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Time Bomb
Artist: Dave Matthews Band
Album: Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King

tabbed from 6/17/09 show and FUSE HD broadcast of Beacon Theater show

Contributor: Daniel Schnall

Intro
E|------------|------------|--------|
B|------------|------------|-8-(10)-|
G|---14-12-10-|---14-12-10-|-9--10--|x4
D|-0-12-12-12—|-0-12-12-12-|-10-12--|
A|------------|------------|--------|
E|------------|------------|--------|

Verse (“I'm a ticking time bomb”)
e|--------|--------|
B|--------|--------|
G|--7--5--|--5--7--|x2
D|--7--5--|--5--7--|
A|--5--3--|--3--5--|
E|--------|--------|

Pre-Chorus (“No one would believe it”)
e|------------------|
B|------------1--1--|
G|-3--2-0-x---2--0--|x3
D|-3--3-3-3---3--2--|
A|-1--1-1-1------3--|
E|------------------|

Between Verse 1 and Verse 2
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--7-7-7-------5----5-5-5-5--7---|
D|--7-7-7--5-3--5----5-5-5-5--7---|
A|--5-5-5-------3----3-3-3-3--5---|
E|--------------------------------|

Verse 2 (“If martians fell from the sky”)
e|--------|--------|
B|--------|--------|
G|--7--5--|--5--7--|x2
D|--7--5--|--5--7--|
A|--5--3--|--3--5--|
E|--------|--------|

Pre-Chorus (“No one would believe it”)  x3

Chorus (“Baby when I get home”)
e|---------------|--------------|
B|---------------|--------------|
G|--7-7-7-7---5--|--5-5-5-5--7--|x3
D|--7-7-7-5-3-5--|--5-5-5-5--7--|
A|--5-5-5---5-3--|--3-3-3-3--5--|
E|---------------|--------------|

Verse 3 (“When everything starts to fall”)
e|--------|--------|
B|--------|--------|
G|--7--5--|--5--7--|x2
D|--7--5--|--5--7--|
A|--5--3--|--3--5--|
E|--------|--------|

Pre-Chorus (“No one would believe it”)  x3

Pre-Bridge
e|-----|
B|-----|
G|--7--|
D|--7--|
A|--5--|
E|-----|

Bridge
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|x2
D|--------------3-5------3-------------3----------3--|
A|-5--4-3-5-4-3------0-3---5-4-3-5-4-3---3----0-3----|
E|-----------------------------------------3---------|

Jam/Chorus/End (“Baby when I get home”)
e|--x---x---|--x---x---|    |--1--0--|--0--1--|
B|--x---x---|--x---x---|    |--3--1--|--1--3--|
G|--x---x---|--x---x---| OR |--2--0--|--0--2--|
D|--12—-10--|--10--12--|    |-----2--|--2-----|
A|--12—-10--|--10--12--|    |-----3--|--3-----|
E|--10—-8---|--8---10--|    |--------|--------|



Notes:
My Bridge is what Dave plays live.

Please see these variations which carry more sound:
(Tabbed by UG user Car vs. Driver)
e|---------------------------|----------------------------|
B|---------------------------|----------------------------|
G|--7--6-5-7-6-5-5-6---------|--7--6-5-7-6-5-3-5----------|
D|--7--6-5-7-6-5-3-4-------3-|--7--6-5-7-6-5-3-5-5------3-|
A|--5--4-3-5-4-3-3-4---0-3---|--5--4-3-5-4-3-3-3-5--0-3---|
E|---------------------------|-------------------3--------|

Alternate:
e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|--7--6-5-7-6-5-10-12---------|--7--6-5-7-6-5-10-5----------|
D|--7--6-5-7-6-5-10-12-------3-|--7--6-5-7-6-5-10-5-5------3-|
A|--5--4-3-5-4-3-8--10---0-3---|--5--4-3-5-4-3-8--3-5--0-3---|
E|-----------------------------|--------------------3--------| 

            
            
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Car vs. Driver 40 Jul 05, 2009 10:09 AM

Check out these versions of the bridge ...
e|---------------------------|----------------------------|
B|---------------------------|----------------------------|
G|--7--6-5-7-6-5-5-6---------|--7--6-5-7-6-5-3-5----------|
D|--7--6-5-7-6-5-3-4-------3-|--7--6-5-7-6-5-3-5-5------3-|
A|--5--4-3-5-4-3-3-4---0-3---|--5--4-3-5-4-3-3-3-5--0-3---|
E|---------------------------|-------------------3--------|

Alternate:

e|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|--7--6-5-7-6-5-10-12---------|--7--6-5-7-6-5-10-5----------|
D|--7--6-5-7-6-5-10-12-------3-|--7--6-5-7-6-5-10-5-5------3-|
A|--5--4-3-5-4-3-8--10---0-3---|--5--4-3-5-4-3-8--3-5--0-3---|
E|-----------------------------|--------------------3--------|

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Car vs. Driver 40 Jul 18, 2009 06:07 PM

By the way, thanks for tabbing this out (and even adding my bridge version). Good work.

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BoBBYAMERICA 10 Sep 11, 2009 06:02 PM

excellent

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