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This is a collaboration of tabs by different users to form the album Picaresque.
 All credit is properly given.
 I only add chords to finish the songs, and correct the capo a little.
 Without these users, this tab would be nothing.

I have set the songs all up with a roman numeral,
 so all that you have to do to find the song that you want is hit control 
(or command on macs) F. Note: remember to type . after the number when 
searching it.

I. The Infanta
II. We Both Go down Together
III. Eli, The Barrow Boy
IV. The Sporting Life
V. The Bagman's Gambit
VI. From My Own True Love (Lost At Sea)
VII. 16 Military Wives
VIII. The Engine Driver
IX. On the Bus Mall
X. The Mariner's Revenge Song
XI. Of Angels and Angles

I. The Infanta
Tabbed By: Unregistered

         E
Here she comes in her palanquin on the back of an elephant
     F                                 E
On a bed made of linen and sequins and silk

All astride on her father's line with the king and his concubines
        F                                      E
And her nurse with her pitchers of liquors and milk

          G        D            E
And we'll all come praise the infanta
          G        D            E
And we'll all come praise the infanta

      E
Among five score pachyderm each canopied and passengered
        F                                     E
Sit the duke and the duchess's luscious young girls

Within sight of the baronness seething spite for this live largesse
       F                                   E
On her side sits the baron, her barrenness barbs her

          G        D            E
And we'll all come praise the infanta
          G        D            E
And we'll all come praise the infanta

(Interlude:)
Em D
Em D
Am Bb F

  F
A phalanx on camel back, thirty ranks on a forward tack
         F#                                      F
Followed close, their shiny bright standards are waving

While behind in their coach in fours ride the wives of the king of bores
        F#                                F
And the veiled young virgin, the prince's betrothed

          Ab       Eb         F
And we'll all come praise the infanta
          Ab       Eb         F
And we'll all come praise the infanta

E                        F
And as she sits upon her place 
E                         F
Her innocence laid on her face
Bb                                F
From all atop the parapets blow a multitude of coronets
Bb                       F
Melodies rhapsodical and fair
Bb                            F
And all our hearts afire, the sky ablaze with cannonfire
   E                           F
We all raise our voices to the air
       E
To the air

    E
And above all this folderol on a bed made of chaparral
       F                             E
She is laid, a coronal placed on her brow

And the babe all in slumber dreams of a place filled with quiet streams
      F                                         E
And a lake where her cradle was pulled from the water

          G        D            E
And we'll all come praise the infanta
          G        D            E
And we'll all come praise the infanta
          G        D            E
And we'll all come praise the infanta

End:
G D E
G D E
G D E

II. We Both Go Down Together
Tabbed By: Unregistered

(Am riff:)
--0--0--0-0--0-0--0--0--|
--1--1--0h1--0h1--1--0--|
--2--2--2-2--2-2--2--0--|
--2--2--2-2--2-2--2--2--|
--0--0--0-0--0-0--0--2--|
---------------------0--|

Intro:
Am riff
Am riff

Am
Here on these cliffs of Dover
Em
So high you can't see over
Am
And while your head is spinning
Em
Hold tight, it's just beginning

Am riff
Am riff

Am
You come from parents wanton
Em
A childhood rough and rotten
Am
I come from wealth and beauty
Em           G
Untouched by work or duty

    C      Em       F     G
And oh, my love, my love
    C      Em       F
And oh, my love, my love
   E              Am riff
We both go down together

Am riff

Am
I found you a tattooed tramp
Em
A dirty daughter from the labor camps
Am
I laid you down in the grass of a clearing
Em                G
You wept but your soul was willing

    C      Em       F     G
And oh, my love, my love
    C      Em       F
And oh, my love, my love
   E              F
We both go down together

                             Am
And my parents will never consent to this love
F               G    E
And I hold your hand

Am
Meet me on my vast veranda
Em
My sweet untouched Miranda
Am
And while the seagulls are crying
Em              G
We fall but our souls are flying

    C      Em       F     G
And oh, my love, my love
    C      Em       F     G
And oh, my love, my love
    C      Em       F     G
And oh, my love, my love
    C      Em       F
And oh, my love, my love
   E            Am
We both go down together

