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tab: Artist: Stone Temple Pilots
Song: Atlanta
Album: No. 4


These chords are not necessarily correct, I picked all this up
by ear, so I could be wrong.  If you find errors, or want to
make any other comments, please e-mail me.  This is a great
song - thanks to STP for it, and hope you enjoy playing it!

 E F#m G    Am     Am9    D Dsus4 C/G D11 Bm Bb Em
-0--2--3--0----5--7----7--2---3----0---0---2--1--0----|
-0--2--3--1----5--5----5--3---3----1---3---3--3--0----|
-1--2--4--2-or-5--5-or-5--2---2----0---0---4--3--0----|
-2--4--5--2----7--7----5--0---0----2---4---4--3--2----|
-2--4--5--0----7--7----7-----------3---5---2--1--2----|
-0--2--3-------5--5----5-----------3---5---------0----|

Basic progressions:
E  F#m  G  F#m(sus4)
Am  D Dsus4 D  C/G  D Dsus4 D  Am  D Dsus4 D  C/G  D11
(note: Am here can have the 9th added for emphasis, to Am9,
and barre chords can be substituted for different effect...
I have not tabbed out all the barre chords above - if you can
play them, you probably know them already)
Bm  G  F#m  G  D  C/G  Bb  Bb  Em  Em  Bb  Bb  Em  Em  Bb  Bb  Em


Am     D     C      D11
---0------------------------|
-----1---3-----1-0----------|
-----------2------------0---|
-------0--------------4-----|
-0-----------3----3/5-------|
----------------------------|


[Verse]

E  F#m  G  F#m  x2
E              F#m
She lives in a bungalow
    G             F#m         E
She kills me with rose garden thorns
    F#m       G   F#m
She waits for me
E            F#m
My love is unusual
     G            F#m       E
it's painted with roses and thorns
     F#m        G  F#m
with her I'm complete


[Chorus]

Am  D     Dsus4 D   C/G
She lives by    the wall
    D     Dsus4 D   Am
And waits by    the door
    D     Dsus4 D   C/G
She walks in    the sun
   D11
To me
Am  D     Dsus4 D   C/G
She lives by    the wall
    D     Dsus4 D   Am
And waits by    the door
    D     Dsus4 D   C/G
She walks in    the sun
   D11
To me


[Verse]

E          F#m      G
Visions of Mexico seduce me
   F#m        E       F#m    G   F#m
it goes to my head so carefully
E           F#m         G
Memories of candles and incense
    F#m          E
and all of these things...
  F#m    G    F#m
remember these?


[Chorus]

Bm  G           F#m
She comforts me when
    G            D
the candles blow out
    C/G            Bb
The cake has grown mold
                     Em
but the memories are sweet
                   Bb
The laughter's all gone
                     Em
but the memories are mine
            Bb
The Mexican princess is
          Em
out of my life

Am     D     C      D11
---0------------------------|
-----1---3-----1-0----------|
-----------2------------0---|
-------0--------------4-----|
-0-----------3----3/5-------|
----------------------------|
Play twice
Then play over chorus
(play arpeggiation total of seven times over lyrics...
play normal chord progression for chorus if playing chords)
Repeat, fade out...



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wannaknow 10 Jun 07, 2002 08:00 PM

I think the verses and opening has the F#M and the G both played with the E,B, and high E string left open. I don't know if that's suspended or whatever you call it, but it sounds closer to me.

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MrRokHed 10 Feb 03, 2004 07:00 PM

The correct way of playing the intro chords is to keep the top 2 strings open and play the 6th string with your thumb. Alternately you can play the last chord (G) with the D fingered at the 3rd fret. If you watch the greatest hits DVD you'll see that this is the way Dean fingers it - although I personally prefer the open string better and that's the way I hear it on the studio version. Maybe he changed the fingering live???

e|-0--0--0------0-----|
B|-0--0--0------3-----|
G|-1--2--4--or--4-----|
D|-2--4--5------5-----|
A|-2--4--5------5-----|
E|-0--2--3------3-----|

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MASTER JiMMY 570 Feb 23, 2007 05:05 AM

pretty spot on mate, u can play a normal C in the chorus aswell instead of C/G MrRokHed's thing sounds alrite aswell(Y)

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