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Carnival Of Sorts Chords

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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
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CARNIVAL OF SORTS (BOX CARS)


Original chords by: ?
Corrections by: Thomas Hageleit (thomas.hageleit@ns.protel.de)


A* = Play A/Asus2/Asus4 variations  (listen to song to get the feel of it)

{Opening riff:}
                                     (B) --------0-------|
(G) ------0---0----                  (G) -------0--0-----|
(D) -----4---4--4--  X 3    then..   (D) -----4------4---|
(A) -7-7-----------                  (A) -7-7------------|

{Chorus riff}:
(B) --2-2-3-2-0---|
(G) ------------2-|

----

{Intro}:  Opening riff


Bm /  A  D  G   A*    (x 2)


{Bm  A  D  G  A*  progression}
There's a secret stigma, reaping wheel.
Diminish, a carnival of sorts.
Chronic town, poster torn, reaping wheel.
Stranger, stranger to these parts.

 G         A                 Bm          A
 Gentlemen don't get caught, cages under cage
 G         A
 Gentlemen don't get caught
 Bm   G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling) out of town
 Bm   G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling) out of town
 Bm   G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling) out of town

{Bm  A  D  G  A*  progression}
There's a secret stigma, reaping wheel.
Diminish, a carnival of sorts.
Chronic town, poster torn, reaping wheel.
Stranger, stranger to these parts.

 G         A                 Bm          A
 Gentlemen don't get caught, cages under cage
 G         A
 Gentlemen don't get caught
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling) out of town
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling) out of town
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling) out of town


{opening riff}
Cages under, cages under, cages under cage
Cages under, cages under, cages under cage


 G         A                 Bm          A
 Gentlemen don't get caught, cages under cage
 G         A
 Gentlemen don't get caught
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling) out of town
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling) out of town
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling) out of town


{Bm  A  D  G  A*  progression}
There's a secret stigma, reaping wheel.
Stranger, stranger to these parts.
Chronic town, poster torn, reaping wheel.
Diminish, stranger.


 G         A                 Bm          A
 Gentlemen don't get caught, cages under cage
 G         A
 Gentlemen don't get caught
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling) out of town
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling) out of town
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling)
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 out of town.....
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Boxcars (are pulling)
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 Carnival of sorts
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 out of town.....
 Bm       G       A/Asus4  {chorus riff}
 out of town.....
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glassinthegrass wrote on November 2 2010, 03:36 pm

In the verse part I think it's an open D then a Dsus4 instead of a G.

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rgb105 wrote on February 10 2013, 12:11 pm

The G in the verse is right, but the first line of the bridge sounds better with G, A, Bm, F#m. Otherwise very good.

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