III. Eli, The Barrow Boy
Tabbed By: gabrielhp

CAPO 4 

INTRO

      Am                      Am         Then repeat if you want

e|----0------------------------0--------------------------------------------|
B|----1------------------------1--------------------------------------------|
G|----2--================>-----2--------------------------------------------|
D|----2------------------------2--------------------------------------------|
A|----0------------------------0--------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------0---3---------------------------------------------|
      Strum for first 3 beats then do second part, you can throw the second 
part in before each verse or even before each Am , wherever you see fit


Am
Eli, the barrow boy
        C
Of the old town
Am
Sells coal and marigolds
       C
As he cries out
 G           Am
All down the day

Am
Below the tamaracks
        C
He is crying:
Am
Corn cobs and candle wax
       C
for the buying
G            Am
All down the day


 F                                     C
“Would I could afford to buy my love a fine robe
 F                            Am
Made of gold and silk Arabian thread
F                                     C
But she is dead and gone and lying in a pine grove
    G                            Am
And I must push my barrow all the day
    G                            Am
And I must push my barrow all the day”


Am
Eli, the barrow boy
 Am
When they found him
Am
Dressed all in corduroy
        C
He had drowned in
  G                Am
The river down the way


Am
They laid his body down 
     C
in a churchyard
Am     
But still when the moon is out
         C
With his push cart
  G               Am
He calls down the day


 F                                     C
“Would I could afford to buy my love a fine gown
 F                            Am
Made of gold and silk Arabian thread
F                                     C
But I am dead and gone and lying in a church ground
    G                            Am
And still I push my barrow all the day
 G                             Am
Still I push my barrow all the day”

IV. The Sporting Life
Tabbed By:Hankjwimbleton

Gmaj7
I fell on the playing field
Em
the work of an errant heel
Cadd9
the din of the crowd and the loud commotion
Am                     Dsus2
went deafening silence and stopped emotion
Gmaj7
the season was almost done
Em
we managed it 12 to 1
Cadd9
so far I had known no humiliation
Am                      Dsus2
in front of my friends and close relations


Cmaj7                     Gmaj7
There's my father looking on
Cmaj7                            Gmaj7
and there's my girlfriend arm in arm
Em
with the captain of the other team
Cadd9
and all of this is clear to me
Dsus2                           Cadd9
they condescend and fix on me a frown
Am       Dsus2
how they love 
Gmaj7
the sporting life


Gmaj7
And father had had such hopes
Em
for a son who would take the ropes
Cadd9
and fulfill all his old athletic aspirations
Am             Dsus2
but apparently now there's some complications
Gmaj7
but while I am lying here
Em
trying to fight the tears
Cadd9
I'll prove to the crowd that I come out stronger
Am                     Dsus2
though I think I might lie here a little longer


Cmaj7                         Gmaj7
There's my coach he's looking down
Cmaj7                             Gmaj7
the disappointment in his knitted brow
Em
I should've known he thinks again
Cadd9
I never should have put him in
Dsus2                  Cadd9
he turns and loads the lemonade away
Am              Dsus2
and breathes in deep
Gmaj7
the sporting life
Em
the sporting life
Cadd9
the sporting life
Gmaj7
how he loves...

Bridge/Bass Solo:
Gmaj7 Em Cadd9 Gmaj7

Cmaj7                     Gmaj7
There's my father looking on
Cmaj7                            Gmaj7
and there's my girlfriend arm in arm
Em
with the captain of the other team
Cadd9
and all of this is clear to me
Dsus2                           Cadd9
they condescend and fix on me a frown
Am       Dsus2
how they love 
Gmaj7
the sporting life
Em
the sporting life
Cadd9
the sporting life
Gmaj7
how they love...

Outro:
Gmaj7 Em Cadd9 Gmaj7
Gmaj7 Em Cadd9 Gmaj7

      EADGBE
Gmaj7:354433
Em:   022000
Cadd9:x32030
Am:   577555
Dsus2:x57755
Cmaj7:x32000 or 332000

V. Bagman's Gambit
Tabbed By: Upnorth97


For the verse, strum each chord once.

