Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

Song For Dennis Brown Chords

13,754 views 24 this week
1 commentread comment
1 2 3 4 5
x 6
set tempo
WARNING: You are trying to view
                                    content from Ultimate-Guitar.com
                                    in an unauthorized application,
                                    which is prohibited.

                                    Please use an official Ultimate
                                    Guitar Tabs application for iPhone,
                                    iPad or Android to access legitimate
                                    chords, guitar, bass, and drum tabs
                                    from Ultimate-Guitar.com database.

                                    Type "ultimate guitar tabs" in Apple
                                    App Store's or Android Market's
                                    search to find the application.
Comments/Corrections welcomed/encouraged  dtrom4-at-aol-dot-com

*I know the bridge part is not quite right, but it's pretty close.  
If you fix it, please let me know.

Mountain Goats – Song for Dennis Brown

Intro/Verse riff

Intro:  Riff x2

       G                                C
On the day that Dennis Brown’s lung collapsed
                 D               G          (Riff)
Spring rain was misting down on Kingston.
And down at the harbor 
      C               D                  G        (Riff)
Local cops were intercepting an inbound shipment.
C                               G
  And for a while there it was chaos
           C                                  D
  As they handcuffed and then ruffed up some sailors.
G                             C      D                 G          (Riff)
  On the day my lung collapses, it’s not gonna be that different.

On the day that Dennis Brown’s habits caught up with him 
School children sang in choirs.
And out behind the Chinese restaurants 
Guys were jumping into dumpsters.

  And the stench was overbearing
  But they were past the point of caring.
  On the day my habits catch up with me, I’ll be down among the jumpers.

Bridge: C G Em G Em G Am F		   D

And when the birds come home in spring 
We will fill them full of buckshot.
And jets of contaminated blood 
Will cloud the rivers and the lakes.

  It took all the coke in town
  To bring down Dennis Brown.
  On the day my lung collapses, we’ll see just how much it takes.

Outro:  Riff x2
     	Riff x4
print report bad tab
1 comment total.
0 reply
Andrewbiles wrote on July 13 2010, 12:55 pm

Is the D you have above "ruffed up some sailors" a D7 (xx0212)?

And the Bridge, just substitute your Am for Em and the F for the lower notes of C (x320xx). Sounds good enough. There is also a hint of a C going between Em and G.

I could, however, be wrong on all points.

I want to post or [tab]
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Please do not post tabs as comments. Select "correction" instead!