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Sliver - Nirvana - Incesticide - 1992

Nirvana:
Kurt Cobain (1967-1994): Lead Vocals & Guitar
Krist Novoselic: Bass Guitar
Dave Grohl: Drums & Back Vocals


[Intro]

There is no guitar in the intro, only bass. 


[Verse]

There is no guitar in the verse either, only bass. 
But set the distortion on; you'll need it. 

e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|
  Mom and dad went to a show. 

e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|
  They dropped me off at Grandpa Joe's

e|----------------------------------------|\
B|----------------------------------------| \
G|--------------------------------------3-|  - Pinch Harmonics 
D|------------------------------------3---| /
A|----------------------------------------|/
E|----------------------------------------|
  I kicked and screamed, said please, no.....


[Chorus]

Distortion on. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--0----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--0----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--0----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--5----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--5----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--3----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--0----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--0----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--0----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--5----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--5----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--3----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 


[Verse]

Clean, distortion off. 

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----5---5--5------------5---5--5--3--2--2--2--|
D|----5---5--5--3---3--3--5---5--5--3--2--2--2--|
A|----3---3--3--3---3--3--3---3--3--1--0--0--0--|
E|--------------1---1--1------------------------|
          Had to eat my dinner there. 

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----5---5--5------------5---5--5--3--2--2--2--|
D|----5---5--5--3---3--3--5---5--5--3--2--2--2--|
A|----3---3--3--3---3--3--3---3--3--1--0--0--0--|
E|--------------1---1--1------------------------|
          Mashed potatoes, 'n' stuff like that. 

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----5---5--5------------5---5--5--3--2--2--2--|
D|----5---5--5--3---3--3--5---5--5--3--2--2--2--|
A|----3---3--3--3---3--3--3---3--3--1--0--0--0--|
E|--------------1---1--1------------------------|
          I couldn't chew, my meat too good.....


[Chorus]

Distortion on. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--0----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--0----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--0----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--5----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--5----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--3----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--0----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--0----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--0----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--5----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--5----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--3----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 


[Verse]

Distortion on. 

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----5---5--5------------5---5--5--3--2--2--2--|
D|----5---5--5--3---3--3--5---5--5--3--2--2--2--|
A|----3---3--3--3---3--3--3---3--3--1--0--0--0--|
E|--------------1---1--1------------------------|
          'Said why don't you stop your cryin'. 

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----5---5--5------------5---5--5--3--2--2--2--|
D|----5---5--5--3---3--3--5---5--5--3--2--2--2--|
A|----3---3--3--3---3--3--3---3--3--1--0--0--0--|
E|--------------1---1--1------------------------|
          Go outside, and ride your bike. 

e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----5---5--5------------5---5--5--3--2--2--2--|
D|----5---5--5--3---3--3--5---5--5--3--2--2--2--|
A|----3---3--3--3---3--3--3---3--3--1--0--0--0--|
E|--------------1---1--1------------------------|
          That's what I did, I killed my toe.....


[Chorus]

Distortion on. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--0----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--0----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--0----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--5----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--5----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--3----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--0----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--0----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--0----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--5----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--5----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--3----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 


[Verse]

Clean, distortion off. 

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|--5~--------------------------------------|
D|--5~--------------------------------------|
A|--3~--------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|
      After dinner, I had ice cream. 

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|--5-5~------------------------------------|
D|--5-5~------------------------------------|
A|--3-3~------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|
        I fell asleep, and watched T.V.

e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|--5~------------------------------------|
D|--5~------------------------------------|
A|--3~------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|
      I woke up in my mother's aaaaaaaaaa


[Chorus]

Distortion on. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--0----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--0----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--0----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 
      (aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--5----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--5----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--3----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 
      aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarms, aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--0----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--0----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--0----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 
      aaaargh take me home.)
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--5----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--5----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--3----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--0----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--0----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--0----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--5----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--5----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--3----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--0----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--0----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--0----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--5----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--5----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--3----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--0----|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--0----|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--0----|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.  Grandma take me home. 
                              (NEVER take me home.)

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------5--5--5--0-------------5--5--5--5~~~-|
D|----7----7--0--5--5--5--0--7----7--0--5--5--5--5~~~-|
A|----7----7--0--3--3--3--0--7----7--0--3--3--3--3~~~-|
E|----5----5--0--------------5----5--0----------------|
      Grandma take me home.    Wanna be alone.....
       (NEVER take me home.)

            
            
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a common name 10 Apr 19, 2008 03:27 AM

Great! almost completly perfect! great job!

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Grungemaster29 10 May 29, 2008 04:50 AM

excellent job. Perfect tab for this song, except i think there are some more empty handed notes around the chorus.

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Mellenheadz 10 Nov 26, 2008 01:25 PM

another great easy song by Nirvana, This is one reason they are sooo great.

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