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First version of the song, acoustic. Was this info helpful? Yes No
This is the intro and then the rest that I could figure out. Because the intro is used so often throughout,
I hope this can help people learn the song. 
It's meant for acoustic guitar, and is based on various live performances,
mostly this performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuPQyEenPQI

Maybe someone can help finish it via the comments and I will submit a full tab for the whole song. 

Thursday - Turnpike Divides
Tuning: DADGBe
Tabbed by: Cole Heideman

[Intro]
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|--4---4-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0------| (X4)
A|--2---2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------|
D|------------0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2/5-5-5------|

[Verse 1]

(power chords)

B5 D5 (X4) E5 D5 (x2) F#5

       B5                              D5
"There's a thousand black cars all driving round in my blood stream
       B5                     D5
gotta take a thousand pills to find out where their headlights lead.
  B5                  D5
Is it cold New York? Is it freezing in your bed? 
B5                                 D5
cuz I caught a deep chill when I went over the Hudson again.
   E5             D5
And it's alright, counting the city lights
   E5                 
where the turnpike divides (Waving goodbye to my former life.)

play intro riff for the chorus: 

[Chorus]

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|--4---4-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0------|
A|--2---2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------| (X4)
D|------------0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2/5-5-5------| 

Figure out the rhythm by listening to the song. 

Don't wanna be a self medicator, but its hard to sleep when you're born to run
I'm sick of living life in the Garden State Trap
But all the roads are pointing home again.

[Verse 2]:

 B5                              D5
Holy Cross has got a headstone all picked out for me
 B5                              D5
And my only job is to walk around until I fall down at it's feet.
 B5                              D5
Maybe home is just the place you can never escape:
B5                              D5
From the Camden City graves to the edge of the Palisades
 E5             D5
It's alright, counting city lights,
 E5             D5
Where the Turnpike divides,

Waving goodbye to my former life.



[Chorus 2]: 
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|--4---4-4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-0-0------|
A|--2---2-2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------| (X4)
D|------------0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2/5-5-5------|


Don't wanna be a self medicator, but its hard to sleep when you're born to run
I'm sick of living life in the Garden State Trap
But all the roads are pointing home again.


This next part and the part after I don't know how to play yet: 

And I'll be counting the city lights
Blinking on and off tonight as life passes by
And I'm left behind, standing on the shoulder of the Jersey Turnpike.
Buildings seem to rise like coffins full of stars getting buried in the sky.
You want to laugh and dance... to be free? Well, alright--

[Build up part]
something like this: 
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
D|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
D|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|

This part I don't have figured out yet: 

[Outro refrain]: 

I've been thinking about those days I wanted to sleep
And you'd wake me up just before you'd leave
And I'd fall back into a dream:
Walking in fresh city snow that you'd never seen
And I'd never leave your side.

END

So with that you can play most of the song! If anyone can figure out other parts feel free to comment, I'll
keep working on it as well! 
Enjoy! 

LEGEND: 
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/ : Slide
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