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Author
Song: Short Skirt Long Jacket
Band: Cake
Album: Comfort Eagle
Drummer: Todd Roper
Timing: 4/4
Tempo: 120
Tabbed By: Stanton LeFort (Stanton.LeFort@rogers.com)

Note: The extra percussion (eg. Cow bell) is *not* played by the drummer.

Intro [0:00]

     (horn intro)
  |====== 2x ======|
H |----------------|
S |----------------|
B |----------------|

H |x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x-xx--x-x-------|x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x-xx--x-x-------|
t |----------------|----------ooo-o-|----------------|----------------|
T |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------ooo-o-|
S |----o-------o---|----o-----------|----o-------o---|----o-----------|
B |o-----o---o---o-|o-----o---o---o-|o-----o---o---o-|o-----o---o---o-|
  |1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|

Verse 1 ("I want a girl with a mind like a diamond) [0:11]
	
                                    (cow bell on qtrs)
  |====== 7x ======|                |====== 8x ======|
H |x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x-xx--x-x-------|x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|
t |----------------|----------ooo-o-|----------------|
S |----o-------o---|----o-----------|----o-------o---|
B |o-----o---o---o-|o-----o---o---o-|o-----o---o---o-|
  |1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|

Chorus 1 ("I want a girl with a short skirt and a long jacket") [0:43]

  |====== 3x ======|
H |x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x---------------|----------------|
t |----------------|----------------|----------ooo-o-|
S |----o-------o---|o---------------|----------------|
B |o-----o---o---o-|o---------------|----------------|
  |1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|

Bridge 1 [0:53]

  |====== 4x ======|
H |x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|
t |----------------|
S |----o-------o---|
B |o-----o---o---o-|
  |1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|

Verse 2 ("I want a girl who wakes up early) [1:01]

  |=============== 2x ==============|====== 3x ======|
H |x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x-xx--x-x-------|
t |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------ooo-o-|
S |----o-------o---|----o-------o---|----o-------o---|----o-----------|
B |o-----o---o---o-|o-----o---o-----|o-----o---o---o-|o-----o---o---o-|
  |1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|

  (cow bell on qtrs)
  |====== 8x ======|
H |x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|
S |----o-------o---|
B |o-----o---o---o-|
  |1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|

Chorus 2 ("I want a girl with a short skirt and a long jacket") [1:33]

  |====== 3x ======|
H |x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x---------------|
S |----o-------o---|-----------oo---|
B |o-----o---o---o-|o-------------o-|
  |1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|

Interlude 1 ("Na na na na na na, na na na na naaa na) [1:41]

  |====== 9x ======| 
H |x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x-xx--x-X---X---|----------------|----------------|
S |----o-------o---|----o-------o---|----------------|----------------|
B |o-----o---o---o-|o-----o-o-------|o---------------|----------------|
  |1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|

Bridge 2 [2:05]

  |====== 3x ======|
H |x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x-xx--x-x-------|
t |----------------|----------ooo-o-|
S |----o-------o---|----o-----------|
B |o-----o---o---o-|o-----o---o---o-|
  |1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|


PLAY VERSE 1 AGAIN (Verse 3, "I want a girl with smooth liquidation) [2:13]


PLAY CHORUS 2 AGAIN (Chorus 3, "I want a girl with a short skirt) [2:45]


Interlude 2 ("Na na na na na na, na na na na naaa na") [2:53]

                   |====== 8x ======|
C |x---------------|----------------|----------------|
H |--xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|
S |----o-------o---|----o-------o---|----o-----o-o---|
B |o-----o---o---o-|o-----o---o---o-|o-----o-o-----o-|
  |1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|

Outro [3:12]

                   |====== 2x ======|
C |x---------------|----------------|----------------|
H |--xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x-xx--x-x-x-x-x-|x-xx--x-x-x-x---|
S |----o-------o---|----o-------o---|----o-------o---|
B |o-----o---o---o-|o-----o---o---o-|o-----o---o-----|
  |1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|1e+a2e+a3e+a4e+a|

END [3:20]

            
            
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