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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
The inspiration for one of the landmarks in rock criticism, Lester Bangs'
legendary 'Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung'.  Note, however, that
the Count Five only recorded one album; the others mentioned therein are
all figments of L.B.'s imagination.  -- AWR


			"Psychotic Reaction"
	     (Atkinson-Byrne-Chaney-Ellner-Michalski)

Intro:

	fuzz guitar [4X; harmonica (key of B) enters 3rd time]

	 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
	-----------------|-----------------|
	-----------------|-----------------|
	-----------------|-----------------|
	-----4-----2-----|-----4-----2-----|
	--------24-------|--------24---4---|
	-2---------------|-2---------------|

	rhythm guitar (strum as indicated) w/tambourine on 2 and 4 [16X]

	    E	   F#         E
	 v   v	   v   v   v   v
	----//--/|-/-/-/-/----//--/
	          (repeat 16 times)

	bass [enters midway through 4th repeat; full drum kit enters
	      midway through 8th repeat]

	 v   v   v   v
    ------------------|
    -4---4-------2--3-|
    ---------2--------|
    ------------------|

Verse 1:

	  F#              E  F#          E   F# E  F#
	I feel depressed, I feel so bad
	  E     F#                   E   F#         E  F# E  F#
	'Cause you're the best girl that I ever had
	E  F#                     E    F#         E    F# E  F#
	I can't get your love, I can't get a fraction
	E  F#                E F#          E  F#  E
	Uh-oh, little girl, psychotic reaction
	                  F# [N.C.]
	(shouted) And it feels like this!

	[drum break]

Instrumental break (double-time feel):

	[23 bars of guitar/harmonica solos]

	bass:

	(F#)
	 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v     v
	-----------------|-----------------|---|
	-4---4---4---4-4-|-4---4---4-----2-|-4-|
	-----------------|-------------4---|---|
	-----------------|-----------------|---|
	                  (repeat 22 times)

	[drum break w/phasing]

	[full band repeats F#-E (as per verses), 8X]

Verse 2:

	I feel so lonely night and day
	I can't get your love, I must stay away
	I need you girl, by my side
	Uh-oh, little girl, would you like to take a ride, now
	I can't get your love, I can't get satisfaction
	Uh-oh, little girl, psychotic reaction

Coda:

	fuzz guitar (as per intro):

	[N.C.]
	 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v     v
	-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---|
	-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---|
	-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---|
	-----4-----2-----|-----4-----2-----|-----4-----2-----|---|
	--------24-------|--------24---4---|--------24-------|---|
	-2---------------|-2---------------|-2---------------|-2-|

	[repeat instrumental break; fade]


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

            
            
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Xristospb 10 Jun 21, 2014 09:46 AM

Lack of accuracy.

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The Fourth 10 Jun 22, 2014 07:40 AM

Lack of accuracy.

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