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Vincent Obrien Tab

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"Vincent Obrien"
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                             Vincent O'Brien - M. Ward
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by:George K
Email:stouffer2003@hotmail.com

Tuning:EADGBe

I love this song sooo much, I decided to tab it out in full
Its not perfect but I think its pretty close.


Intro:

Palm Mute D, F#m, G, A

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---- ----------(2)--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--(sweep-----(4)----4--4/2---2--2--0-----0----0--2--2/4-------------------|
A|----up)----(5)-----------------------2------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

He only sings when he's sad
and he's sad all the time
So he sings the whole night through
yeah he sings in the daytime too)

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------(2)--2---2-----------2---2-----------2---2-----2-------------------|
A|-----(4)------4----4-------4---4----4-----4---4-----4----------4----------|
E|---(5)---------------5----------------5--------------------------5--------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

He only dreams when he's sad
and he's sad all the time

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------3---3---3---3------3----------|
D|-------(2)--2---2-----------2---2---------2---2---2---2------2------------|
A|-----(4)------4---4-------4---4---4---------------------------------------|
E|---(5)--------------5---------------5-------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

So he dreams the whole night through
yeah he dreams in the daytime too)

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------3---3---3---3------3----------|
D|-------(2)--2---2-----------2---2---------2---2---2---2------2------------|
A|-----(4)------4---4-------4---4---4---------------------------------------|
E|---(5)--------------5---------------5-------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus:
(Distorted)

              G                  A
There may be mermaids under the water
           D        D7         Bm
There may even be a man in the moon
        Em                  G
Oh but Vince your time is runnin' out
            A                      D
You better get yourself together soon!

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---- ----------(2)--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--(sweep-----(4)----4--4/2---2--2--0-0----0-------------------------------|
A|----up)----(5)--------------------------------0--2--2/4--2--0-------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Out of Buffalo the man
Below the belt he swung
And then after the bell has rung,
another cheapshot here it comes


e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------3---3---3---3-----------------|
D|-------(2)--2---2-----------2---2---------2---2---2---2-------------------|
A|-----(4)------4---4-------4---4---4-------------------------4-------------|
E|---(5)--------------5---------------5-------------------------5-----------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(Piano comes in here)

Another cheapshot here it comes

Then this distorted:


e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------12----12----12----12----12----12----12-----------------------------|
G|-------14b16-14b16-14b16-14b16-14b16-14b16-14b16--etc---------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

He only laughs when he's sad
and he's sad all the time
So he laughs the whole night through
yeah he laughs in the daytime too


Chorus:
(Distorted)

              G                  A
There may be mermaids under the water
           D        D7         Bm
There may even be a man in the moon
        Em                  G
Oh but Vince your time is runnin' out
            A                      D
I hope you get yourself together soon!
            A                      D
I hope you get yourself together soon!


Outro

(distorted)
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-(pick rapidly)----/14--/-16-/---19---/-------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

This plays intermittently until the end
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------10----10----10----10----10----10----10-----------------------------|
G|-------12b14-12b14-12b14-12b14-12b14-12b14-12b14--------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


This is playing clean in the background
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---- ----------(2)--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--(sweep-----(4)----4--4/2---2--2--0-----0----0--2--2/4-------------------|
A|----up)----(5)-----------------------2------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------- -----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------4---4/5-5/7--7--7-7-------/9--9--9/7----------------|
A|---0--1--1/9--7--5----5---5/7-7/9--9--9-9---------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------7--7--7--6------11-11-11--9--9--9---11---14---------16-16-----16----|
D|------9--9--9--7------12-12-12--11-11-11--12---16-----16---------------16-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                          etc
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------18---18---18--19----------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


| /  slide up
|   slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
===============================================================================
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Stouffer wrote on April 24 2006, 10:58 am

Hey,

the distorted bit should be more like this:
(whoops)

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------
B|-------12--------------------------12------------------------------
G|-------14b16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16--14b16-16-16-16-16-16--etc-------
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------

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Oedema wrote on June 26 2007, 11:50 am

Good tab, the lead part's all wrong though. It's more like this:

e-------------------------------------------------------
B----------------------3--3--3--3-----3-----------------
G---2--2--2--2-------4--4--4--4-----4-------------------
D--4--4--4--4--4----------------------------------------
A---------------5---------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------- etc.

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