Smoke on the Water by Deep Purple was released on their 1972 album called Machine Head. Rolling Stone magazine ranked Smoke on the Water number 434 on their list of the 500 greatest songs of all time in 2004.
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Key of the Song: G minor
Smoke on the Water by Deep Purple is in the Key of G minor.
Guitar Chords for Smoke on the Water
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Video Lesson: Smoke on the Water
Smoke on the Water – Lyrics with Chords
Intro: E G A E G B-A E G A G E 6x G F G We all came out to Montreux F G On the Lake Geneva shoreline F G To make records with a mobile F G We didn't have much time G F G Frank Zappa and the Mothers F G Were at the best place around F G But some stupid with a flare gun F G Burned the place to the ground C G# G Smoke on the water, and fire in the sky C G# E G A E G B-A E G A G E 2x Smoke on the water G F G They burned down the gambling house F G It died with an awful sound F G A funky Claude was running in and out F G Pulling kids outa the ground F G When it all was over F G We had to find another place F G But Swiss time was running out F G It seemed that we would lose the race C G# G Smoke on the water, and fire in the sky C G# E G A E G B-A E G A G E 2x Smoke on the water solo E G A E G B-A E G A G E 2x G F G We ended up at the Grand Hotel F G It was empty cold and bare F G But with the Rolling truck Stones thing just outside F G Making our music there F G F G With a few red lights, a few old beds F G We made a place to sweat F G No matter what we get out of this F G I know, I know we'll never forget C G# G Smoke on the water, and fire in the sky C G# E G A E G B-A E G A G E 6x Smoke on the water