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Shark Fin Blues - The Drones

From - Wait Long by the River and the Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float By (2005)

Tabbed - Jucko

Tuning: EADGBe


Chords used, where there's no tab: 
                     
  A  Em7 G5/F# G5 D  Bm C  B5 G* D* A* D'
|-0--0---x-----3--2--2--3-----7--2--9--14-|
|-2--3---x-----3--3--3--5-----8--3--10-15-|
|-2--0---0-----0--2--4--5--4--7--2--9--14-|
|-2--2---0-----0--0--4--5--4--------------|
|-0--2---x-----x-----2--3--2--------------|
|--------2-----3--------------------------|

Intro
 
  D                                       G                D
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------3-----------------------|
|-----2---2-------2-2---2---------2---2---0----------------2------|
|-0h2-----2h4---4-2-0-----0h2-2---2h4-4-4-0-------0h2-2p0--4------|
|--------------------------------------------------------0-5------|
|---------------------------------------------3-------------------|

         Dmaj7/F#                D  
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------2-------2-----------------------------------------|
|-------------------2-------2---------2---2-------2-2---------2---|
|---------------------0-------0---0h2-----2h4---4-2-0-0---0h2-----|
|--------\4-------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

          G               D             Dmaj7/F#   
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------3-------------------------------------2-------2-------2--|
|-2---2---0---------------2-------------------------2-------2------|
|-2h4-4-4-0-------0h2-2p0-4---------------------------0-------0----|
|-------------------------5--------------\4------------------------|
|-------------3----------------------------------------------------|

         Bm              Em               D                 Dmaj7   
|-----------------------------------------2-------2-------2-2-2-2--|
|---------------0-------------------------3-------3-------3-2-2-2--|
|-----------------------------------------2-------2-------2-2-2-2--|
|-------------0---------------0---0h2-2---0-------0-------0-0-0-0--|
|---------0h2-------------0h2---2----------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|

  D Dmaj7   D 
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
|-3-2-2-2-2-3-----|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|

Verse 1

A                                      Em7     
Standing on the deck I watch my shadow stretch
     G5                          D      
The sun pours my shadow upon the deck
     A                             Em7  
The waters licking round my ankles now
      G5                          D   
There ain't no sun shine way way down

Verse 2

           A                                 Em7    
I see the sharks in the water like slicks of ink
               G5                           D    
Well, there's one there bigger than a submarine
      A                     Em7 
As he circles I look in his eyes
      G5                                  D     
I see Jonah in his belly by the camp fire light

Chorus
 
     A                         Em7    
Lord albatross up in the windy lofts, 
G5/F# G5                                        D      
Yeah  he's beating his wings while he sleeps it off
           A                                 Em7 
I hear the jettisoned cries from his dream unkind,
G5/F#      G5                             D    
Yeah there whippin' my ears like a riding crop

          A                              Em7   
Well, the captain once as able as a fink daddy
G5/F#    G5                                      D     
He's now laid up in the gallery like a dried out mink
             A                               Em7       
He's laying dying of thirst and he says or I think
G5/F# G5                            D     
We're gonna be alone from here on in 

            Em7                      
Well you're all my brothers
                  D     
And you have been kind
         Em7                   D      
But what were you expecting to find?
         G5                         
Now your eyes turn inward
            Bm       
Countenance turned blank
        C                               
And I'm floating away on a barrel of pain
                                            B5     
It looks like nothing but the sea and sky remain

Solo

  A                       Em7     G5/F#           G5
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5---5-5-5-5-5-7-5---3-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------4~------4-------4/6-----6h7-----7-6-6-4-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

          D                       A
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------8bh-----8br-5---|
|-4---2-------------------2h4-----6-7--/9-------------------------|
|---------4-------2h4---------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

  Em7                G5/F#        G                      D
|--------------------------------------------------------10~-rings|
|---------------------------------8---10--12--13--13fb------------|
|-6-------6---7---7---9---9fb-------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

                  A                       Em7             G5/F#
|-for-a-whole-bar---------------------------------0---------------|
|-----------------2---2---2-0-2-3-2---0-----------3---------------|
|-----------------2---2-------------------0-------0---------------|
|-----------------2-----------------------2-----------------------|
|-----------------0-----------------------2-----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------0---------------2-------|

  G5                      D                               A
|-x-----------------------2-------------0-0-----------------------|
|-3-----3-3-2-2-2-2---0---3-----------------3-3-3-3-3-----2---2---|
|-0-----------------------2-----------------------2-2-----2---2---|
|-0-----------------------0-------------------------------2---2---|
|-x-------------------------------------------------------0---0---|
|-3---------------------------------------------------------------|

                  Em7            G5/F#    G5
|-------------------------0---------------x-----------------------|
|-2-0-2-3-2---0-----------1---------------3-------3-3-2-2-2-2---0-|
|-----------------0-------0---------------0-----------------------|
|-----------------2-----------------------0-----------------------|
|-----------------2-----------------------x-----------------------|
|-----------------0---------------2-------3-----------------------|
  D
|-2----------------------------------
|-3---(hold the D till bridge)------
|-2----------------------------------
|-0---------------------------------
|------------------------------------
|-----------------------------------

Bridge

 A                                       Em7      
Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah
 G                                      D       x  4 (last time through, 
Nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah, nah           hold D for 4 bars)

Chorus

    A                          Em7    
A harpoon's shaft is short and wide
G5/F#  G                            D    
Yea    grappling hook's cracked and dry
        A                             Em7   
I said, why don't you get down in the sea
G5/F#  G                                   D       
Oh     turn the water red like you want to be?

            A                                  Em7    
'Cause if I cry another tear I'll be turned to dust
G5/F#  G                                       D     
No the sharks won't get me but they don't feel loss
          A                                   Em7      
Keep one eye on the horizon man, you best not blink
G5/F#          G                               D      
They're coming fin by fin until the whole boat sinks

Outro

A      Em7  G5/F# G      D
Fin by fin, yeah  fin by fin
A      Em7  G5/F# G             D
Fin by fin, lord  fin by fin by fin by fin

G* G* D* D* 

G* A* D* D*

G* A* D' D'  
   

Finish on D



~  = Vibrato
bh = Bend hold
br = Release bend
fb = Full bend







            
            
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