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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
#

From: Warptail@cris.com (Stanton Dale)
Subject: Tab: Butterfly by weezer (minor corrections)
Date: 22 Oct 1996 20:28:23 GMT


                                    Butterfly
                                     Weezer
 
                      Originally tabbed by Staale Hesjevik
                        Changed for accuracy by Jon Dale
 
Great song..  I corrected the lyrics and made some tiny changes.  The 
little arpeggios sound just a tiny bit off, two strings are plucked 
in the song, but hey, it's close enough.  :)
  
 
        G     Em              C        D               G                    
                                                                           

Eb|3-----0---------------0--------2---------------3-------------------|
Bb|3-----0---------------1--------3---------------3-------------------|
Gb|0-----0---------------0--------2---------------0-------------------|
Db|0-----2---------------2--------0---------------0-------------------|
Ab|2-----2---------------3------------------------2-------------------|
Eb|3-----0----------------------------------------3-------------------|
        Yesterday I went outside, with my mamas mason jar. 
 
                   Em        C                                        

Eb|-----------0---------0----0----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------0---------1-----3-1-0---0-1-----------------------------|
Gb|-----------0---------0-----------2---------------------------------|
Db|-----------2---------2---------------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------2---------3---------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------0-------------------------------------------------------|
        Caught a lovely butterfly.
 
        G        Em       C            D             G           

Eb|3--------0--------0------------2-------------3---------------------|
Bb|3--------0--------1------------3-------------3---------------------|
Gb|0--------0--------0------------2-------------0---------------------|
Db|0--------2--------2------------0-------------0---------------------|
Ab|2--------2--------3--------------------------2---------------------|
Eb|3--------0-----------------------------------3---------------------|
        When I woke up today, looked in on my fairy pet.
 
                  Em          C                           D                
                                                                           
Eb|----------0-----------0---0-----------------------2----------------|
Bb|----------0-----------1-------3--1--0------0---1--3----------------|
Gb|----------0-----------0-----------------2---------2----------------|
Db|----------2-----------2---------------------------0----------------|
Ab|----------2-----------3--------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------0--------------------------------------------------------|
        She had withered all away, no more sighing in her breast.
 
        D                     G         Em            C                 
                                                                           
Eb|2---------------------3---------0------------0---------------------|
Bb|3---------------------3---------0------------1---------------------|
Gb|2---------------------0---------0------------0---------------------|
Db|0---------------------0---------2------------2---------------------|
Ab|----------------------2---------2------------3---------------------|
Eb|----------------------3---------0----------------------------------|
        I`m sorry for what I did, I did what my body told me to 
 
           D                G                 G7              C        D   
                                                                           
Eb|---2----------------3------------------3--------------0--------2---|
Bb|---3----------------3------------------3--------------1--------3---|
Gb|---2----------------0------------------4--------------0--------2---|
Db|---0----------------0------------------3--------------2--------0---|
Ab|--------------------2------------------5--------------3------------|
Eb|--------------------3------------------3---------------------------|
        I didn't mean to do you harm. Every time I pin down what I think
                                                                           
           G                         Em            C                       
                  *                                                        
Eb|---3----0--------------------0-------------0-----------------------|
Bb|---3------3-1-0--------------0-------------1-----------------------|
Gb|---0-------------------------0-------------0-----------------------|
Db|---0-------------------------2-------------2-----------------------|
Ab|---2-------------------------2-------------3-----------------------|
Eb|---3-------------------------0-------------------------------------|
        I want, it slips away, there it goes, slips away.
 
        G         Em              C             D             G            
                                                                           
Eb|3---------0---------------0-------------2-------------3------------|
Bb|3---------0---------------1-------------3-------------3------------|
Gb|0---------0---------------0-------------2-------------0------------|
Db|0---------2---------------2-------------0-------------0------------|
Ab|2---------2---------------3---------------------------2------------|
Eb|3---------0-------------------------------------------3------------|
        Smell you on my hand for days, i can't wash away your scent.
 
                  Em               C                                       
                                                                           
Eb|----------0----------------0----0----------------------------------|
Bb|----------0----------------1------3-1-0---0-1----------------------|
Gb|----------0----------------0------------2--------------------------|
Db|----------2----------------2---------------------------------------|
Ab|----------2----------------3---------------------------------------|
Eb|----------0--------------------------------------------------------|
        Found my dog and you're a bitch.
 