INTRO

(E5/C Cadd9 Cadd9 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7*)x2

VERSE 1

E5/C  Cadd9 Cadd9    
On the lam 
          Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C
From the law
             Cadd9 Cadd9
On the steps of 
     Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C
The capital
           Cadd9 Cadd9
You shot a plainclothes 
Cmaj7 Cmaj7
Cop on the 
Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C 
Ten               o'         clock

Cadd9 Cadd9 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7 Am Esus4 Dsus2 

Esus4  Am      Esus4 Am Esus4 Dsus2 Am Esus4  
And I saw momentarily
Esus4 Am Esus4 Dsus2 Am Esus4              E5/C
They flashed a photograph, It couldn't be you

Cadd9 Cadd9 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7*

Esus4  Am      Esus4 Am Esus4 Dsus2 Am Esus4
You'd been abused so horribly
Esus4 Am Esus4 Dsus2 Am Esus4         (E5/C
But you were there in some anonymous room

Cadd9 Cadd9 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7*)x2

VERSE 2

E5/C  Cadd9 Cadd9
And I recall that 
Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C
Fall
       Cadd9 Cadd9
I was working for the 
Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C
Government
         Cadd9 Cadd9  Cmaj7 Cmaj7
And in a bathroom     stall 
  Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C
Off the national mall

Cadd9 Cadd9 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7 Am Esus4 Dsus2

Esus4  Am      Esus4 Am Esus4 Dsus2 Am Esus4
How we kissed so sweetly
Esus4 Am Esus4 Dsus2 Am Esus4    E5/C
How could I refuse a favor or two

Cadd9 Cadd9 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7*

Esus4  Am      Esus4 Am Esus4 Dsus2 Am Esus4
And for a tryst in the greenery
Esus4 Am Esus4 Dsus2 Am Esus4       (E5/C
I gave you documents and microfilm too

Cadd9 Cadd9 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7*)x2

CHORUS

G
And from my ten floor tenement
                      Am
Where once our bodies lay
                         C
How I longed to hear you say
Cm                         G
"No they'll never catch me now
Cm
No they'll never catch me
Am                      F
No they cannot catch me now
   E               F
We will escape somehow
Fm
Somehow, oh"

(E5/C Cadd9 Cadd9 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7*)x2

VERSE 3

E5/C  Cadd9 Cadd9
It was late 
       Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C
One night
E5/C  Cadd9 Cadd9
I was awoken by the 
       Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C
Telephone
           Cadd9 Cadd9                                         
I heard a strangled     
Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C
Cry           on the     end of the       line

Cadd9 Cadd9 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7 Am Esus4 Dsus2

Esus4  Am      Esus4 Am Esus4 Dsus2 Am Esus4
Purloined in Petrograd
Esus4 Am Esus4 Dsus2 Am Esus4                  E5/C
They were suspicious of where your loyalties lay

Cadd9 Cadd9 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7*

Esus4  Am      Esus4 Am Esus4 Dsus2 Am Esus4
So I paid off a bureaucrat
Esus4 Am Esus4 Dsus2 Am Esus4                  (E5/C
To convince your captors there to secret you away

Cadd9 Cadd9 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7*)x2

CHORUS

G
And at the gate of the embassy
                          Am
Our hands met through the bars
                           C
As your whisper stilled my heart
Cm                         G
"No they'll never catch me now
Cm
No they'll never catch me
Am                      F
No they cannot catch me now
   E               F
We will escape somehow
Fm
Somehow, oh"

BRIDGE

C B C B G

G
And I dreamt one night
                  F#
You were there in form
      G
Hands held high
      F#
In uniform
G
Oh
F#
Oh

(E5/C Cadd9 Cadd9 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7*)x2

OUTRO

E5/C  Cadd9 Cadd9    
It was ten 
       Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C
Years on
E5/C  Cadd9 Cadd9
When you resurfaced 
       Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C
In a motorcar
         Cadd9 Cadd9  Cmaj7 Cmaj7                 
And with the wave of an arm 
Cmaj7* Cmaj7* E5/C* E5/C* Cmaj7* Cmaj7*
You were       there        and gone

VI. From My own True Love (Lost At Sea)
Tabbed By: TimMobbs

Tuning: Standard EADGBE
Capo 3rd fret

For real beginners, i have written out the 
tablature of the chords, with a few of the
from the first line of each verse to keep 
you on track, it also gives you an idea of the
as well. for guitarists who already know 
their chords, go straight to the bottom for the 
list with the lyrics :)
Enjoy!

