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LIKE SOLDIERS DO by Billy Bragg - Tabbed by Tcoldsteel 2009

CAPO (probably) 2nd or 3rd Fret.
Pick-up in bridge position (as usual). This tab may be better as an acoustic version anyway.
This is the VERY BASIC chord structure. All chords relative to CAPO.
Use a mixture of barred and open chords (The 'F' sounds better barred to me) and 
signature runs/licks between chords to get Billy's sound.

INTRO: C

VERSE:

C                       F                      C
Blues eyes fighting the grey eyes fighting the tears
C                        F
Armed to the teeth for a war of words
         G
Reaching all the years
  Am                      G
I advanced across a poppy field
  C                    F
I saw the gleam as you raised your shield
F
And love screamed down
         G              C    (G)
With the sun behind its back

CHORUS:

    C                F
Our Fathers were all soldiers,
      C              G
Shall we be soldiers too
Am           G      (F    G)       C
Fighting and falling like soldiers do

Nothing is clear in this tactical unclear war
I can't be bothered to find out
What we are fighting for
No one can win this war of the senses
I see no reason to drop my defences
So stand fast my emotions,
Rally round my shaking heart

Our Fathers were all soldiers,
Shall we be soldiers too
Fighting and falling like soldiers do

Blue eyes fighting the grey eyes fighting the tears
Armed to the teeth for a war of words
Reaching all the years
I advanced across a poppy field
I saw the gleam as you raised your shield
And love screamed down
With the sun behind its back
I knew once again I was under attack
So stand fast my emotions,
Rally round my shaking heart

Our Fathers were all soldiers,
Shall we be soldiers too
Am           G      (F    G)
Fighting and falling like soldiers
Am           G      (F    G)
Fighting and falling like soldiers
Am           G      (F    G)       C
Fighting and falling like soldiers do

Have fun.
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Comments or suggestions to Tcoldsteel@aol.com

            
            
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