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Titel: Across the lines 
Artiest: Tracy Chapman
Album: Tracy Chapman

Tempo: 114

h = hammer on    d = down strook (Light)    u = up strook (Light)    2/4 = up slide
p = pull off     D = Down strook (Heavy)    U = Up strook (Heavy)    4\2 = down slide
$ = dim (block)


Main chords:

    e F c# -9-|---|---|    e||---|---|---|     e||---|-*-|---|---|    e||---|-*-|---|
    B R G# -9-|-*-|---|    B||---|---|---|     B||---|-*-|-*-|---|    B||---|---|-*-|
F#m G E E  -9-|---|-*-|  E G||-*-|---|---|  Bm G||---|-*-|---|-*-|  D G||---|-*-|---|
    D T B  -9-|---|-*-|    D||---|-*-|---|     D||---|-*-|---|-*-|    D||---|---|---|
    A   F# -9-|---|---|    A||---|-*-|---|     A||---|-*-|---|---|    A||---|---|---|
    E 9 C# -9-|---|---|    E||---|---|---|     E||---|-*-|---|---|    E||---|---|---|

    e||---|---|---|        e||---|---|---|---|
    B||---|-*-|---|        B||---|---|---|---|
  A G||---|-*-|---|     A9 G||---|---|---|-*-|
    D||---|-*-|---|        D||---|-*-|---|---|
    A||---|---|---|        A||---|---|---|---|
    E||---|---|---|        E||---|---|---|---|



Voice:
  | 1   2   3   4   | 1   2   3   4   | 1   2   3   4   | 1   2   3   4   |
            Acr t lines,                      who would dare to go-ooo.    
e |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G |---------2-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D |-----------4-2-2-|-----------------|---------0-2---4-|---2---0---------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------3-------|
E |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

Intro:Played with 2 Acoustic Guitars (AG and RG)
Ch|| F#msus4         | Esus4           | Bm7sus2         | Dsus2           ||
  || 1   2   3   4   | 1   2   3   4   | 1   2   3   4   | 1   2   3   4   ||
                                                                             
e ||---9---9---9---9-|---7---7---7---7-|---5---5---5---5-|---5---5---5---5-||
B ||-----12------12--|-----10------10--|-----5-------5---|-----5-------5---||
G ||-11------11------|-9-------9-------|-7-------7-------|-7-------7-------||
D ||:----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------:||2x
A ||-9---------------|-7---------------|-----------------|-5---------------||
E ||-----------------|-----------------|-7---------------|-----------------||

Ch|| F#m             | E               | Bm              | D               ||
  || 1   2   3   4   | 1   2   3   4   | 1   2   3   4   | 1   2   3   4   ||
     D   U D$  u d d   D   d U$  u d u   D   U D$  u d u   D   U D$  u d u   
e ||-9---9-9---9-9-9-|-0---0-0---0-0-0-|-2---2-2---2-2-2-|-2---2-2---2-2-2-||
B ||-10--1010--101010|-0---0-0---0-0-0-|-3---3-3---3-3-3-|-3---3-3---3-3-3-||
G ||-11--1111--111111|-1---1-1---1-1-1-|-4---4-4---4-4-4-|-2---2-2---2-2-2-||
D ||:11--1111--111111|-2---2-2---2-2-2-|-4---4-4---4-4-4-|-0---0-0---0-0-0:||2x
A ||-9---9-9---9-9-9-|-2---2-2---2-2-2-|-2---2-2---2-2-2-|-----------------||
E ||-----------------|-0---0-0---0-0-0-|-2---2-2---2-2-2-|-----------------||





Tempo: 114

Chorus:                                      .     |1   2   3   4   |1   2   3   4   |
Across the lines,                                  |F#m             |E               |
who would dare to go.                              |Bm              |D               |
Under the bridge, over the tracks,                 |F#m             |E               |
that separates whites from blacks                  |Bm              |D               |
Choose sides,                                      |F#m             |F#m             |
(Or) Run for your lifes.                           |E               |A               |
Tonight the riots begin.                           |Bm              |D               |
                                                   |E               |E               |
On the back streets of America,                    |F#m             |E               |
they kill the dream of America                     |Bm              |D               |
                                                   |A(add9)         |A(add9)         |
Vers 1:                                 Little     |A               |A               |
black girl gets assaulted, ain't no reason why.    |F#m             |E               |
Newspaper prints the story and racist tempers fly. |Bm              |D               |
Next day it starts a riot,knives and guns are drawn|F#m             |E               |
Two black boys get killed, one white boy goes blind|Bm              |D               |
                                                   |D               |                 
Chorus:                                                                               
Across the lines,                                  |F#m             |E               |
who would dare to go.                              |Bm              |D               |
Under the bridge, over the tracks,                 |F#m             |E               |
that separates whites from blacks                  |Bm              |D               |
Choose sides,                                      |F#m             |F#m             |
(Or) Run for your lifes.                           |E               |A               |
Tonight the riots begin.                           |Bm              |D               |
                                                   |E               |E               |
On the back streets of America,                    |F#m             |E               |
they kill the dream of America                     |Bm              |D               |
                                                   |A(add9)         |A(add9)         |
Verse 2:                                Little     |A               |A               |
black girl gets assaulted,don't no 1 know her name.|F#m             |E               |
Lots of people hurt and angry,she's the 1 to blame.|Bm              |D               |
                                                   |D               |                 
Chorus:                                                                               
Across the lines,                                  |F#m             |E               |
who would dare to go.                              |Bm              |D               |
Under the bridge, over the tracks,                 |F#m             |E               |
that separates whites from blacks                  |Bm              |D               |
Choose sides,                                      |F#m             |F#m             |
(Or) Run for your lifes.                           |E               |A               |
Tonight the riots begin.                           |Bm              |D               |
                                                   |E               |E               |
On the back streets of America,                    |F#m             |E               |
they kill the dream of America                     |Bm              |D               |
Hmm,Hmm,         Hmm,Hmm,  Hmm,Hmm                 |A(add9)         |A(add9)         |
                                                   |A               |A               |
Hmm,Hmm,         Hmm,Hmm,  Hmm,Hmm                 |A(add9)         |A(add9)         |
                                                   |A               |A               |
Hmm,Hmm,         Hmm,Hmm,  Hmm,Hmm                 |A(add9)         |A(add9)         |
Fade out...                                        |A               |A               | 
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