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King Of New Orleans Tab

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Better than Ezra - 'King of New Orleans'
From the Album 'Friction, Baby'
Standard Tuning
Tabbed by jjhand

 Intro

  Guitar 1
   A                           F#m
e|---------------------------|-2------------------------|
B|-2-------------------------|-2------------------------|
G|-2----8x-------------------|-2---8x-------------------|
D|-2-------------------------|-4------------------------|
A|-0-------------------------|-4------------------------|
E|---------------------------|-2------------------------|
 |
 | Guitar 2
e|---------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-7--7--7/10-10-10--7-7--7--|-7/10-10-10-10---10-10-------------|
G|-6--6--6/9--9--9---6-6--6--|-6/9--9---9-9h11-11-11-11-11-11----|
D|---------------------------|-----------------------12-12-11h12-|
A|---------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|---------------------------|-----------------------------------|



   Bm                          E
e|-2---2---2--2-2---2---2----|-0--------------|
B|-3---3---3--3-3---3---3----|-0--------------|
G|-4---4---4--4-4---4---4----|-1---8x---------|
D|-4---4---4--4-4---4---4----|-2--------------|
A|-2---2---2--2-2---2---2----|-2--------------|
E|---------------------------|-0--------------|
 |
 |
e|---------------------------|------------------------------------------|
B|-----7---------------------|-9h10-10-10-10p9-9-9-10-10-10-10-10p9-9---|
G|-6h7-7--7h9-9-9--7--6h7----|-9-----9--9----9-9-9--9--9--9--9----9-9---|
D|-9---9--9---9-9--9----9----|------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------|------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------|------------------------------------------|






Verse 1 - Guitar 1

e|-------------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-2---2-------------------------|-2-----------------------|
G|-2---2-------------------------|-2--%--%---%-%-%--%--%---|
D|-2---2-------------------------|-4-----------------------|
A|-0---0-------------------------|-4-----------------------|
E|-------------------------------|-2-----------------------|

         "There's an angel on the stairs     as if you'd even"


e|----------------------------------|------------------------------|
B|-3---------------3p2-3--3---------|-------3-3-3-3--2--0-0--------|
G|-4---%--%----%-%-4---4--4---------|-1--1--1-1-1-1--1--1-1--------|
D|-4---------------4---4--4---------|-2--2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2--------|
A|-2---------------2---2--2---------|-2--2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2--------|
E|----------------------------------|-0--0--0-0-0-0--0--0-0--------|

 "care.   When the lights go up, and the sun has nearly gone down."


Repeat Intro w/ both guitars:

"Did you see him on the street?
 Did you pass him at your feet?
 Did you think at all, until he even looked me in the eye"




______________________________________________________________________________

Pre-Chorus

  Guitar 1 - listen for strum pattern
e|--2----------------------|-0--0--------------------|-2-----------------------|
B|--3----------------------|-0--0--3-3-3-3--2--0-0-0-|-3-----------------------|
G|--2----------------------|-1--1--1-1-1-1--1--1-1-1-|-4-----------------------|
D|--0----------------------|-2--2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-|-4-----------------------|
A|-------------------------|-2--2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-|-2-----------------------|
E|-------------------------|-0--0--0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-|-------------------------|
 |
 | Guitar 2 w/ fast chorus effect
e|-------------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------|
B|--8----7-----------------|-----------------------|--8----7-----------------|
G|------------9---7------7-|-(7)-------------------|------------9---7------7-|
D|--------------------9----|-----------------------|--------------------9----|
A|-------------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------|
   "And he loves the girls   And he loves the boys      Going to make twenty"



e|--2-----------x---0--------------|
B|--3--%--%---%-x---0---%---%-%-%--|
G|--2-----------x---1--------------|
D|--0-----------x---2--------------|
A|------------------2--------------|
E|------------------0--------------|
 |
 |
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-7/9--------------7--------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
  "dollars before the weekends over"




______________________________________________________________________________

Chorus - listen to strum pattern

e|-------------------2---2-----------|--2--------------2------------|
B|---2--2------------2---2-----------|--3--------------3------------|
G|---2--2------------2---2-----------|--4--%--%--%-----2---%--%--%--|
D|---2--2------------4---4-----------|--4--------------0------------|
A|---0--0------------4---4-----------|--2---------------------------|
E|-----------------0-2-0-2-----------|------------------------------|

1.      "So set him up,  then let him fall   Turn him over in your hands.


Strum:  A       F#m              Bm            D

      "God    save      the      King    of   New       Orleans"





Chorus 1 Ending -

   Guitar 1
e|-------------0-----|-------------------------|
B|-2---2----3--------|-2b3r2b3r2-0-----3--3----|
G|-2---2----2--------|--------------2--2--2----|
D|-2---2----3--------|--------------2--0--0----|
A|-0---0-------------|--------------0----------|
E|-------------------|-------------------------|
 |
 | Guitar 2
e|-8\7------7--5-----|-----------------5-------|
B|-------------------|-7b8r7b8r7----5----------|
G|-------------------|-------------------------|
D|-------------------|-------------------------|
A|-------------------|-------------------------|
E|-------------------|-------------------------|


___________________________________________________________
Verse 2 (Same Riffs as Verse 1)

"Got a ticket to a show.
Going to see him take a blow.
When the drunk one said,
'Cat Stevens was the greatest singer!'

