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                             The Bachelor and the Bride - Decemberists
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Tabbed by: cflat
Email: cflat@earthlink.net

Tempo: Upbeat
Tuning: e,a,d,g,b,e
Capo: 1st fret


VERSE

   Gtr. 1 (12 string Acoustic maybe)

  Fm7                                  Bbsus
e|------------------------------------|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
B|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
G|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
D|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
A|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
E|------------------------------------|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
     There's a wrinkle                     in the water
     Hear the corncrakes                   and the deerhooves

  AbM7                                  BbM7
e|------------------------------------|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|
B|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|
G|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|x-x-x-x--x----x-x----x-x------x-x-x-|
D|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|10--10---10---10-----10-------10--10|
A|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
E|------------------------------------|9-9-9-9--9----9-9----9-9------9-9-9-|
     Where we laid our                      first daughter
     And the sleet rain                     on the slate roof

  Fm7                                  Bbsus
e|------------------------------------|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
B|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
G|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
D|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
A|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
E|------------------------------------|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
     And I think the wind                 blows so sweetly there
     A medallion                             locked inside her

  BbM7                                 BbM7
e|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|------------------------------------|
B|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|------------------------------------|
G|x-x-x-x--x----x-x----x-x------x-x-x-|9-9-9-9--9----9-9----9-9------9-9-9-|
D|10--10---10---10-----10-------10--10|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
A|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|10--10---10---10-----10-------10--10|
E|9-9-9-9--9----9-9----9-9------9-9-9-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
                                Over there
   hands                        In her hands

  Fm7                                  Bbsus
e|------------------------------------|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
B|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
G|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
D|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
A|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
E|------------------------------------|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
 |                                                                         |
 | Gtr. 2 (Electric)                                                       |
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|-------8----------8-----------------|-------8----------7-----------------|
D|--6-----------6---------------------|--8-----------8---------------------|
A|8---8-------8---8-------------------|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|6---6-------6---6-------------------|
    And the windows                        and the cinders
    And his fingers,                       are they telling

  AbM7                                  BbM7
e|------------------------------------|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|
B|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|
G|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|x-x-x-x--x----x-x----x-x------x-x-x-|
D|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|10--10---10---10-----10-------10--10|
A|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
E|------------------------------------|9-9-9-9--9----9-9----9-9------9-9-9-|
 |                                                                         |
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|-------8----------8-----------------|------------------------------------|
G|--8-----------8---------------------|-------5----------5-----------------|
D|------------------------------------|--6-----------6---------------------|
A|6---6-------6---6-------------------|4---4-------4---4-------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
     And the willows                       in the timbers
     Of the barren                         of her belly?

  Fm7                                  Bbsus
e|------------------------------------|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
B|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
G|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
D|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
A|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
E|------------------------------------|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
 |                                                                         |
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|-------8----------8-----------------|-------8----------7-----------------|
D|--6-----------6---------------------|--8-----------8---------------------|
A|8---8-------8---8-------------------|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|6---6-------6---6-------------------|
    The infernal                  rattling of the rain
    Do his calluses                    cure her furrowed

  BbM7                                  BbM7
e|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|------------------------------------|
B|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|------------------------------------|
G|x-x-x-x--x----x-x----x-x------x-x-x-|9-9-9-9--9----9-9----9-9------9-9-9-|
D|10--10---10---10-----10-------10--10|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
A|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|10--10---10---10-----10-------10--10|
E|9-9-9-9--9----9-9----9-9------9-9-9-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
 |                                                                         |
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|---4--------------------------------|---5--------------------------------|
G|--5---------------------------------|--5---------------------------------|
D|-6----------------------------------|-5----------------------------------|
A|4-----------------------------------|3-----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
                               Still remains
    brow,                         Even now?


