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Tiger Mountain Peasant Song Tab

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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
             "TIGER MOUNTAIN PEASANT SONG" off album "Fleet Foxes" (2008)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by: Les Gibson

Tuning: GUITAR 1: 1/2 step/semitone down: Eb Ab Db Gb Bb eb
        GUITAR 2: Standard tuning: E A D G B e

Chords are given as chords shapes, not the actual chords heard 
without different tuning. Therefore, Am=Abm  , G=Gb etc.

[Intro]

acoustic fingerpicking. Two guitars. 

     Am
eb|-----------------------|-----------------------|
Bb|--1----1-----0h1---1---|--1----1-----0h1---1---|
Gb|--2----2-----2-----2---|--2----2-----2-----2---|Guitar 1 (down 1/2 step)
Db|--2--2---2-------2---2-|--2--2---2-------2---2-|
Ab|--0--------------------|--0--------------------|
Eb|-----------------------|-----------------------|
  |                       |                       |
 e|-----------------------|-----------------------|
 B|-----------------------|-----------------------|
 G|-----------------------|-----------------------|Guitar 2 (Standard tuning)
 D|-----------------------|-----------------------|
 A|-----------------------|-----------------------|
 E|-----------------------|-----------------------|

     Am         D7           G          Em
eb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Bb|--1----1-----1-----1---|--0----0-----0----0---|
Gb|--2----2-----2-----2---|--0----0-----0----0---|
Db|--2--2---2--(0)--0---0-|--0--0---0---2--2---2-|
Ab|--0--------------------|----------------------|
Eb|-----------------------|--3----------0--------|
  |                       |                      |   X2
 e|--7----7-----7-----7---|--6----6-----6----6---|
 B|--9----9-----6-----6---|--7----7-----7----7---|
 G|--8--8---8---6---6---6-|--6--6---6---8--8---8-|
 D|-(9)-------------------|----------------------|
 A|-----------------------|----------------------|
 E|-----------------------|----------------------|


[Verse 1]

(0:17):

    Wanderers    this      morning came by       
     Am         D7           G          Em
eb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Bb|--1----1-----1-----1---|--0----0-----0----0---|
Gb|--2----2-----2-----2---|--0----0-----0----0---|
Db|--2--2---2--(0)--0---0-|--0--0---0---2--2---2-|
Ab|--0--------------------|----------------------|
Eb|-----------------------|--3----------0--------|
  |                       |                      |   
 e|--7----7-----7-----7---|--6----6-----6----6---|
 B|--9----9-----6-----6---|--7----7-----7----7---|
 G|--8--8---8---6---6---6-|--6--6---6---8--8---8-|
 D|-(9)-------------------|----------------------|
 A|-----------------------|----------------------|
 E|-----------------------|----------------------|

     Where did they go     Graceful in the morning
     Am         D7           G          F      G
eb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Bb|--1----1-----1-----1---|--0----0--------------|
Gb|--2----2-----2-----2---|--0----0-----2----2-0-|
Db|--2--2---2--(0)--0---0-|--0--0---0---3----3-0-|
Ab|--0--------------------|-------------3--3-----|
Eb|-----------------------|--3-----------------3-|
  |                       |                      |   
 e|--7----7-----7-----7---|--6----6--------------|
 B|--9----9-----6-----6---|--7----7--------------|
 G|--8--8---8---6---6---6-|--6--6---6---1----1---|
 D|-(9)-------------------|----------------2---4-|
 A|-----------------------|-------------2------4-|
 E|-----------------------|----------------------|

    light      to banner     fair   to follow you
     C          F       G    C          F       
eb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Gb|-------0-----2-----2---|--0----0-----2----2---|
Db|--2----2-----3-----3-5-|--2----2-----3----3---|
Ab|--3--3---3---3---3---5-|--3--3---3---3--3---3-|
Eb|---------------------3-|----------------------|
  |                       |                      |   
 e|-----------------------|----------------------|
 B|-----------------------|----------------------|
 G|--4----4-----1-----1---|--4----4-----1----1---|
 D|--4----4---------2---4-|--4----4--------2---2-|
 A|--2--2---2---2-------4-|--2--2---2---2------2-|
 E|-----------------------|----------------------|

    softly in the cold mountain air
     G
eb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Gb|--4----------4---------|--4----------4--------|
Db|--5----5-----5-----5---|--5----5-----5----5---|
Ab|--5----5-----5-----5---|--5----5-----5----5---|
Eb|-----3---5-------3---5-|-----3---5------3---5-|
  |                       |                      |   
 e|-----------------------|----------------------|
 B|-----------------------|----------------------|
 G|--3----3-----3-----3---|--3----3-----3----3---|
 D|--4----4-----4-----4---|--4----4-----4----4---|
 A|-----3---3-------3---3-|-----3---3------3---3-|
 E|-----------------------|----------------------|


[Verse 2]

same guitar parts as verse 1. (0:38)

--Fill after verse 2 (1:01)  (...more...): same parts as in verse.


