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Torn And Frayed Chords


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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#

Date: Wed, 8 Apr 1998 13:40:25 +0100
From: Benjamin Reed 
Subject: CRD r/rolling_stones/torn_and_frayed.crd

written by Jagger-Richards, From the album `Exile on Main Street`

Transcribed by Benjamin Reed. breed@globalnet.co.uk

Its played as normal chords rather than barre chords and the `d`
chords will often have a `sus4` or isĀ  played with 2 fingers 
(ignoring the finger placement on the e string-i think its called 
an add2)but more often than not it is just a straight `d`

D, A, E, D
A   G                   D
hey let them follow you down
D        A      E             D
way undergound, wind and he`s bound
A      G             D
bound to follow you down
D           A    E               D
just a deadbeat, right off the street
A     G               D
bound to follow you down

A       G             D
though ball rooms and smelly bordellos
        A             G                D
and dressing rooms filled with parasites
      A         G                D
on stage, the band has got problems
        A         D           A           A D A
theyre a bag of nerves on first nights

A        G           D
he aint tied down to no home town

yeh and you thought he was reckless

you think hes bad, he thinks youre mad

yeh, and the guitar player looks reckless

A        G       D
well his coat is torn and frayed
      A       G           D
and its seen much better days
       A           G          D
just as long as the guitar plays
        A          D          A      A D A
let ity steal your heart away

D            A     E             D        
Joes got a cough, sounds kind of rough
A      G                   D
yeh, got the codine to fix it
D           A     E            D
Doctor prescribes drugstore supplies
A           G             D
who`s gonna help him to kick it

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heartsandbones wrote on January 17 2009, 10:15 am

All good. For the start you can do this to get it like the song:


etc etc, just go on with the chords. Its best to emphasis the bottom strings for this song I think.

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poornewf wrote on April 16 2010, 02:32 pm

i believe you made a mistake with the "he ain't tied down to no hometown verse" it should be the same pattern as earlier D A E D lines 1 and 3 A G D lines 2 and 4 .... otherwise great tab

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