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Tab for The Smiths – Stretch Out and Wait
Open E tuning – this is the only way to play it right, if you want to get all of Marr’s extra fill-ins. 
I’ve tried to indicate the general number of strokes for each chord, but you’ll need to listen to the song 
to really figure out the rhythm and the exact number of strums. 

Opening – play six times
    E     B    C#m ?    G#     Emaj7   A        B
E |-0-0-0-7-7--4-0-0-0--4--4-4-7--7-7--7-7--5-5^7-7-7-7---------------
B |-0-0-0-7-7--0-0-0-2--4--5-5-5--5-5--5-5--5-7^9-9-9-7---------------
G#|-0-0-0-7-7--5-5-3-3--4--4-4-4--4-4--5-5--5-5^7-7-7-7---------------
E |-0-0-0-7-7--4-4-2-2--4--4-4-4--4-4--5-5--5-5^7-7-7-7---------------
B |-0-0-0-7-7--0-0-0-0--4--4-4-4--4-4--5-5--5-5^7-7-7-7---------------
E |-------------------------------------------------------------------

  “To let yourself lose yourself…”
    |          “Stretch out and wait, stretch out and wait…”
    C strum    C#m                       Emaj7          A        B
E |-3----------0-0-0-0-4-0--0-0-0-0-7-0--4--4-4-7--7-7--7-7--5-5^7-7-7-7--
B |-5----------0-5-5-0-0-0--0-5-5-0-0-0--4--5-5-5--5-5--5-5--5-7^9-9-9-7--
G#|-4----------5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5--4--4-4-4--4-4--5-5--5-5^7-7-7-7--
E |-3----------4-4-4-4-4-4--0-0-0-0-0-0--4--4-4-4--4-4--5-5--5-5^7-7-7-7--
B |------------0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--4--4-4-4--4-4--5-5--5-5^7-7-7-7--
E |-----------------------------------------------------------------------

“As we lie you say, as we lie you say…”
     C#m      ?         F#
E |--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2---------------
B |--0-5-5-0--0-4-4-4---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------
G#|--5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------
E |--4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------
B |---------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------
E |-------------------------------------------------------------------

“Stretch out and wait, stretch out and wait…”
       C#m                       Emaj7          A        B
E |----0-0-0-0-4-0--0-0-0-0-7-0--4--4-4-7--7-7--7-7--5-5^7-7-7-7----
B |----0-5-5-0-0-0--0-5-5-0-0-0--4--5-5-5--5-5--5-5--5-7^9-9-9-7----
G#|----5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5--4--4-4-4--4-4--5-5--5-5^7-7-7-7----
E |----4-4-4-4-4-4--0-0-0-0-0-0--4--4-4-4--4-4--5-5--5-5^7-7-7-7----
B |----0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--4--4-4-4--4-4--5-5--5-5^7-7-7-7----
E |-----------------------------------------------------------------

(like the “As we lie you say” part)
     C#m        ?         
E |--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--------------------------------------------
B |--0-5-5-0-0--0-4-4-0-0--------------------------------------------
G#|--5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3--------------------------------------------
E |--4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2--------------------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------
E |------------------------------------------------------------------

Repeat this three times
    “will the world end in the…”
E |--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-0-0---0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--------------
B |--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4---0-5-5-0-0--0-4-4-0-0--------------
G#|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3--------------
E |--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2--------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------
E |------------------------------------------------------------------


“All I do know…”
      F#         A    B
E |---2-2-2-2-2--5-5--7---------------------------------------------
B |---2-2-2-2-2--5-5--7---------------------------------------------
G#|---2-2-2-2-2--5-5--7---------------------------------------------
E |---2-2-2-2-2--5-5--7---------------------------------------------
B |---2-2-2-2-2--5-5--7---------------------------------------------
E |-----------------------------------------------------------------


Repeat Opening – play three times
    E     B    C#m ?    G#     Emaj7   A        B
E |-0-0-0-7-7--4-0-0-0--4--4-4-7--7-7--7-7--5-5^7-7-7-7---------------
B |-0-0-0-7-7--0-0-0-2--4--5-5-5--5-5--5-5--5-7^9-9-9-7---------------
G#|-0-0-0-7-7--5-5-3-3--4--4-4-4--4-4--5-5--5-5^7-7-7-7---------------
E |-0-0-0-7-7--4-4-2-2--4--4-4-4--4-4--5-5--5-5^7-7-7-7---------------
B |-0-0-0-7-7--0-0-0-0--4--4-4-4--4-4--5-5--5-5^7-7-7-7---------------
E |-------------------------------------------------------------------


Repeat just 1st half of Opening three times
    E     B    C#m ?    
E |-0-0-0-7-7--4-0-0-0------------------------------------------------
B |-0-0-0-7-7--0-0-0-2------------------------------------------------
G#|-0-0-0-7-7--5-5-3-3------------------------------------------------
E |-0-0-0-7-7--4-4-2-2------------------------------------------------
B |-0-0-0-7-7--0-0-0-0------------------------------------------------
E |-------------------------------------------------------------------

Ending
E |--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-0-0--0~---------------------------------
B |--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4--0~---------------------------------
G#|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--4~---------------------------------
E |--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--3~---------------------------------
B |------------------------------------------------------------------
E |------------------------------------------------------------------

            
            
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