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Overkill Chords

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I think your tab is the closest I have ever found on the net… But I think if you look
at my version you will see that the one you have posted is not quite right.

 

Colin Hay Acoustic version of Overkill

This is an alternate tuning First and Sixth stings tuned to D.

This is a great blues slide tune, so try a slider on it after you 

learn the song and have some fun. I don’t know the names of 

these cords so I have numbered them. C1 =Cord #1 and so on.

 

D --0-- --x-- --0-- --0-- --0-- --0-- --0-- --x-- --x--
B --7-- --7-- --7-- --7-- --5-- --5-- --3-- --0-- --0--
G --0-- --7-- --0-- --6-- --0-- --4-- --4-- --7-- --6--
D --7-- --7-- --7-- --7-- --5-- --5-- --4-- --5-- --5--
A --5-- --5-- --5-- --4-- --3-- --2-- --2-- --0-- --0--
D --0-- --5-- --x-- --x-- --x-- --x-- --0-- --7-- --7--

 

    C1    C2    C3    C4    C5    C6    C7    C8    C9     

 

D --x-- --x-- --0-- --0-- --0--
B --0-- --0-- --3-- --3-- --2--
G --3-- --3-- --4-- --2-- --2--
D --4-- --2-- --5-- --2-- --2--
A --4-- --4-- --5-- --0-- --0--
D --x-- --x-- --x-- --x-- --x--

 

   C10   C11   C12   C13   C14

 

Intro is C1 and C2 cords. 

The intro is used as a break during the song also.

C3                       C4

            I can't get to sleep

 

C5                           C6

            I think about the implications

 

...

 

C7                     C13       C14

Day after day it reappears

 

C7                                             C8          C9

Night after night my heartbeat, shows the fear

 

C10          C11                     C12

Ghosts appear and fade away

 

 

Format copied, music figured out by Gary Hutchings 2004 

CompMan67@comcast.net

 
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Emiil 10 Jan 10, 2006 12:09 PM

Great song and everything... but why did you wright such strange chords???
INstead och writing an A why did you whrite C14 or what its called.?
MVH EMIL

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Suspended Chaos 10 Aug 03, 2006 03:35 AM

Perhaps reading would be beneficial?

"I don?t know the names of these cords so I have numbered them. C1 =Cord #1 and so on."

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RockinTheIbanez 478 Mar 03, 2007 08:40 PM

...Wow well maybe the idiot who made the tab should learn the names of the chords. Because this is a piece of shit.

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