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Edgehead7 - Oedipus Rex Act 3 ukulele

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                             Oedipus Rex (Act 3)- Edgehead7
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 Here is a tab for all you Greek drama people out there.


 Tuning: Standard


F   xx0232
F   320003
A   022100
F   x32010
Dm  x02210
Am  022000

 
  A              F            F
 For too long, Oedipus had pondered on the past

    A                F        F
 Wondering if the oracle was true

       A          F              F
 The answer soon came with the messenger

  A     F         F
 Who brought the news


 
    F        F             F
 Jocasta questioned him; found that Polybus was dead

   F                     F                   F
 That's right, Oedipus' so-called dad; he's dead, that's what I said

    F      F         F
 Sickness took ol' Polybus down

 F          F              F
 He just couldn't win the fight

        F     F               F
 But Oedipus was supposed to kill him

  F        F          F
 Was the oracle just not right?

    F          F                    F
 Reassurance slightly returned to Oedipus' head

     F          F                         F
 But he still feared the thought of his mother's bed

  F           F              F
 Away from Corinth, Oedipus would stay

  F         F     (No chords)  F
 Would he return? Yeah right, that would be the day


 
       Dm             F           F
 The messenger then brought even more dreadful words

 Dm              F             F
 He had saved Oedipus while watching his herd

  Dm          F       F
 Doubt was present; visions were blurred

       Dm              F      F
 The thought of the situation was just absurd

       Dm            F            F
 But there were the scars of the pins and the tree

       Dm      F                      A
 And Jocasta found the truth of her shady memories


 
   F      Am            F         F
 Oedipus sent for the servant of Laius the king

  F          Am       F       F
 Not looking out for his own well being

    F           Am              F              F
 Oedipus was determined, the questions he did ask

 F       Am        F            F
 He must know the truth of his past

        F            Am            F               F
 The shepherd was reluctant; the secrets he would not reveal

  F                 Am     F            F
 The suspense is building; it all seems so surreal

  F                       Am       F                F
 After threatening the shepherd, trying to start a brawl

  Dm                      F         F
 Oedipus found that the oracle was true after all


   Dm     F          F
 Jocasta found the truth out all along

 Dm           F         F
 Her and her son, eww, that's just wrong

 Dm                   F           F
 She knew what had happened, her mind was a wreck

       Dm            F               F
 She found eternal happiness in the rope around her neck

   Dm                F                F
 Oedipus heard that she was dead; he broke into the chamber

    Dm            F                  F
 He saw Jocasta hanging there; he couldn't control his anger



  Dm (softly)
 Sooo..... (Here comes Slipknot)

 (no chords)                  E
 He pushed the pins into his eyes

           F                                  A
 It's the only thing that slowly stopped the pain

     F                         A
 Of his denial, it was all in vain

  F                       A
 His decree, he must now obey

       F           F             A
 And forever, in exile he will stay.

            
            
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