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Unhappy Birthday chords

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                             UNHAPPY BIRTHDAY - The Smiths
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Tabbed by: steve olsen
Email: grayskullturkeybelly@lycos.com

Tuning: 12 string optional

chords used ar pretty straight forward
Bb=113331
Cmaj7=33200

     D                F          Bb         G   
I've come to wish you an unhappy birthday
     D                F          Bb            
I've come to wish you an unhappy birthday 
               G            D              F    
because you're evil and you lie and if you should die
  Bb                G                D  F  D
I may feel slightly sad but I won't cry

G          D                 C
Loved and lost and some may say
     D                                                  C       Cmaj7 
when usually it's nothing surley you're happy it should be this way?
       D                    C    
I say "No, Im gonna kill my dog" and  
         D                                  C    Cmaj7 
"May the lines sag, the lines sag heavy and deep tonight"

     D                F          Bb         G   
I've come to wish you an unhappy birthday
     D                F          Bb            
I've come to wish you an unhappy birthday 
               G            D              F    
because you're evil and you lie and if you should die
  Bb                G                D  F  D
I may feel slightly sad but I won't cry

G          D                 C
Loved and lost and some may say
     D                                                  C       Cmaj7 
when usually it's nothing surley you're happy it should be this way?
        D                     C  
I said "no" and then I shot myself
    D                          C     Cmaj7 
so, drink, drink, drink and be ill tonight
  D      F            Bb              G
from the one you left behind from the one you left behind
  D      F            Bb              G
from the one you left behind from the one you left behind...
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ChapelHeel66 477 May 19, 2012 09:58 PM

I play slight variations on this. I play:

Dsus2 instead of D
Gsus2 instead of a G
Am7 instead of the C chord before the Cmaj7

Those chords would fit in a Dm scheme.

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whitherbottom 454 Aug 21, 2013 09:07 PM

Marr hardly ever uses basic chords.
From The Smiths - Strangeways Here We Come songbook,

Verse - D / F6 / Bb6 / G
"Loved and Lost" part - G / D / C6 / D / Am7(+4) Cmaj7+6

special chords
F6 Bb6 C6 Am7+4 Cmaj7+6
-1- -3- -3- -3- -0-
-1- -3- -1- -3- -0-
-2- -3- -2- -2- -2-
-0- -3- -2- -2- -2-
--- -3- -0- -0- -3-
--- --- --- --- ---

opening tab:
----5-------------0------------0---------
-------8------1-------0--------0---------
-7--------0---------------0----0---------
-------------------------------2---------
-------------------------------3---------
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