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Payphone Tab

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I learned this song by ear so you might not think this is 100% accurate but its pretty close.

Legend: *=Hold note (let ring)
        /=slide

Tuning: Regular

Capo:4

(intro/Chorus)

E|--------3/5*-----3*--|---3-2---------------|---------------------|
B|--0-1-3--------------|-------3-1*--1*-1-0--|-1-0---0-------------|
G|---------------------|-------------------0-|----2-0--2*----------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|x2
Lyrics: I'm at a payphone trying to call home all of my change i've spent on you. 
Where has the time gone, 
baby it's all wrong, where are the plans we made for two.

(verse 1)

E|---------------------|---------------------|------------------0--|
B|-------3-3-3-0-0-0---|--3-3-3-0-0-0----3-3-|3-0-0-0-----3-3-3----|
G|-0-0--0------------2-|-0-------------0-----|--------2--0---------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-I know it's hard to remember, the people we used to be.
 It's even harder to picture, that your not here next to me-e-e. 

E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|0-0--0-3-3-3-0-0-0---|--3-3-3-0-0-0---3-3-3|-0-0-0---1-0--1-0-0--|
G|-------------------2-|-0-------------0-----|-------2----0----2---|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
- You say it's too late to make it. But is it too late to try? 
And all the time that you've wasted, all of our bridges burned down 

(pre-chorus)

E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0|-0-1----------3-0----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0|
G|------2--------2-----|-----2---0-0-2-------|------2--------2-----|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-I've wasted my nights, you turned out the lights, now i'm paralyzed, 
still stuck in that time when we called it love, but even the sun, 
sets in

E|---------------------|
B|-0-1-----------------|
G|-----2*-2------------| 
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------|
-paradise

(chorus 2)

E|--------3/5*-----3*--|---3-2---------------|---------------------|
B|--0-1-3--------------|-------3-1*--1*-1-0--|-1-0---0-------------|
G|---------------------|-------------------0-|----2-0--2*----------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-I'm at a pay phone, trying to call home, all of my change
 i've spent on you.
 
E|--------3/5*-----3*--|---3-2---------------|---------------------|
B|--0-1-3--------------|-------3-1*--1*-1-0--|-1-0---0----0-0-1-0--|
G|---------------------|-------------------0-|----2-0--2*---------2|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-Where has the time gone, baby it's all wrong. 
Where are the plans we made for two? If happy ever 

E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|-------0*--0-1-0-----|----3-----0-1-0------|----0*--0-1-0--------|
G|2-0-0-2----------2-2-|0-0---2*-------2-2-0-|0-2-----------2-2-0-0|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-after did exist, I would still be holding you like this. 
all those fairy tales are full of it, one more stupid love song i'll 

E|---------------------|
B|-3----0*-------------|
G|---2*----------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------| 
- Be sick. Ooo

(verse 2)

E|---------------------|---------------------|------------------0--|
B|-------3-3-3-0-0-0---|--3-3-3-0-0-0----3-3-|3-0-0-0-----3-3-3----|
G|------0------------2-|-0-------------0-----|--------2--0---------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-you turn your back on tommorow, cause you forgot yesterday, 
I gave you my love to borrow, But you just gave it

E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|0-0--3-3-3-0-0-0-----|--3-3-3-0-0-0---3-3-3|-0-0-0---1-0--1-0-0--|
G|-----------------2---|-0-------------0-----|-------2----0----2---|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-away you don't expect me to be fine. I don't expect you to care.
 I know i've said this before but all of our bridges burned down

(pre-chorus)

E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0|-0-1----------3-0----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0|
G|------2--------2-----|-----2---0-0-2-------|------2--------2-----|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-I wasted my nights, you turned out the lights now i'm paralyzed 
still stuck in that time when we called it love but even the sun sets in 

E|---------------------|
B|-0-1-----------------|
G|-----2*-2------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------|
-paradyse

(chorus)

E|--------3/5*-----3*--|---3-2---------------|---------------------|
B|--0-1-3--------------|-------3-1*--1*-1-0--|-1-0---0-------------|
G|---------------------|-------------------0-|----2-0--2*----------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-I'm at a payphone trying to call home  all of my change i've spent on you

E|--------3/5*-----3*--|---3-2---------------|---------------------|
B|--0-1-3--------------|-------3-1*--1*-1-0--|-1-0---0----0-0-1-0--|
G|---------------------|-------------------0-|----2-0--2*---------2|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-Where has the time gone baby it's all wrong where are the plans 
we've made for two? if happy ever 

E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|-------0*--0-1-0-----|----3-----0-1-0------|----0*--0-1-0--------|
G|2-0-0-2----------2-2-|0-0---2*-------2-2-0-|0-2-----------2-2-0-0|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-after did exist, I would still be holding you like this. 
all those fairy tales are full of it, one more stupid love song i'll 

E|---------------------|
B|-3------0-1-0--------|
G|---2*-0-------2-0*---|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------| 
-be sick, now i'm at a payphone.
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Munchkin2219 wrote on July 9 2012, 06:13 am

What do the numbers mean? Thankyou

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Raging4Peace wrote on July 12 2012, 03:34 pm

the numbers are the frets you have to play and the lines are the strings on the neck of the guitar. your welcome!

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guitarhero_15 wrote on July 13 2012, 05:53 am

is this a figerstyle?

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