Title: Johnny Guitar
Artist: Pearl Jam
Album: Backspacer
Guitar Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)
Bass Tuning: Standard (E A D G)
Tab Author: Pearce Hamblin

Tab Links:
Guitar Pro (Guitar/Bass/Drums)

Song Facts:

  • Johnny Guitar is the 4th track off of Pearl Jam’s 9th studio album “Backspacer”.
  • The lyrics for this track were inspired by the album-cover photo from Johnny “Guitar” Watson’s 1979 record “What the Hell Is This?” that was pasted over a men’s room urinal.
  • The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 with 189,000 copies sold in its first week of release
  • The album has been certified gold, having sold over 500,000 copies in the US.
  • The whole Backspacer album was released as downloadable content for the “Rock Band” video game series.

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