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The Tallest Man on Earth
Death Letter

CAPO 8
TUNING: CGCGCF
Strumming not notated, honestly it gets pretty crazy at times

Taken from the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ikq4Hw7De7c

I'm sorry for the roughness of this, in some parts the words and chords don't perfectly 
match up, you'll have to watch the video for exact timeing. It's a start though and 
sounds pretty good.

INTRO:
|-x--0-0---0-|-----0-5-0--0-----0-0-0--|
|-x--3-0---0-|-----3-3-0--0-----3-0-0--|
|-x--0-3---0-|-----0-0-3--0-----0-3-0--|
|-x--0-0---0-|-x2--0-0-0--0-----0-0-0--|
|-x--0-0---0-|-----0-0-0--0-----0-0-0--|
|-x--0-0--(3)|-----0-0-0--3-----0-0(3)-|

VERSE PART 1
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|---x------------------0-0----|
|---x------------------0-3p0--|   x3
|---x------------------0-0----|
|---x------------------3-0----|
|---x------------------0-0----|
I got a letter this mornin
how do you reckon it read?
It said, "Hurry, hurry,
the girl you love is dead"

VERSE PART 2
|-------0------------------------0---------------------x--------------|
|-0-----3------------------------0---------------------x--------------|
|-0-----0------------------------0---------------------x--------------|
|-0-----3------------------------2---------------------x--------------|
|-3-----1------------------------0---------------------x--------------|
|-------0------------------------x---------------------x--------------|
Oh, i got a letter this morning, I say how do you reckon it read?

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|---x------------------0-3p0--|   x2 (only once for verses 2, 3, and 4)
|---x------------------0-0----|
|---x------------------3-0----|
|---x------------------0-0----|

|------------------------0-------------------------|
|--------0---------------3--------------0----------|
|--------3---------------0--------------0----------|
|--------2---------------3--------------2----------|
|--------x---------------1--------------0----------|
|--------3------------------------------0----------|
It said, "hurry hurry oh, how come the girl you love is dead

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|---x------------------0-0----|
|---x------------------0-3p0--|   x2
|---x------------------0-0----|
|---x------------------3-0----|
|---x------------------0-0----|

The chords are the same for the remainder of the verses

VERSE 2
(part 1)
So I grabbed my suitcase
I took of down the road
well, when I got there
she was lyin on the coolin board
(part 2)
I grabbed my suitcase, and I said i took off down the road
i said, but when I gor there she  was already lyin on that coolin board

VERSE 3
(part 1)
Well, I folded  up my arms
I slowly walked away
"Said farewell, I'll see you on Judgment Day"
(part 2)
I folded up my  arms, and I  slowly  walked away
I said, "Farewell, farewell, I'll see you on Judgment Day"

BREAK:
Repeat Intro:
|-x--0-0---0-|-----0-5-0--0-----0-0-0--|
|-x--3-0---0-|-----3-3-0--0-----3-0-0--|
|-x--0-3---0-|-----0-0-3--0-----0-3-0--|
|-x--0-0---0-|-x2--0-0-0--0-----0-0-0--|
|-x--0-0---0-|-----0-0-0--0-----0-0-0--|
|-x--0-0--(3)|-----0-0-0--3-----0-0(3)-|

Third line of the verse:
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|-------3------------------------0---------------------x--------------|
|-------0------------------------0---------------------x--------------|
|-------3------------------------2---------------------x--------------|
|-------1------------------------0---------------------x--------------|
|-------0------------------------x---------------------x--------------|

First bit of the intro again:
|-0-0--0-|
|-3-0--0-|
|-0-3--0-|  x2
|-0-0--0-|
|-0-0--0-|
|-0-0--0-|

Fourth line of the verse:
|------------------------0-------------------------|
|--------0---------------3--------------0----------|
|--------3---------------0--------------0----------|
|--------2---------------3--------------2----------|
|--------x---------------1--------------0----------|
|--------3------------------------------0----------|

|---x------------------0-0----|
|---x------------------0-0----|
|---x------------------0-3p0--|   x4
|---x------------------0-0----|
|---x------------------3-0----|
|---x------------------0-0----|

VERSE 4:
(part 1)
I went into my room and I
bowed down to pray
The blues came along and drove my spirit away
(part 2)
Oh I went into my room, and I bowed down to pray
Oh the blues came along and drove my spirit away

VERSE 5
part 1)
I got a letter this mornin
how do you reckon it read?
It said, "hurry hurry, the girl you love is dead
part 2)
I got a letter this morning, I say how do you reckon it read? Oh!
It said, "hurry, hurry, oh, how come the girl you love is... dead."

END

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