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Murphys Song ukulele

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I tabbed this from a live recording (link at the bottom of the page) -- Kevin changes it 
every so often and adds little licks here and there, but this tab is an accurate 
for sure. Enjoy :) -Courtney

CHORDS:

 C#maj7 D#m  Fm  F#maj  A#m G#maj F#maj C#maj Fm* A#m* D#maj
|--4-----6---8-----9-----6----4-----2-----4----1---1-----6---|
|--6-----7---9-----11----6----4-----2-----6----1---2-----8---|
|--5-----8---10----11----6----5-----3-----6----1---3-----8---|
|--6-----8---10----11----8----6-----4-----6----3---3-----8---|
|--4-----6---8-----9-----8----6-----4-----4----3---1-----6---|
|--4-----6---8-----9-----6----4-----2-----4----1---1-----6---|

(note: Kevin uses a lot of bar chords that can be simplified; for the most part, any 
with an asterisk [*] after it is the simplified version, when he chooses to specifically 
it.)


SHORTHAND:

C#maj7: 446564
D#m: 668876
Fm: 8 8 10 10 9 8
F#maj: 9 9 11 11 11 9
A#m: 688666
G#maj: 466544
F#maj*: 244322
C#maj: 446664
Fm*: 133111
A#m*: 113321
D#maj: 668886


          C#maj7            D#m
A quieter boat, dog's dying day
             Fm            F#maj
A bone in a bowl, a watery grave
             D#m                  C#maj7   A#m
See, I am a sailor, but I'm not so great
                   D#m     G#maj                F#maj*    C#maj
I keep fishin' for roadkill, passin' out on the waves


(repeat chords above)
A shimmering sea, stretched end to end
A shivering bowl, a flickering friend
See, that's Mr. Murphy, my leathery brave
He's whimpering "Taps" now, for his plank-walk parade


      Fm*         A#m              C#maj      G#maj          D#maj
I've never been a joiner, no, I've quit every team I've been on
        F#maj*        A#m*               F#maj*         A#m*
Now I'm crying in my coffee, that's not sea salt in my eyes
               F#maj*               A#m*            F#maj*  G#maj     C#maj
Cause me and Murphy, we have been through it, and I hate watching him die

(whistling) (repeat the pattern in the verse)

So I wait for my wisdom, like I wait for my wife
Like I wait for a story, helps me wait out the night
Like when I was an archer, but I couldn't shoot straight
I broke all of ma's windows, I poked holes through her drapes

And I laugh to myself, but I can't tell you why
The hung-over sun sneaks back in the sky
But Murphy went peaceful, he went decent and right
At least better than I will, when it's my turn to die

And I wear his collar on my wrist and I bury him down at the beach
No crying, no coffin, just a body in a hole
No praying, no singing, no saving any souls
The only thing I'm saving, yeah
Is a bone... inside... a bowl


(Note: at the end of the outro, Kevin plays F#maj to F#m before ending on C#maj.)


Tab taken from the following video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoTqaa3mM4w

            
            
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