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Baba Tab

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                             BABA - Alanis Morissette
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Tabbed by: Rohit George
Email: stdisdfax@yahoo.com

Tuning: e B G D A E


I've seen the wrong tabs everywhere. This fits perfectly. Jam with CD to get the feel.

Intro and Verse:

/:Slide
x:mute (slightly, to give the harmonic touch)

       F#                      G

E-------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------|
G-12---12/11--11--9/-11-11------12--12--12--12----|
D-x----x-/x---x---x/-x---x-------x---x---x--x-----|
A-10---10/9---9---7/-9---9------10--10--10—-10----|
E-------------------------------------------------|


Verse:

F#
i've seen them kneel
      G      F#                   G
with baited breath for the ritual
F#
i've watched this experience raise
     G   F#                  G
them to pseudo higher levels
F#                               G
i've watched them leave their families
     F#                    G
in pursuit of your nirvana
F#                        G
i've seen them coming to line up
F#                          G
from switzerland and america

Chorus 3x

   F#        - G  -F#
E---------------------|
B---------------------|
G---------------------|
D--4-4-4-4-4---5~---4-|
A--4-4-4-4-4---5~---4-|
E--2-2-2-2-2---3~---2-|



Riff Fill
E--------------------|
B--------------------|
G--------------------|
D--------------------|
A--5~---4--2--1~-----|
E--------------------|

F#                       G
how long will this take baba
F#                       G
how long have we been sleeping
F#                       G
do you see me hanging on to
      F#          (riff fill)
every word you say
F#                  G
how soon will I be holy
F#                      G
how much will this cost guru
F#
how much longer 'til you
G           F#       
completely absolve me

Verse(same):
i've seen them give their drugs up
in place of makeshift altars
i've heard them chanting
kali kali frantically
i've heard them rotely repeat your
teachings with elitism
i've seen them boasting robes and
foreign sandalwood beads
i've seen them overlooking god in
their own essence
i've seen their upward glances
in hopes of instant salvation
i've seen their righteousness
mixed without loving compassion
i've watched you smile as
the students bow to kiss your feet

REPEAT CHORUS 
Chorus last lines change as follows

Gimme strength o holy one!
How long till enlightenment
How much longer till you
Completely absolve me

F#   G
Ave Maria (repeat)

Mail me if you have any hang-ups. Or have any clue as to what is being done during that
vocal solo (quiet one) in the middle.
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jane_ashton wrote on July 5 2008, 07:32 am

I use an orange crate with distortion and this version sounds SPOT on!

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