And did you kick him in the head?
Did you see the blood run down?
Did you laugh at all when the
people walked right by and said aloud,'



Play PreChorus Again, with Lyrics:

"You gutter punks are all the same.
 Probably make twenty dollars 'fore the weekends over."



Play Chorus Again, no ending this time



Break (2:01) - Timing is different throughout, play 2x

  6/8 time              7/8                      6/8
e|--------------------|------------------------|--------------------|
B|--------------------|------------------------|--------------------|
G|--------------------|------------------------|--------------------|
D|--------------------|------------------------|--------------------|
A|-5----5----5----5-4-|-5----5----5----5-4-5-4-|-5----5----5----5-4-|
E|---2----3----5------|---2----3----5----------|---2----3----5------|


  4/4 time

e|-2---2-2---2-2--3-3-3---3-3--|
B|-3---3-2h3-3-3--0-0-0---0-0--|
G|-4---4-4---4-4--0-0-0---0-0--|
D|-4---4-4---4-4--0-0-0---0-0--|
A|-2---2-2---2-2--x-x-x---x-x--|
E|----------------3-3-3---3-3--|





Interlude - back to 4/4 time throughout

   Guitar 1
e|---3---2----------------|--3---2-----------------|--3---2--------------|
B|---0---3---2-----2--2---|--0---3--2-----2--2-----|--0---3---2----2--2--|
G|---0---2---2-----2--2---|--0---2--2-----2--2-----|--0---2---2----2--2--|
D|---0---0---2-----2--2---|--0---0--2-----2--2-----|--0---0---2----2--2--|
A|---2-------0-----0--0---|--2------0-----0--0-----|--2-------0----0--0--|
E|---3--------------------|--3---------------------|--3------------------|
 |
 | Guitar 2
e|---7--------------------|--7------10~------------|--7------------------|
B|-------10---8---7-------|-----10-----------------|------10---8---7-----|
G|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|
D|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|
A|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|
E|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|
             "Radio in my head        Radio in that car"



e|-2---------------------|-2----------------------|
B|-3---------------------|-3----------------------|
G|-4--%--%-%-%-%--%--%---|-2--%--%-%-%-%--%--%----|
D|-4---------------------|-0----------------------|
A|-2---------------------|------------------------|
E|-----------------------|------------------------|
 |
 | Guitar 2
e|-----------------------|--------------------------|
B|---7-7--7h8-8-8--7---7-|--------------------------|
G|-6h7-7--7h9-9-9--7-6h7-|---same as last bar-------|
D|-----------------------|--------------------------|
A|-----------------------|--------------------------|
E|-----------------------|--------------------------|
 "Going down again      he's going down again."


Play Chorus 1 Ending Again


_____________________________________________________________________

Play Verse Again (listen to changes in rhythm)

e|-----------------|----------------|---------------|----------------|
B|-2--2----------x-|-2--2---------x-|-3--3----------|----------------|
G|-2--2----------x-|-2--2---------x-|-4--4----------|/-9-------------|
D|-2--2----------x-|-4--4---------x-|-4--4----------|/-9-------------|
A|-0--0----------x-|-4--4---------x-|-2--2----------|/-7-------------|
E|-----------------|-2--2-----------|---------------|----------------|

"Anywhere you look, anyway you talk it over
It's easier to let it slip out of your mind"

e|-----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|
B|-xxxx-2----------|---------------|-xxxx-3--------|----------------|
G|-xxxx-2----------|-xxxx-2--------|-xxxx-4--------|-x--x--9--------|
D|-xxxx-2----------|-xxxx-4--------|-xxxx-4--------|-x--x--9--------|
A|-xxxx-0----------|-xxxx-4--------|-xxxx-2--------|-x--x--7--------|
E|-----------------|-xxxx-2--------|---------------|----------------|

"But it rips your heart out, then it kicks your head in.
Just give him one more chance, try to see the beauty in his world."






Play Pre-Chorus Again

"All the way in on my hands, in on my feet and shoulders,
gonna make $20 before the weekend's over"




Play Chorus and Chorus 1 Ending Again


Play Intro




For Ending Play Chorus 1 ending, and end on
   Guitar 1
e|-------------------|---------------------|
B|-2---2----3--------|--------------3------|
G|-2---2----2--------|--------------2------|
D|-2---2----3--------|---------0----0------|
A|-0---0-------------|-----0h2------0------|
E|-------------------|-3-------------------|
 |
 | Guitar 2
e|-8\7------7--5-----|---------------------|
B|-------------------|-7-------------------|
G|-------------------|---------------------|
D|-------------------|---------------------|
A|-------------------|---------------------|
E|-------------------|---------------------|





Key

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| x  Mute note
| b  Bend
| %  Repeat/strum chord in that bar in shown rhythm
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