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Start Wearing Purple Tab

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                           Start Wearing Purple – Gogol Bordello
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Tabbed by: Kushal Ranjan
Email: sporkman7@gmail.com

Tuning: Standard – EADGBe

e|------0-0-----0-------0-------0-------0-0-----0-------0-------0------------|
B|------1-1-----1-------1-------1-------1-1-----1-------1-------1------------|
G|------2-2-----2-------2-------2-------2-2-----2-------2-------2------------|
D|----------2--------------------------------2-------------------------------|
A|--0---------------0---------------0---------------0------------------------|
E|--------------------------0-------------------------------0----------------|

    Start wearin' purple...
e|------5-------5-------5---12---5---|   |------5-------5--------5-------5---|
B|------5-------5-------5--(12)--5---|   |------5-------5--------5-------5---|
G|--2-------5-------4----------------|x2 |--2-------5-------4--------5-------|
D|-----------------------------------|   |-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|   |-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|   |-----------------------------------|

   now...
e|------0-------0-------0-------0---|   
B|------0-------0-------0-------0---|  
G|------1-------1-------1-------1---|
D|----------------------------------|   
A|----------2-----------------------|   
E|--0---------------0-------0-------|   

   sanity and wits...
e|------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0---12--0------------|
B|------0-------0-------0---12--0-------0-------0-------0-------0------------|
G|------1-------1-------1-------1-------1-------1-------1-------1------------|
D|----------2-------2-----------------------2-------2------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-------------------------------0----------------------------------------|

                                         ...time
e|------0-------0-------0-------7---|--5--|  
B|------0-------0-------0-----------|-----|
G|------1-------1-------1-----------|-----|
D|----------2-------2---------------|-----|
A|----------------------------------|-----|
E|--0-----------------------0-------|-----|


Verses and Choruses:

Use these shapes for Am and E. You can try to add a flat 7th to the E for emphasis.
   Am  E   E7  E7
e|-5-|-4-|-4-|-4-|
B|-5-|-5-|-5-|-3-|
G|-5-|-4-|-4-|-4-|
D|---|---|-0-|-2-|
A|---|---|---|---|
E|---|---|---|---|

The chords follow a reggae style rhythm, like:

1  e  &  a  2  e  &  a  3  e  &  a  4  e  &  a  
------Am-Am-------Am-Am-------Am-Am-------Am-Am

And the chord pattern:

Am
Start wearing purple, wearing purple
                            E/E7
Start wearing purple for me now

All your sanity and wits, they will all vanish, I promise
                      Am
It's just a matter of time
                            Am
I know you since you were a-twenty, I was twenty,
                                 E/E7
and thought that some years from now

a purple little little lady would be perfect
                          Am
for dirty old and useless clown.

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So that's more or less the entire song. If you want to solo(?), you can get
away with A harmonic/natural minor and E phrygian, phrygian dominant, or Arabic.
Key: A minor
Tempo: 97 bpm

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| ()  ghost note (play softly) 
| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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