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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From rec.music.makers.guitar.tablature Sat May 14 11:29:02 1994
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From: kjohn@quads.uchicago.edu (SINE QUA NON)
Subject: TAB Barbarism Begins At Home
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This is the first of a series of repost of Smith's tab in my archive


"Barbarism Begins At Home" - The Smiths

(Morrissey/Marr)

Transcribed by Adam Schaffer

Huge tuning tip:  Tune to each string up two semi-tones to F#.


Intro:

F#--9-10-x-x-7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x--9-10-x-x-7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-x-x-|
C#--9-10-x-x-7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x--9-10-x-x-7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-x-x-|
A -11-12-x-x-9-x-9-x-x-9-x-x-11-12-x-x-9-x-9-x-x-9-x-x-7-7-x-x-|
E -11-12-x-x-9-x-9-x-x-9-x-x-11-12-x-x-9-x-9-x-x-9-x-x-9-9-x-x-|
B --9-10-x-x-7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x--9-10-x-x-7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-x-x-|
F#-------------------------------------------------------------|

F#-x_sl_12-12-x-x-12-x-x-12---------3---7_p_5_p_0--5_p_0---|
C#-x_sl_12-12-x-x-12-x-x-12-----------5------------------0-|
A -x_sl_14-14-x-x-14-x-x-12-0-0-0-0------------------------|
E -x_sl_14-14-x-x-14-x-x-14--------------------------------|
B -x_sl_12-12-x-x-12-x-x-12--------------------------------|
F#---------------------------------------------------------|


Main Riff 1:

F#-7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x--9-10-x-x-7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-x-x-|
C#-7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x--9-10-x-x-7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-x-x-|
A -9-x-9-x-x-9-x-x-11-12-x-x-9-x-9-x-x-9-x-x-7-7-x-x-|
E -9-x-9-x-x-9-x-x-11-12-x-x-9-x-9-x-x-9-x-x-9-9-x-x-|
B -7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x--9-10-x-x-7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7-7-x-x-|
F#---------------------------------------------------|

F#-x_sl_12-12-x-x-12-x-x-12---------3---7_p_5_p_0--5_p_0---|
C#-x_sl_12-12-x-x-12-x-x-12-----------5------------------0-|
A -x_sl_14-14-x-x-14-x-x-12-0-0-0-0------------------------|
E -x_sl_14-14-x-x-14-x-x-14--------------------------------|
B -x_sl_12-12-x-x-12-x-x-12--------------------------------|
F#---------------------------------------------------------|

Main Riff 2: "Unruly boys who will not grow up..."

F#----------------------------------------------3--------7-|
C#---------------------------------------x_sl_5---x_sl_8---|
A ---------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------0-------0-----------------0---------------------|
B ---0_h_2---0_h_2---0-0-0-2---0_h_2---0-------------------|
F#-0-------------------------0-----------------------------|

F#-----------------------------|
C#-------------------0---------|
A ---------5-4---------0---0-2-|
E -0-----5-----5---2-----------|
B ---0-4---------3-------0-----|
F#-----------------------------|

F#--------------------------------------------3--------7-|
C#-------------------------------------x_sl_5---x_sl_8---|
A -------------------------------------------------------|
E -------0-------0-----------------0---------------------|
B -0_h_2---0_h_2---0-0-0-2---0_h_2---0-------------------|
F#-------------------------0-----------------------------|

F#-------------0---------------|
C#-------------------0---------|
A ---------5-4---------0---0-2-|=20
E -0-----5---------2-----------|
B ---0-4---------3-------0-----|
F#-----------------------------|


*Funk Riff 1: "Oh no, no, no, no, no,  "
(*let B string ring periodically)

F#-12-x-x-12-x-x-12-14-12-x-x-12-x-12-x-12-x-x-14-12-x-x-| =20
C#-12-x-x-12-x-x-12-14-12-x-x-12-x-12-x-12-x-x-14-12-x-x-|
A -12-x-x-12-x-x-12-14-12-x-x-12-x-12-x-12-x-x-14-12-x-x-| =20
E -------------------------------------------------------|
B -------------------------------------------------------|
F#-------------------------------------------------------|

