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The Holiday Song tab

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Pixies
Song: The Holiday Song
Album: Come On Pilgrim
Tabbed By: schnitzi@cs.ucf.edu 

Intro:
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Riff 1
Am     C   F    C    Am     C   F     C
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     Am        C         F     C      Am     C           F      C
well sit right down my wicked son and let me tell you a story 
  Am      C        F         C        Am     F     C      F  
about the boy who fell from glory and how he was a wicked son

chorus:
G              F        Am C    F  C
this ain't no holiday       no, no
G             F
but it always turns out this way 
D        
here i am with my hands

Play Riff 1

Verse2: 
   Am       C      F        C        Am               C       F  c
He took his sister from his head And then painted her on the sheets
         Am         C     F         C              Am           C         F   C
And then rolled her up in grass and trees And they kissed 'till they were dead

REPEAT CHORUS

Play Riff 1

Verse 3: 
     Am        C       F    C       Am     C          F   C    
Well sit right down my evil son And let me tell you a story
  Am      C       F         C         Am     C     F      C
About the boy who fell from glory And how he was a wicked son

REPEAT CHORUS

Am C F C (3X)

REPEAT CHORUS

Play Riff 1

then...
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xandrani 10 Apr 11, 2013 02:16 PM

Thanks for so much joy. My theory of great songwriting definitely applies to this song, i.e. that it sounds amazing unplugged.

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