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Date: Mon, 03 Nov 1997 14:03:34 PST
From: ian lindsay 
Subject: Re: TAB of Oppression by Ben Harper

Oppression  by Ben Harper
Transcription by ian lindsay
>From the album Fight For Your Mind
Ben plays it on a Martin 00-18,and it's
all finger picked.Notice that the guitare
is tune a step lower than standard(but the
parts are named after the shapes used in 
standardex:Am is actualy A Gm)
 Part Am:
D---------------------------------------------------
A--0-h-1----1-------0--------0-----1----------------
F--0-h-2----2-------0--------0-----2----------------
C--0-h-2----2---0-------0----------2----------------
G---------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------------------
 Part C:(+ Part C* just sweep the second chord)
             
D---------------------------------------------------
A--1----1-----------1-----0----0--------------------
F--0----0-----------0-----0----0--------------------
C--2----2-----------2-------------------------------
G--3----3-------3-----------------------------------
D-------------------------3----3--------------------
 Part D:
D-------------------------0-------------------------
A--3----3-----------3------------0------------------
F--2----2-----------2------------0------------------
C--0----0-------0-----------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------0------3------------------
Part H:
D---------------------------------------------------
A-------------------------------<12>----------------
F-------------------------------<12>----------------
C-----------------<12>------------------------------
G---------<12>--------------------------------------
D--<12>---------------------------------------------


Song structure:

[Am,Am,Am,C] [Am,C,Am,C] [Am,C,Am,D]
[Am,C,Am,C] [Am,C,Am,C] [Am,C,Am,D]
[Am,C,Am,C] [Am,C*,Am,C] [Am,C,Am,D]
[Am,C,Am,C] [Am,C*,Am,Am] [Am,..,..,H]
[..,H,..,H]

Lyrics:

oppression
you prey on us when we sleep
oppression
you chase after the tired the poor the weak
oppression
you know you mean only harm
oppression
you reach out with your long arm

but oppression
I won't let you near me
oppression
you shall learn to fear me

oppression
you seek population control
oppression
to divide and to conquer is your goal
oppression
I swear that hatred is your home
oppression
you just won't leave bad enough alone

ut oppression
I won't let you near me
oppression
you shale learn to fear me

oppression
I don't see how you sleep
oppression
for your bleeding conscience I weep
oppression
you may have the dollar on your side
but oppression
from the gospel truth you cannot hide 
and oppression
I won't let you near me
oppression
you shall learn to fear ma
oppression
you shall fear me





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