        G        Em              C           D              G              
                                                                           
Eb|3--------0---------------0-----------2--------------3--------------|
Bb|3--------0---------------1-----------3--------------3--------------|
Gb|0--------0---------------0-----------2--------------0--------------|
Db|0--------2---------------2-----------0--------------0--------------|
Ab|2--------2---------------3--------------------------2--------------|
Eb|3--------0------------------------------------------3--------------|
        I guess you're as real as me, maybe I can live with that.
 
               Em          C                           D                     
                                                                          
Eb|-------0-----------0---0-----------------------2-------------------|
Bb|-------0-----------1-------3--1--0-------0--1--3-------------------|
Gb|-------0-----------0-----------------2---------2-------------------|
Db|-------2-----------2---------------------------0-------------------|
Ab|-------2-----------3-----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------0-----------------------------------------------------------|
        Maybe I need fantasys, life of chasing butterfly.
 
        D                     G             Em          C         D         
                                                                           
Eb|2---------------------3-------------0-----------0---------2--------|
Bb|3---------------------3-------------0-----------1---------3--------|
Gb|2---------------------0-------------0-----------0---------2--------|
Db|0---------------------0-------------2-----------2---------0--------|
Ab|----------------------2-------------2-----------3------------------|
Eb|----------------------3-------------0------------------------------|
        I'm sorry for what I did, I didn't what my body told to I 
                                                                           
                               G       G7                   C            
                                                                           
Eb|-----------------------3-------3--------------------0--------------|
Bb|-----------------------3-------3--------------------1--------------|
Gb|-----------------------0-------4--------------------0--------------|
Db|-----------------------0-------3--------------------2--------------|
Ab|-----------------------2-------5--------------------3--------------|
Eb|-----------------------3-------3-----------------------------------|
         didn't mean it to you harm. Every time I pin down what i
 
                D              G              Em          C                
                                                                           
Eb|--------2-0------------3--------------0-----------0----------------|
Bb|--------3--310-0-------3--------------0-----------1----------------|
Gb|--------2-----2--------0--------------0-----------0----------------|
Db|--------0--------------0--------------2-----------2----------------|
Ab|-----------------------2--------------2-----------3----------------|
Eb|-----------------------3--------------0----------------------------|
        think I want it slips away, there it goes, slips away.
 
        G       Em             C            D               G              
                                                                          
Eb|3-------0--------------0------------2---------------3--------------|
Bb|3-------0--------------1------------3---------------3--------------|
Gb|0-------0--------------0------------2---------------0--------------|
Db|0-------2--------------2------------0---------------0--------------|
Ab|2-------2--------------3----------------------------2--------------|
Eb|3-------0-------------------------------------------3--------------|
        I told you I would return, when the Robin makes his nest.
 
        G        Em             C                     G                    
                                                                           
Eb|3--------0--------------0-------1-------------3--------------------|
Bb|3--------0--------------1---------3-1-0-------3--------------------|
Gb|0--------0--------------0-----0---------2-----0--------------------|
Db|0--------2--------------2---------------------0--------------------|
Ab|2--------2--------------3----3----------------2--------------------|
Eb|3--------0------------------------------------3--------------------|
        But I ain't never comin back,                      I'm sorry, 
 
                  Em                C               G                      
                                                                           
Eb|----------0-----------------0---------------3----------------------|
Bb|----------0-----------------1---------0-----3----------------------|
Gb|----------0-----------------0----------2----0----------------------|
Db|----------2-----------------2---------------0----------------------|
Ab|----------2-----------------3---------------2----------------------|
Eb|----------0---------------------------------3----------------------|
              I'm sorry,            I'm sorry.

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Lady_Dark_Side wrote on January 18 2002, 12:00 am

This is a great song to learn when you are just starting to learn how to play and sing with the guitar...

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shingy wrote on May 7 2002, 12:00 am

in the chorus,replace "the ghost" for "there it goes. In the Second verse replace "found my dog..." with, "If im a dog then your a bitch." Otherwise good tab.

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wezfan316 wrote on February 23 2003, 12:00 am

good tab .has anyone done a decent tab of dope nose??????/

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