Animated 86 tab by Green Day on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

This song was originally recorded in Eb tuning, but we've kept it in standard tuning so you don't need to retune your strings. As usual, Green Day use powerchords and simple chord progressions to thump their way through punk heaven.

86 is not a hard song to learn, but it is fast. The tricky part isn't the chords, it's gaining speed with your strumming hand. As always, work it through slowly and get it right - then build your speed up. You'll be pogoing away in no time.

Just learn the following progressions, and you'll be able to play through the whole song...

Progression 1: E5 - Ab5 - A5 - A5

That progression is used for the Intro, pre-verses, and chorus.

Progression 2: E5 - B5 - A5 - E5 then 2 A5 strikes and repeat the progression again from the start.

That progression is used during the verses.

Progression 3: B5 - A5 (repeat once)

That progression is the pre-chorus.

Progression 4: B5 - A5 - Gap - B5 - A5 - Just play once then back into Progression 1.

Those are all the song parts you need to learn in order to play through the entire song!

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