CHORUS

  Fm7                                  BbM7
e|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|------------------------------------|
B|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|5-5-5-5--5----5-5----5-5------5-5-5-|
G|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|5-5-5-5--5----5-5----5-5------5-5-5-|
D|3-3-3-3--3----3-3----3-3------3-3-3-|5-5-5-5--5----5-5----5-5------5-5-5-|
A|3-3-3-3--3----3-3----3-3------3-3-3-|3-3-3-3--3----3-3----3-3------3-3-3-|
E|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|------------------------------------|
 |                                                                         |
e|8-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|-9----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|--8---------------------------------|9--------8---------6--------5-------|
D|---10-------------------------------|10----------------------------------|
A|-----8------------------------------|10----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|8-----------------------------------|
     But I,               said the bachelor to the


  Fm7                                  BbM7
e|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|------------------------------------|
B|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|5-5-5-5--5----5-5----5-5------5-5-5-|
G|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|5-5-5-5--5----5-5----5-5------5-5-5-|
D|3-3-3-3--3----3-3----3-3------3-3-3-|5-5-5-5--5----5-5----5-5------5-5-5-|
A|3-3-3-3--3----3-3----3-3------3-3-3-|3-3-3-3--3----3-3----3-3------3-3-3-|
E|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|------------------------------------|
 |                                                                         |
e|8-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|-9----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|--8---------------------------------|9--------8---------6--------5-------|
D|---10-------------------------------|10----------------------------------|
A|-----8------------------------------|10----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|8-----------------------------------|
   bride                        Am not waiting for tonight

  Db (C)                               Ab (G)
e|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|4-4-4-4--4----4-4----4-4------4-4-4-|
B|2-2-2-2--2----2-2----2-2------2-2-2-|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|
G|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|
D|3-3-3-3--3----3-3----3-3------3-3-3-|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|
A|4-4-4-4--4----4-4----4-4------4-4-4-|3-3-3-3--3----3-3----3-3------3-3-3-|
E|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|4-4-4-4--4----4-4----4-4------4-4-4-|
 |                                                                         |
e|----1-------------------------------|-----3------------------------------|
B|---2--------------------------------|----1-------------------------------|
G|--1-----------1---------------------|---1--------------------------------|
D|-3-------1h3------------------------|--1----------1----------------------|
A|4-----------------------------------|-3--------3-------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|4-----------------------------------|
                               No, I,                             I will

  Bb (A)                               Ab (G)
e|1-----------------------------------|3-----------------------------------|
B|3-----------------------------------|5-----------------------------------|
G|3-----------------------------------|3-----------------------------------|
D|3-----------------------------------|5-----------------------------------|
A|1-----------------------------------|3-----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 |                                                                         |
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|3-----------------------------------|5-----------------------------------|
A|1-----------------------------------|3-----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
   box your ears                   And leave you here stripped bare
  (4th) box your ears  and              take your tears and (goto OUTRO)


BRIDGE

  Fm7                                  Bbsus
e|------------------------------------|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
B|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
G|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
D|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
A|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
E|------------------------------------|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|
 |                                                                         |
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|-------8----------8-----------------|-------8----------7-----------------|
D|--6-----------6---------------------|--8-----------8---------------------|
A|8---8-------8---8-------------------|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|6---6-------6---6-------------------|
                                                            stripped bare


  AbM7                                  BbM7
e|------------------------------------|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|
B|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|1-1-1-1--1----1-1----1-1------1-1-1-|
G|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|x-x-x-x--x----x-x----x-x------x-x-x-|
D|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|10--10---10---10-----10-------10--10|
A|6-6-6-6--6----6-6----6-6------6-6-6-|8-8-8-8--8----8-8----8-8------8-8-8-|
E|------------------------------------|9-9-9-9--9----9-9----9-9------9-9-9-|
 |                                                                         |
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|-------8----------8-----------------|------------------------------------|
G|--8-----------8---------------------|-------5----------5-----------------|
D|------------------------------------|--6-----------6---------------------|
A|6---6-------6---6-------------------|4---4-------4---4-------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
                                                  (2nd time) stripped bare
                              (3RD time) ah la lo

1st repeat go to VERSE
2nd repeat go to BRIDGE
3rd repeat go to CHORUS


OUTRO

  Bb (A)                               Ab (G)
e|1-----------------------------------|3-----------------------------------|
B|3-----------------------------------|5-----------------------------------|
G|3-----------------------------------|3-----------------------------------|
D|3-----------------------------------|5-----------------------------------|
A|1-----------------------------------|3-----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
 |                                                                         |
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|3-----------------------------------|5-----------------------------------|
A|1-----------------------------------|3-----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
   leave you, leave you             here         stripped bare

Bass and drums play 4 bars of the verse alone
then start up with the verse again without lyrics, maybe solo over it.
Become a jam band.
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cflat wrote on January 14 2009, 05:18 am

I tried to submit a correction, but it didn't work.

Those open strings should be on the 1st fret. Oops.

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