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Number One Hit Song Tab

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: gary@maple.mc.com (Gary Von Colln)

@Song: Number One Hit Song
Written by D. Boon
Recorded by Minutemen on album "Double Nickles on the Dime" (SST)
File format: tab
Transcription: Gary Von Colln

This song is based on a two chord progression: A7 - D/D9.  During the
singing, D. Boon plays some individual notes from the A7 and D9
chords.

The solo (not tabbed here) uses A pentatonic minor, I think.

Intro

   E7
e-|--0-----------------|
B-|--0-----------------|
G-|--1-----------------|
D-|--0-----------------|
A-|--2-----------------|
E-|--0-----------------|

Main Riff

e-|-----5--------------|-----5--------------|---------------------------------|
B-|-----5--7--5--------|-----7--------------|---------------------------------|
G-|-----6--------6-----|-----7--5--4--2--0--|---------------------------------|
D-|--5--------------7--|--7-----------------|---------------------------------|
A-|--7-----------------|--5-----------------|---------------------------------|
E-|--5-----------------|--------------------|---------------------------------|


Verse chords

    A7                   D9
e-|--5-----------------|--5-----------------|---------------------------------|
B-|--5-----------------|--5-----------------|---------------------------------|
G-|--6-----------------|--5-----------------|---------------------------------|
D-|--5-----------------|--4-----------------|---------------------------------|
A-|--7-----------------|--5-----------------|---------------------------------|
E-|--5-----------------|--------------------|---------------------------------|


Structure and words
--------------------

[Play first position E or E7 chord, vary volume]

[Play Main Riff 2x]

[Speak words over verse chords, played broken]

On the back of a winged horse,
Through the skys pearly grey.
Love is leaf-like.
You and me, babe.
Twinkle, Twinkle,
Blah, blah, blah
E
T
C

[solo (not tabbed)]

[Play Main Riff 2x]
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