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Manta Ray 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.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Date: Sun, 22 Mar 1998 18:06:16 -0500
From: Bryson Meunier 
Subject: TAB:p/pixies/manta_ray.tab

MANTA RAY
by The Pixies
from the "Monkey Gone to Heaven" single (1989)

(bass intro)

   All in a day
   All for me
   Trek across the space
   It'll be just like they say

   Ooh-ooh,
   Ooh-ooh,
   Yeah

(guitar feedback)

   Since I am told
   Month number three

 C5   F#5    G5
   He has no memory
      C5     F#5   G5
   Of flyers in the night
     C5      F#5     G5
   ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh, yeah!

     C5, F#5, G5
     C5, F#5

  B5            C5  D5
   They went away

        Eb5     E5    A5
   They went away-ee

 G5          C5     F#5
 My manta ray is alright
 G5          C5     F#5
 My manta ray is alright
 G5          C5     F#5
 My manta ray is alright
 G5          C5     F#5
 My manta ray is alright

   solo:

   E--14b-----r-14~~~~~-14b--r----14b--r----14b--r----14b--r----|
   B---------------------------14--------14--------14--------14-|
   G------------------------------------------------------------|
   D------------------------------------------------------------|
   A------------------------------------------------------------|
   E------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                        etc...
   E-14b--r----14b--r-------------------------------------------|
   B--------14--------14----------------------------------------|
   G----------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12|
   D------------------------------------------------------------|
   A------------------------------------------------------------|
   E------------------------------------------------------------|

 Police they say
 My mother too
 A fish from Mon Shamu
 Above my head tonight

 Ooh-ooh
 Ooh-ooh
 Yeah

 There is a way
 There is a way - ee

 My manta ray is alright
 My manta ray is alright
 My manta ray is alright
 My manta ray is alright
 My manta ray is alright
 My manta ray is alright
 My manta ray is alright

(While Black Francis screams "All right!")

 All right!

Transcribed by
Bryson Meunier
mailto:meunier.1@osu.edu
http://www.angelfire.com/oh/bryson/

Symbols used in transcription:

b = bend
r = release
~ = vibrato
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