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"Tura' Lu" by The Bollox
Tabbed by Matt Benecke

The Bollox is the Irish Punk side project of Jason Devore from Authority Zero.  

Scope out the band's websites:

http://thebolloxmusic.com/
http://www.myspace.com/thebolloxmusic
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/bollox


Intro (0:00 - 0:27)

Guitar 1 (Acoustic)   Plays Riff 1  1x then plays Riff 2a  2x

Guitar 2 (Electric)   Plays Riff 2  2x


Riff 1  (0:00 - 0:13)

e|-----------------------0h2-2-2p0-0-------------------------------------|
B|-----0-0--0-2h3-3-3--3--------------2p0-0-2p0-0-----0-0--0-2h3-3-3--3--|
G|-0h2--------------------------------------------2h4--------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|-0h2-2-2p0-0-5p0-0-2p0-0-----------------------0h2-2-2p0-0-------------|
B|-----------------------------0-0--0-2h3-3-3--3-------------2p0-0-2p0-0-|
G|-------------------------2h4-------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------2--2-2--2-2--2-2----|
B|-----0-0--0-2h3-3-3--3---------------------|
G|-2h4---------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

**ALTERNATE VOICING FOR RIFF 1**

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-0h2-4-4--4-6h7-7-7--7-9s11-11-11p9-9--6p4-4-6p4-4-2h4-4-4--4-6h7-7-7-|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7-9s11-11-11p9-9-14p9-9-11p9-9---2h4-4-4--4-6h7-7-7--7-9s11-11-11p9--|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6p4-4-6p4-4--2h4-4-4--4-6h7-7-7--7-11--11-11--11-11--11-11---|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|


Vocals: "Ah one, two, three, four!"


Riff 2  (0:14 - 0:27)
  
   B5                F#5               B5                F#5
   v  v  ^ v  ^ v ^  v  v  ^ v  ^ v ^  v  v  ^ v  ^ v ^  v  v ^ v  ^  v
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4--4--4-4--4-4-4--------------------4--4--4-4--4-4-4----------------------|
D|-4--4--4-4--4-4-4--4--4--4-4--4-4-4--4--4--4-4--4-4-4--4--4-4-4--4--4------|
A|-2--2--2-2--2-2-2--4--4--4-4--4-4-4--2--2--2-2--2-2-2--4--4-4-4--4--4------|
E|-------------------2--2--2-2--2-2-2--------------------2--2-2-2--2--2------|


Riff 2a  (0:14 - 0:27)
  
   Bm           F#                Bm                   F#
   v  V ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^  v  ^ v ^  v
e|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2--2----|
B|-3--3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2--2-2-2--2----|
G|-4--4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--3--3-3-3--3----|
D|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4--4----|
A|-2--2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4--4-4-4--4----|
E|--------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------------------2--2-2-2--2----|
                . . .             . . .                   . . .

   Bm               F#              Bm              F#
   v  ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v  v ^ v  v  v
e|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2--2--2----|
B|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2--2-2-2--2--2----|
G|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-3--3-3-3--3--3----|
D|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4--4--4----|
A|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4--4-4-4--4--4----|
E|------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------2--2-2-2--2--2----|
                                                       . . .

(. . . = Triplet Feel)



Verse 1 (0:27 - 0:54)

Guitars 1 & 2  Play Riff 3 (below)  4x


Riff 3 (All chords are palm-muted)

   B5              F#5             B5              F#5
   v  v ^ v ^ v ^  v  v ^ v ^ v ^  v  v ^ v ^ v ^  v  v ^ v ^ v ^ 
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4------------------4--4-4-4-4-4-4--------------------|
D|-4--4-4-4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-4--4--4-4-4-4-4-4----|
A|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--4--4-4-4-4-4-4--2--2-2-2-2-2-2--4--4-4-4-4-4-4----|
E|-----------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2------------------2--2-2-2-2-2-2----|


*NOTE: Riff 3 differs from Riff 2 in the tempo of the chord strikes, represented
by a change in chords' spacing, and in the fact that the chords are muted.*


Verse 1 Lyrics

There's a man in a world of pain 
Can you hear it in the air 
And the words he breathes?
Just a man nothing more, nothing less
But nonetheless lived his life with every drop he bleeds

But let me take you on a journey 
Times of torment, times of pain
Where the history it rolls the clocks they never change.
He's lived his life the best he knows
Which always goes to show
You and I were not one and the same  (No way!)



