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by The Mother Hips
Lyrics/music by T. Bluhm
From the album "Green Hills of Earth" (2001)
Tablature by Collin Spencer

Tab Symbols:
b   =  bend up (number after the b represents the target note)
r   =  release bend
h   =  hammer on
p   =  pull off
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down

For a guide to text-file tab notation, check out this URL:

(Chord fingerings/shapes are at the end)

[Opening Riff]
|-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|-----------------------|------0 (hold)--|

                           Bm    Bm

                         E       D  /  A  /

Then play this [lead-in riff] 3 times:

          E       D  /  A  /  

[Verse 1]

D   E         B
Kickers, come on

D              E     B
Tonight, we're leaaving

   D         E           B
So kiss your baby on the ear

         D           E         B   A
We'll be playing but she won't hear

      E                              F#m             A              
As we climb aboard the bus, we don't leave nothing behind us but our

(silent)  E (hold)

G#m          A       Am    E     F#m
Smoke please lead us up to heaven

[Repeat opening riff, followed by this lead-in riff]

     E       D  /  A  /

         E       E    /

[Verse 2]

D        E         B
Wilco is up on the stage

  D            E                   B 
A cigarette, a straight-edge, and a jet plane

D          E             B          
You (you), you (you) and I,

        D   E  B  A
Must be hiiiiiiiiiigh

        E                              F#m             A
But the dressing room's too hot, so we hit the parking lot where we

(silent)  E (hold)

G#m          A       Am    E     F#m
Smoke please lead us up to heaven

   F#m  G#m                G#m  A
To heaven,   lead us up to heaven

Solo over the following progression:

B/// (4x) | A/// | E/// | (3 times)

[Then finish the solo over 8 bars of]:

 | B/// |  

Yeah....We got SMOKE!*

*[Play the lead-in riff over the final SMOKE choruses]

[Finish up the tune on a held E chord]

Chord Shapes:

E     [022100]
D     [x00323]
B     [x24442]
F#m   [244222]
G#m   [466444]
Bm    [x24432]
A     [002220]
Am    [002210]

Questions/comments/corrections? Email collin@californiasoul.org

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