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Lullaby Tab

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Lullaby
By Matt Costa

There's no complete TAB to Lullaby...so i figured I'd help out. Please leave  comments
you have any questions or corrections.
This song is played using the Travis picking style used in Astair. The thumb keeps the
constantly alternating bass notes on the E, A, and D strings. The pointer covers the G
the middle takes care of the B, and finally the ring plays the high e.
There are six chords used: C, Barre F, A# or Bb, G, Am, and Em. For each chord marked
the lyrics, play that chord’s pattern once. I have the chords above to exact syllable(I
so pay attention closely. Make the changes on that syllable to help learn the words 
playing. Also, CAPO on the first fret!
Here are the picking patterns for the song…

C
e 0 |----------------|
B 1 |-1---------1----|
G 0 |-------0--------|
D 2 |-----2-------2--|
A 3 |-3-------3------|
E x |----------------|
      1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Barre F
e 1 |----------------|
B 1 |-1---------1----|
G 2 |-------2--------|
D 3 |-----3-------3--|
A 3 |---------3------|
E 1 |-1--------------|

A# or Bb
e 1 |----------------|
B 3 |-3---------3----|
G 3 |-------3--------|
D 3 |-----3-------3--|
A 1 |-1-------1------|
E 1 |----------------|

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

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

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

Intro Starter
|---------|
|-1---0---|
|---0---0-|
|---------|
|-3---2---|
|---------|

Lullaby
Intro:
Intro Starter, Am(2), Em(2), F(2), G(2)

Verse 1
C              C       C        C
When you’re so lonely, lying in bed,
F                  F             Bb              Bb
Night’s closed its eyes, but you can’t rest your head.
C          C         C              C
Everyone’s sleeping, all though the house.
F                  F             Bb         Bb
You wish you could dream, but forgot to somehow.

Chorus
     G         G         C       C
Sing this lullaby to yourself.
     Bb        G         C       C
Sing this lullaby to yourself.

Verse 2
C          C        C           C
If you are waiting, waiting for me-
     F                 F        Bb      Bb
Know I’ll be home soon darling, I guarantee.
C               C    C           C
I’ll be home Sunday, just in one week.
F           F        Bb           Bb
Dry up your tears if you start to weep.

Chorus
    G             G          C       C
And sing this lullaby to yourself.
     Bb        G         C           C
Sing this lullaby to yourself.

Bridge
Am  Am       Em       Em
Lullaby, I’m not near by.
     F        F          G      G
Sing this lullaby to yourself.
F         F        G         G
Don’t you cry, no, don’t you cry.
     Em        Em        Am     Am
Sing this lullaby to yourself.

Verse 3
       C       C              C             C
Cause, when I arrive dear, it won’t be that long.
       F               F       Bb             Bb
No, it won’t seem like anytime that I’ve been gone.
C            C              C            C
It aint’ the first time- it won’t be the last.
-------------------------------------------------0-|
--------------------------------------------0----1-|
----------2--------4---------------4--------0----2-|
-------------------------------------------------2-|
-------------------------------------------------0-|
----------1--------3---------------0--------0------|
                        G(Barre)           Em   Am
Won’t you remember these words the help the time pass? So…

Verse 1 repeated
C              C       C        C
When you’re so lonely, lying in bed,
F                  F             Bb              Bb
Night’s closed its eyes, but you can’t rest your head.
C          C         C              C
Everyone’s sleeping, all though the house.
F                  F             Bb         Bb
You wish you could dream, but forgot to somehow.

Chorus
     G         G         C      C
Sing this lullaby to yourself.
     Bb         G         C      C
Sing this lullaby to yourself.
     F         F        G         G
Sing this lullaby, sing this lullaby,
     Bb        G         C
Sing this lullaby to yourself.
Last C Pattern
|-----0-----------|
|-1/3-1-----------|
|-----0-----------|
|-2/4-2-----------|
|-3/5-3-----------|
|-----------------|
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cartoonhippo wrote on September 7 2007, 04:48 pm

with the chords hes given it also works if you strum it
great tab!
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wendybird wrote on June 20 2009, 10:57 am

THANK YOU!! These are awesome tabs....

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