F#-12_h_14-14-x-x-14-x-x-7-7-x-x-x_sl_17-17-17-17-17-x-x-7-7-x-x-|
C#-12_h_14-14-x-x-14-x-x-7-7-x-x-x_sl_17-17-17-17-17-x-x-7-7-x-x-|
A -12_h_14-14-x-x-14-x-x-7-7-x-x-x_sl_17-17-17-17-17-x-x-7-7-x-x-|
E ---------------------------------------------------------------|
B ---------------------------------------------------------------|
F#---------------------------------------------------------------|


*Funk Riff 2:
(*let B string ring periodically)

F#-12-x-12-x-x-12-x-x-12-12-12-12-12-12---------|
C#-12-x-12-x-x-12-x-x-12-12-12-12-12-12---------|
A -12-x-12-x-x-12-x-x-12-12-14-14-14-14-   <----| play twice!
E -14-x-14-x-x-14-x-x-14-14-14-14-14-14---------|
B ----------------------------------------------|
F#----------------------------------------------|


F#-12-x-12-x-x-12-x-x-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
C#-12-x-12-x-x-12-x-x-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
A -12-x-12-x-x-12-x-x-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
E -11-x-11-x-x-11-x-x-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
B -12-x-12-x-x-12-x-x-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
F#--------------------------------------|

F#-0-x-0-x-x-0-0-0-----0--0--0--0-|
C#-8-x-8-x-x-8-8-8_sl_10-10-10-10-|
A -9-x-9-x-x-9-9-9_sl_11-11-11-11-|
E -x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-----x--x--x--x-|
B -0-x-0-x-x-0-0-0-----0--0--0--0-|
F#--------------------------------|


Ending:

F#-x-x-0--x-x-0--0--0--3--2-|
C#-x-x-0--x-x-0--3--2--3--2-|
A -x-x-0--x-x-0--4--2--3--2-|
E -x-x-2--x-x-2--4--2--2--1-|
B -x-x-2--x-x-2--2--0--3--2-|
F#-x-x-0--x-x-0-------------|

F#-x-x-0--x-x-0--0--0------3---7_p_5_p_0--5_p_0-----0-|
C#-x-x-0--x-x-0--3--2--0-----5------------------0---8-|
A -x-x-0--x-x-0--4--2----0--------------------------9-|
E -x-x-2--x-x-2--4--2-------------------------------9-|
B -x-x-2--x-x-2--2--0-------------------------------7-|
F#-x-x-0--x-x-0-------------------------------------0-|


Bassline: (tune up to F# as well)

A ---------------------------------------------------|
E -----2-2---------4-5---------2-2-------------------|
B ---------0_h_2-------------------0_h_2-2-x-x-1-x-x-|
F#-0-0-----------0-----x-x-0-0-----------------------|

A -----------------------------------------------| =20
E -------------4-5-x-x-----------------4_h_5_p_4-|
B -0-x-0-x-------------3-x-3-x-4-5-x-x-----------|
F#---------2-3-----------------------------------|


Ending:

A --------------------------------------------------------|
E --------------2-4_h_5_p_4-------------------4_h_5_p_4---|
B -0-0-(3)_sl_4-------------0-3-x-3-x-4-5-x-x-------------|
F#------------------------------------------------------0-|

--
----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----
"Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen"
                                                        -HEBREWS
--=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=----=-
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church773 wrote on March 23 2009, 10:58 pm

explain to me how you slide from muted strings to the first fret?

also the little riff at the beginning should go:


-----3---------5-p3p0--
-3-----5-5p3p0---------
---4-------------------
-----------------------
-----------------------
-----------------------

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Indie Purist wrote on November 18 2009, 03:11 pm

Fantastic tab. And I believe the riff is fine the way it is, it sounds better in the original

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morciu wrote on December 22 2009, 09:44 am

don't know why but this sounds nothing like it

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