Intro:

e|-0-0--|
B|-1-1--|
G|-2-2--|
D|-2-2--|
A|-0-0--|
E|------|

Verse Riff A:

e|------0-0---0-0----0-0----0--3-|
B|------1-1---1-1----1-1----1--3-|
G|------2-2---2-2----2-2----2--0-| Repeat Riff A once more
D|------2-2---2-2----2-2----2--0-|
A|----0-0-0---0-0--0-0-0----0--2-|
E|-----------0------------0---3--|

Verse Riff B:

     Four|Score|Ye--ars...|                                 1st Time Bar
e|-------|0-0--|----0-0---|--0-0--0-0--3-3--0-0--0-0---0-0-|---0--3-----|
B|-------|1-1--|----1-1---|--1-1--1-1--2-2--1-1--1-1---1-0-|---1--3-----|
G|-------|2-2--|----2-2---|--2-2--2-2--3-3--2-2--2-1---2-2-|---2--0-----|
D|-------|2-2--|----2-2---|--2-2--2-2--0-0--2-2--2-2---2-2-|---2--0-----|
A|---0---|0-0--|----0-0---|-0-----0-0------0-----0-0-0-0-0-|---0--2-----|
E|-------|-----|0---------|------0--------------0----------|-0---3------|

Play riff B twice, but on the second time around, instead of playing the 1st time bar,
the second time bar, which is just below here, and then go into the chorus.

2nd Time Bar:
e|---0-------|
B|---0-------|
G|---0-------|
D|---2-------|
A|---2-------|
E|-0---2-----|

Chorus Riff A

     Mister| Postma--n |                          1st Time Bar (chorus)
e|---3---3-|-----3---3-|---3-3---3-3---0-0---0-0-|---0---0------------|
B|---3---3-|-----3---3-|---3-3---3-3---1-1---1-1-|---1---0------------|
G|---0---0-|-----0---0-|---0-0---0-0---2-2---2-2-|---2---0------------|
D|---0---0-|-----0---0-|---0-0---0-0---2-2---2-2-|---2---2------------|
A|---2---2-|-----2---2-|---2-2---2-2-0-0-0---0-0-|-0-----2------------|
E|-3-3---3-|-3---3---3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-------0-----|-----0---2----------|

Play the Chorus Riff A, then the 1st Time bar (Chorus), play the Chorus Riff A once
but instead of playing the second Time Bar (chorus) play the 2nd Time Bar (chorus)and go
chorus riff B.

  2nd Time Bar (chorus
e|---1-1---1-1---1-1----1-1--|
B|---1-1---1-1---1-1----1-1--|
G|---2-2---2-2---2-2----2-2--|
D|---3-3---3-3---3-3----3-3--|
A|---3-3---3-3---3-3----3-3--|
E|-1-----1-----1------1------|

Chorus Riff B

   own| true| love|               |Lost| at|sea|             (lost|at|
e|----|-0-0-|---0-|-0---0-0---0-0-|----|-3-|3--|---3-3---3-3-|----|--|
B|----|-1-1-|---1-|-1---1-1---1-1-|----|-3-|3--|---3-3---3-3-|----|--|
G|----|-2-2-|---2-|-2---2-2---2-2-|----|-0-|0--|---0-0---0-0-|----|--|
D|----|-2-2-|---2-|-2---2-2---2-2-|----|-0-|0--|---0-0---0-0-|----|--|
A|-0--|-0-0-|---0-|-0-0-0-0---0-0-|----|-2-|2--|---2-2---2-2-|----|3-|
E|----|-----|-0---|---------0-----|-3--|-3-|3--|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3--|--|

The rest of the song is the following:

Verse Riff A
1st Time Bar
Verse Riff A
2nd Time Bar
Chorus Riff A
1st Time Bar (chorus)
Chorus Riff B
2nd Time Bar (chorus)

Finish off by repeating the Verse Riff A, and the 1st Time Bar as many times as you
and finishing on on Am chord (the chord in the intro)

Chords:

Am         Am/E   Am     Am/E
         Am    Am/E    Am    Am/E     D
Four score years, living down in this rain swept town.

Am       Am/E   Am       Am/E
         Am   Am/E     Am    Am/E     D
Sea salt tears, swimming round as the rain comes down.

G                             Am         Am/E
Mister Postman, do you have a letter for me?

