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The Tain - The Decemberists

Part I

e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------| Riff 1
A|------2-1h2p1----------2-5-6-7--|
E|--0-3----------3-0--3-----------|

e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------2-0-2--|  Riff 2
A|-------2-1h2p1---------0-2----------|
E|--0-3-----------3p0--3-----0--------|

Intro:
Riff 1 x2

Verse:
Riff 1 x2
Riff 2 x1
Riff 1 (end the riff on the second time you play low E)

Verse: (electric)
Verse: (acoustic)
Verse: (electric)



Part II

Intro Riff: (the chord changes are subtle, but there)
Em  D  Em  D  Em  D  Em [F# G]
(sometimes the F# and G are left out)

Intro Riff x4

Verse:
Intro Riff x2
Damn your ankles
And eyes wide
          C                   D
From your fingernails to your ponytails too.
Intro Riff x1
Intro Riff x2
King of the insects and the M-5 over
C                D         Em D Em D
Charlemagne in a motorcade too.
F            G   Em D Em D
Baby needs a new prize
F            G             Intro Riff
Baby needs a new and shiny prize.

Chorus:
E                   C
In this place called heavenly
E        C
You were born here.
E                C
This place called heavenly
E         C
You were born here.
           D
You were born here.

Intro Riff x 2
Verse: (with different lyrics)
Chorus:

C
You were born here



Part III

Verse: Em  C  D  C

Verse x7

Chorus:
B
Here come loose the hounds
   A                             E    A A A
To blow me down (blow me dow-how-own)
B
On this stretch of ground
     A                           G#
I’ll lay me down (lay me dow-how-own)
   F#
To sleep

Verse x4

Chorus:
B
Here come loose the hounds
   A                             E    E A A A
To blow me down (blow me dow-how-own)
B
On this stretch of ground
     A                           E    E A A A
I’ll lay me down (lay me dow-how-own)
B
Here come loose the hounds
   A                             E    E A A A
To blow me down (blow me dow-how-own)
B
On this stretch of ground
     A                           G#
I’ll lay me down (lay me dow-how-own)

   F#
To sleep



Part IV - I'll get to it eventually :)



Part V

(drum rolls)
F# E x8

(drum rolls)
F# E x8

(drum rolls)
F# E x2

D|-------------------|
A|----0--4-3h4p3--0--|
E|--2----------------|

F# E x2

D|---------2-3-4--|
A|----0--4--------|
E|--2-------------|



(drum rolls)
F# E x2

D|-------------------|
A|----0--4-3h4p3--0--|
E|--2----------------|

F# E x2

D|---------2-3-4--|
A|----0--4--------|
E|--2-------------|



(drum rolls)
F# E x2

G|--------------------------------1-2-3--|
D|--------------------------2-3-4--------|
A|----0--4-3h4p3--0----0--4--------------|
E|--2----------------2-------------------|


B C#m A x2

    B                 C#m             A
But hush now darling, don't you cry
     B                  C#m           A
Your reward's in the sweet by and by
   B              C#m             A
So hush now baby, don't you cry
     B                 C#m          A
Your reward's in the sweet by and by

e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|--------0-1-2--|
A|--0-1-2--------|
E|---------------|

Here's where they tie it back to Part I.  Here's how they do it.

Solo electric guitar plays the first half of Riff 1
Full band plays the second half of Riff 1
Organ plays the first half of Riff 1
Full band plays the second half of Riff 1
Bass plays the first half of Riff 1
Full band plays the second half of Riff 2
Full band plays the first half of Riff 1

Verse:
Riff 1 x2
Riff 2 x1
Riff 1 (end the riff on the second time you play low E)

At the very end, Colin improvises with arpeggios on the Em


Tabbed by A. Mike Forgette

            
            
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TimMobbs 137 Mar 19, 2007 01:02 PM

nice job :)

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osiris45 42 Jul 30, 2008 12:30 AM

well for the portion of the song you tabbed, nice job. would like the rest tho :D

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Sephie 10 Nov 24, 2008 01:32 AM

I'd love to see the rest too. It sounds great so far

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