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INTRO:

Aaah, aaah, aaah...

Em F#m G A A B (repeat)

Em

Em Bm C G
B C Eb G
Cm G Ab Eb
G Ab Eb G
Cm

Cm  Eb G# Eb
G G# B Eb
G# Eb E B
Eb E B Eb
G#m

VERSE:

G#m            B
Come ride with me through the
E             B
Veins of history
Eb                 E
I'll show you how God
G                   B
Falls asleep on the job And
Em         B
How can we win when
C            G
Fools can be kings?
B                C
Don't waste your time or time
G    B
Will waste
Em
you

Aaah, aaah, aaah...

Em F#m G A A B (repeat)

Em

CHORUS:

Em                        Bm
No one's going to take me alive The

A                            Em
Time has come to make things right

Em                           Bm
You and I must fight for our rights

A                          Em
You and I must fight to survive
(repeat)

OUTRO:

Em, Bm, A, Em (repeat)


Em

Tabs

Intro:
                            tremelo picking
|--------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------X2-|----------------------------------------------------------X2-----|
|--------------------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------|--7---5--7--9---7--9--10-----9-10-12--10--9--10--9--7-6----------|
|--0--2--3~~---5--5--7~~---|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------0~-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------0~-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------0~-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------2~-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------2~-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--7/19\0~~---0~-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Solo (whammy bar throughout):
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--10---9--7--5---7--9--10---9--7--5----6---7--9--7---10--12--13---12--13--14----------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--13---10------12---13--12--10--8----12---10--8--10---8--6--8---9---10----------------------|
|-----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--11---10--8--6---8--10--11---10--8--6----7---8--10--8---11--13--14---13--14--15------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


|--19---16------18---19--18--16--14----18---16--14--16---14--12--14----15----16~~------------|
|-----------16-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--9--9--9--9--11--11--11b13r11--9--8~~------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(Matt does not do the bend in live performances)

Verse (How can we win....):
|----------------------8---7~---7---8---7---7---7~-------------------------------------------|
|--8-------7---------8-----8~---7---8---8---7---8~-------------------------------------------|
|----9-------8-----9-------7~---8---9---7---8---9~-------------------------------------------|
|------9-------9----------------9---10--9---9---9~-------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(In live performances, just pick the last three notes of each chord)

[Repeat intro]

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------10--8---12--12--14--17-----------------------------------------------------------|
|--9---11------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------7---5---9---9---11--14-----------------------------------------------------------|
|--7---9-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Last Chorus [x4]:
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5h7--7--7---0h5h7--7--7---0h5h7--7--7---0h5h7--0-10p7-----------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------10-10p7--7--7---7-10p7--7--7-----------|


|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------7--7--7p0--0--0---0-7p0--0--0---0-7p0--0--0--|
|--7-10p7--7--7---7-10p7--7--7---7-10p7--7--7--10-----------------------------------------------|


|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0-7p0--0--0----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------7p5\3---3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0h5h7-----------------|


Outro [x2]
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0--5h6h7-----------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|--0~-----------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|--0~-----------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|--0~-----------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|--2~-----------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------5h7-7--5h7-7--------|--2~-----------------|
|--3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0-----------------------|--0~-----------------|


Outro (Trumpet rearr. for Guitar):
|-12--7-----10-----9--7----------------|
|--------8---------------10--8---------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
Tabbed by aJ`

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Abbey Road outro jam
on the last part of the song you can do this.

|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5h7-7-7---5h7-7-7---5h7-7-7---5h7-7-7---7h9-9-9---7h9-9-9---7h9-9-9---7h9-9-9---|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|--10h12-12-12---10h12-12-12---10h12-12-12---10h12-12-12---|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|--12h14-14-14---12h14-14-14---12h14-14-14---14b-14b--|
|-----------------------------------------------------|

This part is done fast
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------12-14b-14-12----|-------------12-14b-14-12----|
|-------12-14--------------14-|-------12-14--------------14-|
|-12-14-----------------------|-12-14-----------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------12-14b-14-12----|-------------12-14b-14-12----|
|-------12-14--------------16-|-------12-14--------------16-|
|-12-14-----------------------|-12-14-----------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------12-14b-14-12----|-------------12-14b-14-12----|
|-------12-14--------------14-|-------12-14--------------14-|
|-12-14-----------------------|-12-14-----------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

Not sure of this part, but it sounds quite good
|-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|
|-7-------9-------11--------12--------|
|-7-(x6)--9-(x6)--11--(x6)--12--(x3)--|
|-7-------9-------11--------12--------|
|-------------------------------------|

after this the common outro.
Outro [x2]
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0--5h6h7-------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------------|--0~--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|--0~--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|--0~--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|--2~--|
|-----------------------------------------------------5h6h7--5h6h7--|--2~--|
|--3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0--0---0h3p0--0-----------------|--0~--|

Tabbed by DoomGuy11

            
            
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DoomGuy11 57 May 30, 2009 04:37 PM

KIK.....ASS!!!

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barfrog 195 Jun 19, 2010 09:09 AM

this tab is totally right, matt plays the main riff on the A and D strings as shown... nice job!

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