G                             Am         Am/E  F
Mister Postman, do you have a letter for me?   A letter for me?

Am               Am/E  G             G    C
Am
From my own true love, lost at sea. (lost at sea)

The rest of the song is a repeat of what 
is already there, it shouldn't take too much
effort to figure out :)

VII. 16 Military Wives
Tabbed By: GuitarJKH

Standard tuning. No capo.
Here's the chords required for the song:
 
     E    G    A    B    C#   D

e ---0----3----0----2----4----2---
B ---0----0----2----4----5----3---
G ---1----0----2----4----6----2---
D ---2----0----2----4----6----0---
A ---2----2----0----2----4----x---
E ---0----3----x----x----4----x---

Lyrics and chords:

Intro: E, E, E, E

E                  G
  Sixteen military wives
             A                               E  
  Thirty-two softly focused brightly colored eyes
E                        G
  Staring at the natural tan
                A                                E
  Of thirty-two gently clenching wrinkled little hands
A                   B
  Seventeen company men
               C#               D            A
  Out of which only twelve will make it back again
E                            G
  Seargeant sent a letter to five
           A                                        E
  Military wives, his tears drip down to ten little eyes


B
  Cheer them on to their rivals
        A       E        A       E         B
  Cause America can, and America can't say no
      A       E        A       E         B
  And America does, if America says it's so
  B
  It's so
  ( D O N T   P L A Y   H E R E )        
  And the anchorperson on TV goes
  E
  La de da de da


E                   G
  Fifteen celebrity mimes
                A                                 E
  Leaving their fifteen sorted wretched checkered lives
E                                G
  Will they find the solution in time
              A                                 E
  Using their fifteen pristine moderate liberal minds
A                  B
  Eighteen academy chairs
               C#         D           A
  Out of which only seven really even care
E                         G
  Doling out a garment to five
            A                                 E
  Celebrity mimes, they're humbly taken by surprise


B
  Cheer them on to their rivals
        A       E        A       E         B
  Cause America can, and America can't say no
      A       E        A       E         B
  And America does, if America says it's so
  B
  It's so
  ( D O N T   P L A Y   H E R E )        
  And the anchorperson on TV goes
  E
  La de da de da de di de di de da
  E
  La de da de da de di de di de da


Bridge: E, G, A, E, E, G, A, E


A                   B
  Fourteen cannibal kings
            C#               D                A
  Wondering blindly what the dinner bell will bring
E                   G
  Fifteen celebrity mimes
              A                             E
  Served on a leafy bed of sixteen military wives


B
  Cheer them on to their rivals
        A       E        A       E         B
  Cause America can, and America can't say no
      A       E        A       E         B
  And America does, if America says it's so
  B
  It's so
  ( D O N T   P L A Y   H E R E )        
  And the anchorperson on TV goes
  E
  La de da de da de di de di de da
  E
  La de da de da de di de di de da
  E
  La de da de da de di de di de da
  E
  De da de da de di de di de da
  E
  De da de da de di de di de da


Outro: E, G, A, E, E, G, A, E, E, G, A, E


Well, that's it. Special thanks to Dan Quinn.
Enjoy! Tabbed by Jeff H.

VIII. The Engine Driver
Tabbed By: joho

Intro:
e|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--
B|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0--
G|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--
D|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2--  (x2)
A|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3--
E|-------------------

Cmaj7         Em Bm
I'm an engine driver
Cmaj7          G    D
On a long run, on a long run
Cmaj7          Em   Bm
Would I were beside her
Cmaj7             G      D
She's a long one, such a long one

Cmaj7            G       D     Cmaj7 Em Bm
And if you don't love me let me go
Cmaj7            G       D     Cmaj7 Em Bm
And if you don't love me let me go

Cmaj7        Em  Bm
I'm a county lineman
Cmaj7            G      D
On the highline, on the highline
Cmaj7         Em   Bm
So will be my grandson
Cmaj7                G      D
There are powerlines in our bloodlines

Cmaj7            G       D     Cmaj7 Em Bm
And if you don't love me let me go
Cmaj7            G       D     Cmaj7 Em Bm
And if you don't love me let me go

