CHORDS: Nickelback – San Quentin Chords on Piano & Ukulele

These are San Quentin chords by Nickelback on Piano, Ukulele, Guitar, and Keyboard.

[Intro]
D5  D5   2x
[Verse 1]
G5   D5
        Let’s get this circus
C5   D5
        On down the road
C5   D5                           
        We’re taking bets how far
       C5   A5  G5     A5   F5   G5
 a tank of  gas will go
D5
  Call up your best friend
C5   D5
        Then call two more
C5   D5                      
        About to do some shit 
          C5     A5  G5  A5   F5   G5
that you ain’t seen  befo---re
D5
 There ain’t no back door
C5   D5
        There ain’t no sign
C5   D5                        
        Location changes almost 
   C5  A5   G5   A5    F5    G5
every o--ther  night
D5
 Last time we found it,
C5   D5
        Can’t remember much
C5   D5                     
I  thought I was a God until 
     D5
my lawyer woke me up and said
[Chorus]
   Dm   C             Gm  
I testify that I was right
            C
 out of my mind
         Dm      C           Gm 
Let the record show I did it all
             C
 for rock & roll
          Dm     C    
Screaming every night,
         Gm     C
 playing 25 to life
    C          F
So somebody, please
      Gm         C     
Keep me the hell out of 
          Dm    C    Gm
San Quentin
C            Dm     C    Gm
Out of San Quentin
             C      
Just keep me out of
      Dm     C    Gm
 San Quentin
C
Ooh
                F
Can somebody, please
      Gm     C          
Keep me the hell out of 
      Dm     C5   D5   C5   D5   G5
San Quentin
[Verse 2]
G5   D5
        Got out on bail
C5   D5
        We hit the town
C5   D5                    
        Somebody told me we 
             C5  A5  G5  A5   F5   G5
should burn it to the ground
D5
 Too many favors,
C5   D5
        Too much to drink
C5   D5
        Come 6AM they had me 
back inside the clink
[Chorus]
           Dm   C     
I'm gonna testify that 
        Gm              C
I was right out of my mind
         Dm      C          
Let the record show I did it
 Gm              C
 all for rock & roll
          Dm     C   
Screaming every night,
          Gm     C
 playing 25 to life
    C          F
So somebody, please
      Gm         C      
Keep me the hell out of
         Dm    C    Gm
 San Quentin
C            Dm     C    Gm
Out of San Quentin
             C     
Just keep me out of 
       Dm     C    Gm
San Quentin
C
Ooh
                F
Can somebody, please
      Gm         C            Dm
Keep me the hell out of San Quentin
[Solo]
Dm   Dm  
 Dm   C  Gm   C  3x
C   F   Gm   F  Dm  
[Instrumental]
D5   D5  
[Bridge]
 D5
Tough to fight, I got an alibi
  D5
Wrong or right, it’s tough to justify
     D5
You can’t dismiss too many witnesses
        D5
When insanity’s the plan
          D5
It don’t matter what it is
[Chorus]
           Dm   C     
I'm gonna testify that 
        Gm              C
I was right out of my mind
         Dm      C       
Let the record show I did 
    Gm              C
it all for rock & roll
          Dm     C    
Screaming every night,
         Gm     C
 playing 25 to life
    C          F
So somebody, please
      Gm         C     
Keep me the hell out of 
          Dm    C    Gm
San Quentin
C            Dm     C
Out of San Quentin
Gm               C     
Oh, just keep me out of 
       Dm    C    Gm
San Quentin
C
Ooh
                F
Can somebody, please
      Gm         C            Dm
Keep me the hell out of San Quentin

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