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Cap In Hand (3/4 timing, Guitar strum 1 2&3&)
Tabbed by Michael Oxner (moxner@nbnet.nb.ca)

[INTRO] (No bass)   D   D   D   D

[VERSE]
  D                D            G            A
    I can tell the meaning of a word like "Serene"
  D             D              G        A
    I got some "o" grades when I was sixteen
  D                D                  G             A 
    I can tell the difference between margarine and butter
  D               D                  G           A  
    I can say "Saskatchewan" without starting to stutter

  D   D   G   A   D   D   G   A   D   D   G   A   D   D   G   A
G:---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
D:0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|
A:---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|
E:---|---|3--|---|---|---|3--|---|---|---|3--|---|---|---|3--|---|

[BRIDGE]
         A          D            G           D             A  
   But I can't understand why we let someone else rule our land
   N/C    D     D
   Cap in hand

  A   D   G   D   A   N/C D   D
G:---|---|0--|---|---|---|---|---|
D:---|024|---|0--|---|2--|0--|---|
A:024|---|---|---|0--|---|---|0--|
E:---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

[VERSE]
  D             D               G          A
    I can get a broken jaw from being in a fight
  D             D            G            A
    I know it's evening when day turns to night
  D            D              G            A
    I can understand why Stranraer lies so lowly
  D                   D                G            A
    They could save a lot of points by signing Hibs goalie

  D   D   G   A   D   D   G   A   D   D   G   A   D   D   G   A
G:---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
D:0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|
A:---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|
E:---|---|3--|---|---|---|3--|---|---|---|3--|---|---|---|3--|---|

[BRIDGE]
         A          D            G           D             A  
   But I can't understand why we let someone else rule our land
   N/C    D     D
   Cap in hand

  A   D   G   D   A   N/C D   D
G:---|---|0--|---|---|---|---|---|
D:---|024|---|0--|---|2--|0--|---|
A:024|---|---|---|0--|---|---|0--|
E:---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

[CHORUS]
  G    D     A          D
    We fight  when they ask us
  G    D     A        D
    We boast  then we cower
  G    D   A      D 
    We beg  for a piece of
  G                                                  A
    What's already - what's already - what's already ours   

  G   D   A   D   G   D   A   D   G   D   A   D   G   G   G   A
G:0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|0--|0--|2--|
D:---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|---|---|---|-42|
A:---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|---|---|
E:---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

[INSTRUMENTAL]
  D   D   G   A   D   D   G   A   A   D   G   D   A   N/C D   D
G:---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|---|---|
D:0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|---|024|---|0--|---|2--|0--|---|
A:---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|024|---|---|---|0--|---|---|0--|
E:---|---|3--|---|---|---|3--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

[CHORUS]
  G    D     A          D
    We fight  when they ask us
  G    D     A        D
    We boast  then we cower
  G    D   A      D 
    We beg  for a piece of
  G                                                  A
    What's already - what's already - what's already ours   

  G   D   A   D   G   D   A   D   G   D   A   D   G   G   G   A
G:0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|0--|0--|2--|
D:---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|---|---|---|-42|
A:---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|---|---|
E:---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

[VERSE]
  D        D               G          A 
    Once I thought I could make God a bribe
  D      D        G           A 
    So I said was in his lost tribe
  D         D            G         A
    Getting handouts can be so frustrating
  D        D                G            A
   "Get in line son there's five million waiting

  D   D   G   A   D   D   G   A   D   D   G   A   D   D   G   A
G:---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
D:0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|0--|---|---|---|
A:---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|---|0--|---|024|
E:---|---|3--|---|---|---|3--|---|---|---|3--|---|---|---|3--|---|

[BRIDGE]
         A          D             G           D              A  
   But I can't understand why you let someone else rule your land
   N/C    D
   cap in hand

  A   D   G   D   A   N/C D   D
G:---|---|0--|---|---|---|---|---|
D:---|024|---|0--|---|2--|0--|---|
A:024|---|---|---|0--|---|---|0--|
E:---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

[BRIDGE with short INSTRUMENTAL to CODA]
        A          D            G           D             A  
   No I can't understand why we let someone else rule our land
   N/C    D     D      Bm    Bm    G    G    E7   E7
   Cap in hand

  A   D   G   D   A   N/C D   D   Bm  Bm  G   G   E7  E7
G:---|---|0--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
D:---|024|---|0--|---|2--|0--|---|---|---|---|0--|2--|---|
A:024|---|---|---|0--|---|---|0--|2--|---|---|---|---|2--|
E:---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|2--|3--|---|---|---|

[CODA]
        A          D            G           D             A  
   No I can't understand why we let someone else rule our land
   N/C    D     D
   Cap in hand
                                    Repeat to end...
  A   D   G   D   A   N/C D   D     D   D
G:---|---|0--|---|---|---|---|---| |---|---|
D:---|024|---|0--|---|2--|0--|---| |0--|---|
A:024|---|---|---|0--|---|---|0--| |---|0--|
E:---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---| |---|---|

            
            
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