G          Bm                Em
And I am a writer, writer of fictions
         C                   G
I am the heart that you call home
                 Bm         Em
And I've written pages upon pages
          C               F E
Trying to rid you from my bones
   F E
My bones

My bones

(Interlude:)
Cmaj7 Em Bm Cmaj7 G D
Cmaj7 Em Bm Cmaj7 G D

Cmaj7       Em Bm
I'm a money lender
Cmaj7           G    D
I have fortunes upon fortunes
Cmaj7            Em Bm
Take my hand for tender
Cmaj7         G    D
I am tortured ever tortured

Cmaj7            G       D     Cmaj7 Em Bm
And if you don't love me let me go
Cmaj7            G       D     Cmaj7 Em Bm
And if you don't love me let me go

G          Bm                Em
And I am a writer, writer of fictions
         C                   G
I am the heart that you call home
                 Bm         Em
And I've written pages upon pages
          C               G
Trying to rid you from my bones
       Bm
I Am A writer
     Em                C     G
I am all that you have home, home
                 Bm         Em
And I've written pages upon pages
          C               F E
Trying to rid you from my bones
   F E
My bones

My bones

Cmaj7             G       D     
(And if you don't love me let me go)
Cmaj7            G       D     
And if you don't love me let me go
Cmaj7             G       D     
(And if you don't love me let me go)
Cmaj7            G       D     Cmaj7
And if you don't love me let me go

IX. On the Bus Mall
Tabbed By: wolfey89

Tuning: Standard

Guitar 1: Acoustic 12-String
Guitar 2: Electric with some kind of sustain pedal

Intro:

Guitar 1

Cmaj7  G (x2) then guitar 2 comes in

Guitar 2:
Cmaj7                                       G
e|-12h14p12-12---10h12p10-10---7h9p7-7-----12p10p9-10-7-----|
B|-------------------------------------8--------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------|x2
D|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|


*Note: at the point where the chord is Cmaj7-C, strum the Cmaj7
chord once then hammer on the 1 on the B string immediately.
Basically, you'll be strumming the C chord, then lift of the B
string C for one strum, then hold it again. If you listen to
the song, you can kind of tell. 


  Cmaj7
In matching blue raincoats, our shoes were our showboats
   G
we kicked around
     Cmaj7
From stairway to station, we made a sensation
         G
with the gadabout crowd
    Cmaj7
And oh what a bargain, we're two easy targets
        G
For the old men at the off-tracks
       Cmaj7
Who've paid in palaver and crumpled old dollars
         G
Which we squirreled away 
       Em                    Am        Asus2  Am
In our rat-trap hotel by the freeway
       C                 Cmaj7-C    G
And we slept in Sundays

     Cmaj7
Your parents were anxious, your cool was contagious
       G
At the old school
    Cmaj7
You left without leaving a note for your grieving
      G
Sweet mother while your brother was so cruel
    Cmaj7
And here in the alleys your spirits were rallied
       G
As you learned quick to make a fast buck
   Cmaj7
In bathrooms and ballrooms, on dumpsters and heirlooms
   G
We bit our tongues
           Em                               Am
Sucked our lips into our lungs 'til we were falling
             C
Such was our calling


    Em          D         Am                  C
And here in our hollow we fused like a family
    Em         D         C
But I will not mourn for you
   Em           D          Am                     C
So take up your makeup and pocket your pills away
      Am                   Cm
We're kings among runaways
       G
On the bus mall
      Cm          G
We're down on the bus mall

Intro x2

Cmaj7
Among all the urchins and old chinese merchants
       G
Of the old town
   Cmaj7
We reigned at the pool hall with one iron cue ball
       G
And we never let the bastards get us down
       Cmaj7
And we laughed off the quick tricks, the old men with limp dicks
       G
On the colonnades of the waterfront park
   Cmaj7
As four in the morning came on cold and boring
   G
We huddled close
       Em                 Am           Asus2   Am
In the bus stop enclosure enfolding
                  C        Cmaj7-C
Our hands tightly holding

    Em          D         Am                  C
But here in our hollow we fused like a family
    Em         D         C
But I will not mourn for you
   Em           D          Am                     C
So take up your makeup and pocket your pills away
      Am                   Cm
We're kings among runaways
       G
On the bus mall
      Cm          G
We're down on the bus mall
      Cm          G
We're down on the bus mall (At this point, Guitar 2 comes in with Intro riff)
Cm          G
Down on the bus mall
D Cmaj7 G Cmaj7 G
Ohhhh