Chorus 1 (0:54 - 1:08)

Guitar 2 (Electric) Plays Riff 4   2x

Guitar 1 (Acoustic) Plays Riff 4a  2x


Riff 4
   
   B5              D5      A5      B5              F#5              
   v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v  v ^ v  ^ v
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4--4-4-4--4-4-|
E|-------------------------------------------------2--2-2-2--2-2-|


Riff 4a 

   Bm            D       A        Bm           F#              
   v  v ^ v  v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^  v  v ^ v  v  v  v ^ v ^  V
e|-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0--2--2-2-2--2--2--2-2-2-2--2--|
B|-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-0-2-2-2-2--3--3-3-3--3--2--2-2-2-2--2--|
G|-4--4-4-4--4-4-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-2--4--4-4-4--4--3--3-3-3-3--3--|
D|-4--4-4-4--4-4-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2--4--4-4-4--4--4--4-4-4-4--4--|
A|-2--2-2-2--2-2-------0-0-0-0-0--2--2-2-2--2--4--4-4-4-4--4--|
E|---------------------0-----------------------2--2-2-2-2--2--|

*Note: Riff 4 follows the bass rhythm whereas Riff 4a follows the vocal rhythm

Chorus 1 Lyrics

Tura' lu, Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra lu ra lu.
Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra li
Tura' li, Tura' li, Tura' li la li la li
Tura' li, Tura' li li li



Verse 2 (1:08 - 1:35)

Guitar 2 (Electric) Plays Riff 3  4x

Guitar 1 (Acoustic) Plays Riff 3a 2x then Riff 3 2x


Riff 3a

*Let even-beat chords ring out (listen to song for timing)      

   F# Bm   Bm F#   F# Bm   Bm F#
e|-2--2*---2--2*---2--2*---2--2*---|
B|-2--3*---3--2*---2--3*---3--2*---|
G|-3--4*---4--3*---3--4*---4--3*---|
D|-4--4*---4--4*---4--4*---4--4*---|
A|-4--2*---2--4*---4--2*---2--4*---|
E|-2----------2*---2----------2*---|


Verse 2 Lyrics

Marching through this world 
As the embers float around his weary head 
Something's got to give cause every man has got to live 
So wipe your head before you drop and give

Let me take you on a journey 
Times of torment, times of pain
Where the history it rolls 
The clocks they never change
He's lived his life the best he knows
Which always goes to show
You and I were not one and the same (No way!)



Chorus 2 (1:35 - 1:49)

Guitar 2 (Electric) Plays Riff 4   2x

Guitar 1 (Acoustic) Plays Riff 4a  2x


Riff 4
   
   B5              D5      A5      B5              F#5              
   v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v  v ^ v  ^ v
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4--4-4-4--4-4-|
E|-------------------------------------------------2--2-2-2--2-2-|


Riff 4a 

   Bm            D       A        Bm           F#              
   v  v ^ v  v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^  v  v ^ v  v  v  v ^ v ^  V
e|-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0--2--2-2-2--2--2--2-2-2-2--2--|
B|-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-0-2-2-2-2--3--3-3-3--3--2--2-2-2-2--2--|
G|-4--4-4-4--4-4-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-2--4--4-4-4--4--3--3-3-3-3--3--|
D|-4--4-4-4--4-4-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2--4--4-4-4--4--4--4-4-4-4--4--|
A|-2--2-2-2--2-2-------0-0-0-0-0--2--2-2-2--2--4--4-4-4-4--4--|
E|---------------------0-----------------------2--2-2-2-2--2--|

*Note: Riff 4 follows the bass rhythm whereas Riff 4a follows the vocal rhythm

Chorus 2 Lyrics

Tura' lu, Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra lu ra lu.
Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra li
Tura' li, Tura' li, Tura' li la li la li
Tura' li, Tura' li li li



Solo (1:50 - 2:16)

Guitar 2 (Electric) Plays Riff 4  4x

Guitar 1 (Acoustic) Plays Riff 1  2x  then Solo Riff (Below)


Solo Riff

e|-5h7-7-7--7-7s9-9-9-9p0-0-5p0-0-2p0-0-2p0-0--|  3x
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

e|-5h7-7-7--7-7s9--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-------|  1x
B|-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------|
G|-----------------*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

*Note: It sounds like there is an additional guitar playing an
F# octave at the ninth fret of the a string on top of this chord. To get the
full sound with one guitar I'd recommend playing the following chord at the
end of the solo:  x x x 11 7 9



Bridge (2:17 - 2:41)

Guitar 1 (Electric) Plays Bridge Riff  4x (See note for last play through) 

Guitar 2 (Acoustic) Plays Bridge Riffa 4x (See note for last play through)


Bridge Riff

   D5              A5              B5              
   v  v ^ v ^ v ^  v  v ^ v ^ v ^  v ^ v ^  v ^ v ^ v  
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--2--2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--|
D|-7--7-7-7-7-7-7--2--2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--|
A|-5--5-5-5-5-5-5--0--0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

   B5              
   v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v  
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|---------------------------|


Bridge Riffa

   D               A               Bm              
   v  v ^ v ^ v ^  v  v ^ v ^ v ^  v ^ v ^  v ^ v ^ v  
e|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--0--0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|
B|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3--2--2-2-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3--|
G|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--|
D|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--2--2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--|
A|-----------------0--0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

   Bm              
   v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v  
e|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|---------------------------|

*NOTE: On fourth play through end on the first B5/Bm chord


Bridge lyrics

Carry on your way!
Carry on your way!
Carry on your way!
Carry on your way!