[Chorus]

picked chords in straight rhythm (1:22):

G    C      D7sus4    C
Dear shadow alive and well
C           F    G
How can the body die
    C       F#/D
You tell me everything
         G
Anything true.


[Verse 3]

same as before (1:44). Strummed chords same as verse 1


[Chorus]

as before (2:06).


[Chorus 2]

strummed chords (2:28):

Em   A
Jesse
G                 Am     C
I don't know what I have done
    F       C           F   C
I'm turning myself to a demon
G                 Am     C
I don't know what I have done
    F                   C
I'm turning myself to a demon

(Fade-out picking same chords as in chorus 2)

 
************************************

| (n)  Ghost note
| h    Hammer-on
| b    Bend 

************************************
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sixtysixemily 15 wrote on October 14 2008, 08:32 pm

Graceful in the morning
Am D7 G f7 G
eb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Bb|--1----1-----1-----1---|--0----0--------------|
Gb|--2----2-----2-----2---|--0----0-----2----2-0-|
Db|--2--2---2--(0)--0---0-|--0--0---0---3----3-0-|
Ab|--0--------------------|-------------3--3-----|
Eb|-----------------------|--3-----------------3-|
| | |
e|--7----7-----7-----7---|--6----6--------------|
B|--9----9-----6-----6---|--7----7--------------|
G|--8--8---8---6---6---6-|--6--6---6---1----1---|
D|-(9)-------------------|----------------2---4-|
A|-----------------------|-------------2------4-|
E|-----------------------|----------------------|

light to banner fair to follow you
C F7 C F7
eb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Gb|-------0-----2-----2---|--0----0-----2----2---|
Db|--2----2-----3-----3-5-|--2----2-----3----3---|
Ab|--3--3---3---3---3---5-|--3--3---3---3--3---3-|
Eb|---------------------3-|----------------------|
| | |
e|-----------------------|----------------------|
B|-----------------------|----------------------|
G|--4----4-----1-----1---|--4----4-----1----1---|
D|--4----4---------2---4-|--4----4--------2---2-|
A|--2--2---2---2-------4-|--2--2---2---2------2-|
E|-----------------------|----------------------|

softly in the cold mountain air
G
eb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Gb|--4----------4---------|--4----------4--------|
Db|--5----5-----5-----5---|--5----5-----5----5---|
Ab|--5----5-----5-----5---|--5----5-----5----5---|
Eb|-----3---5-------3---5-|-----3---5------3---5-|
| | |
e|-----------------------|----------------------|
B|-----------------------|----------------------|
G|--3----3-----3-----3---|--3----3-----3----3---|
D|--4----4-----4-----4---|--4----4-----4----4---|
A|-----3---3-------3---3-|-----3---3------3---3-|
E|-----------------------|----------------------|


c f7 C g
Dear shadow alive and well
C F7 G
How can the body die
C D
You tell me everything
G
Anything true.




good job other wise :) :) i love this song!
check out the video on youtube by the two girls who look like their from the 70s :p its helpful !

+1 reply
onlymodestmouse 3,805 wrote on April 30 2009, 04:36 am

hey, very nice, but I have one correction. It's probably been mentioned before. The chord after Am in the beginning (D7) should have an F# note on the low E string (2nd fret).

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bjerki 599 wrote on May 15 2009, 10:45 am

softly in the cold mountain air
G
eb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Gb|--4----------4---------|--4----------4--------|
Db|--5----5-----5-----5---|--5----5-----5----5---|
Ab|--5----5-----5-----5---|--5----5-----5----5---|
Eb|-----3---5-------3---5-|-----3---5------3---5-|
isn't this suppost to be

softly in the cold mountain air
G
eb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Bb|-----------------------|----------------------|
Gb|--4----------4---------|--4----------4--------|
Db|--5----5-----5-----5---|--5----5-----5----5---|
Ab|--5----5-----5-----5---|--5----5-----5----5---|
Eb|-----3---3-------3---3-|-----3---3------3---3-|

or am I hearing this wrong? :)

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