't know what you've done
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We may fall off in the ocean, but you'll never make us run
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You're a partner to the devil, but we ain't afraid of
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him
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We'll build ourselves another town so you can tear it
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down again

 #27972  by razmablues
 Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:11 pm
am i crazy or do i remember hearing studio rehearsals of this song on the golden road box set terrapin? seems like it took them a good 13 years to get the song on an album :shock:

 #28329  by DudeWithTheFan
 Sun Oct 28, 2007 7:53 pm
Yes, you are crazy.

This song was played twice, both times in October 1989 after the Loma Prieta earthquakes.

It's on the Built to Last album from Beyond Description.