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                              Boston - Augustana
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Tabbed by: William Heng
Email: xm1003@hotmail.com

Tuning: EADGBe

Part 1 (Intro/Verse, piano solo)

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E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

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E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|                in the light of the sun,

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  is there anyone?                  oh it has begun...

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               oh dear you look so lost,

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  eyes are red and tears are shed, this world you must've crossed...
  you said...

Part 2 (chorus 1)

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  you don't know me, you don't even care, oh yeah... she said...

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  you don't know me, you don't wear my chains... oh yeah... yeah...

Part 3 (Verse, percussion and bass in) 

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A|----------------|3---------------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

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                essential and appealed, 

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  carry all your thoughts           across an open field,

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                when flowers gaze at you...

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A|----------------|3---------------|----------------|----------------|
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  (they're) not the only ones who cry when they see (you) you said...

Part 4 (chorus 1)

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  you don't know me, you don't even care, oh yeah... she said

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  you don't know me, you don't wear my chains... oh yeah...

  she said (I) think I'll go to bos-

Part 5 (Chorus 2, all guitar in)

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  ton... (I) think I'll start a new life, (I) think I'll start it
  over, where no one knows my name, I'll get out of califor-

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  nia, I'm tired of the weather, (I) think I'll get a lover and 
  fly em out to spain... (I) think I'll go to bos-

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  ton, (I) think that i'm just tired (I) think I need a new tow,
  to leave this all behind... (I) think I need a sun-

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  rise, I'm tired of the sunset, (I) hear it's nice in the summer,
  some snow would be nice... oh yeah...


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                   boston... (where) no one knows my name... yeah...

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  no one knows my name... no one knows my name... yeah...

Part 6 (Outro, piano solo)

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D|2---------------|2---------------|2---------------|----------------|
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E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|


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G|2---------------|----------------|2---------------|4---------------|
D|3---------------|2---------------|3---------------|5---------------|
A|----------------|3---------------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  Boston...                                          no one knows my

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B|----------------|
G|----------------|
D|----------------|
A|----------------|
E|----------------|
  (Name)

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Note:
1) Lyrics with bracket can be ignored as they hardly be heard in song.
2) Tab is based on cd version, I'll post MV and concert version soon.
3) Listen to the song before you try out this tab.
4) Lyrics not aligned with the tab precisely.
5) E-mail me if you feel like to give comment or correction.
6) I'm willing to accept any comment including criticize.
7) Most 5th note for intro/verse/outro can be played by hammering.

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Simple Summary:

Part 1 (intro/Verse/outro) x4

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

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G|2---------------|----------------|2---------------|4---------------|
D|3---------------|2---------------|3---------------|5---------------|
A|----------------|3---------------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

Part 2 (chorus 1)

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D|2---------------|2---------------|2---------------|2---------------|
A|3---------------|2---------------|0---------------|2---------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

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D|2---------------|2---------------|2---------------|2---------------|
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Part 3 (intro/verse/outro) x3

Part 4 (chorus 1) x1

Part 5 (Chorus 2) x4

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

Part 6 (intro/verse/outro) x1

            
            
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seventhfret 10 Mar 17, 2007 02:57 PM

pretty good but, i think it gets a little deeper in the end:
|--------------------------------------|
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|-5-5-5/7-4-4-4/5-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3------|
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|-3-3-3/5-2-2-2/3-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1------|
|--------------------------------------| ???

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Will.i.am 80 Mar 25, 2007 10:41 PM

thanks for posting a comment ^^

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seventhfret 10 Apr 02, 2007 07:50 PM

is anyone aware of the other version of this song though? i think it's the better one. i've talked to plenty of people but no one knows about it.

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