Acapella Interlude (2:41 - 3:07)

There's a man in a world of pain 
Can you hear it in the air 
And the words he sings?
He's just a man nothing more, nothing less 
But nonetheless lives this life with every drop he bleeds



Chorus 3 (3:07 - 3:34)

Guitar 2 (Electric) Plays Riff 4   2x

Guitar 1 (Acoustic) Plays Riff 4a  2x


Riff 4
   
   B5              D5      A5      B5              F#5              
   v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v  v ^ v  ^ v
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4--4-4-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4--4-4-4--4-4-|
E|-------------------------------------------------2--2-2-2--2-2-|


Riff 4a 

   Bm            D       A        Bm           F#              
   v  v ^ v  v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^  v  v ^ v  v  v  v ^ v ^  V
e|-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0--2--2-2-2--2--2--2-2-2-2--2--|
B|-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-0-2-2-2-2--3--3-3-3--3--2--2-2-2-2--2--|
G|-4--4-4-4--4-4-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-2--4--4-4-4--4--3--3-3-3-3--3--|
D|-4--4-4-4--4-4-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2--4--4-4-4--4--4--4-4-4-4--4--|
A|-2--2-2-2--2-2-------0-0-0-0-0--2--2-2-2--2--4--4-4-4-4--4--|
E|---------------------0-----------------------2--2-2-2-2--2--|

*Note: Riff 4 follows the bass rhythm whereas Riff 4a follows the vocal rhythm

Chorus 3 Lyrics

Tura' lu, Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra lu ra lu.
Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra li
Tura' li, Tura' li, Tura' li la li la li
Tura' li, Tura' li li li

Tura' lu, Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra lu ra lu.
Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra li
Tura' li, Tura' li, Tura' li la li la li
Tura' li, Tura' li li li



Outro (3:35 - 3:41)

Guitar 2 (Electric) Plays Outro Riff 1x

Guitar 1 (Acoustic) Plays Outro Riffa 1x



Outro Riff

   B5                      F#5                   B5
   v ^ v ^ v  ^ v ^ v ^  v ^ v ^ v  ^ v ^ v ^  v ^ v ^ v  ^ v ^ v ^
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-----------------------4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4----|
D|-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4----|
A|-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2----|
E|-------------------------2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-----------------------|

     F#5  
   v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|-4------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
A|-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
E|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|


Outro Riffa

   Bm                      F#                    Bm
   v ^ v ^ v  ^ v ^ v ^  v ^ v ^ v  ^ v ^ v ^  v ^ v ^ v  ^ v ^ v ^
e|-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2----|
B|-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3--3-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3----|
G|-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3--3-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4----|
D|-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4----|
A|-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4--4-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2----|
E|-------------------------2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-----------------------|

     F#  
   v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^
e|-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-2----|
B|-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
G|-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
A|-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
E|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|




Tab Legend

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
| v  Downstroke
| ^  Upstroke
===============================================================================


Tura' Lu Lyrics


There's a man in a world of pain 
Can you hear it in the air 
And the words he breathes?
Just a man nothing more, nothing less
But nonetheless lived his life with every drop he bleeds

Let me take you on a journey 
Times of torment, times of pain
Where the history it rolls 
The clocks they never change
He's lived his life the best he knows
Which always goes to show
You and I were not one and the same (No way!)

Tura' lu, Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra lu ra lu.
Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra li
Tura' li, Tura' li, Tura' li la li la li
Tura' li, Tura' li li li

Marching through this world 
As the embers float around his weary head 
Something's got to give cause every man has got to live 
So wipe your head before you drop and give

Let me take you on a journey 
Times of torment, times of pain
Where the history it rolls 
The clocks they never change
He's lived his life the best he knows
Which always goes to show
You and I were not one and the same (No way!)

Tura' lu, Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra lu ra lu.
Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra li
Tura' li, Tura' li, Tura' li la li la li
Tura' li, Tura' li li li

Carry on your way
Carry on your way
Carry on your way
Carry on your way

There's a man in a world of pain 
Can you hear it in the air 
And the words he sings?
He's just a man nothing more, nothing less 
But nonetheless lives this life with every drop he bleeds

Tura' lu, Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra lu ra lu.
Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra li
Tura' li, Tura' li, Tura' li la li la li
Tura' li, Tura' li li li

Tura' lu, Tura' lu, Tura' lu ra lu ra lu.
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