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Song: Boston
Artist: Augustana
Tabbed By: Brad Schantz (stupefy99@yahoo.com)


*The C/B chord is x20010 throughout the song*


Intro:

C C/B Am

F C F G


If you have the urge to play the piano part...

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------8------------------------8-----------|
G|------9------9-----9------9-----9-----9-----9-----9--|
D|--10-----10-----------10-----9-----9-----------9-----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------7----------7--8--|
B|--------------8----------------8--------|
G|-----9-----9-----9----------9-----------|
D|--7-----7-----------7-------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------8--------------------------8---------|
G|-----9------9-----9------9------9------9-----9------|
D|--------10-----------10-----10-----10-----------10--|
A|--8-------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------8----------------------------------------|
G|-----9------9------9------9------9------9------9------9--|
D|--------10------------10-----12-----12-----12-----12-----|
A|--8------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

C           C/B        Am   F           C
   In the light of the sun, is there anyone?
    F         G
   oh it has begun...
C       C/B            Am    F                C
   oh dear you look so lost, eyes are red and tears are shed,
        F                 G
   this world you must've crossed...you said...


C                  G              F           G
you don't know me, you don't even care.....oh yeah
C                  G                 F          G
you don't know me, you don't wear my chains.....oh yeah


C C/B Am

F C F G


C      C/B          Am     F              C
   essential and appealed, carry all your thoughts
    F             G
   across an open field,
C       C/B             Am            F            C
   when flowers gaze at you...they're not the only ones
       F              G
   who cry when they see you...you said...


C                  G              F           G
you don't know me, you don't even care.....oh yeah
C                  G                 F          G
you don't know me, you don't wear my chains.....oh yeah

Guitar playing behind second pre-chorus:

e|--3--------3--1-----------3--------3--1-----1-----|
B|-----3--1--------1-----------3--1--------1-----1—-|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

  --3--------3--1-----------3--|
  -----3--1--------1-----------|
  -----------------------------| x2
  -----------------------------|
  -----------------------------|
  -----------------------------|


                             C
she said I think I'll go to Boston...
                     G
I think I'll start a new life,
                      F                           G
I think I'll start it over, where no one knows my name,
                      C                      G
I'll get out of California, I'm tired of the weather,
                   F                       G
I think I'll get a lover and fly em out to Spain...
                    C
I think I'll go to Boston,
                      G
I think that I'm just tired
                  F                            G
I think I need a new town, to leave this all behind...
                   C                       G
I think I need a sunrise, I'm tired of the sunset,
                         F                         G
I hear it's nice in the Summer, some snow would be nice...


C                  G              F           G
you don't know me, you don't even care.....oh yeah


C G F G (repeated through outro)


Guitar playing behind outro:

e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|--5--5--5--5--5/7--7--7--7--12-12-12-12--5/7--7--7--7--|
D|--x--x--x--x--x-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x---x-x--x--x--x--|
A|--3--3--3--3--3/5--5--5--5--10-10-10-10--3/5--5--5--5--|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

  ---------------------------------------------------|
  ----------------------------------------------—----|
  --10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--|
  --x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x---| x2
  --8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
  ---------------------------------------------------|


End with intro riff
23 comments total. Showing first comments.
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z3r0element07 wrote on March 4 2006, 10:34 am

Great song, great tab.

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sberube1979 wrote on June 19 2006, 02:45 pm

Nailed it

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TyingChucksShoe wrote on June 29 2006, 05:16 pm

Fan-friggin'-tastic!

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