Chords Used: 
         [EADGBe]
Cmaj7    [x32000]
G        [320033]
C        [x32010]
Em       [022000]
Am       [x02210]
Asus2    [x02200]
D        [xx0232]
Cm       [x35543]  or   [x3x043]

h=hammer on
p=pull off

http://www.decemberists.com

X. The Mariner's Revenge Song
Tabbed By: Unregistered

(Start with an Am intro, the strum is easy)

Am                                                                 E
We are two Mariners, our ship's sole survivors, in this belly of a whale
E                        
It's ribs our ceiling beams, it's guts our carpeting, I guess we have some time 
   Am
to kill. You may not remember me, I was a child of three, and you a lad of 
E
eighteen. But I remember you, and I will relate to you, how our histories 
       Am
interweave.
Fm                                       Am   Fm
At the time you were a rake and a rastabout. Spending all your money on the 
            E      Fm E
whores and hounds. Oh-oh 
Am                                       
You had a charming air, all cheap and debonair, my widowed mother found so 
E                                              
sweet. And so she took you in, her sheets still warm with him, now filled 
                    Am
with filth and fowl disease. 
Fm                                               Am    Fm
As time wore on you proved a debt-ridden drunken mess. Leaving my mother a 
                  E      Fm E
poor consumptive wretch. Oh-oh
Am                                                                         
And then you disappeared. Your gambling arrears, the only thing you left 
E                                    
behind. And then the magistrate, reclaimed our small estate, and my poor 
                Am
mother lost her mind. 
Fm                                            Am    Fm
Then one day in spring my dear, sweet mother died. But before she did I took 
                       E     Fm E
her hand as she dying cried, Oh-oh, 
 Fm                                                  Am         
"Find him, bind him, tie him to a pole and break his fingers to splinters, 
                            Fm
drag him to a hole until he wakes up, naked, clawing at the ceiling of his 
E      Fm E
grave, oh-oh." (Little Am fill right here)
Am                                            
It took me fifteen years to swallow all my tears, among the urchins in the 
E
street. And then a priory, took pity and hired me to keep their vestry nice 
     Am
and neat. 
Fm (c-ish)            Am(c-ish)      Fm(c-ish)
But never once in the employ of these holy men, did I ever once turn my mind 
                    E(c-ish)  Fm E
from the thought of revenge. Oh-oh. 
Am(harsh double strum for this part)
One night I overheard, the prior exchanging words with a penetant whaler from 
  E(smooth)  E(harsh double strum)
the sea. The captain of his ship, who matched you toe to tip, was known for a 
       Am(smooth)
wanton cruelty. 
Fm                                          Am
The following day I shipped to sea with the privateer. And in the whistle of 
                        E     Fm E
the wind I could almost hear, oh-oh.
 Fm                                                   Am
"Find him, bind him, tie him to a pole and break his fingers to splinters, 
                             Fm                     
drag him to a whole until he wakes up, naked, clawing at the ceiling of his 
E
grave. 
C                         G           C                      G     Am
There is one thing I must say to you, as you sail across the sea. Always your 
                  Em        Fm                         E
mother will watch over you, as you avenge this wicked deed.


Middle section: Am-E-Fm-E


Am                                                                       E
And then one fateful night, we had you in our sights, after 20 months at sea. 
                                           
Your starboard flank abeam, I was getting my muskets clean, when came this 
               Am
rumbling from beneath. 
Fm(c-ish)                       Am(c-ish)           Fm(c-ish)
The ocean shook, the sky went black and the captain quailed. And before us 
                               E     (candenza)  Fm E
grew the angry jaws of a giant whale, oh-oh, oh, oh-oh
Am                                                             
Don't know how I survived, the crew all was chewed alive, I must have slipped 
            E                                              
between his teeth. But oh what providence, what divine intelligence, that you 
                          Am
should survive as well as me. 
Fm                                                     Am    Fm
It gives my heart great joy to see your eyes fill with fear. So lean in close 
                                         E     Fm E
and I will whisper the last words you'll hear, oh-oh

(Solo at end,all on high E)
E--8--7--8--7--8-7-5-7-8-7-5-7x2
E--8--7--8--7--8-7-5-7-8-5-7-8--12(hold)-10-8-7-5-8-7
(repeat until end of song, get faster and faster each time)

Hope you enjoyed!

