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I read in an interview that the band forgot how to play this song, so I made this to remind them.

Key of C

keyboard intro, then (2x):

   C             Am            Em
e|-12------------12-----------------------|
B|----13------------13--------------------|
G|-------14-12---------14-12---12h14-12---|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|


C           Am                  Em
the buffalo had given up on the world
    C                 Am                     Em
and apollo, apollo is kissing all the valley girls
   C                           Am                     Em
we climbed up the cross on the mountain on new year's eve
            C                Am                    Em
it was just God, the blizzard, the dreamweaver and me


solo thingy:
  C                        Am                     Em
e|-------------------------------17-17-------------------------------|
B|-------17-17-------20-20-------------------------------------------|
G|-19-19-------17-17-------------------------------16-16-------------|
D|-------------------------17-17-------19-19-17-17-------14-14-12-12-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                  C                 Am              Em
e|------------------------------------------------------5-5-------------|
B|------------------------------------5-5-----10-10---------------------|
G|-17-17-16-16--------------------7-7-----5-5-----------------------4-4-|
D|-------------14-14-12-12-10-10--------------------5-5-----7-7-5-5-----|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

   F               Fm      E      C
my god, i miss the way we used to be
                           Em     Am
so here's a photograph for you to hold
                         Em        F
it's my picture right before i got old
       Fm         E      C
it's a picture of a buffalo
            Em       Am
that we rode into extinction
                       Em              F
that was the crime we committed in the night
             Fm        E               C
that was the crime we committed in the night


This again (2x):

   C             Am            Em
e|-12------------12-----------------------|
B|----13------------13--------------------|
G|-------14-12---------14-12---12h14-12---|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

C                    Am                         Em
apollo, i heard your sister is equated with the moon


Recurring fill over Em:
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-------------0-2-------|
A|-------0-2-3-----------|
E|-0-1-3-----------------|


C                      Am                      Em
i think your sister is just another Runaround Sue
      C                      Am                  Em
i say where have you been, where have you been, Erato?
C                     Am                   Em
where have you been, where have you been, Erato?

             C                         Am                         Em
because it's been a long time since we sat around the willow tree fire
      C                          Am                 Em
where Anna played guitar and the rest of us fell in love
C                Am                  Em
that was back before she changed her name
       C                   Am             G
did we ever find our way into Cassandra's gaze again?


         F           Fm    E           C
like the days before anna changed her name
                             Em     Am
well here's a photograph for you to hold
                        Em         F
it's my picture right before i got old
       Fm         E       C
it's a picture of a buffalo
           Em        Am
that we rode into extinction
                        Em             F
that was the crime we committed in the night
             Fm         E              C
that was the crime we committed in the night
                           Em     Am
so here's a photograph for you to hold
                        Em         F
it's my picture right before i got old
       Fm           E
it's a picture of a prize
C                                      Em
you hunter, oh you hunter, you hunter, oh you hunter
Am                                     Em
you hunter, oh you hunter, you hunter, oh you hunter
F                          Fm          E             C
you hunter, oh you hunter, you hunter, oh you hunter oh


Arpeggio thing 3x:
  Am                 C               Em
e|--------3-5-3-0------------3-1-0---------10-------10-------10-------10-|
B|------1------------------1-------------8--------8--------8--------8----|
G|----2------------------0-------------9--------9--------9--------9------|
D|--2------------------2-------------9--------9--------9--------9--------|
A|0------------------3---------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Dm                  F                   E
e|------12------12---------17-------17---------19-------19-------19-------19-|
B|----10------10---------13-------13---------17-------17-------17-------17---|
G|--10------10---------14-------14---------16-------16-------16-------16-----|
D|12------12---------15-------15---------18-------18-------18-------18-------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Am                        C                       Em
Anna, Anna, Anna, Anna, oh, why'd you change your name?
Dm                        F                       E
Anna, Anna, Anna, Anna, oh, why'd you change your name?
Am                        C                       Em
Anna, Anna, Anna, Anna, oh, why'd you change your name?
Dm                        F                       E
Anna, Anna, Anna, Anna, oh, why'd you change your name?
Am                        C                       Em
Anna, Anna, Anna, Anna, oh, why'd you change your name?
Dm                        F                       E
Anna, Anna, Anna, Anna, oh, why'd you change your name?


This again:
   Am                      C                       Em
e|-------------------------------17-17-------------------------------|
B|-------17-17-------20-20-------------------------------------------|
G|-19-19-------17-17-------------------------------16-16-------------|
D|-------------------------17-17-------19-19-17-17-------14-14-12-12-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                  Dm                F               E
e|------------------------------------------------------5-5-------------|
B|------------------------------------5-5-----10-10---------------------|
G|-17-17-16-16--------------------7-7-----5-5-----------------------4-4-|
D|-------------14-14-12-12-10-10--------------------5-5-----7-7-5-5-----|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
                     Am
e|--------------------0-|
B|--------------------1-|
G|---------5-4--------2-|
D|-2-2-0-0------3-----2-|
A|-----------------2--0-|
E|----------------------|

The end

Let me know if I made any mistakes: jvconnors@gmail.com

            
            
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samqwe 144 Oct 27, 2013 06:37 PM

I think the last part of the arpeggio is played like this

e|----------19----------19-----------19----------19-|
B|-------17----------17-----------17----------17----|
G|----16----------16-----------16----------16-------|
D|-14----------14-----------14----------14----------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

Other than that, great tab!

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jimcon11 65 Nov 15, 2013 10:14 AM

I think you're right. That's too tough for me to play ;)

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