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Disappearing Boy Tab

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Disappearing Boy
Green Day
1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours (1990)
Lyrics: Billie Joe Armstrong
Music: Green Day
Tuning: Normal
Notes: Play around with the intro a bit, it's quite hard to time
right.  The bridge timing is a bit funky too.

h = hammer-on
p = pull-off
b = bend
/ = slide up
\ = slide down
5 = power chord

Intro (PM this riff once, then PM the chords)
   Asus2       F#          G            Dsus2
e|--------------------------------------------0------------------|
B|-------0--------------------------------------3----------------|
G|-------2-2-2-------4-3-3-------5-4-4--2-2-2-----2--------------|
D|-2-2-2---2-2-------4-4-4-------5-5-5--0-0-0--------------------|
A|-0-0-0-------4-4-4-------5-5-5---------------------------------|
E|-------------2-2-2-------3-3-3---------------------------------|

Verse (x4)
   A5   F#5  G5   D5
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------7----------------------------------------------|
D|-7----4----5----7----------------------------------------------|
A|-7----4----5----5----------------------------------------------|
E|-5----2----3---------------------------------------------------|

Chorus (x4)
   B5   C5   G5
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4----5--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-4----5----5---------------------------------------------------|
A|-2----3----5---------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------3---------------------------------------------------|

Bridge (p.1, p.2, p.1, strum chords)
(p.1)
   Dsus2    Cadd9    Bmsus4   Asus4
e|------0--------0--------0--------0-----------------------------|
B|--------3--------3--------3--------3---------------------------|
G|-2--2--------0--------4--------2-------------------------------|
D|-0--------2--------4--------2----------------------------------|
A|----------3--------2--------0----------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
(p.2)
   D             Cadd9    Bmsus4   Asus4
e|-------------------0--------0--------0-------------------------|
B|----7h8p7\5\3--------3--------3--------3-----------------------|
G|-7---------------0--------4--------2---------------------------|
D|-0------------2--------4--------2------------------------------|
A|--------------3--------2--------0------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|


Order

Intro
Verse 1
Chorus 1
Intro
Verse 2
Chorus 2
Bridge
Intro
Chorus 2
End on A5


Lyrics

Now you see me, now you don't
Don't ask me where I'm at
Cuz I'm a million miles away
Treated like a forbidden heel		(Verse 1)
Don't say my thoughts are not for real
Or you won't see me again

Am I here or am I there?
Or am I playing on the stairs?
Am I in my room with my toys?		(Chorus 1)
I am the disappearing boy

When I walk in crowded rooms
I feel as if it is my doom
I know that I don't belong
In that room I see her			(Verse 2)
I see her and she's with him
I turn around and then I'm gone

Don't call me up 'cuz I'm not home
My whereabouts are now unknown
I vanished from all your joy		(Chorus 2)
I am the disappearing boy

I had my doubts
Of where I belong			(Bridge)
It's something to think about

(Chorus 2)
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Donkey Fly wrote on August 19 2005, 12:00 am

not bad , but i prefer the other tab for a stramge reason

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flamingmarble27 wrote on June 29 2007, 04:18 pm

ehh

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Thedboy wrote on August 1 2007, 07:46 am

very good. the intro to this song is tricky, but you got it prety well.

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