XI. Of Angels and Angles
Tabbed By:


standard tuning. this sound best if you play the whole lot with your thumb to give it
breathy sound.

beautiful track and a perfect closer for a really stellar album. magical as it is, the
actually quite simple.

INTRO:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------0---0-------0---0-------0------------------------3-0--------0---0-------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0----------0--------0---2-----------0-------------|
D|---0-----------0-----------0----------0--------2---0-----------0---------------|
A|-3-----------3-----------3----------2--------2---------------3-----------------|
E|---------3-----------3------------3--------0--------------------------3--------|

 "There are angels..."
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------0---0-------0---0-------0------------------------3-0--------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0----------0---------0---2------------|
D|---0-----------0-----------0----------0---------2---0--------------|
A|-3-----------3-----------3----------2---------2--------------------|
E|---------3-----------3------------3---------0----------------------|

"There's a ticking..."
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------0---0-------0---0-------0------------------------3-0--------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0----------0---------0---2------------|
D|---0-----------0-----------0----------0---------2---0--------------|
A|-3-----------3-----------3----------2---------2--------------------|
E|---------3-----------3------------3---------0----------------------|

"...Still of day..."
e|------------------------------------------------0h2------------|
B|-------0---0-------0---0-------0--------------3-----3----------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0----------0---2---------2--------|
D|---0-----------0-----------0----------0---0-------------0------|
A|-3-----------3-----------3----------2--------------------------|
E|---------3-----------3------------3----------------------------|

"and Darling..."
e|------------------------------------------------0h2------------|
B|-------0---0-------0---0-------0--------------3-----3----------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0----------0---2---------2--------|
D|---0-----------0-----------0----------0---0-------------0------|
A|-3-----------3-----------3----------2--------------------------|
E|---------3-----------3------------3----------------------------|

"Away..."
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------0---0-------0---0-------0------------------------3-0--------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0----------0---------0---2------------|
D|---0-----------0-----------0----------0---------2---0--------------|
A|-3-----------3-----------3----------2---------2--------------------|
E|---------3-----------3------------3---------0----------------------|

 "There's a tough word..."
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------0---0-------0---0-------0------------------------3-0--------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0----------0---------0---2------------|
D|---0-----------0-----------0----------0---------2---0--------------|
A|-3-----------3-----------3----------2---------2--------------------|
E|---------3-----------3------------3---------0----------------------|

"There's a swallow..."
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------0---0-------0---0-------0------------------------3-0--------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0----------0---------0---2------------|
D|---0-----------0-----------0----------0---------2---0--------------|
A|-3-----------3-----------3----------2---------2--------------------|
E|---------3-----------3------------3---------0----------------------|

"...on your open palm today..."
e|------------------------------------------------0h2------------|
B|-------0---0-------0---0-------0--------------3-----3----------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0----------0---2---------2--------|
D|---0-----------0-----------0----------0---0-------------0------|
A|-3-----------3-----------3----------2--------------------------|
E|---------3-----------3------------3----------------------------|

"and Darling..."
e|------------------------------------------------0h2------------|
B|-------0---0-------0---0-------0--------------3-----3----------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0----------0---2---------2--------|
D|---0-----------0-----------0----------0---0-------------0------|
A|-3-----------3-----------3----------2--------------------------|
E|---------3-----------3------------3----------------------------|

"Away..."
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------0---0-------0---0-------0------------------------3-0--------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0----------0---------0---2------------|
D|---0-----------0-----------0----------0---------2---0--------------|
A|-3-----------3-----------3----------2---------2--------------------|
E|---------3-----------3------------3---------0----------------------|

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


 "There are angels..."
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------0---0-------0---0-------0------------------------3-0--------|
G|-----0-----------0-----------0----------0---------0---2------------|
D|---0-----------0-----------0----------0---------2---0--------------|
A|-3-----------3-----------3----------2---------2--------------------|
E|---------3-----------3------------3---------0----------------------|

e|----------|
B|----------|
G|----------|
D|--2-------|
A|--3--2----|
E|-----3----|


enjoy!

END OF PICARESQUE

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